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Features

Welcome to America

May 14, 2012

This feature, by Elizabeth Guider, originally appeared in the L.A. Screenings 2012 issue of World Screen. Forget the wow factor. When it comes to Hollywood’s international-television business, it’s the how factor that counts. As in how to maximize revenues from program sales when big-time broadcasters abroad are increasingly making their …

U.S. Network Upfronts

May 19, 2014

International buyers will be heading off to the Hollywood studios in the coming days to screen the new series picked up by the broadcast networks. For a full recap of what’s coming to screens this fall, visit World Screen’s 2014-2015 Fall Season Grid, featuring schedules for ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX …

The Rights Stuff

June 9, 2014

This article originally appeared in the L.A. Screenings 2014 issue of World Screen. Anna Carugati talks to a host of buyers about shorter-run series, windows and navigating the ever-more-complex business of rights management. The first paragraph of Charles Dickens’ classic novel A Tale of Two Cities starts with the famous …

Coming to America

March 9, 2015

This article originally appeared in the NATPE 2015 issue of World Screen. A number of Europe’s biggest content companies are aggressively expanding their businesses in the U.S. The urge to “Go West” remains a powerful one, judging by the steady flow of European media companies crossing the Atlantic to set …