October 2011

Technology

  • Uncommon allies

    TV content providers are moving with the times to engage an increasingly fragmented audience, through adopting multiplatform technologies. Today’s content business has made TV and other various media dependent rather than independent. Kelvin Ong discovers that in this business opposites can attract.... Read More

  • Motion sickness

    Technology is not merely bridging content to viewers but is also providing new and innovative ways of making content altogether.... Read More

News Feature

  • App-centric television

    Apps have turned the mobile phone market on its head and payTV operators are looking at how this can be replicated to drive their content business. The mechanics of such technologies was the hot topic at the 2011 Connected TV Summit and recently concluded IBC forum in Amsterdam.... Read More

Marketing and Event

  • Geared for success

    BBC’s Top Gear is one of the most recognizable TV shows in the world. The UK series continues to pack in viewers and it has spawned a number of international versions, most recently in China and Korea. Adam Waddell, spoke recently at BBC Worldwide’s Content Showcase in Beijing and shared with Marc Checkley the keys to developing an international entertainment brand.... Read More

Features

  • Eyes on Asia

    As MIPCOM madness descends on Cannes this month it also means the year in television is drawing soon to a close. Marc Checkley gets personal with some of Asia-Pacifi c’s leading channel executives and asks them what were the years hits, the hurdles and what to look forward to next?... Read More

Cover Story

  • Fire sale

    With all the news regarding the amount of content being unveiled at this year’s MIPCOM circulating these past two (plus) months, you’d be forgiven for thinking that business all round is just as jovially buoyant.... Read More

Country Focus

  • Kiwi can do

    It’s been a tough 12 months for New Zealand. But despite natural disasters and a few economic hurdles, television has had a bumper year with new dramas, reality shows and channels being debuted. Jacqueline Smith talks to the country’s major broadcasters about Kiwi-centric programming and the benefi ts of being social.... Read More

  • A World Cup scrum

    Securing the rights to the Rugby World Cup 2011 coverage would have been a coup for any broadcaster but it was particularly exciting for New Zealand’s indigenous channel Maori Television.... Read More

  • Offscreen antics

    Takeovers, court battles, embattled dynasties and government meddling have meant that the Australian TV industry is as much fun to watch as the shows it produces. Paul Chai explains.... Read More

  • Blasts from the past

    Two historical hits have made costume dramas cool again downunder.... Read More

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