TBI’s Top 10 Stories of the Week – 4 November 2016

Could Eurosport become the ‘Netflix of sports’? That’s what cable giant Discovery Networks claims in our most-read story this week. Discovery’s disappointing financial performance also made headlines, as has a review of The Paper, which is fast becoming Croatia’s most important international drama ever. Major exec promotions at Fox Networks Group and Viacom, the big trends we gleaned from MIPCOM, and an exclusive interview with Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens are also on the radar.

 

Discovery building the ‘Netflix of sports’

Show of the week: The Paper

Discovery’s international business suffers declines

Viacom merging US and int’l under Bakish

 Prentiss Fraser upped at Fox

 Top 10 MIPCOM trends

 Propagate’s indie power play

 X Factor struggles down under, Dancing cancelled

 Netflix, Amazon UK subs shun ‘normal’ TV

 Jimmy Fallon moved, Seth Myers comes to UK

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