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Keshet signs pact with Japanese broadcaster YTV

Israel-backed Keshet International has inked a deal with Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (YTV) in Japan to co-develop non-scripted content, with the ambition of creating international formats. The agreement covers the development of at least one non-scripted title, to be developed this year, with the potential to extend the agreement to develop further formats. The companies will […]

Key markets driving high-end ad recovery

The US, China and Japan will drive a recovery in luxury advertising, with TV taking about 30% of the total spend. The three key markets will account for almost 80% of the increase in luxury goods ad spend between now and 2018, according to media buyer and ad market forecaster ZentihOptimedia. It says there will […]

MIPCOM 2016 in numbers

The organisers of MIPCOM have reported 14,000 attendees for this year’s event. Of that total, 4,900 were buyers, and 1,500 of the acquisition execs were working for digital and SVOD services. Reed Midem said the kids-focused MIPJunior event, which ran on the weekend before MIPCOM, had a record 1,600 attendees, compared with the 1,400 reported last […]

Dailymotion looking at other SVOD launches following Turkish deal

Video sharing site Dailymotion plans to expand its premium offerings to other territories following its recent announcement that it would launch of a subscription video-on-demand service, Dailymotion+, in Turkey, head of international content Marc Eychenne has told TBI’s sister publication DTVE. Eychenne told DTVE that Dailymotion would look at the possibility of launching an SVOD […]

Latin Media Leaders: Venevision Productions, Eva Luna

BEST TELENOVELA EVA LUNA, VENEVISION PRODUCTIONS Venevision’s Eva Luna is the most successful telenovela ever produced in the US. Having been a huge hit for Univision, Venevision sold it around the world in 2012 including to broadcasters in countries as diverse as China, Poland, Italy and Kenya. Venevision Productions’ president and CEO Peter Tinoco talks […]