Digging into CEE

The number of pay TV homes in Central and Eastern Europe are set to fall, but international distributors tell TBI business in the region is booming A Digital TV Research report earlier this year forecast the number of pay television homes in Central and Eastern Europe to fall in 18 territories across the region in […]

Bommel handed NATPE top job

J.P. Bommel has been named president and CEO of US-based producers TV NATPE. The former Reed MIDEM executive has been with NATPE since August 2015, when he joined as COO and managing director, effectively replacing Rod Perth. Bommel will now focus on creating “365-day-a-year experiences for members”, expanding the NATPE Budapest Market and Content Summit […]

What went down at NATPE Miami

NATPE welcomed the usual mix of buyers, sellers, programme-makers and hustlers to Miami last week. Buyers from Latin America were out in force, with a smattering of acquisition execs from Scandinavia, France and Germany. During the week, two of Spanish-language TV’s biggest players, Univision and Televisa, said they were unifying production and development, a major […]

NATPE: organisation reaches out to the Next Gen

US trade body NATPE said yesterday it will launch a new initiative to help younger TV execs as they progress through the industry. NATPE boss J.P. (pictured) Bommel announced the new programme on the first day of the NATPE Miami event. “We’re launching NATPE Next Gen, which will be a membership programme that will empower […]

NATPE adding music industry track to Miami

NATPE will have a new dedicated music industry track at its Miami event in January. The industry group said NATPE Music will have a-list artists, publishers and executives and examine the areas where the TV and music businesses meet. The new track will run for the duration of the Miami event, which will again take place […]

TBI June/July 2016

This month’s issue includes;   Discovery’s thematic on-demand services Windowing, holdbacks and stacking rights In-demand data: CEE Telcos & TV NATPE Budapest hot picks eSports TBI Scripted Survey LA Screenings review Click here to read more Click here to download pdf

NATPE has 400 buyers for Budapest

NATPE said that over 400 buyers will be in Budapest for its rejuvenated European event. The Budapest 2016 Market & Content Summit sees the event return to the Hungarian capital after a stint in Prague in the Czech Republic. The not-for-profit industry group said the buyers hail from 217 companies and 49 territories. There will […]

NATPE 2016 in review

Zag Zag Productions Danny Fenton provides the low-down on last week’s NATPE market in Miami There are few things as tempting in January as Miami especially when you’re leaving the sub zero temperatures of London and when you add in the Natpe TV industry market to boot it’s hard to say no. This was my […]

Attention shifts to Europe as NATPE Miami wraps

The bosses of NATPE Miami hailed this week’s event a success, flagging the a-list conference line-up from all sections of the entertainment business, and adding that the upcoming NATPE Europe event will become more producer-focused as it returns to Hungary. Outgoing NATPE boss Rod Perth, who is being replaced by former Reed exec J.P. Bommel, […]

NATPE news round up (day two)

A round-up of the business concluded on the second day of NATPE in Miami (Wednesday, January 20) Cineflix Rights has acquired sales rights to US broadcaster Fusion series Hell’s Satans and doc Miami Porn Brazil’s Globo has acquired Stammer School and Mexico’s Wobi took Alex Polizzi: The Fixer from the UK’s Twofour Rights US syndication […]