Internet advertising overtakes TV

Internet advertising accounted for greater market share than TV for the first time ever, in 2015, according to new research. The European Audiovisual Observatory (OBS) research shows internet advertising accounted for 33% of the whole ad market last year. The OBS claimed, however, that TV is holding strong in the face of booming internet advertising. […]

News brief: Asian nets go wild for factual

Broadcasters across Asia have acquired wildlife programming from distributor Bomanbridge Media. Among the deals Radio Television Brunei has bought Turf War and Animal Atlas, EBS in South Korea has taken Shark Junction while compatriot OBS bought Year in the Wild, Cheetahs of the Deep, Venom Island and Tribes, and Thai Public Broadcasting acquired Animal Atlas. […]

News brief: Sky Vision wraps Asian deals

UK-based Sky Vision has sold around 100 hours of programming to Asian broadcasters. Discovery Networks Asia has bought primetime entertainment show 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy, while Malaysia’s Media Prima took the UK and US versions of quiz Duck Quacks Don’t Echo. Thailand’s Thairat TV has bought a 51-hour package, OBS on Korea bought […]

Asian nets bag 300 hours from TVF

Asian broadcasters have licensed more than 300 hours of programming from UK-based distributor TVF International. Japanese pubcaster NHK has acquired specials such as Ice, Sweat and Tears and The Real Sherlock Holmes, while commercial rival NTV took shock doc  Transgender Kids. History in Japan and India acquired Special Forces, with the latter also adding religious […]