TBI hires Manori Ravindran as editor

Television Business International (TBI) has hired Manori Ravindran as editor, following the departure of Jesse Whittock in April. Ravindran will lead on all aspects of the TBI editorial business. She will work on the TBIVision.com website and print offering, which includes the MIPCOM and MIPTV bumper specials, TBI Kids, TBI Factual, TBI Formats and premium […]

Endemol Shine International boss Cathy Payne in profile

Cathy Payne was the first winner of the Content Innovation Awards’ Content Leader of the Year award in October last year. The Endemol Shine International CEO tells Jesse Whittock about her philosophy towards selling programming in the modern era and how distribution is getting creative. Cathy Payne’s career has been on an upward trajectory for […]

TBI hires new deputy editor

Television Business International (TBI) has hired Kaltrina Bylykbashi as its new deputy editor. Bylykbashi will contribute to all aspects of the TBI editorial business, reporting to editor Jesse Whittock. She will work on the TBIVision.com website, and the TBI print offering, which includes the MIPCOM and MIPTV bumper specials, TBI Kids, TBI Factual, TBI Formats […]

New editor for TBI and TBIvision

Jesse Whittock has been promoted to editor of Television Business International (TBI) and TBIvision.com. Whittock has been at TBI for four years, joining as deputy editor in early-2013 from TTG Media, publisher of the Travel Trade Gazette. In his new role he will oversee TBI’s print offering, including the popular MIPTV and MIPCOM editions and […]

Banijay to counter claim in formats dispute

Banijay has issued a strongly-worded rebuttal to Abot Hameiri’s copyright infringement claim, and said it plans to counterclaim against the FremantleMedia-backed Israeli prodco. Banijay said it was “surprised and offended” by Abot Hameiri’s allegations, and, based upon the £40,000 (US$50,000) being sought, questioned whether the case is a “nothing more than a nuisance claim”. Production […]

10 MIPCOM trends

MIPCOM has ended with no major dramas of the ash cloud, flood or industrial action kind, but several of the small-screen variety, with Shonda Rhimes gracing Cannes alongside actors Jenna Coleman (Victoria), Rutger Hauer (Mata Hari), Kiefer Sutherland (Designated Survivor) and the cast of Versailles. Curvy Supermodel led the unscripted charge, and on the kids front, […]

TBI’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Our exclusive Distributor Survey 2016 has been top of the agenda this week on TBIVision.com – providing readers with insights into the main issues affecting global television sales in 2016. Elsewhere, our report on new AMC drama The Son, and stories on the BBC’s first TV Everywhere initiative, Swedish in-demand stats and Sarah Muller’s move […]

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

TBI April/May 2016

TBI interview: Michael Grade; Superhero TV; Transgender programming; YouTube billionaires; French buyers Click here to download the issue   Click here to view the PDF version

TBI December/January 2015/16

Television’s big questions: TBI asks the industry’s most influential players for their takes on the hot topics from last year, and what will define TV in 2016 Hungry for horror: What’s driving the hunger for horror television? Jesse Whittock looks for answers from the key broadcasters, producers and distributors behind fear-inducing TV Formats hot picks: […]