Television Programming Market Monitor: Q1 2013 | 24 May 13 tags › The report analyses third quarter financials of 24 TV companies in the USA, Japan and Europe, identifying revenue trends, investments in TV programming expenditure, and looking in more detail at the performance of major players in the USA, Japan, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
TV Programming Expenditure 2013 | 22 May 13 tags › IHS Screen Digest forecasts a very flat year for programming expenditure in 2013, a fact which disguises a variety of trends and approaches underlying it. In this report we break down and analyse programming expenditure territory by territory, looking at it for the year ahead as well as in the context of historical data.
Discovery enters the sports arena with Eurosport deal | 28 Feb 13 tags › Discovery Communications International has bought a 20 per cent stake in Eurosport and could own 100 per cent of the pan-European sports channel in two years. Owned by France's TF1, Eurosport has steered clear of bidding for inflated rights to top tier sports and follows a similar dual revenue stream model to the US cable programmer.
DreamWorks Animation kicks TV production into turbo | 19 Jun 13 tags › DreamWorks Animation committed to a major strategic shift yesterday, revealing a TV production slate worth $1bn as well as details of key licencing deals.
ESPN to close its 3D channel | 15 Jun 13 tags › ESPN is shutting down its ESPN 3D network by the end of 2013, citing limited viewer adoption and lack of interest in 3D. Since launching in 2010, the network has been carried by major operators, but since then there has been some signs that interest in 3D was waning.
Greek government closes public service broadcaster ERT | 13 Jun 13 tags › The Greek Government has announced on 11 June the closure of the public service broadcaster, ERT. The next day the Minister responsible for the Press and Media said that a new public service...
2013 TV Programming Outlook | 24 Jan 13 tags › A presentation of the TV Programming Intelligence service and an overview on our expectations for 2013, including revenues, trends of original, acquired and sports programming, pay TV and free-to-air, major channels, and public broadcasters versus private broadcasters.
The European TV programme market | 27 Sep 11 This presentation by Tim Westcott at Screen Digest's TV Channels Seminar, in London on 15 September 2011 focused on TV programme expenditure in the five major European markets. Looking at annual data from 2000 to 2010, the presentation correlated what TV groups spent on programmes with annual revenues, looked at whether pay TV platforms have taken over from free-to-air broadcasters as the main investors in programming, and touched on key developments in each country.