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  • Restless natives
    MipDoc last week showed the factual authenticity drive is gathering pace and the mysteries of the millennials still puzzle. Clive Whittingham reports from Cannes.
  • Going beyond YouTube
    Traditional TV viewing among the youth was declared dead at MipTV this week, so why are multi-channel networks increasingly eyeing a world outside of YouTube?
  • Return of the episodic
    European broadcasters’ search for procedural series was the big talking point at MipTV this week. Andrew Dickens reports.
  • Back to reality
    Nat Geo's Tim Pastore, a keynote at MipDoc, claims the trend for authenticity is ideally timed as he refocuses his programming strategy.
  • C21’s hot picks for MipTV
    With MipTV getting underway next week, Ed Waller brings together 21 of the shows most likely to attract attention in Cannes, as part of C21's latest Hot Properties Playlist.
  • Evolving love
    Banijay International is launching relationship format Breaking Love at MipTV. Could the "reality telenovela" be the next big hit the unscripted sector has been waiting for?
  • New kids on the block
    As MipTV approaches, Ed Waller and Nico Franks select the top 21 children’s shows worth screening in Cannes, as part of our latest Hot Properties Playlist.
  • The new news
    Channel 112 is shaking up the broadcast news scene in Ukraine and now the company behind it wants to export the format. 112 Team CEO Andrew Podshipkov speaks to Ed Waller.
  • Tapping into the zeitgeist
    Deutschland 83 looks set to become Germany’s first major drama export for years. But the country is in the midst of change that could see it become a bigger international player.
  • Host with the most
    Jay Leno discusses how talkshows have changed during his 22 years on The Tonight Show and talks about taking his unscripted web series to TV.
  • The hyper-engaged age
    Drew Buckley, chief operating officer of Electus and head of Electus Digital, reflects on how the multi-platform universe has expanded over the past five years and how it’s set to develop over the next five.
  • 21 new shows to watch out for
    C21's latest Hot Properties Playlist gathers together the top 21 titles that were new and buzzworthy on networks around the world last month.
  • Free movement
    Local production has been booming in Brazil’s pay TV sector ever since quotas were introduced, but how are producers approaching the telenovela-laden free-to-air sector?
  • Actively engaged
    US sitcom legend Norman Lear, creator of All in the Family, talks to John Hazelton about mixing entertainment and politics.
  • Tearing out the page
    Digital publisher Beyond The Story supplied content for the new Thunderbirds Are Go. Chief creative officer Kirk Bowe explains how the very essence of storytelling is changing.
  • Nerd finds Love
    A more authentic style, and relaxed rights position, could make FYI's upcoming series Find My First Love an interesting test case for US factual production. Clive Whittingham reports.
  • Command economy
    Dilshan Swaris, media director at planning and buying agency Carat, argues that social media has revived appointment-to-view television and ushered in a new era of ‘television-on-command.’
  • At the cutting edge
    The Latin American children’s video-on-demand landscape is expanding as both local and international players become more active. Andrew Dickens reports.
  • Katz game for Laff
    Jonathan Katz, CEO and president of Katz Broadcasting, and chief operating officer at Bounce TV, reveals why the time is right for a new broadcast channel offering comedy.
  • Making headlines
    Brian Hopman, general manager of Latin American and Spanish media markets at Associated Press, on the market’s rapid growth, the effects of citizen journalism and AP’s consumer-facing ambitions.
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EDITOR'S CHOICE

  • Return of the episodic European broadcasters’ search for procedural series was the big talking point at MipTV this week. Andrew Dickens reports.
  • Back to reality Nat Geo's Tim Pastore, a keynote at MipDoc, claims the trend for authenticity is ideally timed as he refocuses his programming strategy.
  • C21’s hot picks for MipTV With MipTV getting underway next week, Ed Waller brings together 21 of the shows most likely to attract attention in Cannes, as part of C21's latest Hot Properties Playlist.
  • Evolving love Banijay International is launching relationship format Breaking Love at MipTV. Could the "reality telenovela" be the next big hit the unscripted sector has been waiting for?
  • New kids on the block As MipTV approaches, Ed Waller and Nico Franks select the top 21 children’s shows worth screening in Cannes, as part of our latest Hot Properties Playlist.
  • The new news Channel 112 is shaking up the broadcast news scene in Ukraine and now the company behind it wants to export the format. 112 Team CEO Andrew Podshipkov speaks to Ed Waller.
  • Tapping into the zeitgeist Deutschland 83 looks set to become Germany’s first major drama export for years. But the country is in the midst of change that could see it become a bigger international player.
  • Host with the most Jay Leno discusses how talkshows have changed during his 22 years on The Tonight Show and talks about taking his unscripted web series to TV.
  • The hyper-engaged age Drew Buckley, chief operating officer of Electus and head of Electus Digital, reflects on how the multi-platform universe has expanded over the past five years and how it’s set to develop over the next five.
  • 21 new shows to watch out for C21's latest Hot Properties Playlist gathers together the top 21 titles that were new and buzzworthy on networks around the world last month.