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  • The real deal
    Jonathan Murray, one of the recipients of this year's Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award and the man behind The Real World, tells C21 why he believes unscripted shows are still a key part of the US TV landscape.
  • Following the script
    In his first interview since taking over as CEO of FremantleMedia’s international distribution arm this month, Jens Richter tells Jonathan Webdale about his high hopes for the company’s expanding scripted business.
  • Reach for the online stars
    A Natpe panel including executives from YouTube and Maker Studios debated whether TV still has any relevance for young audiences. Nico Franks reports from Miami.
  • Required viewing
    Many of the shows that made their international debut at Natpe in Miami this week have already created a buzz. Here C21 picks 12 that caught our eye.
  • Newbies at Natpe
    Six international television executives and first-time Natpe exhibitors outline the strategic thinking behind their trip to Miami this week.
  • Crossing borders
    Natpe president and CEO Rod Perth believes the worldwide television business has reached a transformative moment and explains why the event remains at its epicentre.
  • Adapting to Asia
    Asia has been getting its fill of acquired telenovelas for years but a recent trend for local productions could have major repercussions, writes Richard Middleton.
  • Action stations
    The US syndication market is changing fast, as a lack of off-network hits and SVoD’s growth push station groups further into original programming. Marc Berman reports.
  • Inspired choices
    Demand for lifestyle programming in Asia lay behind the launch of pan-regional Life Inspired – and it’s now seeking new markets. Richard Middleton reports.
  • In the public eye
    European Broadcasting Union members at the Eurovision Creative Forum in Berlin revealed how they are coping with the many challenges thrown up by new digital technologies. Andrew Dickens reports.
  • The year ahead
    Nico Franks predicts some of the defining trends, headlines and programming in the children’s business over the next 12 months.
  • Impacting on Asia
    A+E Networks Asia is continuing to make its mark in the continent’s blossoming pay TV sector. Andrew Dickens catches up with two of its leading execs.
  • Playing catch-up
    While South Korean drama is starting to make its presence felt outside Asia, rarely do we hear of any international scripted successes from Japan. Clive Whittingham reports.
  • A future without friction
    Darcy Antonellis, CEO of Vubiquity, argues that while the media business has transformed dramatically over the past decade, the next 10 years will herald the era of truly frictionless entertainment.
  • SVoD at the movies
    US streaming giant Netflix recently announced plans to move into original movie production. But is anyone else in SVoD following suit? Andrew Dickens reports.
  • Bringing up Sons
    History’s Russ McCarroll and producer Stephen David tell Clive Whittingham about the ambitions and challenges of A+E Networks’ latest foray into factual drama.
  • This year’s models
    Plenty of ambitious new dramas launched this fall season, but the funding models behind them are as varied as their plotlines. Richard Middleton reports.
  • Living the lifestyle
    Although backed by the famous Playboy brand, Asian pay channel LifeStyle TV is unlike other channels from the adult entertainment giant. Ed Waller reports.
  • Scripps homes in
    With lifestyle content in high demand across the region, it’s no surprise Scripps Networks Interactive is targeting its channels at Asia Pacific. Nico Franks reports.
  • An evolving mindset
    Ghislain Barrois of Spain’s Mediaset tells Andrew Dickens about the changing role of US drama on his channels.
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  • Bringing up Sons History’s Russ McCarroll and producer Stephen David tell Clive Whittingham about the ambitions and challenges of A+E Networks’ latest foray into factual drama.
  • This year’s models Plenty of ambitious new dramas launched this fall season, but the funding models behind them are as varied as their plotlines. Richard Middleton reports.
  • Living the lifestyle Although backed by the famous Playboy brand, Asian pay channel LifeStyle TV is unlike other channels from the adult entertainment giant. Ed Waller reports.
  • Scripps homes in With lifestyle content in high demand across the region, it’s no surprise Scripps Networks Interactive is targeting its channels at Asia Pacific. Nico Franks reports.
  • An evolving mindset Ghislain Barrois of Spain’s Mediaset tells Andrew Dickens about the changing role of US drama on his channels.
  • Brought into play Children’s toys have historically been a gold mine for creators of television shows. Carsten Kieckbusch tells Richard Middleton about the opportunities they offer.
  • In the public eye C21 caught up with leading format commissioners at the European Broadcasting Union's recent Eurovision Creative Forum, revealing how they are coping with the many challenges thrown up by new digital technologies.
  • Mexican mindset Three of the main international factual channels talk to Clive Whittingham about their commissioning strategies in Mexico.
  • Cashing in on YouTube YouTube is booming but a viable business model for the platform’s contributors remains elusive, writes Tara Conlan
  • Italian renaissance Mob series Gomorra put Italian drama back on the map for international acquisition execs, but was it a flash in the pan or the start of something bigger? Richard Middleton reports.