March/April Issue

Cover Stories:

  • The different ways to slice VOD.
  • The road to the L.A. Screenings is paved with gold.
  • MIP ’04 brings the Cannes-can back to the TV Biz.
  • TV goes to DVD for re-runs, or, if it doesn’t work on broadcast TV, try it on DVD.

Inside:

  • Editorial: VideoAge gets a trampoline to launch its editorial to higher standards.
  • World: India, Japan, Canada, U.S., Europe, China, UAE, Luxembourg. Plus, Famous Quotes.
  • Book Review: The TV talk show history isn’t just chat.
  • For specialty channels, fitting the niche is a matter of the pocketbook.
  • NATPE’s Las Vegas show: a shocking review.
  • AFM review: MIFED made them do it.
  • The Rupert Question: Is Murdoch’s Syndrome a threat to world TV?
  • Cross-platform promotion isn’t cross-dressing.
  • Digital challenges stifle signal distribution.
  • David Short revisits South African TV for signs of change.
  • Vertical integration hasn’t destroyed children’s TV... yet.
  • European Production Funds Special Report
    • Overview
    • Directory of Europe’s national, regional and local funds.
    • Financial consideration
    • How funds work
  • VoD has a heart.
    VoD has technical challenges, too.
    The dawning of on-demand.
  • The U.S. TV nets commit “crime” for the new season.
  • Books are TV show tie-ins’ newfound friends.