October 2005 Issue

Cover Stories:


  • My 2¢: Telcos yearn to take over the TV world, but may self-destruct against MSO-turned Cabelcos
  • World: U.S., Italy, Canada
  • Book Review: Sitcom critics get the last laugh
  • Live & Learn: Assessing the new U.S. TV season
  • Comedies tickle funny bones more on DVDs than on TV
  • Losing viewers to the Web is nothing new. Capitalizing on it is the goal.
  • Product placement: The new Holy Grail of TV loses its high priests
  • Montreal, Toronto Film Fest gets naked to spite U.S. president Bush
  • Russian TV is no longer your traditional Bear market
  • DISCOP gets Russina TV going (to markents)
  • Haim Saban gets out of Germany
  • Soccer in the Americas: GolTV, Fox, Rai Int’l, TLN
  • Mobile TV’s business models
  • How to assess the value of mobile TV conferences