Weekly Newsletter / June 30, 2016





Industry News




NATPE Budapest Wraps With 'Renewed Energy'

World Screen

NATPE Budapest held its final day of the 2016 market and conference today, with positive sentiments all around that the return to the Hungarian capital proved successful. "There's excitement to be back here," JP Bommel, the COO and Managing Director of NATPE, told World Screen Newsflash.

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10 Best Shows To Binge Watch This Summer 

The Hollywood Reporter


There is a summer season in television, it's just a little muddled. But hey, if you'd like to jump on all the many new and likely decent cable offerings or the new and mostly woeful broadcast offerings, go for it. Your time may be better spent, however, playing catch up with these 10 choices.


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Analytics Say: CEE Demands More From TV 


Exclusive data from TBIVision and Parrot Analytics reveals central and eastern Europe's most in-demand programmes and genres. Do the stats reveal local program tastes in central and eastern Europe are largely in line with those in other parts of the Europe? 

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NATPE Budapest  




NATPE Budapest 2016 Market & Content Summit A Resounding Success 




Thank you to all NATPE Budapest 2016 participants, sponsors and media partners for an extraordinary market and content summit. Our event has been an overwhelming success! 


We could not ask for a better response from the CEE region and entire content world in our return to Budapest, a gracious and welcoming host city.  









Industry News







Lionsgate To Acquire Starz In $4.4 Billion Deal  



Lionsgate has agreed to pay $4.4 billion in cash and stock for Starz to create what the company said would be a global content powerhouse. The agreement, unveiled Thursday morning, is the culmination of on-again-off-again talks between the companies in which cable pioneer John Malone owns stakes. What does it mean for the content world?


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"Thrones" Infographic Confirms Jon Snow's Father 


What was implied in the "Game of Thrones" finale's big twist is now cold hard fact thanks to the show's production blog (Spoiler alert: Please don't read on if you haven't yet watched Sunday's Season 6 finale of "Game of Thrones"). 


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Jan Rudovský, head of acquisitions at FTV Prima in the Czech Republic, talks programming successes, shares insight on FTV Prima's formats and how his team is competing with the current SVOD boom. Click here to read






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