Monday, February 18, 2008

More strike reflections

In The Guardian, Stephen Armstrong considers the implications of the resolved US writers' strike, including for British productions.
On the upside, Britain will become increasingly important in US TV. British producers own roughly half of the world's reality formats and are already rubbing their hands at the prospect of future deals. The sale of ITV's Secret Diary of a Call Girl to CBS's cable station Showtime marks the first time a UK programme has gone out in its original form on a US-owned station.

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