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NAB Highlights TV Distribution Revolution


NAB press logoNAB, the world's biggest electronic media convention is spotlighting the distribution revolution as broadcasters embrace broadband, from internet protocol television to podcasting. With the switch to digital and high definition no longer making headline the new forms of distribution are now attracting attention, an in particular Internet Protocol Television IPTV.


Lumley & SaundersAb Fab in US


Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders, absolutely fabulous pair in the StatesA new sitcom that will reunite Absolutely Fabulous stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley has been snapped up for American TV. The eight part series, which will first be seen in the UK later this year under the title Jam and Jerusalem, follows the exploits of a WI-style women's group in a small village.


Spielberg Trumps it in new reality TV Show

spielbergIt was only a matter of time. Teams of intrepid filmmakers battle it out making a short film a week with the elusive prize of a studio housekeeping deal under the watchful eye of Steven Spielberg. Mark Burnett, the American producer behind The Apprentice and Survivor has convinced Spielberg to be the Donald Trump/Alan Sugar godfather figure for On the Lot, to be produced by Fox, the company behind American Idol. (link)