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Paley Center’s Max Robins Interviews

  • Bart Simpson
  • Big Bird
  • Rupert Murdoch.

They’ve all been showcased at New York’s Paley Center.

  • And now:

Media veteran Max Robins interviews Peter Hamilton about the Factual sector:

  • Does have a ‘Sweet Spot’?
  • Is it really possible that Discovery once struggled to meet payroll?
  • Which categories of producers make money?
  • And much, much more!

Listen here for the podcast, recorded in The Paley Center’s New York studios!


Plus three you may have missed:

1.       OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Vs Martha Stewart

2.       Talking about ‘The Situation’ …

3.       Discovery’s Lawyers Send a Message to Reality Crabbers

  • The Discovery Channel is suing two captains on Deadliest Catch for $3 million in damages for what it called a refusal to finish work on a television episode.


Sheffield Doc / Fest
‘What Do US Broadcasters Want?
How Much Do They Pay? Who? When?’
Alex Graham, Wall-to-Wall Productions
Tom Koch, PBS International
Dawn Porter, AETN
Lisa Heller, HBO Documentaries
Moderator: Peter Hamilton,
Saturday, 06 November 2010, 10:00A