Part I. Long Live Television
1. Long Live Television
Part I. European and National Experiences
2. Editors’ Introduction: Private Television in Europe — A New Beginning or the Beginning of the End?
Karen Donders, Caroline Pauwels, Jan Loisen
3. Opening Up Europe to Private Television — Harmonisation and Liberalisation for the Benefit of All?
Caroline Pauwels, Karen Donders
4. Thirty Years of Private Television in Europe — Trends and Key Moments
5. Private Television in France: A Story of Political Intervention
6. Private Television in the United Kingdom: A Story of Ownership Integration
7. Private Television in Small European States: Ireland, Austria and Switzerland
Manuel Puppis, Matthias Künzler
Part II. Content (and) Markets
8. Children’s Television: A Comparative Analysis of Offers on Free-to-Air Television in the United Kingdom and Finland
9. Children’s Television: Markets and Regulation
Alessandro D’Arma, Jeanette Steemers
10. Television Sports Rights: Between Culture and Commerce
Petros Iosifidis, Paul Smith
11. Format is King”: Television Formats and Commercialisation
12. Business Model Issues for the Digital Video Content Industry
13. The Political Economy of Retransmission Payments and Cable Rights: Implications for Private Television Companies
Part III. Policies
14. Best Frienemies Forever?” Public and Private Broadcasting Partnerships in Flanders
Tim Raats, Caroline Pauwels
15. Fighting a (Lost) Battle? An Analysis of 20 Years of Private Television Complaints against the Funding of Public Service Broadcasting
16. The Thin Blue Line between Monitoring Advertising Rules and Commercial Freedom in Broadcasting: The Case Study of Product Placement
17. Content Quotas: What and Whom Are They Protecting?
Sally Broughton Micova
18. From Independence of Audiovisual Media Regulators to Europeanisation of Audiovisual Media Regulation: Reaching for Apples of the Hesperides?