Securing quality in public service television entertainment

M. Bjørn Von Rimscha, Miriam De Acevedo, Gabriele Siegert
2010
To fulfill our second objective, we present findings from a comparative study in five European countries with different media systems about the role perception of TV commissioners in the production process of entertainment programming and their commitment to quality content. We find that commissioners at PSBs have generally internalized their programming mandates. They allocate higher importance to quality dimensions that address a public value, however, when it comes to tangible commissioning
more » ... ecisions they generally use the same decision criteria in the same ranking as their counterparts in commercial broadcasting.
doi:10.5169/seals-790994 fatcat:ougivbirzfdxdhb52wcy62i5ky