‘It took Howard Carter 10 years to remove everything from King Tut’s tomb. Today, if he had a contract with a producer, he would be asked to do it in a weekend.’
Stéphane Millière, President and CEO, Gédéon Programmes, France
‘We produce to win Emmys.’
Tom Koch, director, WGBH International, U.S.
‘Even at the BBC, I’m locked into a struggle to open up the range and diversity of subjects that get shown on the main channels.’
John Willis, director of the BBC, U.K.
‘If there’s one thing in television that’s dangerous, it’s perception.’
Thomas Schreiber, Controller of Television, NDR, Germany