UK Broadcast News
Updated: 3 hours 51 min ago
ITV’s female-skewing, free-to-air channel ITVBe is to launch on 8 October.
Sky head of factual Celia Taylor has had her role expanded to include responsibility for entertainment commissioning at the broadcaster.
Bectu is to meet with BBC boss Danny Cohen next week following the broadcaster’s decision to scrap in-house programming quotas.
Prince George is to travel the world after DRG sold an ITN-produced documentary to a slew of international broadcasters.
Channel 4 News’ multiplatform head Anna Doble plans to take Radio 1 Newsbeat to the “next level” when she joins the BBC music station later this year.
BBC Amreica’s forthcoming mystery drama Intruders launches next month.
Tulisa Contostavlos will open up about her Sun on Sunday sting in intimate detail for a BBC3 documentary next week.
Netflix is to increase its focus on local producer relationships as it continues with its international expansion plans.
The co-founder of beauty business Blow, Dharmash Mistry, has been hired as the BBC’s sixth non-executive director.
The BBC’s main television channels have all posted declines in audience appreciation and reach as Delivering Quality First (DQF) began to bite, according to new figures.
The indie sector’s performance in the Window of Creative Competition (WoCC) improved last year – adding fuel to the fire of the BBC’s decision to scrap quotas.
Ofcom has received over 100 complaints about a Sky News broadcast which showed reporter Colin Brazier rummaging through the belongings of MH17 crash victims.
Radio 4 Today programme presenter Evan Davis has been hired as the replacement for Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight.
Creative Skillset has urged producers to tap in to a multi-million pound fund to help train staff – or risk losing the government investment.
Factual indie Barcroft Media is to preparing to launch its first presenter-led show on YouTube as its channel passes the 500m views milestone.
BBC Worldwide returned around £20m more to the corporation in 2013/2014 than the previous year and upped its investment in BBC commissions.
The BBC has “got back on its feet” by cutting costs and reducing senior management headcount after a tumultuous 2012/13 period, according to the BBC Trust.
The BBC handed out nearly £26m in staff payoffs in its 2013/14 financial year as the scandal over severance payments raged on.
Raw TV and Firecracker Films are among the indies to have picked up commissions from Channel 4 Education as the broadcaster launches an online hub, Am I Normal.
Sky has confirmed a deal to buy 70% of Love Productions and is understood to have the option to acquire the remainder of the company after a period of several years.