UK Broadcast News
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Donald Trump’s superfans, African-American teens and the latest documentary from Reggie Yates are to feature in a season of BBC3 documentaries about the US.
Broadcasters have put on a united defence of the public service broadcasting model in the face of Vice chief executive Shane Smith’s charge that they fail to connect with young audiences.
BBC Studios director Lisa Opie has set out the seven business units to make up her factual division – appointing Fiona Clarke as a second-in-command to oversee the London-based output.
Channel 4 has confirmed long-running gameshow Deal or No Deal? is to be axed at the end of this year.
Kay Mellor’s Rollem Productions has landed a BBC1 drama series about a registrar from Leeds.
BBC Worldwide has invested in the new drama indie set up by Wall to Wall founder Alex Graham and former C4 chief executive Michael Jackson, Broadcast can reveal.
Homeland writer and executive producer Patrick Harbinson has created a six-part legal drama for ITV.