UK Broadcast News
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Sony-backed indie Electric Ray is to make a studio show for Channel 4 in which host Richard Bacon will shine a spotlight on inequality in Britain.
Click to meet the 10 execs selected as Broadcast’s first International Rising Stars.
See-Saw Films is developing a second series of acclaimed BBC2 drama Top of the Lake and has bolstered its TV division with the hire of a chief operating officer and a former Ruby Film & Television development exec.
Channel 4 has rejected calls from locals to scrap its controversial forthcoming series Immigration Street and rejected claims that Love Productions has targeted vulnerable people.
Mipcom: 21st Century Fox co-chief operating officer James Murdoch has provided the first glimpse of what a merged Shine and Endemol business will look like in a keynote interview in Cannes.
The merger between Shine Group and Endemol has been agreed by 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management, with each company owning 50% of the new business.
Rona Fairhead has formally begun work as the chairman of the BBC Trust, pledging to ensure that the corporation meets the “changing needs of its audiences”.
A prospectus has been issued that will kick-start the sale of Tinopolis Group, initiating the next major deal in a frenzied period of production sector consolidation.
Miranda Hart has committed to hosting a BBC1 entertainment show – but there are doubts over whether it will be a direct revival of The Generation Game.
Channel 5 enjoyed a dramatic change in its fortunes in 2013, making almost £50m more than in the previous year.