UK Broadcast News
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Ahead of Cannes Lion’s new creative strand, Lion Entertainment, Broadcast brought together four industry experts to explore the future of brand-funded programming.
Dock 10 will continue to operate post-production services inside The Landing at Media City in Salford after being awarded a new contract by Salford City Council.
Runners’ rights are in the spotlight for the latest edition of Talking TV, while there is also an interview with the star and producer of Dave’s Storage Hunters.
The treatment of as many as 40 runners on The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent over the past two years has prompted complaints to Thames TV and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Broadcast can reveal.
Sky has made a multi-million pound bet on drama after ordering six high-profile series featuring talent including Idris Elba, Christina Hendricks, Dawn French and Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley.
Channel 4-backed indie Lightbox Media has won a landmark factual series from Netflix, Broadcast has learned.
The BBC faces an anxious wait for the white paper on charter renewal amid conflicting reports over the weekend about government plans to raid the corporation’s finances.