UK Broadcast News
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Director of television Danny Cohen has told Broadcast his decision to leave the BBC is about his personal need for a fresh challenge rather than any “climactic situation” facing the corporation.
Colette Foster, the former Remarkable Television co-managing director, hopes to spark a renaissance in TV production in Birmingham with the launch of hew new indie, Full Fat Television.
The latest edition of Talking TV rounds up the headlines from Mipcom and hears from Karl Warner, the executive producer of BBC4’s OAP structured reality show Close To The Edge.
Bold entertainment formats made a splash at Mipcom this week, despite drama being expected to dominate.
The BBC will call for an 11 year charter when it publishes its response to the government’s charter review green paper later today.
Keo Films is developing an ambitious format for Channel 4 in which a group of people will attempt to create a Garden of Eden-style social paradise.
Phil Craig has left Discovery Networks International after eight months to return to the production sector.
Mipcom 2015 is going ahead as planned despite flash flooding causing hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage in Cannes.
House of Cards creator Beau Willimon is planning a focus on factual projects to grow his production company.
Global demand for production space is fuelling a boom in the sector both in the UK and abroad. Adrian Pennington looks at what the most in-demand overseas operations have to offer
UK viewers consumed 11.2m hours of on-demand content during the week ending 20 September, with The Great British Bake Off triumphing as the most-viewed show online.