UK Broadcast News
Updated: 17 hours 20 min ago
Jay Hunt and James Purnell have gone toe-to-toe over The Great British Bake Off, in a fiery on-stage exchange at the RTS London conference.
An episode of Harry Hill’s TV Burp which mocked the transgender community will be re-edited after Ofcom ruled it had become intolerable to shifting audience attitudes.
Talking TV heads off on a lost weekend with Keith Richards as the Rolling Stones guitarist curates an entire weekend of programming for BBC4.
The BBC has kicked off the biggest change to commissioning in a decade after revealing Holby City, A Question of Sport and Songs of Praise are to be put out to tender to the independent sector.
Spun Gold is teaming up with Phillip Schofield to shine a spotlight on the history of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) in an ITV documentary.
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham has written to key suppliers and stakeholders claiming that the audacious swoop for The Great British Bake Off will allow the broadcaster to invest in more risk-taking programmes.
Channel 4 secured board approval for its audacious and controversial capture of The Great British Bake Off over the weekend, and pounced within hours of Love Productions’ Richard McKerrow calling Tony Hall to notify him that the show’s BBC tenure was over.
ITV is making a multi-million pound move into late-night comedy with a stripped show that it hopes can replicate the success of The Late Late Show with James Corden.