UK Broadcast News
Updated: 1 day 11 hours ago
MipTV organizer Reed Midem is partnering with the city of Cannes to launch an international TV drama festival that will run in conjunction with the spring market.
The BBC is to overhaul iPlayer in a bid to “reinvent public broadcasting for a new generation” as it enters its new charter period.
Apple is to feature pairs of celebrities rather than a single host in its version of Carpool Karaoke as the first details of the revamped format emerge.
Comedian Harry Hill is developing a show about the TV pitching process and has issued a call to members of the public to submit their ideas.
BBC Worldwide has taken its first steps into virtual reality – partnering with Oculus to launch three VR experiences that immerse users in the world of a caracal cat, oogpister beetle and black bear.
ITV has unveiled plans to reinvent The Voice by preserving “the show the audience loves” but “with even more show business sprinkled on it”.
Comedian Luisa Omielan is bringing her stand-up special What Would Beyoncé Do?! to BBC3.
The executive producer of BBC Studios’ entertainment format Let It Shine has acknowledged there is a “lot riding on it” becoming a success as the division prepares to commercialise.