Combined UK indie turnover is up 2% year on year, boosted by the deep pockets of the global digital players and the continuing popularity of big-budget drama.
Sector consolidation shows little sign of easing up as Banijay UK reports for the first time and owners and consolidators reveal either growth or stable revenues across the board
The producer of C4’s 24 Hours In Police Custody takes top spot in the poll with shows on all five terrestrial channels, as last year’s winner Love Productions slips to joint fifth place
Total out-of-London turnover rose by 18% last year, while programming hours remained steady
Expectation and Wild Blue among those expected to make a splash
The BBC has returned to indies’ favour in this year’s survey, having dipped to third place in the best broadcaster to deal with table during the run-up to charter renewal in 2015.
One year into Kevin Lygo’s tenure as ITV’s director of TV, his new schedule has just been launched.
After a year as indies’ best broadcaster to deal with, and amid continued uncertainty about potential privatisation, Channel 4 has fallen in suppliers’ estimation.
Channel 5 is moving into its next stage of growth, three years after being acquired by US giant Viacom.
Sky is a broadcaster in transition.
Discovery’s 2016 kicked off with Marjorie Kaplan settling into her role as president of global content, with grand plans to expand local commissions into global formats and scout for auteur-led, premium content.
It is all change in UKTV’s top 10 suppliers by hours table, with only four companies from the previous year still present.
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