Director general Tony Hall has claimed the shock agreement for the future funding of the corporation is the “right deal for the BBC in difficult economic circumstances”.
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Culture secretary John Whittingdale has announced that the BBC will shoulder the £650m cost of licence fees for over-75s - but the corporation’s funding will be tied to inflation in the next charter period.
Channel 4 will give diverse writers the chance to pen original series for its main channel and E4 as part of its newly-launched Studio4 initiative.
The BBC press team is facing a cut of up to 20% as the corporation axes 1,000 jobs in a bid to save £150m.
Channel 4 has strengthened its diversity team with the appointment of two executives to implement its 360° Diversity Charter.
With chancellor George Osborne set to ask the BBC to pick up the bill for licence fees for the over-75s, Broadcast assesses how a £650m cut could impact the corporation’s services.
Classic kids character Winnie The Witch is to fly onto TV screens after Channel 5 commissioned a 52-part series for its preschool strand Milkshake.
George Osborne has all-but confirmed plans to make the BBC pick up the £650m bill for free licence fees for the over-75s in his Budget this week.
All3Media co-owner Liberty Global has acquired Irish free-to-air broadcaster TV3 for €80m (£57m) from private equity company Doughty Hanson.
BBC director of children’s Alice Webb has warned that CBBC and CBeebies are at risk of going the way of BBC3 and moving online if the corporation takes a funding cut during charter renewal.
Jimmy Mulville and Jon Thoday want the government to preserve BBC3’s TV spectrum for young audiences if the channel is given the full greenlight to move online.
FremantleMedia has won picked up two ITV Daytime shows - a quick-fire Sean Fletcher-fronted gameshow and a quiz involving a circular ice table.
Sunset + Vine has won a competitive pitch to produce at least 50 hours of sports programming for BBC Scotland over the next 12 months.
Channel 5 lost £12.9m in its final nine months of ownership under Richard Desmond’s Northern & Shell, after suffering an advertising dispute with Omnicom and the poor performance of US soap Dallas.
Ofcom has suggested that E4 and More 4 programmes are judged as part of Channel 4’s public service remit – with the digital channels handed greater prominence in the EPG.
TV viewing among young adults has fallen by 18% over the past five years, according to Ofcom.
Broadcasting unions have united to oppose compulsory redundancies at the BBC after more than 1000 jobs were put at risk under new cost-cutting measures.
OTT video service Simplestream has struck deals with broadcasters including A+E Networks, Discovery, Nat Geo, Sony and UKTV to launch a subscription service.
The implementation of retransmission fees may trigger “more regulation, not less”, with no guarantee the extra revenue generated would be ploughed into programming according to Ofcom.
Tony Hall has announced that the BBC will axe more than 1,000 jobs in a bid to tackle a predicted £150m loss in licence fee revenue in 2016/17.
Ofcom has ruled that there is no case to reform the terms of trade, arguing that broadcasters continue to hold the balance of power despite increasing indie consolidation.
The BBC has rejected a plea from MPs and David Cameron to stop using the term Islamic State to refer to the terrorist group.
The BBC accounts for nearly 97% of UK kids originations across the PSB channels as spend by ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 has dropped to £3m.