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Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing embraces Vine Video

31-Oct-2014

Strictly Come Dancing has generated a record number of Vine video views and plans to adopt Twitter’s live content editing tool for the show’s final. 

Danny Carvalho

C4 signs formats commissioner from Pulse

31-Oct-2014

Channel 4 has bolstered its formats commissioning team with the hire of former Pulse Films and ITV Studios exec Danny Carvalho.

Top Gear

Cohen backs Clarkson in Argentina row

31-Oct-2014

Danny Cohen has thrown his full support behind Jeremy Clarkson in the on-going row over Top Gear’s trip to Argentina.

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Most BBC staff based outside London

31-Oct-2014

The majority of BBC staff are now based outside of London, as the broadcaster hit its target of becoming more geographically diverse one year early.

Birmingham

Birmingham local TV launch delayed

31-Oct-2014

The launch date for Birmingham’s local TV channel has been pushed back as Ofcom assesses the credentials of a new bidder to take over the licence.

Natalie Bennett

BBC rejects Green Party demands

30-Oct-2014

The BBC has claimed that the Green Party lacks sufficient punch at the ballot box and in opinion polls to be included in next year’s televised leaders’ debates.

Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh to explore the Queen’s Garden

30-Oct-2014

Secret Life of Cats producer Oxford Scientific Films has lured Alan Titchmarsh from Spun Gold to front a series about Buckingham Palace’s garden.

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Channel 4 puts Ukip in power

30-Oct-2014

Channel 4 is to imagine what the country would look like if Ukip was in power in a docu-drama produced by Raw TV.

Diabolik

Sky Italia eyes collaborations

30-Oct-2014

Sky Italia is to increase the amount of big-budget drama it develops with its British and German counterparts, BSkyB and Sky Deutschland, following the creation of Sky Europe.

Micky Flanagan’s Detour De France, Sky 1

Micky Flanagan’s Detour De France, Sky 1

30-Oct-2014

A star prepared to leave his vanity at the door and try anything on camera was a real boon

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BBC2 looks to refresh 7pm slot

30-Oct-2014

Alex Polizzi is to front a restaurant rescue series for BBC2 as the channel bids to refresh its 7pm slot.

Northern-Ireland

NI looks to make its mark

30-Oct-2014

Northern Ireland’s production community believe that BBC charter renewal offers an opportunity to build on successes such as Game Of Thrones and The Fall.

Hair

BBC3 format Hair heads to BBC2

30-Oct-2014

BBC3’s Great British Bake Off-style hairdressing competition Hair is set to become the latest brand to move to BBC2.

Final Score

BBC to revamp Final Score with live FA Cup action

30-Oct-2014

The BBC is planning to revamp football results show Final Score with live FA Cup action and highlights as the corporation prepares to broadcast the competition for the first time in six years.

STV Glasgow

STV reveals plans for local TV empire

30-Oct-2014

STV has revealed more about its plan to build a local TV empire after bidding for three more licences in Scotland.

Good Morning Britain

Good Morning Britain fails to match Daybreak

30-Oct-2014

ITV’s breakfast ratings have tumbled 13% year-on-year as Good Morning Britain struggles to establish itself for the commercial broadcaster.

Strictly

Indies air fears over BBC plan

30-Oct-2014

Some of the UK’s leading indies have voiced concerns that the plans to transform BBC Production will result in the division walking off with major production contracts.

Jamie Morris

Sky hires BBC3 scheduling boss

29-Oct-2014

BBC3 scheduler Jamie Morris has joined Sky as head of scheduling for Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts.

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RDF serves up two BBC shows

29-Oct-2014

Masterchef host Gregg Wallace is to front one of two major orders picked up by RDF Television for the BBC.

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VIDEO: Original British drama on the BBC - trailer Video

29-Oct-2014

Click to view a trailer of some of the BBC’s biggest upcoming dramas, including The Casual Vacancy, Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot, The Missing, One Child and The Interceptor

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Sky invests in US sports MCN Video

29-Oct-2014

Sky has invested $7m (£4.3m) in a US multichannel sports network as it continues its push to back tech start-up businesses.

Ozzy Osbourne

MTV Awards to air on Channel 5

28-Oct-2014

The MTV European Music Awards 2014 are to be broadcast on Channel 5 as the channels strengthen their ties following Viacom’s acquisition of the free-to-air broadcaster.

John Whittingdale

John Whittingdale: licence fee worse than poll tax

28-Oct-2014

John Whittingdale, chair of the Culture, Media & Sport select committee, has labelled the licence fee as “worse than a poll tax” and claimed the system requires significant revision.

Jimmy McGovern

Jimmy McGovern develops BBC2 anti-war drama

28-Oct-2014

Jimmy McGovern is developing a BBC2 dramatisation based on the story of a father who lost his son in the second Iraq War and went on to challenge former prime minister Tony Blair in the 2005 general election.

In the flesh

Ben Stephenson hails BBC3 online move

28-Oct-2014

BBC drama chief Ben Stephenson has hailed the commissioning opportunities opened up by BBC3’s proposed move online.

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Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing embraces Vine Video

Strictly Come Dancing has generated a record number of Vine video views and plans to adopt Twitter’s live content editing tool for the show’s final. 

ITV

Natalie Bennett

BBC rejects Green Party demands

The BBC has claimed that the Green Party lacks sufficient punch at the ballot box and in opinion polls to be included in next year’s televised leaders’ debates.

C4

Danny Carvalho

C4 signs formats commissioner from Pulse

Channel 4 has bolstered its formats commissioning team with the hire of former Pulse Films and ITV Studios exec Danny Carvalho.

C5

Ozzy Osbourne

MTV Awards to air on Channel 5

The MTV European Music Awards 2014 are to be broadcast on Channel 5 as the channels strengthen their ties following Viacom’s acquisition of the free-to-air broadcaster.

UKTV

Storage Hunters (The Auction Remix)

VIDEO: Storage Hunters (The Auction Remix) Video

UKTV channel Dave has teamed up with music producer Alex Ross to create charity single Storage Hunters (The Auction Remix) ahead of the launch of the UK version of the show tomorrow.

Sky

Diabolik

Sky Italia eyes collaborations

Sky Italia is to increase the amount of big-budget drama it develops with its British and German counterparts, BSkyB and Sky Deutschland, following the creation of Sky Europe.