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Jonathan Ross

Electric Ray explores parenting for C4

29-Jul-2016

Electric Ray is to take a light-hearted look at the reality of parenting for Channel 4.

The Walking Dead

Fox eyes original UK drama

29-Jul-2016

UK pay-TV channel Fox is set to kick off a hunt for a British drama to match The Walking Dead after hiring Keshet exec Sara Johnson as its scripted drama chief.

Chewing Gum

C4: Blaps tackles 'closed shop' of scripted comedy Video

28-Jul-2016

Taking risks to help emerging talent and wacky ideas break into “the closed shop” of scripted comedy is at the heart of Channel 4’s online Blaps strategy as it prepares to open up its next commissioning round.

Peep Show

Starz plots Peep Show US

28-Jul-2016

US cable network Starz is remaking Channel 4’s hit comedy Peep Show for American audiences.

Billions

Sky profits break £1.5bn

28-Jul-2016

Sky has posted strong full-year financial results with revenue and profit both up as the pay-TV operator starts to take advantage of bringing together its European services.

Ronnie O’Sullivan

History cues up Ronnie O'Sullivan doc

28-Jul-2016

Snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan is to hustle pool players across the USA in a four-part series for History after the pay-TV channel reignited its talent strategy.

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ITV Studios strategy pays off

28-Jul-2016

ITV Studios has underlined its importance to its parent company after reporting a surge in revenues that will help insulate the broadcaster from the anticipated shockwaves of Brexit.

rocket-ronnie

Advertising giants back TV content fund

28-Jul-2016

Advertising giants including Omnicom, Publicis and Interpublic are beginning to fund TV programming via a multimillion-pound fund created by Krempelwood.

Adam Crozier

ITV prepares for £25m Brexit cuts

27-Jul-2016

ITV is preparing to make redundanies as it looks to make £25m of cuts in the wake of the EU referendum but has stressed that programming budgets will not be affected.

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Euro 2016 boosts iPlayer

27-Jul-2016

Wimbledon and Euro 2016 helped boost BBC iPlayer to 290m requests in June, well above the 250m generated the previous year.

Love Island

ITV Studios revenue surges

27-Jul-2016

A strong performance by ITV Studios helped the broadcaster weather the post-Brexit storm, as net advertising revenue remained flat in the wake of the referendum. 

CSL

Sky Sports scores Chinese football

26-Jul-2016

Sky Sports has looked east for its latest set of football rights – acquiring the Ping An Chinese Football Association Super League competition.

Jeremy Isaacs

C4 founder warns against privatisation

26-Jul-2016

Channel 4’s first chief executive Jeremy Isaacs has warned against the privatisation of the broadcaster.

guidance

ITV strikes AwesomenessTV deal for youth shows

25-Jul-2016

ITV is to launch a youth programming block in association with AwesomenessTV after striking a wide-ranging partnership with the US multiplatform video network.

Cornwall

ITV tracks Devon and Cornwall police

25-Jul-2016

Potato is to tail Devon and Cornwall police force across its enormous beat for a blue light documentary for ITV.

Tilusha Ghelani

Sky recruits comedy commissioner

25-Jul-2016

Sky has hired BBC comedy commissioner Tilusha Ghelani as part of its latest push into comedy.

my5

C5 to launch on-demand style linear channel

22-Jul-2016

Channel 5 is to launch a free-air-channel inspired by its on-demand catch up service My5.

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ITV and BBC partner on disability drive

22-Jul-2016

ITV is to search for more disabled actors for Emmerdale and Coronation Street, while the BBC is to ring fence 10% of apprentice opportunities for people with disabilities as part of a dual diversity drive.

Tyger Drew-Honey

E4 commissions celeb dating show

21-Jul-2016

Joey Essex, Tyger Drew-Honey and Charlotte Crosby are all looking for love on a new E4 dating show produced by TOWIE indie Lime Pictures.

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EE TV axes recordings service

21-Jul-2016

EE TV has quietly dropped its mobile recordings service following pressure from broadcasters.

Watchdog-Presenters

BBC to set out tender process

21-Jul-2016

The tendering process that will ultimately involve some of the BBC’s biggest series is set to be revealed over the next few weeks after the corporation held “constructive” talks with trade body Pact.

the-grand-tour

Amazon set for global push

21-Jul-2016

Amazon is gearing up to launch its Prime Instant Video service in a slew of major new markets as its battle with Netflix intensifies. The SVoD service is reportedly in the final stages of discussions to launch in France, Italy, Spain and India.

Late-Late-Show

Sky to boost VoD after landing Late Late Show

21-Jul-2016

Sky is set to ramp up the amount of exclusive content on its VoD services after buying The Late Late Show With James Corden from CBS Studios International.

the-jinx

Zai Bennett sets out Atlantic vision

21-Jul-2016

Sky Atlantic’s Zai Bennett has tasked UK indies with bringing him the next Making A Murderer or The Jinx as he outlined his commissioning ambitions for the channel.

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C4 facing uncertain summer

21-Jul-2016

Channel 4 is facing a summer of uncertainty after it emerged that privatisation remains on the political agenda following the appointment of new ministers at the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

BBC

Euro 2016 boosts iPlayer

Wimbledon and Euro 2016 helped boost BBC iPlayer to 290m requests in June, well above the 250m generated the previous year.

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ITV

love-island-3445

ITV Studios strategy pays off

ITV Studios has underlined its importance to its parent company after reporting a surge in revenues that will help insulate the broadcaster from the anticipated shockwaves of Brexit.

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C4

Jonathan Ross

Electric Ray explores parenting for C4

Electric Ray is to take a light-hearted look at the reality of parenting for Channel 4.

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C5

C5 to launch on-demand style linear channel

Channel 5 is to launch a free-air-channel inspired by its on-demand catch up service My5.

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UKTV

The Red Tent

Drama enters The Red Tent

UKTV’s scripted channel Drama has acquired Old Testament mini-series The Red Tent.

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Sky

Billions

Sky profits break £1.5bn

Sky has posted strong full-year financial results with revenue and profit both up as the pay-TV operator starts to take advantage of bringing together its European services.

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