Rona Fairhead, the former chairman and chief executive of the Financial Times Group, is poised to become the chair of the BBC Trust.
The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF), the charity best known for its Royal Film Performance, is to premiere the series five opener of ITV drama Downton Abbey at Leicester Square.
The BBC’s global online news audience has grown by 30% since 2012 to reach over 73m unique monthly browsers.
Click to view the trailer for Bad Bridesmaids, ITV2’s comedy-reality hybrid produced by Fresh One Productions and GroupM Entertainment.
Britain’s worst dental problems are to be examined in a BBC1 series from The Secret Life of Students indie Raw Television.
UKTV has poached Sky creative executive Scott Russell to oversee creative output across its ten channels.
A controversial episode of The Great British Bake Off has sparked more than 800 complaints.
The BBC has been criticised by Simon Cowell following its decision to schedule Strictly Come Dancing against The X Factor.
Discovery boss JB Perrette has hit back at claims from Channel 4 chief David Abraham that global consolidation will lead to a more risk averse indie sector.
STV has reported a 35% boost in profits to £8.4m in a strong set of 2014 interim results.
ITV is considering stripping Rising Star, its real-time voting entertainment format, across a single week following a disappointing ratings performance in the US.
Sony-owned indie Stellify Media is to remake Blind Date for Irish broadcaster TV3.
Broadcast picks the most interesting and significant shows unveiled at Edinburgh TV Festival
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham faces a battle to convince the industry that his vision for terms of trade will help revitalise the UK’s true indie sector.
Channel 4 is eyeing its own interpretation of the British Film Institute’s (BFI) three-tick initiative to give its diversity credentials a shot in the arm.
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The Broadcast Interview
Outgoing chair Elaine Bedell recalls her favourite moments and tells Chris Curtis why ITV’s revival strategy works
A special edition of Talking TV heads to the Edinburgh International Television Festival to sort through all the major themes of this year’s conference.