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Betty has promoted Country House Rescue producer Neil Smith to replace Walter Iuzzolino as part of a senior management reshuffle.
Inside Claridge’s director Jane Treays has joined Spun Gold TV as the indie aims to broaden its output beyond Alan Titchmarsh programming.
A trade mission comprising 22 UK TV indies and Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham is heading to China for the first ever China-UK TV summit.
Top Gear showrunner Andy Wilman has expressed regret over a joke made by Jeremy Clarkson that was considered racist by some viewers.
Frances Berrigan, the managing director and owner of Cicada Films, has died aged 70.
Incoming BBC2 controller Kim Shillinglaw is set to launch an indie charm offensive as she bids to get to grips with unfamiliar genres and make her mark on the channel’s schedule.
Kids industry veteran Nigel Pickard is to leave Zodiak Media after eight years at the company.
Denise O’Donoghue is to step down as the UK managing director of ITV Studios after four years.
The BBC has appointed Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth as its director of human resources.
Zai Bennett will become director of Sky Atlantic just weeks after it was announced that BBC3 is to move online next year.
Simon Dickson is to leave Shine-owned indie Dragonfly Film and TV after three years at the business.
Rarely is the race to become a channel controller so clear cut. Kim Shillinglaw was the only name on BBC insiders’ lips while BBC2 was hunting for a new boss, and, sure enough, the science and natural history commissioner has landed the role.
Syco Entertainment chief executive Charles Garland is to leave the company after three years.
Channel 5 owner Richard Desmond is known for his maverick approach to business - and has offered director of programmes Ben Frow an unusual incentive to improve ratings.
BBC science and natural history commissioner Kim Shillinglaw has been confirmed as the new controller of BBC2 and BBC4.
Jamaica Inn lost 1.7m viewers for its second episode on Tuesday as MTV pulled in one of its best-ever launch crowds for holiday format Ex On The Beach.
Two different approaches bear fruit for Good Morning Britain and Spun Gold
Broadcast’s Talking TV podcast returns with a John Kaye Cooper interview and more on BBC commissioning quotas.