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The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) has appointed PeterBruce to the position of director for the Asia Pacific region.
Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones will attempt to make inroads into the US scripted market via their new indie House of Tomorrow.
Channel 4 has rejigged its commissioning team, moving Tom Beck from entertainment to factual entertainment to cover Tina Flintoff ’s maternity leave.
Con Air and The Expendables 2 director Simon West is working with iconic rock band The Who to develop a TV series about London’s music scene in the 1960s.
The list of potential candidates vying to become BBC Trust chair is growing ever shorter, further to Lord Sebastian Coe’s public exit from the race.
The BBC Trust’s expenses claims have dropped by 10% year-on-year in the six months from October to March 2014.
Room 414 founder Richard Ackerman has left Sebastian Scott’s Predictable Media production hub.
BBC commercial director Bal Samra has been handed a beefed up role with responsibility for the broadcaster’s business partnerships, spend management and global and digital developments.
BBC Worldwide exec Elin Thomas has joined Passion Distribution as global head of sales.
Lord Sebastian Coe has ruled himself out of the race to become the next BBC Trust chair.
Former Zeppotron managing director Annabel Jones has joined forces with long term collaborator Charlie Brooker to launch an Endemol-owned scripted indie.
The BBC’s distribution department will merge with Future Media’s business development team next month in a bid to consolidate online and traditional distribution under a single group of staff.
ITV has appointed Sarah Conroy as commissioning editor for drama to cover the maternity leave of Charlie Hampton.
Former Curtis Brown agent Tally Garner has set up an indie and struck a distribution partnership with Endemol.
The acting chair of the BBC Trust, Diane Coyle, has failed to make the shortlist for the full-time position.
THURSDAY: The second part of Channel 5’s Autopsy trilogy smashed slot average, only losing out to the Commonwealth Games, while Noel Fielding’s second run of Luxury Comedy made a slow start.
Local station is not living up to its promise of community-led content, says Jonathan Kaye
“The film seemed more like a hillbilly freak show, suggesting that trailer-trash, rednecks and vets self-evidently don’t mix with the American right to bear arms”
The latest edition of Talking TV runs the rule over the BBC Trust’s television services review and Sky’s 70% stake in Love Productions.