27 April 2001

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  • News

    Revenues up but losses widen at TWG

    2001-04-27T11:40:00Z

    Chief executive MacKenzie says 'confident of future performance' after radio group sees 22 per cent rise in Q1 revenues

  • News

    GWR chief calls for greater radio self-regulation

    2001-04-27T09:24:00Z

    Bernard says Radio Authority should have been 'more proactive' on the issue

  • News

    As If secures second run

    2001-04-27T08:39:00Z

    Carnival Films teen series gets nod for further series of 19 episodes which will be split between E4 and main channel

  • News

    SKILLSET UPS TRAINING

    2001-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Broadcast industry training body Skillset is to spend an extra£106,000 on courses, taking the total for 2001 to more than£1.5m. The extra money is being targeted at TV writer

  • News

    Can the sitcom sit up?

    2001-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Sitcom is no longer the appointment TV genre it once was, with quiz and reality formats pulling in the real crowds, making commissioners nervous about pouring funds into it. So will the shows still go on?

  • News

    Maverick in restructure

    2001-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Birmingham-based independent producer Maverick Television has undergone a restructure, appointing two executive producers and promoting creative director Martin Head to become the company's first managing director, writes Simon Ellery.

  • News

    UNITED'S WILLIS TO LECTURE ON STATE OF TV

    2001-04-27T00:00:00Z

    LWT and United Productions managing director John Willis is set to deliver a public lecture on the state of TV at the University of Bristol next month. The lecture, entitled Television

  • News

    NET RADIO LAUNCH

    2001-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Former Talk Radio programmer Richard Jacobs has launched a new internet radio station, which claims to be the first in Britain to simultaneously combine audio with text, graphics and retail opportunities.

  • News

    Rebrand sees Hall quit Invest

    2001-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Invest TV managing director Ed Hall has resigned, following the recent rebranding of Invest TV-backed interactive finance channel Simply Money, writes David Wood.

  • News

    KIRCH TIGHTENS GRIP

    2001-04-27T00:00:00Z

    German media group Kirch Media has strengthened its grip on the football World Cup after taking full control of Host Broadcasting Services (HBS), the TV and radio production outfit producing next