Arrow Media’s Tom Brisley and Sky Studio’s Jane Millichip

Gallery: Broadcast 60th anniversary party

Click to view images from this month’s event held at London’s Smiths of Smithfields


The big stories: 2000-2004

Twenty years of splashes and scoops


The Brits making waves across the pond

Transatlantic success stories from NBC’s Paul Telegdy to Ozy Media’s Jana Bennett

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John de Mol: fear is undermining hunt for hits

The next generation of breakout formats will only emerge from risk-taking, says John de Mol


UK ratings 2006 - 2019: the changing shape of audiences

Stephen Price explores the decline of the soaps, but finds a raft of old entertainment juggernauts still going strong

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Linear: how long has it got?

With youngsters deserting traditional TV schedules, is the industry hurtling towards an on-demand-only future?

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Nicole Taylor & Sarah Phelps on the pleasure and pain of writing

Scriptwriters discuss their love/hate relationship with the creative process and why panic is an essential part of the job

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The BBC: what next?

From iPlayer rights and SVoD rivals to fragmented audiences and IP delivery, Tara Conlan surveys the corporation’s challenges


Capturing data in a VoD world

How do Barb’s plans for the future of audience measurement stack up?


Charlotte Moore: making the BBC fit for the future

Three key principles will guide us as we face the challenges ahead


Andy Harries: how SVoDs changed everything

Streamers transformed the sector, but PSBs can still punch above their weight


B60: Healthy picture for visual effects

Tim Dams looks at how the sector went from cottage industry to global leader

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Writers on writers: Paula Milne and Danny Brocklehurst compare notes

How the rise of the streamers and binge-watching has affected the way they write


Jane Millichip: there’s no ‘norm’ in drama funding

Producers need to be agile as models evolve and new players emerge


The big stories: 2011-2017

Phone-hacking to bun fights

Fiona McDermott and Shane Allen

Meet my mentor

Leading industry figures reveal the people who have been the biggest inspiration in their careers

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Master craftsmen in conversation

Russell T Davies and Jack Thorne discuss the rules they set themselves and the people who have inspired them


The demise of the big beasts

Conor Dignam reflects on how the PSBs have ceded power and big personalities eased out

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David Olusoga: other industries put TV to shame

Diversity has suffered for years as sector has rested on its liberal laurels, says David Olusoga

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Gazing into the past and future

Genuinely distinctive content is best response to a host of challenges

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SJ Clarkson: ‘I want to make the mundane beautiful’

One of the most sought-after TV directors talks to Jesse Whittock about how she develops a show’s vocabulary

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Tony Hall: BBC to harness people power

Director general seeks to avert damaging licence fee deal by getting the public involved

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Sharon Horgan: ‘Abandoning ideas feels like sacrilege’

The Catastrophe writer and Merman co-founder tells Robin Parker about her creative juggling act

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Tackling diversity head-on

Lenny Henry quizzes Tom Watson MP over Labour’s plans to improve representation

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First steps on a long journey

While broadcasters have made some progress towards being more inclusive on and off screen, diversity experts say many challenges still lie ahead

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A helping hand into the industry

Broadcast hears from four young people on how industry training schemes have aided their career journeys

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Lenny Henry to guest-edit Broadcast

Actor and campaigner interviews Labour’s Tom Watson for diversity-themed special


Media Business Podcast #3: Broadcast Indie Survey

Highlights of the Broadcast Indie Survey Reveal event

2018 Creative Cities Convention, credit Mark Wheelwright

‘Nations and regions’ does not tell the whole story

We need a better phrase to describe the diverse TV landscape outside the M25, says Ruth Pitt


Lambert order book is revealing

PSBs still first choice despite FAANGs becoming top customers


Bazalgette stands up for PSBs

ITV chairman highlights need for ‘public purpose’ at Gamechanger event with Stephen Lambert

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Broadcast marks 60th with diversity scheme

Free subscriptions available for emerging talent, in conjunction with ScreenSkills, Pact and Mama Youth Project

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Broadcast celebrates 60 years

High-profile events and themed issues throughout 2019 to mark landmark

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How to get involved

Click for contact details to be a part of Broadcast’s special anniversary

Taylor and Phelps

Nicole Taylor & Sarah Phelps on the pleasure and pain of writing

Scriptwriters discuss their love/hate relationship with the creative process and why panic is an essential part of the job


Piv Bernth: LA Law

Steve Boccho’s way with an ensemble cast and entwining storylines convinced The Bridge producer to swap theatre for TV

Classic covers

  • The big stories: 2005-2007

  • The big stories: 2011-2017

  • The big stories: 2000-2004