All articles by Robert Shepherd – Page 11

  • Harriet Scott and Jamie Theakston

    Scott extends Heart contract


    Harriet Scott has renewed her contract with Heart 106.2 and will continue hosting the breakfast show with Jamie Theakston until 2011.

  • News

    Teletext closure brought forward to 2010


    Associated Newspapers has brought forward the closure of analogue Teletext services from 2012 to January 2010 next year, following a comprehensive review of the loss-making service.

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    ITV1 to screen unaired Jackson footage


    ITV1 is to screen previously unaired home video footage of the late pop star Michael Jackson from his friend Uri Geller’s private archive.

  • Stephen Tompkinson's Great African Balloon Adventure

    MacDonald hires Lamarra for new development role at IWC


    IWC Media’s new creative director Adam MacDonald has made his first hiring since joining last month, appointing Tiger Aspect’s Ian Lamarra as head of development for global formats.

  • World War II in Colour and HD

    Discovery orders 20 hours on Second World War


    Discovery Channel has commissioned 20 hours of content as part of a season commemorating the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War.

  • Ross Noble

    Woolfe vows: Five to prosper in two years


    Five controller Richard Woolfe has vowed to reverse the broadcaster’s fortunes in two years - and insisted he doesn’t need lots of cash to do it.

  • 50 Greatest Sportsman We Love to Love

    Zig Zag wins major ESPN order


    Zig Zag Productions is to produce 30 hours of archive-based content for ESPN Classic as part of US broadcaster ESPN’s biggest ever single commission outside of the Premier League deal.

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    Boomerang in profits warning


    Welsh indie Boomerang Plus has warned that profits for the year ending May 2009 will be materially below market expectations.

  • News

    Done and Dusted makes Neil Diamond doc for CBS


    Done and Dusted is producing an intimate 60-minute prime-time Neil Diamond special for US network CBS.  

  • Chris Moyles

    Moyles accuses BBC of being dull


    BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris has hit out at the BBC for making dull programmes on purpose so as not to offend anyone.

  • News

    Widdecombe joins LBC


    LBC 97.3 has hired Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe MP to host her own weekday morning radio show while regular host James O’Brien is on holiday.

  • Dexter

    Virgin Media adds four HD channels


    Virgin Media customers will be able to watch the likes of Dexter in high-definition after the cable company said it would four new HD channels this month.

  • Christian O’Connell

    Above the Title to produce new O'Connell show


    Radio and TV indie Above the Title has won the race to produce a new BBC Radio 5 live comedy strand featuring Christian O’Connell.

  • Green Wing

    UKTV to air Channel 4 shows


    UKTV will enter a new era this summer after signing a landmark deal giving it access to almost 200 hours of Channel 4 content.

  • News

    Wag TV explores X-Machines for Discovery EMEA


    Wag TV is making a series about extraordinary machines for Discovery Networks EMEA, described as “Transformers meets Thunderbirds on an immense scale”.

  • Ross Kemp in Afghanistan:

    Kemp signs Sky 1’s first golden handcuffs deal


    Sky 1 has signed its first golden handcuffs deal with channel face Ross Kemp, who will front 12 x 60-minute programmes over the next two years.

  • News

    Motive names digital CEO


    Motive Television has appointed Leonard Fertig as an executive director and founding CEO of its DTT technology acquisitions arm Motive Digital with immediate effect.

  • Dexter

    NBC plans to ditch Hallmark UK brand


    NBC Universal is working on plans to replace Hallmark Channel in the UK with Universal Channel as part of a shake-up of its portfolio.

  • Nick Southgate
    The Broadcast Interview

    Nick Southgate, Shed Media


    The Shed Media boss talks to Robert Shepherd about ‘flying’ on both sides of the Atlantic, working with a US television legend and whether a management buyout is still on the cards.

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    Broadcast preview: Nick Southgate, Shed Media


    The Shed Media boss talks to Robert Shepherd about ‘flying’ on both sides of the Atlantic, working with a US television legend and whether a management buyout is still on the cards