BBC News refuses to contribute to its own entertainment series
By New Statesman - 17 February 10:28

BBC News has banned its political editor, Nick Robinson, and other senior journalists such as Huw Ed

TV and web will converge in 2010: Steve Plunkett
By New Statesman - 17 February 10:25

Steve Plunkett, director of customer innovation at Red Bee Media, has said 2010 will be a milestone

BBC Trust to impose sports rights test
By New Statesman - 17 February 10:22

The BBC Trust is reportedly considering options to impose a fair market and benchmarking test for it

Working Title Films to launch TV division
By New Statesman - 17 February 10:21

Working Title Films is reportedly contemplating the launch of a TV division. The UK film production

“Get older listeners back”: BBC Trust to Radio 2
By New Statesman - 16 February 13:22

The BBC Trust is understood to have told Radio 2 – long criticised for its “obsession with youth” –

It may be end game for home-grown dramas, says Spooks maker
By New Statesman - 16 February 13:20

The production of home-grown, high-quality dramas would be negatively affected by the budget cuts pr

First Freeview set top box hits the UK market
By New Statesman - 16 February 13:07

Humax has launched the first Freeview HD set top box in the UK market.

Cameron may also appear on ITV
By New Statesman - 16 February 13:05

Following Gordon Brown’s footsteps, David Cameron may also appear on ITV for an interview.

British freelance journalist detained in Gaza
By New Statesman - 16 February 11:53

Documentary film-maker and freelance journalist Paul Martin, who was detained yesterday at a militar

Letzer, de Napoli launch media sales house
By New Statesman - 16 February 11:52

John de Napoli, the former managing director of Digital Media Sales, and Damon Letzer, former commer

Former BBC global news chief joins PR firm
By Oliver Luft - 16 February 11:50

Former BBC global news director Richard Sambrook is to join PR consultancy firm, Edelman.

Reuben brothers likely to take over Catalyst Media Group
By New Statesman - 15 February 13:22

Billionaire property investors David and Simon Reuben, who control Northern Racing, are likely to ta

Online TV aggregation service SeeSaw ready for launch
By New Statesman - 15 February 13:21

SeeSaw, a new online aggregation service offering a selection of UK broadcasters’ content, will be l

BBC archives to be fully digitised
By New Statesman - 15 February 13:19

The BBC’s archives from early documentaries to comedy gold are being digitised by the Corporation. O

Rugby fan exposes himself on live TV
By New Statesman - 15 February 13:18

A rugby fan dropped his kilt and exposed himself on Friday's edition of BBC Wales Today ahead of Sco

Bravo channel to air White Collar series in the UK
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:47

The US drama White Collar has been sold to the Bravo channel which has landed the exclusive UK right

Nickelodeon offers UK channel new identity
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:42

Nickelodeon UK plans to launch a new unified on- and off-air identity for its major channels, as par

BBC Four’s programmes to celebrate northern culture
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:40

BBC is planning to move to the new North headquarters in Salford next year, but before that it is la

Channel 4 will host live comedy gala for charity
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:37

Channel 4 has announced it will host the “biggest live stand-up show in history.” It will be a comed

Cerys Matthews to host own show on BBC 6 Music
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:36

Singer and songwriter Cerys Matthews will have her own weekend show on the BBC 6 Music channel.

Absolute Radio gets rights to Premier League games
By New Statesman - 12 February 10:34

Absolute Radio has secured the rights to broadcast Premier League football commentary at 3pm every S

Victory for local press as council-funded Kent TV shuts down
By Patrick Smith - 12 February 10:32

It’s the day local media in Kent have waited three years for: the council-funded online news and inf

Channel 4 drops Friends
By New Statesman - 11 February 12:26

Channel 4 will stop airing the hit US comedy Friends from next autumn. The sitcom has been broadcast

Terry Wogan to return to BBC Radio 2
By New Statesman - 11 February 12:24

Broadcasting veteran Terry Wogan, who left his long-running breakfast show on BBC Radio 2, will retu

350,000 Sky+HD service may shift to free HD: YouGov survey
By New Statesman - 11 February 12:19

A YouGov survey claims that more than 350,000 Sky+HD homes, or 17 per cent of Sky subscribers, might

UK lifts ban on product placement
By New Statesman - 10 February 12:15

The UK has lifted the ban on product placement to give its broadcasters a chance to earn more revenu

Tories to thwart funding proposal for regional news
By New Statesman - 10 February 12:08

The Tories have promised to block the government's proposal for funding regional TV news programmes.

BBC accused of curtailing religious broadcast
By New Statesman - 10 February 11:20

Some of the members of the Church of England have reportedly accused the BBC of reducing its religio

TV viewing highest since 1992
By New Statesman - 10 February 11:18

Viewers watched an average of 3.75 hours of TV every day in the last quarter of 2009, according to r

Neil Dudgeon to replace John Nettles in Midsomer Murders
By New Statesman - 10 February 11:17

BBC's Life of Riley actor Neil Dudgeon will reportedly replace John Nettles in the ITV1 drama Midsom

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