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

BBC reveals presenters’ pay packages
By New Statesman - 10 February 11:17

The BBC has revealed that it pays £229m, or 6.56 per cent of its £3.49bn licence fee income, for its

BBC1’s Hustle tops 9pm TV ratings
By New Statesman - 10 February 11:16

The final episode of BBC1 con artist drama Hustle scored a narrow ratings victory over ITV1's Law &

Toyota dealers pull ads from ABC over ‘excessive’ news coverage
By New Statesman - 10 February 11:15

Toyota franchises have withdrawn advertisements on the American ABC network, protesting the ‘excessi

Gill Morgan named Radio Times consultant editor
By Oliver Luft - 10 February 11:11

The Radio Times has hired former Times magazine editor Gill Morgan as a consultant.

PCC: Dannii Minogue pregnancy stories breached privacy
By Oliver Luft - 09 February 16:54

The Press Complaints Commission has upheld two complaints from the X Factor judge Dannii Minogue tha

GMG to discuss 'range of options' for Channel M's future
By Oliver Luft - 09 February 16:49

Guardian Media Group is to consult with staff at Channel M over the likely future of the regional te

BSkyB to sell about 10.4 per cent stake in ITV
By New Statesman - 09 February 15:00

Pay TV group BSkyB has decided to end its two-year legal battle to hold on to the 17.9 per cent stak

ITV fined for animal cruelty on reality TV show
By New Statesman - 09 February 14:50

The Australian RSPCA has said that ITV has been fined for animal cruelty after two of the contestant

BBC spat with NAO over spending
By New Statesman - 09 February 14:47

The BBC and the National Audit Office (NAO) had a war of words over BBC events spending before MPs a

Global Radio overhauls its on-air competition policy
By New Statesman - 09 February 14:44

Capital FM owner Global Radio has overhauled its on-air competition policy after a listener spotted