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Toyota franchises have withdrawn advertisements on the American ABC network, protesting the ‘excessi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

ITV launches technology recruitment drive
By New Statesman - 09 February 14:42

ITV will recruit 30 new technology experts and managers, as part of a comprehensive review of all it

BBC Trust to tighten hold over Corporation, says Sir Michael Lyons
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:43

The BBC Trust plans to tighten its financial and editorial hold over the Corporation, its chairman,

Channel 4 chairman: BBC using its power for self-preservation
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:37

Luke Johnson, the former Channel 4 chairman, has lashed out at the BBC, branding it the single most

Detective Boyd to star in ITV1 drama
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:35

Trevor Eve, who plays detective superintendent Peter Boyd in BBC television drama Waking the Dead, w

Activist stakeholder targets Pinewood boss
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:33

Crystal Amber, a company holding a 16.6% stake in Pinewood Shepperton, will call for showdown talks

Mark Wood to lead Scottish News Consortium
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:32

The former ITN CEO Mark Wood has been appointed as the chairman of the Scottish News Consortium whic

ESPN to launch European edition of SportsCenter
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:30

The American TV network ESPN will launch a European edition of its sports show, SportsCenter, on ESP

Roger Mosey defends BBC's spending on Euro 2008 studio
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:25

BBC's Roger Mosey has defended the corporation's decision to spend £250,000 on a new studio in Vienn

Presenter O’Reilly sues BBC for gender and age discrimination
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:23

BBC presenter and award-winning journalist Miriam O’Reilly has sued the Corporation for discriminati

Government campaigns to boost TV ad revenues in March
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:20

Television channels are likely to record an increase in advertising revenues in March. The sudden su

ITN launches a German celebrity channel on YouTube
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:19

Independent Television News (ITN) launched its German celebrity channel ‘Promi411’ on YouTube this w

Minister’s resignation to delay Digital Economy Bill
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:18

The Digital Economy Bill has received a setback after Sion Simon offered to quit as an MP.

Conservatives to scrap BBC Trust
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:18

The Conservatives are considering the creation of a new "licence fee payers' trust" in place of the

Nigel Dacre and Tom Gutteridge to join Trinity Mirror consortium
By New Statesman - 08 February 15:15

The Trinity Mirror consortium, which seeks to run a regional news pilot in the north-east of England

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