Writers for newspapers with a vested interest in knocking the BBC are already sharpening their pencils, demanding to know why they have to pay again.
The last huge ITV sitcom was probably Men Behaving Badly – but even that, independently produced, floundered a bit until it moved to the BBC after two series.
Audience defensiveness on the part of the accused isn’t really about the accused at all. It’s about protecting the work.
From the BBC’s point of view, that free content would not be free at all.
A scientific investigation.
The assumption that a show would return predictably every single year is another American import.
Television history, urban myth, horror tradition, all bound together and delivered at a breakneck pace through live television.
As Jodie Whitaker prepares to embody the character’s 13th incarnation, we look at the many rebirths of Doctor Who.
Popular but layered, reflecting on society as well as portraying it, Poldark is arguably what television drama is for.
Festive episodes of the series are a recent tradition, and going by their first attempt in 1965 it's not hard to see why.