The BBC and Sky say they’ve renewed and expanded their long-term strategic partnership.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will launch the new thematic channels Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries on September 9, 2021.
The BBC and the All England Club have announced a three-year extension to their broadcast partnership, giving the BBC the domestic rights to broadcast The Championships, Wimbledon up to and including 2027.
BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have announced that they have brought together Digital UK Ltd, which facilitates the provision of Freeview, and Freesat (UK) Ltd, which offers access to the UK’s subscription-free satellite TV service.
ITV is to take a 13-year lease on Broadcast Centre in White City from the BBC.
The BBC’s DG Tim Davie believes it should be looking at the introduction of paywalls for its news services in markets with higher disposable income and scale such as the US.
Sky Sports has announced a ground-breaking, three-year deal with the FA to become the primary broadcaster of the Barclays Women’s Super League (BFAWSL) from September this year.
BBC Global News Limited will come under the management of BBC Studios as the BBC looks to build its commercial income.
BBC Three is to return to linear transmission, six years after it went online.
The BBC is yet to tackle the most difficult aspects of its savings programme and is facing “significant challenges” to its income, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO).