The UK’s Channel 4 has issued a detailed response to the DCMS consultation on a potential change in its ownership.
Channel 4’s coverage of the US Open Final featuring Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez drew a peak audience of 9.2 million.
Channel 4 has announced a new advertising scheme that allows brands to buy digital advertising space around All 4’s 14,500 hours of premium content via private programmatic auction for the first time.
Channel 4 has the Producers Performance Report giving individual producers data on how well their new programmes have performed on streaming service All 4 and the broadcaster’s linear channels.
Channel 4 has named Grace Boswood has been appointed as its new technology director.
Discovery is lining up a possible bid for Channel 4, should the UK government go ahead with its plan to privatise the public broadcaster.
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.
Swiss DTH satellite platform Kabelio is expanding its line-up with 11 new TV channels.
Sky has renewed its long-term commercial partnership with Channel 4, ensuring Sky customers will have continued access to the public broadcaster’s brand and content.
The privatisation of Channel 4, the regulation of streaming services and prominence for public service broadcasters are included in a new White Paper on broadcasting.