The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and BBC have confirmed that the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will be hosted in the UK on behalf of this year’s winning broadcaster, Ukraine’s […]
Eutelsat to combine with OneWeb
Eutelsat and key OneWeb shareholders have signed an MoU with a view to combine the two companies in an all-share transaction. It comes only one day after the two companies […]
CMA approves BT Sport and Eurosport UK joint venture
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the agreement between BT Group and Warner Bros. Discovery to form a 50/50 joint venture (JV) company that will create a new […]
Jonathan Rothery returns to BBC
Jonathan Rothery has been appointed to the newly created role of BBC head of pop music, TV, effective September 12.
BBC recruits Lindsay Salt
Ex-Netflix and Sky executive Lindsay Salt has been appointed the director of BBC Drama.
UK loses 0.5m SVOD subscribers
The decline in the UK’s streaming market is gathering pace, with 488,000 households cancelling 1.66 million SVOD subscriptions in the second quarter.
Ofcom finds RT in breach of impartiality rules
The UK regulator Ofcom has found Russia Today’s (RT’s) news and current affairs coverage in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine breached due impartiality rules on 29 occasions in […]
ECB and Sky Sports extend partnership
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Sky Sports have announced a new extension to their strategic partnership until 2028.
“Best ever year” for iPlayer
BBC’s iPlayer has broken new records, with 6.6 billion programmes streamed in 2021/2. This, according to the BBC in its latest Annual Report and Accounts, was up 8% on the […]
STV Player and Virgin Media ink long-term deal
STV Player and Virgin Media have signed a new six-year agreement to extend their UK-wide strategic partnership through to 2028.