Channel 4 has outlined its plans to deal with the economic impact of the Coronavirus on its business that include reducing the content budget by £150m, furloughing 10% of staff and board member pay cuts. Channel 4 is dependent on advertising and predicts that the TV ad market is set […]Read More
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The BBC has revealed a five-point plan designed to support the UK’s independent production sector through the Covid-19 pandemic, including doubling the investment in its ‘small indie’ fund. The UK pubcaster said it was “committed to maintaining the creative health and viability of its supply base across the UK during […]Read More
ITV’s Director of Television, Kevin Lygo, today announced the creation of a £500k development fund targeted at the independent sector to help producers during the crisis. The fund is designed to accelerate the search for new ideas and content for the channel to play in the later part of 2020 […]Read More
As another local TV channel closes this week, questions are being asked on whether the money spent on building a network of local TV channels was well spent. Time to have a look at how local TV channel operators benefited from a £300,000 deal and what the future holds… As […]Read More