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Co-op pulls TV ad and donates £2.5m airtime to food charity

The Co-op has announced this morning, that it has pulled its planned Easter television advertising campaign, instead donating the airtime to a food charity, FareShare. The £2.5m campaign was originally planned to promote its chocolate eggs, but in the wake of the Coronavirus, the retailer has turned over the time […]

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Channel 4 to cut content budget by £150m

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 […]

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Sofa distancing: How coronavirus has transformed British TV

From a non-toxic Question Time to the broadcasting hub that is Steph McGovern’s living room, the current moment is influencing everything on the airwaves – perhaps for good Coronavirus is changing television. How lucky Susanna Reid is to be able to use social distancing as reason to sit further away […]

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98% of limited companies say treatment is unfair

According to a survey by film and TV workers union Bectu, only 2% of individuals who operate as limited companies believe they are being treated fairly by the government. The survey, completed by nearly 1000 people who run their own limited companies in film and TV, found that 67% think […]

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Changing consumption patterns during COVID19 studied by McKinsey and Co

McKinsey and Company has been tracking consumer sentiment around the world since the beginning of the COVID19 pandemic, exploring the economic effects of the virus, as well as consumption patterns and media consumption. As you would expect, the research has found that consumers in most countries are delaying purchases, except for basics, […]

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Live TV viewing up 64 per cent during lockdown

The Havas Media Group COVID-19 Media Behaviours Report has found that 64 per cent of people are watching more live TV than they did before lockdown. In the past two weeks, there has been a 22 per cent net increase in people watching VoD platforms, and a 16 per cent […]

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The Making of ITV’s Jungle Juggernaut

The RTS went behind the scenes to discover how ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! became a global reality hit Snakes chewing through camera cables, raging bush fires and thunderstorms knocking out feeds. It seems the challenges of filming a TV show in the jungle are as tricky as any Bushtucker Trial. […]

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