BBC America chief Herb Scannell is going back to 1950s London for his first original scripted series greenlight since he took over the cabler last June.
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The British Academy Film Awards turned into a coronation for "The King's Speech" at London's Royal Opera House on Sunday evening.
NBC Universal and noted Brit producer Denise O'Donoghue have parted company less than six months after O'Donoghue agreed to head up the studio's international TV production arm.
At a recent London TV conference talking shop, Elisabeth Murdoch, head of fast-growing U.K. shingle Shine, made a throwaway remark that, arguably, spoke volumes.
Granada, the cash-strapped ITV company, is giving its lowliest staffers the chance to become overnight millionaires. Philanthropy? Dream on. More of a last-ditch attempt.
Charles Denton, the eminence grise of U.K. independent TV producers, has been appointed head of BBC TV drama, heralding a major revamp of the department.
Britain's independent TV producers won a final victory yesterday over the ITV web in their battle for the control of program rights.
Media giants Time Warner and Dentsu will be the main backers of a £ 6 million to 8 million ($11.5 million to $15.2 million) fund that will invest in London-based tv production companies. Fund, to be…