NBC News is looking to shake up its status quo by bringing in a digital-savvy British news pro.
Uk Terrestrial Channel Five
The topper who once ran a portfolio of adult channels at U.K. media group Northern and Shell has been tapped as chief operating officer of the company's British terrestrial free-to-air web, Channel 5.
LONDON -- The sole surviving senior member of the Channel 5 management team is quitting more than two years after Northern and Shell boss Richard Desmond bought the web from RTL.
LONDON -- This year marked the 10th anniversary of the British Film Institute's Statistical Yearbook, an annual publication of U.K. market data that many consider a benchmark for other markets.
LONDON -- U.K. terrestrial web Channel 5 has nabbed exclusive domestic rights to "Person of Interest," a thriller exec produced by "Lost" creator J.J. Abrams.
With 2012 the year of Europe's self-imposed deadline to switch from analog to digital terrestrial television, or DTT, the region has been making "multichannel" its mantra.
LONDON -- U.K. terrestrial web Channel 5 has bought ABC Studios' fantasy skein "Once Upon a Time" to air in spring.
Once struggling U.K. terrestrial web Channel 5 is expected to register record advertising growth this year thanks to a diet of U.S. imports, "Big Brother" and a smart, multi-platform ad sales…
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In the U.K., paybox BSkyB is unrivalled for its portfolio of live, exclusive sports, the cream of U.S. acquisitions and Hollywood movies. But auds looking for some homegrown drama or Brit comedy are…
Freeview, the U.K. terrestrial digital platform that has driven local take-up of non-subscription TV, will bow its high-definition offer next month.