LONDON — Members of a Parliamentary committee in Blighty have accused the BBC and its former director general Mark Thompson of misleading Parliament with evidence given two years ago about the…
"Mr Selfridge," starring Jeremy Piven, encapsulates a key part of what ITV wants to do more of — produce inhouse U.K. hits that can sell strongly overseas.
Disney is "exploring an exit" from the British TV sports market after ESPN lost several big broadcast deals including live Premier League soccer.
British channel group UKTV has signed a content deal for scripted drama with NBCUniversal Intl. Television Distribution.
Ever since U.S.-based Scripps Networks became the co-owner of British channel provider UKTV the company's fortunes have risen.
Blighty's television sector will benefit from a tax break to encourage home-grown programs to lense in the country and attract overseas productions.
UKTV, a growing force in the U.K. acquisitions market, has nabbed exclusive British TV rights to J.J. Abrams' thriller "Alcatraz."
CANNES -- Shows such as "Downton Abbey," "Strictly Come Dancing" (known as "Dancing With the Stars" in the U.S.) and "Sherlock" are helping to drive a boom in U.K. TV exports.
Following a dire 2009, the U.K. TV advertising market is heading for a "robust recovery" this year, with local terrestrial giant ITV set for some impressive gains in the first half of 2010.