- Executive Interviews
The founder of online programme sales platform Vuulr Ian McKee tells Tim Dams about the Singapore-based business’ plan to cut the cost, time and complexity of buying and selling content.
- Industry Trends
A-list talent has flocked to Quibi, lured by its top management team, big budgets and attractive rights offer. But can the premium short-from platform translate pre-launch buzz into paid subscribers? Tim Dams reports, in the latest in IBC365’s series on the new SVOD platforms.
“Pleasure” is the dominant reason that viewers tune into television, according to new ITV research.
Sky group chief executive Jeremy Darroch has spelt out some of the ways that the company plans to build up its new Sky Studios production division.
BBC “iPlayer is going to be total TV”, said BBC director general Tony Hall today, spelling out his plans for how the corporation can meet the challenge from the streaming platforms.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said today that the streamer would step up its spend in the UK, its biggest production market outside the US.
Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for the biggest events in women’s sport to become ‘listed events’ on free-to-air TV in the UK so that mass audiences can watch them.
Ofcom CEO Sharon White has called for more concerted leadership from UK broadcasters and production companies to improve diversity in the TV industry.