Television in the United Kingdom

  1. Universal Deal Opens BBC Broadcast Vault

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music has forged a "landmark" licensing deal which will allow it to leverage audio and visual content from the BBC's comprehensive broadcast archive. Universal Music has forged a "landmark" licensing deal which w ...

  2. Parkinson To Receive MITS Accolade

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eminent U.K. broadcaster Michael Parkinson will be the recipient of the 2005 Music Industry Trusts' Award. Parkinson, who will receive his award in a presentation at London's Grosvenor House on Nov. 7 Eminent U.K. broadcaster Michael Par ...

  3. Labor Pains: BBC Walkout Set

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British Broadcasting Corp. staffers will stage four days of strike action beginning May 23 in protest of more than 4,000 planned job cuts, unions said May 12. LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- British Broadcasting Corp. staffers will stage four d ...

  4. Jowell: BBC Independence Guaranteed In Reform Plan

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST British culture secretary Tessa Jowell said March 2 that the BBC's license-fee funding mechanism would be retained through 2017, but the pubcaster's board of governors would cease to exist in its curr LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- B ...

  5. Brits Focus On BBC Budget

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Members of Britain's parliament called on the government Feb. 3 to give them greater powers of scrutiny over how the BBC spends its annual license-fee income of £3 billion ($5.6 billion). LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Members of Britain& ...

  6. Government

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Story: U.K. panel recommends dissolving BBC board This Week's Story: U.K. Panel: BBC Board Should Be Dissolved By Mimi Turner LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The BBC looked to be on a collision course with the government o ...

  7. MCPS Recruits Singer As CEO

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST British authors rights group the MCPS-PRS Alliance has hired a senior broadcasting executive as the successor to outgoing group CEO John Hutchinson. British authors rights group the MCPS-PRS Alliance has hired a senior broadcasting executive as th ...

  8. BBC Moves Top Of The Pops

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The BBC is to shift its flagship music chart TV show, "Top of the Pops," to a weekend slot for the first time in its 40-year history. The BBC is to shift its flagship music chart TV show, "Top of the Pops," to a weekend slot fo ...

  9. Report: U.K. Embracing Digital Technologies

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British consumers are rapidly adopting digital services and formats, media regulator Ofcom concludes in its inaugural Communications Market study. British consumers are rapidly adopting digital services and formats, media regulator Ofcom concludes ...

  10. Report: U.K. Embracing Digital Technologies

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British consumers are rapidly adopting digital services and formats, media regulator Ofcom concludes in its inaugural Communications Market study. British consumers are rapidly adopting digital services and formats, media regulator Ofcom concludes ...

  11. Fuse Broadcasts Free 'Downloads'

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Countdown show to include giveaways. Countdown show to include giveaways. News ...

  12. Tennessee Expels Napster's Music Offer

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT University system rejects legit download plan. University system rejects legit download plan. News ...

  13. Ryko To Fight Disease With 'ParkinSong'

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Compilation to benefit Parkinson's research. Compilation to benefit Parkinson's research. News ...

  14. 'Top Of The Pops' Bondage Draws Criticism

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST British public broadcaster BBC has pledged to evaluate the planned contents of live performances before they go on air on "Top of the Pops," the U.K.'s flagship music show. The move is in response to British public broadcaster BBC h ...

  15. 'Top Of The Pops' Bondage Draws Criticism

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST British public broadcaster BBC has pledged to evaluate the planned contents of live performances before they go on air on "Top of the Pops," the U.K.'s flagship music show. The move is in response to British public broadcaster BBC h ...

  16. KaZaA Premises In Australia Raided

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Industry watchdog gathers evidence on P2P service. Industry watchdog gathers evidence on P2P service. News ...

  17. Cat Deeley Set To Host Brit Awards

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at London's Earls Court venue. U.K. TV personality Cat Deeley has been confirmed as the host of the 2004 Brit Awards, set for Feb. 17 at Lo ...

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