Broadcasting News

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Lime Pictures has further expanded its scripted team with the appointment of Audible’s Rebecca Fenton as head of development and Alison Loose as scripted production executive.

BBC One's regional news bulletins after the News at Ten are to be cut by four minutes to make way for BBC Three programming.

Former Manchester United manager José Mourinho has announced his comeback - as host of a football show on Moscow-based RT.


Altrincham animation studio Factory is expanding its digital division, creating 25 new jobs.


"Cult" children's TV series Crackerjack is back, it's recently been announced.


The BBC is reviving cult classic children’s TV show Crackerjack 35 years after its last outing.


Fast-growing ITV Studios label Possessed is setting up a new regional base in Manchester’s MediaCityUK to be headed up by former BBC Commissioner Caroline Roberts-Cherry.

Chris Bird

Media entrepreneur Chris Bird has been appointed Executive Chairman of Quest Media, the owner of Tameside Radio, the Oldham Reporter and Glossop Reporter.

Albert Finney, one of the leading actors of his generation, has died, aged 82.

BBC Comedy has released the first trailer from This Time with Alan Partridge.


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