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Channel 4 streaming viewing up 24%

Channel 4 has unveiled its 20 most streamed episodes and top series of 2023, in a year that has seen a 24 per cent increase in streaming minutes, and over 53.5 billion viewer minutes consumed on the streaming platform overall. A journey into the world of baking excellence tops the list, with Episode 1 from […]

December 21, 2023

Celebrity Bake Off heading to Spain

BBC Studios Distribution has licensed the Love Productions format, The Great Celebrity Bake Off, to Spain’s public broadcaster RTVE. The Spanish series, titled Bake Off – Famosos al Horno, will be produced locally by Boxfish to air on RTVE’s, La 1 Channel. The Spanish adaptation will be presented by local actor and presenter Paula Vazquez […]

December 4, 2023

The Women in Film and Television Awards winners announced

Today, [December 1st] the Women in Film & Television Awards 2023 ceremony, in partnership with Sky, took place at London Hilton Park Lane to celebrate the work, success and achievements of women in front of and behind the camera. Now in its 32nd year, the Women in Film & Television Awards 2023 in partnership with […]

December 1, 2023

Channel 4 streaming at record highs in October

Channel 4 recorded its biggest-ever month of streaming in October – including records for a single day’s views – driven by programmes including Married at First Sight UK and The Great British Bake Off. The industry data released by Barb showed the channel registered 6.7 billion viewer minutes in October – the largest since official […]

November 15, 2023

Channel 4 app relaunches on Freesat

Relaunching on Freesat’s 4K TV Box, customers can once again access the Channel 4 app to stream a selection of British TV shows, US series, true crime, world drama, live sports and more. Freesat users will be able to access an additional 16,000 hours of on-demand content via the Channel 4 app. That’s instant access […]

September 29, 2023

BBC Studios launching Nordic+ streaming service

BBC Studios will launch BBC Nordic and BBC Nordic+, an enhanced linear channel and dedicated on-demand service for Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish and Icelandic viewers from April 17th. Linear channel BBC Nordic brings together the best content from BBC Brit and BBC Earth and will replace them in the current channel mix. BBC Nordic+, a […]

February 15, 2023

Yeti hires Griffiths as Development Executive

Yeti Television has announced a new senior hire with its appointment of Llinos Griffiths as Development Executive. In her new role as Development Executive, Griffiths will be a key driver in Yeti creating Welsh-made formats and showcasing them around the world. Griffiths brings a wealth of experience, having worked as Development Executive on a range of […]

October 4, 2022

BBC Studios content on Vuulr marketplace

Vuulr, the online content marketplace for film and TV, has announced that BBC Studios has signed an agreement to list over 3,000 hours of its premium British content on the Vuulr marketplace, with more being made available in the coming months. BBC Studios’ library of premium Documentary, Comedy, Factual Entertainment and Lifestyle content will be […]

June 8, 2022

Channel 4 privatisation to go ahead

It has emerged that the UK government intends to proceed with the privatisation of publicly-owned commercial PSB Channel 4, having suggested in May 2021 that such a move was “on the table”. The news comes as Sir Ian Cheshire has been named as incoming Chair of the broadcaster. With the UK parliament in recess for […]

April 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Sainsbury’s to sponsor Bake Off

Channel 4 has announced supermarket Sainsbury’s as the new exclusive broadcast sponsor of the entire The Great British Bake Off franchise from 2022 in a multi-year deal, marking the biggest sponsorship deal of the show to date. Sainsbury’s Taste The Difference range will be the broadcast sponsor across the franchise which includes the upcoming thirteenth […]

March 7, 2022