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4Music becomes E4 Extra

Channel 4 is launching a new youth-facing sibling channel to E4 called E4 Extra, which will occupy the EPG slot currently held by 4Music (Freeview 31, Virgin 337, Sky 139, Freesat 181 and YouView 31). From June 29th, E4 Extra will focus on comedy and entertainment and be home to scripted and unscripted acquisitions like […]

June 14, 2022

Channel 4, YouTube expand partnership

Channel 4 has announced an extension of its strategic partnership with YouTube to make hundreds of hours of programmes available on YouTube in the UK/Eire and enable Channel 4 to sell its own advertising around these shows, marking the first deal of its kind across the UK and Europe. Channel 4 says the new deal […]

May 11, 2022

Avid, Arab Telemedia agree multi-year subscription agreement

Avid has announced the end-to-end upgrade of Arab Telemedia Group (ATG), an Emmy Award-winning independent commercial media enterprise specialising in telenovela series productions aired throughout the Arab world. This longstanding Avid customer, based in Amman, Jordan, has modernized its content workflows through a new subscription agreement that ensures its editorial teams will always have the […]

March 23, 2022

The Vampire Diaries swoops onto All 4

All eight seasons of The Vampire Diaries are now available to stream via All 4. The Vampire Diariesis the story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl in a small town where supernatural beings live in secret amongst its residents. The teen drama series, which stars Nina Dobrev (Elena Gilbert), Ian Somerhalder (Damon […]

February 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Hollyoaks to stream first on All 4

From March 2022 Channel 4’s flagship soap opera, Hollyoaks, will premiere on the All 4 streaming service prior to broadcasts on Channel 4 and E4. New episodes will be available every morning, allowing fans enjoy some drama with their breakfast, or stream at their leisure throughout the day. Linear episodes will follow in the evenin […]

February 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Celebrity Big Brother Australia on E4

The Diary Room Doors are preparing to open Down Under, as Celebrity Big Brother Australia is set to launch on E4 in February. Over 11 episodes, this celebrity series will see 12 celebrities live together in Big Brother’s first ever ‘luxury hotel’ – but of course, there’ll be a Big Brother twist waiting for them, […]

January 25, 2022

E4 announces Sir Trevor McDonald OBE as new GamesMaster

E4 has today announced that the face of the GamesMaster in its all new series, will be Sir Trevor McDonald OBE.  Taking on the iconic role originally filled by Sir Patrick Moore when GamesMaster returns later this year, Sir Trevor McDonald will assume the vital duties of setting up gaming’s most amazing challenges to the contenders and as the all-knowing GamesMaster, he’ll watch […]

October 25, 2021

E4 announces GamesMaster hosts

Following the news that GamesMaster will be returning later this year, E4 has confirmed the all-new presenting line-up for the series, led by Robert Florence, who will also serve as creative consultant on the show. His co-hosts will be esports and gaming host, Frankie Ward and newcomer Ty Logan. Florence is a writer, actor and […]

September 29, 2021

E4 revives GamesMaster

Iconic 90s TV series, GamesMaster, is set to make a return to E4 later this year, in partnership with Oculus Quest 2 from Facebook In this new E4 Digital Original Commission co-produced by Barcroft TV, a Future PLC company and Alaska TV, the 3×60’ series will premiere on E4’s YouTube before a linear TX on E4. It is […]

September 15, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Bezalel named E4 Commissioning Editor

Channel 4 has appointed Mel Bezalel as Commissioning Editor for E4, reporting into Head of Youth and Digital, Karl Warner. Joining from RDF Television, in the new role, Bezalel will be focused on finding, developing and overseeing a range of original, large scale unscripted commissions aimed at 16-34s, as well as further developing the relationship […]

June 15, 2021