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Channel 4 appoints prodcos to create E4 digital content

Channel 4 has selected four production companies who will create brand-new digital content aimed at 13-16 year-olds for its Teens strand, to be shared across E4’s social platforms. Following an open call-out last year for new, compelling and diverse digital content ideas, with teens at the heart of the brief, the production companies selected will […]

March 23, 2021

Channel 4, E4 launch on TikTok

Channel 4 has announced the launch of Channel 4 and E4 accounts on TikTok which will feature exclusive content from Hollyoaks, Made in Chelsea and Pete & Sam’s Reality News. Additionally, clipped content from a range of other shows including Gogglebox, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Taskmaster, Celebs Go Dating and First Dates will also […]

March 17, 2021

Study: Global TV content influenced by health crisis

The pandemic has had a significant impact on television throughout the world. Viewers, particularly young people, have spent more time watching TV. The latest methods of content delivery have continued to grow: on demand, catch-up, preview, and streaming. Current concerns are also reflected in the programmes themselves, as the New on The Air (NoTa) report […]

February 17, 2021

Channel 4 unveils Future4 digital-first strategy

Alex Mahon, Chief Executive of UK PSB Channel 4, has unveiled a new five-year strategy for the business, Future4 – which will accelerate its pivot to digital and significantly increase both streaming of Channel 4 content and new revenues. Channel 4 says this will underpin the organisation’s commercial self-sufficiency and its reach – ensuring Channel […]

November 26, 2020By Colin Mann

The West Wing and One Tree Hill on All 4

US dramas The West Wing and One Tree Hill will both start streaming on All 4 this month. All seven seasons of The West Wing, the celebrated drama series about the inner workings of the White House and the lives of its staff, will be available to stream from October 21st, whilst basketball high-school drama, […]

October 20, 2020By Nik Roseveare

UK FTAs to simultaneously air ‘culture short’

A unique collaboration will see the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 come together for the first time to share a short film for all viewers at the same time across their channels. A total of 21 channels will simultaneously broadcast the film. This rare TV moment will serve to mark and celebrate the […]

July 8, 2020