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Sky unveils new content at Edinburgh TV Festival

Sky has announced a raft of new shows coming to its content slate, across Sky Original drama, comedy, entertainment, arts and factual programming. During the Sky ‘Spotlight’ panel at the Edinburgh International TV Festival, Zai Bennett, MD of Content, Sky UK & Ireland; Meghan Lyvers, Director of Original Drama, Sky Studios; Poppy Dixon, Director of […]

August 24, 2023

Access All Areas launches production company and partners with TV Access Project

Access All Areas (AAA) is launching a new production company, co-led by learning disabled and autistic talent, that will focus on a three-part approach to improving learning disabled and neurodivergent representation in TV and film. This will coincide with a new push for inclusion by the TV Access Project (TAP) at a panel event at […]

August 21, 2023

Edinburgh TV Festival announces Nataraja as Advisory Chair

The Edinburgh TV Festival (ETF), the UK’s television industry event by Screen Scotland, has announced that Director of Content Strategy and Planning at Channel 4, Kiran Nataraja, will be taking the helm as the Festival’s Advisory Chair for 2023. Having started out at the BBC, Nataraja has worked for Channel 4 since 2011, a period […]

February 7, 2023

C4, Prime Video examine provision for disabled TV talent

Channel 4 and Prime Video have partnered to launch an examination of access and inclusion provision for disabled talent in the British TV industry. The Industry Access survey will be conducted on behalf of The TV Access Project (TAP), which was launched at the Edinburgh TV Festival to drive improvements in access and inclusion for disabled talent working in TV. The survey will be carried out […]

November 11, 2022

Survey: TV industry seeks balanced working environment

In the first of a regular series of surveys to test the health of the international TV industry, the TellyCast/ WorkShare Consulting Content Industry Monitor found that less than one in ten (9 per cent) of executives wish to return to full time, permanent office working following the pandemic. The results showed that the vast […]

April 26, 2021

Prime Video announces new dating show & musical drama

At the Edinburgh TV Festival, Georgia Brown, Director of European Originals for Amazon Studios, announced two new Amazon Original shows, including an immersive reality dating show and the musical drama series, Jungle. The eight-part reality dating show, produced by Studio Lambert, will see a cast of unlucky-in-love Brits try to find ‘the one’ by going […]

August 27, 2020By Nik Roseveare