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Turner joins Channel 4 as commissioning editor

Bafta nominated Cal Turner is to join Channel 4’s Factual Entertainment department as commissioning editor. Turner, who joins from Naked has worked across some of the most popular British factual entertainment formats from The Apprentice and Snowflake Mountain, to Grand Designs and 60 Days with Ed Stafford. Working to Head of Factual Entertainment, Alf Lawrie, Turner […]

May 3, 2022

Channel 4: “We are in excellent health”

Channel 4 has launched its 2020 Annual Report and gave an interim update on the Future4 transformation strategy, from the organisation’s new National HQ in the Majestic in Leeds. The 2020 Annual Report shows that, despite the background of uncertainty and volatility resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, Channel 4 delivered a record financial surplus of […]

June 22, 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

Channel 4 draws record young streamers

Channel 4 has unveiled its most popular shows, viral social clips and viewing trends of 2020, a year which saw growth in viewing across all key platforms, particularly amongst young viewers. In an unprecedented year of global upheaval, viewers have turned to Channel 4 in significant numbers both to its streaming service, All 4, and […]

December 21, 2020

Research: Lockdown boosts family TV viewing

Research conducted by Freeview shows that family TV time is back, with British broods now watching 18 hours of TV together every week – four hours more than before the lockdown. In fact, more than half (57 per cent) of Brits said watching TV as a family during lockdown had been a bonding experience, bringing […]

July 14, 2020

Lloyds Bank sponsors Celebrity Gogglebox

Channel 4 has announced that Lloyds Bank will sponsor hit show Celebrity Gogglebox when it returns to TV for its second series on June 5th. The partnership represents the first time Lloyds Bank has sponsored a TV show and enables the bank to promote their sponsorship of Celebrity Gogglebox off-air through an exclusive brand licensing […]

June 5, 2020