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Atkinson named co-presenter of CBeebies’ The Toddler Club

Actress and radio presenter Gemma Atkinson is joining CBeebies’ TV series The Toddler Club as she invites youngsters – and their grown-ups – to join in with the songs and fun activities at home. Atkinson will present alternate days with Nigel Clarke, known for presenting sister show The Baby Club. They will be joined in […]

March 21, 2022

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

UK soap operas join forces to highlight climate change

For the first time in British television history, the country’s soaps and continuing dramas have joined forces to highlight the issue of climate change and environmental issues. Casualty, Coronation Street, Doctors, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Holby City and Hollyoaks have each filmed scenes, or have references, to cover different aspects of climate change and, in a soap […]

October 12, 2021

Channel 4, Snapchat extend content deal

Channel 4 and Snap have announced a new two-year deal to bring more than 1,000 episodes of the broadcaster’s shows to the social media platform. The deal extends last year’s partnership which saw over 300 short form edits of Channel 4 content air on Snapchat’s Discover platform; Channel 4’s portfolio of shows reached 44 million […]

July 14, 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

Channel 4 “will emerge from crisis stronger than ever”

Channel 4 has published its Annual Report 2019,  describing the year as “a transformational year for the organisation as it delivered the biggest structural change in its history – opening new bases in Leeds, Glasgow and Bristol – and continued to grow its digital viewing and revenues at pace”. Channel 4’s digital views on All […]

October 29, 2020

Hollyoaks resumes production

Channel 4 has announced that its flagship, long-running soap opera Hollyoaks will resume production following an hiatus enforced by the Covid-19 pandemic. A statement from the broadcaster said: “Hollyoaks will be resuming production this week in Liverpool ahead of a return to recording on set in July. The Channel 4 drama, which is shot differently […]

June 12, 2020

More Channel 4 content on Snapchat

Channel 4 and Snap have announced a partnership which will see upwards of 300 short form edits of Channel 4 content air on Snapchat’s Discover platform over the next year. The agreement solidifies a partnership which first began in 2018, when Channel 4 was part of the launch of UK shows on Discover, Snapchat’s curated […]

June 4, 2020