Advanced Television


RTS London Convention returns in September

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced that its RTS London Convention 2024 will take place on September 17th at Kings Place, London. The biennial event will be chaired by Netflix’s Anna Mallett, Vice President, Production, EMEA/UK, with Netflix coming on board as the Principal Sponsor. For 2024, the Convention is titled The Next Episode: […]

May 1, 2024

New TV awards for Northern Ireland’s screen industries

The Royal Television Society in Northern Ireland (RTS NI) in partnership with BBC Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Screen and Channel 4 has launched its 2024 Awards for the local creative industries with seven new award categories this year. The new categories for 2024 are: Actor (Female); Actor (Male); Writer; Breakthrough Award On-Screen and Breakthrough Award […]

April 22, 2024

BBC to expand US streaming

Tim Davie, the BBC Director General, told RTS Cambridge that further streamer roll-outs in the US offer “great potential” as the UK broadcaster looks to commercial arm BBC Studios for increasing revenues. BBC Studios returned £362 million (€419m) to its parent last year, with content investment of £177 million. “We’re looking at on demand services […]

September 20, 2023

Channel 4 CEO: “There’s too much to watch”

Channel 4 CEO Alex Mahon, delievering a speech at the opening session of the RTS Cambridge Convention 2023, suggested that in present times, there is simply too much too watch. Her speech in full: “Five months ago the Channel 4 team set out to determine what the new ‘video day’ for consumers is really made […]

September 20, 2023

The Royal Television Society 2023 Cambridge Convention announced

The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading TV and entertainment forum, today announced its 2023 convention, taking place on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st September 2023 at King’s College, Cambridge. The agenda-setting programme, titled Too Much to Watch, will bring together influential thought leaders and prominent executives to debate the opportunities and impact of changing […]

May 9, 2023

RTS NI announce finalists for Television Awards

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) has revealed the 37 nominees shortlisted for this year’s prestigious RTS NI Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom. The winners will be announced at the 8th RTS NI Awards Ceremony which takes place on June 1st at City Hall Belfast. Fiona Campbell, Chair of RTS NI said: “What […]

May 2, 2023

Royal Television Society announces winners for the RTS Programme Awards 2023

The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, unveiled the winners this evening for the RTS Programme Awards 2023, in partnership with Audio Network. The winners were crowned at the prestigious awards ceremony hosted by comedian Tom Allen at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House. Guests in attendance included Kate Winslet, […]

March 29, 2023

Senegal’s RTS turns to Globecast for international distribution

Continuing its history of delivering technically cost-effective distribution services to broadcasters wanting to expand their international reach, Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has been selected by Radio Télévision Sénégalaise (RTS), Senegal public channel, to grow its international presence. Globecast is providing international distribution for its main channel, RTS1. RTS wants to reach its […]

March 8, 2023

Sky receives 9 nominations at RTS Programme Awards 2023

Sky has received nine nominations at the 2023 Royal Television Society Programme awards, with shows recognised across arts, comedy, drama, factual and children’s programming. The nominations are: Arts: The Ghost of Richard Harris. A feature-length Sky Original documentary providing a candid and revealing insight into the private life and public career of legendary actor Richard […]

March 7, 2023

Royal Television Society announces nominations for RTS Programme Awards 2023

The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, has today shortlisted the nominations for the RTS Programme Awards 2023, in partnership with Audio Network. The nominations were announced this morning via livestream by Gaby Roslin. The BBC leads the way with 40 nominations across the 30 categories, followed by Channel […]

March 7, 2023