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Ofcom warns TalkTV over “potentially offensive comments”

TalkTV, the free-to-air television and radio channel owned and operated by News UK, has been warned by media regulator Ofcom “to take extra care to ensure that comments which have high risk of causing serious offence are justified and put into proper context”. This follows an assessment of comments made by Julia Hartley-Brewer during an […]

April 8, 2024

TalkTV off-air from summer

News Corp’s TalkTV will be taken off air in the summer and move online only. The move comes shortly after Piers Morgan left his daily show on the channel  to focus on his Uncensored YouTube channel, saying that daily, fixed TV schedules had been “an increasingly unnecessary straitjacket”. Scott Taunton, TalkTV’s president of broadcasting, told […]

March 5, 2024

Here isn’t the news

Strange times in the UK news market. GB News continues to generate its own headlines by setting new records for Ofcom breaches, while Talk TV announces it is shutting down its broadcast version. News UK has decided its niche news channel was a bit too niche – the fact star turn Piers Morgan had already […]

March 5, 2024

Piers Morgan exits TalkTV

Piers Morgan has announced he is taking his daily talk show, Uncensored, off TalkTV to focus on its YouTube channel. The presenter said TV schedules had become an “unnecessary straitjacket” and that moving online would allow him to conduct longer, in-depth interviews and attract a more global audience. The show’s YouTube channel currently has 2.3 […]

February 9, 2024

TalkTV on Amazon Freevee

TalkTV has extendied its streaming distribution by launching a live streamed FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) channel on Amazon Freevee, the ad-supported video-on-demand streaming service which hosts original and licensed programming. Richard Wallace, Head of TV, News Broadcasting said: “We’re thrilled to launch on Amazon Freevee as the first news and live talk channel on […]

March 1, 2023

Morgan joins News Corp, Fox News Media

Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media in a global deal, launching a new TV show in early 2022. Morgan will also join The Sun and the New York Post as a columnist. He will also present a series of True Crime documentaries. Morgan said: “I’m thrilled to be returning to News […]

September 16, 2021