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Cardiff to host WWE PPV in September

WWE had confirmed long-running rumours that the first major WWE stadium event to be held in the UK in more than 30 years will emanate from Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, on September 3rd. Located in the heart of Cardiff, the capital of Wales – the Principality Stadium is a state-of-the-art, multi-faceted event destination and […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC, ITV reveal World Cup 2022 schedule

The BBC and ITV have revealed their coverage plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this winter. The BBC will show England’s opening match against Iran on November 21st, as well as the possible Home Nations group match against the final European qualifier, which will be one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine. ITV will […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Bad Wolf to produce The Winter King

Bad Wolf has announced its first major new drama commission since joining Sony Pictures Television, The Winter King. Based on Bernard Cornwell’s Warlord Chronicles, The Winter King is an epic but intimate 10 part returning series which will shoot in Wales and the West Country in 2022. Portraying a revisionist take on the well-loved Arthurian […]

April 5, 2022

Cheshire appointed Chair of Channel 4

UK telecoms and media regulator Ofcom has confirmed the appointment of Sir Ian Cheshire as the next Chair of commercial PSB Channel 4. He will join the broadcaster’s Board on April 11th 2022, succeeding the interim Chair Dawn Airey. Cheshire was Group Chief Executive of Kingfisher plc from January 2008 to early 2015. Before that […]

April 4, 2022By Colin Mann

Griffin-Williams S4C Chief Content Officer

S4C has appointed LLinos Griffin-Williams as its new Chief Content Officer. Her appointment will play a key part in the Welsh broadcaster’s wider strategy to make S4C more visible in the Global Market and drive the channel in a new direction in terms of talent and commercial opportunity. Griffin-Williams was formerly Creative Director of Cardiff based independent production […]

March 7, 2022

WTFN announces new series for Seven, Fred Media to distribute

WTFN, the Australian independent production companies, is pleased to announce Police Strike Force (6×60) as its latest commission from Seven Network, following hot on the heels of Code 1: Minute by Minute (8×60). Police Strike Force, which is due to premiere on Channel 7 and 7plus from Wednesday 2nd March, tells the inside story of […]

February 28, 2022

Wales: FTA partnership for Six Nations

The BBC, ITV and S4C have secured the rights Six Nations rugby in Wales. Under the agreement, which starts in 2022 and ends after the 2025 Championships, the BBC will broadcast all of Wales’ home matches as Wayne Pivac’s men prepare to take on Scotland, France and Italy at the Principality Stadium. The BBC also […]

February 4, 2022

BFI, albert announce Wales to develop production sustainability plan

The BFI and BAFTA albert have announced  that Wales has been selected to put environmental sustainability recommendations for screen production into action in Screen New Deal: Transformation Plan. The initiative is a follow-up to the Screen New Deal report released in 2020, which explored the carbon impact of the film production sector and proposed a […]

February 1, 2022

Sky announces Murder in The Valleys

Sky has announced a new four-part true crime series, Murder in the Valleys, which takes a forensic look at the biggest murder investigation in Welsh history. The Sky Original series, which examines the Clydach murders, is set to premiere on Sky Crime and streaming service NOW on February 6th. Filmed over a period of twelve […]

January 13, 2022

BBC Cymru, BBC Audio partner on network radio hub

BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Audio have announced a new partnership which will bring together their network radio teams in Wales and Bristol in a single unit, led from Cardiff, working across both sites. The new unit, will create a substantial audio hub with more than 70 posts, giving the teams across the two bases […]

December 10, 2021