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Channel 5 Blind Date commissioner departs for Channel 4

Blind Date commissioner Sean Doyle is leaving Channel 5 to board Channel 4. The exec – one of C5 boss Ben Frow’s key commissioners – is joining the channel in the new role of deputy head of features and formats, where he will focus on programming for the 8pm slot. Doyle will report into head […]

Hulu puts on GameFace after UK deal

Hulu has signed a licensing deal with All3Media International for the US video-on-demand rights to Objective Media Group scripted series GameFace. The complete first season of the dramedy series will become available to stream in the US in autumn, exclusively on Hulu. The 6×30 minute series, which will premiere on the UK’s E4 later this […]

Viewpoint: Is Channel 4’s content strategy fit for purpose?

Nick Thomas, principal analyst, TV & Digital Media, at Informa Telecoms & Media asks whether Channel 4’s content strategy is fit for purpose. If social media was the hottest topic in TV in 2012, the need to understand connected audiences is already the topic that will dominate industry conversations in 2013. We know that the […]

Lovefilm inks Channel 4 deal

Amazon-owned subscription video-on-demand service Lovefilm has struck a new content deal with Channel 4, giving subscribers access to content from the latter’s 4oD on-demand service. The deal will enable Lovefilm subscribers to stream shows including Peep Show, Father Ted, The Inbetweeners and Friday Night Dinner. The shows will be grouped in branded 4oD collection that […]