Channel 4

C4’s Alex Mahon says ‘terrible behaviour’ against women ‘tolerated’ for decades

Channel 4 CEO Alex Mahon has said that “terrible behaviour” towards women has been “tolerated” over the past two decades across the industry, as the former Shine boss addressed the allegations against UK presenter Russell Brand. C4, the BBC and Banijay are investigating the conduct of Brand, following allegations over the weekend accusing the star […]

BBC, C4 & Banijay investigate Russell Brand sex assault allegations

The BBC, Channel 4 and Banijay are investigating the conduct of Russell Brand, following serious allegations against the UK-based comedian and actor over the weekend. The Sunday Times, The Times and the team behind C4’s Dispatches programme were behind a year-long investigation into Brand, with the subsequent reports published and broadcast this weekend accusing the […]

UK’s Channel 4 enters US market with FAST in ‘pivotal moment’ for broadcaster

Channel 4 (C4) is entering the FAST ecosystem by launching two offerings in the US, with the UK broadcaster describing the move as a “pivotal moment” in its evolution. 4 Adventure and 4 Emergency will be available on US streaming platforms Tubi, Plex and Xumo Play, with C4 content and other UK programming available for […]

TBI Weekly: From UK slowdown to global reset at the Edinburgh TV Festival

The 2023 edition of the Edinburgh TV Festival is wrapping up after four schedule-busting days of industry panels, networking, a Louis Theroux-led MacTaggart Lecture – and the occasional wee dram in the Scottish capital. Conversation on and off stage this week has been largely dominated by the commissioning slowdown in the UK – and the […]

TV3 in New Zealand & UK’s C4 among Perpetual pre-sale deals with Marmalade Sky

Australia’s Perpetual Entertainment and Jimmy Humphrey’s Marmalade Sky TV have linked up to strike five pre-sale deals with broadcasters in the UK and Down Under. Jimmy Doherty’s New Zealand Escape (4 x 60 minutes) has been pre-sold to Channel 4 in the UK and TV3 in New Zealand, while true crime show The Murder of […]

‘Derry Girls’ creator Lisa McGee reunites with Hat Trick for next Channel 4 show

Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee has reunited with Hat Trick Productions to set her next project for UK broadcaster Channel 4, which has ordered her new comedy-thriller, How To Get To Heaven From Belfast. Written and created by McGee, the 8 x 60-minute comedy series will follow Saoirse, Robyn and Dara who have been friends […]

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