Disney’s new video streaming service will force others to “up their game” or change how they operate in the face of new competition, according to one industry expert.
BBC chairman Sir David Clementi has described the role of Director-General at the corporation as “a demanding job”.
Two Dundee actors and producers are pitching for a national TV deal for comedy sketches.
The chief executive of ITV has said it will be “impossible” for BritBox to rival Netflix.
David Tennant has been crowned the UK’s hardest working actor in a study of 100 top television and film stars.
BritBox has entered the highly competitive streaming service market – following in the footsteps of Netflix and Apple TV+.
UK streaming service BritBox has launched and struck a deal with Channel 4.
The BBC has been accused of putting a “gun to the head” of independent production companies, by implementing a new rule for its BritBox service.
The BBC and ITV’s joint streaming subscription service BritBox will launch later this year.
UK streaming subscription service BritBox will launch later this year at £5.99 a month, the BBC and ITV have said.
New streaming service BritBox will help broadcasters battle the “headwinds” facing traditional terrestrial television because of the “deep pockets of global players” such as Netflix and Amazon, according to the chief executive of ITV.
Apple is entering the battle of the streaming services with the launch of Apple TV+ and will hope to take on dominant forces such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
BritBox, announced by BBC and ITV, is expected to launch later this year.
The BBC and ITV are proposing a new joint streaming service for the UK to take on the might of Netflix and Amazon.
Broadcasters BBC and ITV have confirmed plans for a joint UK streaming service in the wake of competition from the likes of Netflix and Amazon.