Posts Tagged ‘FIVE’

The BBC Trust has given the green light, with some parameters, for Project Canvas to proceed. The project puts together a partnership of UK broadcasters, internet, teleco and entertainment businesses. The project will create an open, internet-connected, television platform built on common standards by the United Kingdom’s terrestrial broadcasters BBC, Channel 4, ITV plc, Five […]


Hulu have reportedly been unable to secure interest from ITV in the UK. And Channel 4 and FIVE’s existing video-on-demand agreements appear to preclude them from supplying content for Hulu. However Five is reportedly expanding its digital team and seeking deals with games consoles and TV manufacturers to become a key destination for video-on-demand. So […]


FIVE have picked up the ABC series FlashForward in the UK (thank you Dawn Airey). It’s an enjoyable show that has the critics in the States raving. The acting talent on-hand are excellent and the series pace is less frantic or cryptic than Lost, but still enjoyable. The cast is headed by Joseph Fiennes and […]


I was very surprised that the FT left such a significant fact out of its front page coverage of Dawn Airey’s move back to FIVE as CEO today. Only a couple of months after she was promoted to the ITV board. I’m sure I heard Michael Grade had prohibited any lunches being claimed on expenses […]



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