BBC Breakfast host clashes with economist over 2008 crisis comparison: ‘Are Labour right?’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Nina Warhust welcomed economist Vicky Pryce onto BBC Breakfast earlier today to discuss the financial implications of coronavirus in the UK. However, when the BBC presenter drew a comparison with the long-term impact COVID-19 could have on […]

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Major BBC, Channel 5 Entertainment Shows Returning To Studio Shoots Following The Coronavirus Shut Down

EXCLUSIVE: After TV production went dark at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the lights are slowly being switched back on for studio shows in the UK, with the BBC and Channel 5 among those restarting entertainment shoots. Deadline understands that the BBC’s Fulwell 73-produced Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer is among the first entertainment shows to return to the studio […]

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BBC Four Channel Editor Cassian Harrison Steps Down To Take On Global Role At BBC Studios

BBC Four channel editor Cassian Harrison is stepping down after seven years to take on a nine-month attachment commissioning for BBC Studios’ international TV channels including BBC Earth and BBC Brit. Harrison will this month become the senior vice president of commissioning and content global services, reporting to Paul Dempsey, BBC Studios’ president of global distribution. BBC Two controller Patrick […]

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BBC receives more than 180 complaints for Big Night In over 'offensive comedy'

The BBC has received 181 complaints for the Big Night In, which was in aid of coronavirus relief efforts, over ‘offensive comedy’. The broadcaster included the three-hour-long show, which saw Children In Need and Comic Relief join forces for the first time, on their fortnightly complaints report, citing ‘offensive content or humour’ as the ‘main issue’. There is currently no […]

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