ITV's Rugby World Cup is already the most watched sporting event of 2015.
Girls Can Code
Television and radio presenter Alice Levine finds girls who complete computer coding in a male dominant industry. She takes Ellie, Daisy, Neelam, Tolani and Arooj to meet the UK’s most powerful women in technology. The girls are given a five-day task to invent a start up piece of technology.
Battle of Britain: Return of the Spitfires
The worldwide hit TV drama based on the Crawley family and those who serve them is set to close its doors for the final time this September.
In a new promo video, this time set in 1925, of the prospect of not an entirely happy ending.
Downton Abbey is the highest rated UK television drama in the past decade, averaging 11 million viewers over the last five series.
The global phenomenon and BAFTA-winning show is produced by Carnival Films.
Muslim Drag Queens
Filmmaker Marcus Plowright meets members of the clandestine gay Asian (‘Gaysian’) community, who often struggle to publically reconcile their sexuality with their culture and religion.
Keeley Hawes is set to lead new ITV drama The Durrells.
The actress, who previously appeared in Line of Duty and Ashes to Ashes, is set to play Louisa Durrell the upcoming six-part series.
Set in 1935, the series is based on Gerald Durrell’s classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs including much-loved My Family and Other Animals.
The 2015/2016-football season has started and there are four television stations for fans to watch it on.
Sky Sports has spent a total of £4.17bn on their premier league coverage.
While they used to co-broadcast the Champions League and EUROPA matches, the 351 live games will now be shown on BT Sport Europe.
They are broadcasting seven leagues such as Spain’s La Liga.
For Scottish football fans the channel will show 25 matches from the Scottish Premier League (SPL) and five Rangers games.
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Later this year award winning current affairs producer/director and now Managing Director of ITV Studios UK, Julian Bellamy, will deliver the RTS North East and Border Keynote Lecture.
He will now be leading the country’s largest commercial production company where revenues in the last year have increased by 12%.
Events in television don't get much bigger than the RTS Cambridge Convention and the RTS London Conference. Held on alternate years, each event brings together the senior leaders and CEOs from the global TV industry for discussion and debate, setting the agenda for the future media year.
RTS Cambridge Convention
Every two years the most recognisable faces, influential names and powerful voices of television converge for three days of stimulating talks, chaired by one of the UK's main broadcasters.
Brits dominated nominations at the recently announced 2015 Emmys with Game Of Thrones leading the way with 24 nods.
Highly acclaimed period dramas Downton Abbey and Wolf Hall were given three nominations each. The ITV show set in the 1920s is nominated for Outstanding Drama Series while the BBC Tudor drama is selected for Outstanding Limited Series.
Emma Thompson, who starred in the live broadcast of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is up for Outstanding Actress in a mini-series.