Weobley High School

High school team win RTS Midlands competition

Their idea for a TV programme, Billy the Bear, featuring a teddy bear who educates and entertains kids, stole the hearts of the judges, winning them a VIP Tour of BBC Birmingham.

Midland’s education programme is now in its third year. The RTS Centre worked with secondary schools in the region, offering year 8 and 9 pupils an insight into the television and visual media industries.

Fox launches new series on Facebook Live

This is the first time a broadcaster in the UK has done this, with the show being made available in 61 countries across Europe and Africa, as well as in the US.

“By partnering with Facebook, we are giving the fans the chance to watch the new show at the same time across Europe and Africa," said Fox Networks Group, Europe and Africa chief operating officer Diego Londono. 

"We are proud to be partnering with Facebook to create a real TV event on such a huge scale.”