Television Magazine

October 2019

Sir Lenny Henry (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
Ask a funny man to deliver a speech on a deeply serious topic and what do you get? Humour,...
RTS Cambridge Convention 2019 (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
There’s no prorogation for Liz Reynolds, as one conference leads to another
Lorraine Kelly (Credit: RTS/ Richard Kendal)
What will it take to end working-class exclusion from positions of influence in the media, asks...
Carolyn McCall chairing the RTS Cambridge Convention 2019 (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
Carolyn McCall argues that television has a bright future despite the blizzard of change
Caren Davies (Credit: RTS Midlands)
From TV to games, the Birmingham area is making a splash on the global stage, explains Caren Davies...
Rob Chapman, Amber Gill, Caspar Lee, Timothy Armoo and Paul Bojarski (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
Young entrepreneurs and influencers analysed the importance of authenticity, social activism and...
O’Hooley & Tidow , Anne Choma, Sally Wainwright and Dr Finn Mackay (Credit: Dee Robertson)
Matthew Bell hears how Anne Lister’s world was reconstructed for TV and why this complex character...
Mark Thompson (Credit: Paul Hampartsoumian)
Mark Thompson argues that policymakers need to rethink their attitude towards the BBC – or risk...
Emma Willis in The Circle (Credit: Richard Kendal/ Channel 4)
Factual TV is in robust health despite the drama boom
IBC keynote speaker Andy Serkis performing in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Credit: 20th Century Fox)
Tim Dams rounds up the talking points from this year’s tech fest
The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
The Secretary of State wants to see UK broadcasters co-operating more
Martin Freeman in A Confession (Credit: ITV)
Steve Clarke is engrossed as the acclaimed writer and producer looks back on his extraordinary...
David Zaslav (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
Discovery’s dominance in factual TV will preserve it from the consolidation feeding frenzy,...
Jeremy Darroch (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
Being part of Comcast gives Sky great global potential, argues Sky’s CEO
From left: Julian Bellamy, Howard Devine, Kirsty Wark, Jane Turton and Dan McGolpin (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
The rise of the television streamers and changing audience behaviour threaten to upset TV’s...
Piers Morgan and Christine Lampard (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
Piers Morgan tells Christine Lampard that’s he’s only one vegan sausage roll away from being sacked...
From left: Ben McOwen Wilson, Vikki Cook, Deborah Turness, Aasmah Mir, Martin Lewis and Ed Williams (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
How well are TV companies and their online rivals doing at winning and keeping public confidence?
Alex Mahon (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
The Channel 4 CEO argues that PSBs need supportive regulation to protect local voices that reflect...
Linda Yaccarino (Credit: RTS/ Richard Kendal)
The television industry has reached another inflection point – people have an infinite amount of...
Tony Hall (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
In turbulent times, the BBC should play to its strengths in trusted news and national storytelling
Reed Hastings (Credit: RTS/ Richard Kendal)
Netflix’s CEO explains why he is relaxed as he prepares to face competition from Apple and Disney
Wayne Garvie, Reemah Sakaan and David Lynn (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
Can streamers funded by subscriptions or ads coexist – or will one model come to dominate?