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Channel Four managing UKTV’s ads

Channel Four has announced that it will be taking on the management of UKTV’s advertising on both the TV and online, in a deal that will last ten years. This deal.. more
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C4 shows a profit

Despite the downturn in TV advertising revenues, the terrestrial TV broadcaster Channel Four has posted a modest profit of £300,000. According to the Channel, this is worst advertising downturn in its.. more
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Stewart Purvis to leave Ofcom

The person in charge of content regulation and standards at the media regulator Ofcom, Stewart Purvis, is leaving after two and half years with the organisation. According to The Guardian newspaper,.. more
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Brandy to be the first UK 3D advert

The Courvoisier brand of cognac is to become the first brand to run a 3D advertising campaign in the UK, but this will not be on the satellite broadcaster’s Sky 3D Channel, these adverts will be taking place during Channel Four’s 3D Week. During the.. more
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Film4 gets budget increase

The Channel Four film channel, Film4, will be getting a bigger budget this year, following a cut in budget in previous years because of the global financial crisis. Surprisingly the budget is now just £10 million, but that includes a twenty per cent increase for.. more
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Channel Four test HD for Freeview

The testing of Channel Four HD has begun on the free to view digital TV service Freeview. This testing is taking place ahead of the proposed launch of Channel Four HD on the platform. A test page is currently being transmitted on the Freeview platform,.. more
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MPs’ warning about C4 expansion

As the government’s digital economy bill slips through parliament with little or no resistance, a group of MPs on the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee have voiced some concerns on the plans for Channel Four. It seems that under the bill Channel.. more
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Bing to sponsor The Simpsons

For the first time on UK TV the software giant Microsoft is to sponsor a programme and of course the show just has to be The Simpsons. Every time the show is aired on Channel Four and Channel Four+1 the sponsorship deal will mean that.. more
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S4C failing to get enough viewers

It may be funded by the TV Licence but the regional channel for Wales S4C, effectively Channel Four for Wales, showed around two hundred programmes last month and because this channel is directed at the Welsh, it is easy to think that the viewing figures.. more
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Film 4 HD on Virgin Media

There is a potential problem brewing when it comes to high definition television. For the consumer who is used to terrestrial TV, switching to digital is becoming more confusing as broadcasters launch HD channels. One of the latest channels to be given the HD treatment.. more
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