A look back to forty years since the launch of London’s Thames Television.
Posts From Doug Lambert
In this Editor Reports Doug Lambert takes a look at those shows that didn’t bring in the viewers fast enough for telly executives and were swiftly disposed of.
ATV Today editor Doug Lambert picks some acting talent who could be easily added to the cast of BBC One’s EastEnders.
Rustie Lee is to make a guest appearance in EastEnders.
Television Centre to be sold off, 2,500 jobs to go, more repeats, less original programming and budgets for vital programming cut. Is this really the future for the BBC that we want? It was a very dark day indeed when Greg Dyke left the BBC in the wake of the Whitewash, sorry Hutton, report. The BBC was weakened by Dyke’s departure – the staff protested en mass – and the
EastEnders is hanging on to its only original cast member for at least another year with the news Adam Woodyatt has renewed his contract.
Answer: Not very!
Broadcast Magazine has details of a leaked email which suggests that ITV chiefs are poised to axe prison drama Bad Girls.
Game show host, turned actor, Les Dennis has landed a role in the long running Thames Television police drama, The Bill.
Coronation Street has defended its decision to film scenes at the site of the Moors murders.