The BBC has announced that Danny Cohen, the BBC’s Director of Television, is leaving the corporation to pursue a new leadership challenge.
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Danny Cohen has insisted that BBC Three is not for sale in a strongly worded letter to two production companies who had hoped to buy the corporation’s youth channel.
This year’s Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival will feature sessions with the Controllers of BBC One, Two & Four and Three. Full details of all BBC related announcements, including links to press releases and showreels will appear here.
The BBC has revealed the cast for its forthcoming World War One drama The Ark written by Sarah Phelps. The cast will be headed by Game of Thrones and The Hour actress Oona Chaplin along with Scott and Bailey actress Suranne Jones [pictured left].
The BBC has confirmed Charlotte Moore as the new controller of BBC One.
Charlotte Moore is to be named the new controller of BBC One.
Sunday comedy Blandings, starring Jennifer Saunders and Timothy Spall, has been re-commissioned for a second series which will air on BBC One early next year.
Broadcast report that the BBC is close to renewing The Voice UK for a third series in a deal which would extend its £22m deal with Talpa Media.
Cutting It actor Ben Daniels and Upstairs Downstairs actor Adrian Scarborough are to join the cast of BBC One‘s period drama The Paradise. The department store drama, based on the French novel by Emile Zola, is to return to BBC One later this year for a second series. Filming on the new season, written by Bill Gallagher who successfully adapted Lark Rise to Candleford for the BBC, has just begun.
The BBC has ordered a new one-off drama from the award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern. Common, which is a working title for the drama, will star Nico Mirallegro, Daniel Mays and Jodhi May.