“We’ve changed our strategy from being an exporter of British programming into being a creator of global programs,” says Mark Young, president of BBC Worldwide Americas, in the L.A. Times.
FCC Chairman Michael Powell is paying a hefty political price for ignoring populist concerns about big media, reports the Washington Post.
The team behind Day to Day, NPR’s new midday newsmagazine, hope the show will be “looser” and “more spontaneous” than other network fare, reports The Los Angeles Times. Day to Day debuts Monday, July 28.
Marketplace host David Brancaccio is leaving the show to co-host PBS’s Now with Bill Moyers. TV Barn has the PBS press release.
Religious broadcasters are among the entities bidding in the sale of Orange County public TV station KOCE, reports the Los Angeles Times.
New York Times columnist Frank Rich contemplates why liberals can’t get a foothold on talk show TV.
A new genre of makeover programs flourishes in Britain, reports the New York Times. “Their proliferation has led to criticisms that British television, once known for its quality and innovation, has deteriorated into a showcase for relatively inexpensive programs that … Continue reading