Channel 4

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All white on the night: the perennial problem with TV panel shows
The format should give comic talents a time to shine. So why don’t our flagship shows reflect the diversity of comedy in 2021?

Rachael Healy

09, Apr, 2021 @9:10 AM

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The next Big Brother? How The Circle breathed new life into reality TV
Simple and relatable, the Channel 4 contest embraces its questionable morals – and viewers can’t get enough

Michael Chakraverty

08, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'It had to be slightly weird': how we made GamesMaster
‘I got this call: do you want to audition for a show about video games? It sounded exactly the thing a dweeb with round glasses could do’

Interviews by Malcolm Jack

05, Apr, 2021 @2:12 PM

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BBC to move top news jobs to Leeds, sources say
Plan part of push by new director general to move large number of senior roles outside London

Jim Waterson Media editor

17, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Media failed to learn from Caroline Flack's death, her mother warns
Christine Flack says she was followed as she travelled to clean up daughter’s home, ahead of new documentary on presenter’s life

Archie Bland

12, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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‘The idea is bonkers’: the secrets behind the success of The Circle
The isolating, app-based Channel 4 show feels eerily relevant to the past 12 months. Former and current contestants discuss the experience – and the struggle of readjusting to normal life

Dominique Sisley

09, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘You think: are we really doing this?’: how TV’s strangest shows get made
Who green-lit The Masked Singer, or dreamed up a dating show about Prince Harry? Insiders reveal how madcap ideas go from page to small-screen sensation

Amelia Tait

06, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘Parents should give themselves a break’: the guilt-free children's TV guide
Screen time rules gone out the window? Don’t worry, say the experts – just point them to quality content

Rebecca Seal

06, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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SAS: Who Dares Wins' Ant Middleton dropped over BLM and Covid tweets
Channel 4 says its ‘views and values’ do not align with those of the former soldier and TV presenter

Hannah J Davies

02, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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A bath for your brain: why French drama Torn is perfect pandemic TV
I was unmoved by the Provençal thriller when I first saw it, but it landed on All4 at a time when absurd escapism is needed

Stuart Heritage

25, Feb, 2021 @10:09 AM

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Odd couple: can a leftie comic teach a Tory baroness standup?
She used to chair the Conservatives. He used to perform in his underpants. Could Nick Helm turn Sayeeda Warsi into a comedian?

Michael Segalov

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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BAME groups urged to have Covid vaccine in UK TV ad campaign
Main broadcasters uniting this Thursday to show film in which ethnic minority stars encourage take-up

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

18, Feb, 2021 @6:01 AM

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