Channel 5

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Astronaut Tim Peake to present new Channel 5 show about space
Tim Peake: Secrets of Our Universe to head wave of high-end shows as broadcaster pivots upmarket

Tara Conlan

25, Jan, 2023 @7:30 PM

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Sky could lose £150m a year from plan to relax ad limits on UK’s free-to-air TV
Ofcom reviews longstanding rules that allow pay-TV companies more ad minutes than public service rivals

Mark Sweney

25, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Netflix and Amazon cut spend on UK shows as British broadcasters fight back
BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 spent record £1.45bn last year on shows from UK production companies

Mark Sweney

06, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Paramount: we won’t remove content from eras with ‘different sensibilities’
Boss of media company says it would be a mistake to censor art because it may offend some people today

Jim Waterson Media editor

20, Jun, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Challenge Anneka’s lasting legacy in Leeds points way for show’s reboot
Boss of Leeds Mencap, which was on programme in 1993, says new version is unlikely to lack for ideas

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

23, May, 2022 @5:28 PM

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Challenge Anneka to be revived by Channel 5 after nearly 30 years
Anneka Rice, who was helicoptered in to complete a good cause on original show, urges fans to ‘dig out your lycra’

Matthew Weaver

23, May, 2022 @12:07 PM

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Flogging Channel 4 won’t bring about the longed-for British reply to Netflix | Nils Pratley
Prospective buyers will see a clear tension between public service obligations and making profits

Nils Pratley

05, Apr, 2022 @6:48 PM

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Naked Cheggers, Rebecca Loos with a pig and Baftas for Jane McDonald: it’s 25 years of Channel 5!
It began life as the home of bare bums and strange truck-touching competitions. But 25 years on, Five has started winning awards for its programming. Is it growing up at last?

Benjie Goodhart

30, Mar, 2022 @11:53 AM

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Goodbye Ramsay Street? Why we’re not ready for Neighbours to end
The drama won hearts by showing the world Australian suburbia – albeit with regular light plane crashes and bouts of amnesia

Anna Spargo-Ryan

07, Feb, 2022 @2:30 AM

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Children’s TV makers say British shows could die as ministers scrap £44m fund
Nadine Dorries urged to restore help for UK broadcasters competing with global rivals

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, Jan, 2022 @6:05 PM

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Channel 5 on track to report record profits for 2021 after ads boom
Profits for last year poised to be biggest since broadcaster launched almost a quarter of a century ago

Mark Sweney

12, Jan, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Channel 4 goes off-air after outage caused by technical problem
Several TV channels including Channel 5, Film 4 and More 4, lost output

Robyn Vinter

25, Sep, 2021 @7:31 PM

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