Edinburgh TV Festival 2014

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It seems to be Groundhog Day for public service broadcasters
Jane Martinson: Delegates at the Edinburgh TV festival may have thought that broadcasters are in a timeloop – but there is much to change

Jane Martinson

24, Aug, 2014 @5:04 PM

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Monkey at Edinburgh: Keith Lemon naked, Peter Fincham’s man cave
Read Media Monkey at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival

Monkey

24, Aug, 2014 @5:04 PM

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Frankie Boyle tells BBC to sack 'cultural tumour' Jeremy Clarkson

Comic launches vitriolic attack on Top Gear host at Edinburgh television festival

Tara Conlan

23, Aug, 2014 @8:16 PM

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Sky Arts chief: BBC push is ‘not frightening’
Phil Edgar-Jones lays out his plan for his channels, which include horror-themed season for Playhouse Presents series. By Mark Sweney

Mark Sweney

23, Aug, 2014 @1:45 PM

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Krishnan Guru-Murthy talks tough again at slap-happy Edinburgh TV festival | Media Monkey
Media Monkey: Channel 4 News presenter returns to the issue of his ‘robust’ questioning of BBC1 controller Charolotte Moore in Sky Arts session

Monkey

23, Aug, 2014 @12:43 PM

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Vice News sparks debate on engaging younger viewers
Mark Sweney: Traditional broadcasters such as BBC and Channel 4 examine how to attract generation focused on YouTube and social media

Mark Sweney

23, Aug, 2014 @12:19 PM

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BBC Trust role should not become ‘political football’, says Tory MP
Conor Burns also says home affairs select committee’s decision to question Tony Hall over Cliff Richard raid is ‘premature’. By John Plunkett

John Plunkett

23, Aug, 2014 @11:17 AM

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Channel 4 wins channel of the year at Edinburgh TV festival
Broadcaster also scoops ‘moment of the year’ for Educating Yorkshire and programme innovation award for The Murder Trial. By John Plunkett

John Plunkett

23, Aug, 2014 @10:49 AM

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Shannon Matthews kidnap hoax may be made into TV drama

BBC developing dramatisation, with Sheridan Smith lined up to play jailed mother Karen Matthews

Tara Conlan

22, Aug, 2014 @6:59 PM

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BBC will continue producing its biggest shows, says TV chief
Edinburgh television festival: Danny Cohen said he has no plans to put any current strands out to tender if schedules are opened up to indie producers. By Tara Conlan

Tara Conlan

22, Aug, 2014 @6:00 PM

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BBC1 adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover to feature Games of Thrones star
Edinburgh TV festival: Richard Madden lined up for Jed Mercurio-directed drama, which will air as one of a series of 20th century literature adaptations

John Plunkett

22, Aug, 2014 @4:51 PM

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Shaven-headed Sheridan Smith reveals emotion behind BBC cancer drama
Actor talks about playing her friend, the blogger Lisa Lynch, who died last year, in The C Word. By Tara Conlan

Tara Conlan

22, Aug, 2014 @4:40 PM

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