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A MAN killed during a jousting re-enactment while filming TV show Time Team was wearing an unsuitable helmet and had his shield set up wrongly, an inquest has heard.
THE controversial comedian Frankie Boyle is to get his own show — named after a highly addictive painkiller.
RECORD profits from digital media helped broadcaster Channel 4 to break even last year despite the severe downturn in the advertising market.
A COMMITTEE of MPs today said plans to expand Channel 4's remit could increase its market impact "significantly" and urged the government to examine what controls should be in place.
CHANNEL 4 is to end its 15-year association with hit TV sitcom Friends, it was announced today.
CHANNEL 4 chief Stuart Cosgrove had to answer claims today that he has "not delivered" for the TV industry in Scotland.
NEVER ones to shy away from a gimmick, this week Channel 4 are urging viewers to don their 3D glasses (available for free from Sainsbury's stores) for a series of shows devoted to stereoscopic entertainment in all its myriad hues: ie, a sort of purply-golden colour.
CHANNEL 4 finally resolved its leadership crisis yesterday, appointing former civil servant Lord Burns as chairman.
CHANNEL 4 has been cleared of putting child welfare at risk in a series that filmed under-12s living independently of adults.
CHANNEL 4 is to give a platform to people with controversial views linking race to intelligence in a series of programmes busting "science's last taboo".
DAME Marjorie Scardino, chief executive of publisher Pearson, has emerged as a front-runner to replace Luke Johnson as chairman of troubled broadcaster Channel 4.
WHEN in 2005 Channel 4 chairman Luke Johnson told an astounded media pack that a little-known marketing executive was to become the broadcaster's latest chief executive, his language could not have been any more enthusiastic.
PETER Fincham, director of television at ITV, is being tipped as one of the front runners to succeed Andy Duncan who yesterday confirmed he is stepping down from the top job at Channel 4.
CHANNEL 4 is to axe its lunchtime news programme and More4 News, it was announced yesterday.
CHANNEL 4 is to become the first UK broadcaster to make its back catalogue of programmes available to watch free on its website.
A CHANNEL 4 News team was told to leave Sri Lanka after reporting allegations of abuse and ill-treatment of Tamils held in internment camps, the broadcaster said last night.
MIKE Russell, the culture minister, publicly warned Channel 4's chief programmer in Scotland yesterday that he was keeping a "close eye" on the broadcaster's Scottish content.
AS CHANNEL 4 chairman Luke Johnson settled at his desk and flicked through the afternoon's headlines on the internet last Wednesday lunchtime, he could barely believe his eyes.