International Insider : RTS Convention Spotlights C4 Sale & “Britishness” Requirement; Piers Morgan’s New Gig; Netflix Spain Interview
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Talk is cheap:One of those responsibilities will be as the host of a ‘global show’ on talkTV, the new channel being launched by Murdoch’s News UK in 2022. The channel is viewed as a direct competitor to the beleaguered News UK, which saw star attraction Neil resign not long after launching the network as its face. Could Morgan and Neil team up at talkTV? Time will tell.
Netflix’s World ViewGlobal growth:Netflix has made no secret of the fact it sees the vast majority of its potential growth as coming from international markets, with subscriber numbers having reached relative ceilings in English-speaking territories. CEO Reed Hastings is presently on a tour of the company’s international bases, visiting Turkey and Germany this week before heading to India. Stopping off in Berlin, he officially opened the company’s new German HQ, greeting local employees
and holding a Q&A. “Producing content that Germans thrive on and spread around the world is such an opportunity,” the exec said, adding that the international proliferation of local language content continued to be “the really special thing about Netflix”. Hastings also visited the set of high-profile series headtopics.com
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UK Government Lining Up Requirement For Public Service Broadcasters To Produce “Distinctively British” Content — RTS ConventionWith the news today that Oliver Dowden has been replaced as UK Culture Secretary by Nadine Dorries, a version of the RTS speech published early this morning was in fact delivered by John Whittingda…
BBC’s Tim Davie On Further Reform, Dialogue With New Culture Secretary & Why Chairman’s C4 Privatization Comments Were “Misinterpreted” – RTS ConventionTim Davie, the BBC’s Director-General, has said the broadcaster needs “a really serious dialogue with government” in the context of Nadine Dorries replacing Oliver Dowden as the UK’s new Culture Se…
Piers Morgan beams leaving pub as he celebrates new TV job with boozy night outPiers Morgan was in the mood to celebrate as he headed out to the pub after news broke of his new TV deal, months after he quit Good Morning Britain over his comments about Meghan Markle Come on big lad you never only have one What channel number is talktv please - I’m guessing it’s on sky, so I’m hoping I’m assuming correctly And? Who wouldn't go out on the lash after landing a new job?
Piers Morgan says his new job will give Meghan Markle nightmaresPiers Morgan is celebrating securing a new job after being axed from GMB for his comments about Meghan Markle Why will if she don’t think about him Good. Because she gives me the creeps!
Piers Morgan says new job is 'bigger than GMB' and he needs a new 'TV wife'Piers Morgan dramatically quit Good Morning Britain back in March, after a live on-air row over Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey Better be the one who helped him out before.
Piers Morgan asks ITV 'why he had to leave' after claim channel defended himPiers Morgan sensationally quit ITV following the fallout from his comments regarding Meghan Markle's explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey