Channel 4 drama ‘Humans’: Ads on 4oD got 3.5 times the attention levels of YouTube ones, eye-tracking research found.

Viewers’ “brains are working harder” when they consume content on YouTube than they are when they view broadcaster video-on-demand platforms such as C(...)

For advertisers, time is money in a quite fundamental way. Brands buy time from broadcast and online media owners, and they do so in standardised chunks

The concept of finite time is something with which we all must grapple in life, whether you’re stuck in a sealed editing suite whittling down the worl(...)

Channel 4’s  documentary series Educating Essex from 2011 secured permission from a school to use a “fixed rig” robotic camera system to film pupils.

Ever found yourself hooked to One Born Every Minute? The Secret Life of Four Year Olds? Undercover Boss? The Undateables? Educating Essex? They’re all(...)

Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe with Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan: one of the shows available on its on-demand service All 4, which evolved from 4oD

Watching on-demand? Don’t be surprised if the advertisers seem to know your name. Channel 4’s on-demand service All 4 will “imminently” roll out an ad(...)

Channel 4’s Danny Carvalho (second left) discusses TV formats at the Celtic Media Festival with Scottish broadcasting executive Iseabail Mactaggart and Irish television producers Kieran Doherty and Evan Chamberlain.

“A body always floats”, according to Channel 4’s forthcoming series Hunted, is a law-enforcement phrase used when wanted individuals go on the run – s(...)

RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty: told Oireachtas committee hearing the broadcaster needed “much more certainty” about its future. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The media market remains highly competitive, with no room for complacency, RTÉ employees were advised yesterday at briefings given by director-general(...)

A view of the Famine sculpture in Dublin which marks the national disaster that was the Great Hunger. Photograph:  Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Protesters are to picket the London headquarters of Channel 4 on Saturday in a demonstration against plans to create a sitcom based on the Irish potat(...)

Host Graham Norton during filming for “The Graham Norton Show” in London. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

In this autumn-winter autobiography season, two memoirs should leap out to both aspiring broadcasters and anyone even vaguely interested in how on-air(...)

Self belief: the vision

Jamal Edwards falls into the category of ‘teenage sensation’, having built an impressive social media empire from the age of just 15. Now aged 22, he (...)

Avril MacRory: produced ‘Secret Diary of a Call Girl’

Former RTÉ head of variety Avril MacRory, now a London-based independent producer, was back at Montrose last night to give a Royal Television Socie(...)