Broadcaster Ray D’Arcy. An Oireachtas committee has heard how sponsorship secured for D’Arcy’s new radio show more than covers his salary. File  photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Sponsorship secured for Ray D’Arcy’s new radio programme on RTÉ Radio 1 more than covers his annual salary, the new chair-designate of RTÉ has said. M(...)

 Siún Ní Raghallaigh, CEO Ardmore Studios. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Behind the security gates of Ardmore Studios outside Bray is a phantasmal world dedicated to some of the great characters of gothic horror literature.(...)

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, where the television and digital content industry has gathered this week for the MIPTV marketplace.

In an unexpected turn of events, the television and film industry’s love affair with zombies has now reached the, er, reality genre. Zombie Boo(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

TV3’s Niall Cogley  during the construction of the Sony HD Studio last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

What might a TV3 soap opera look like? According to director of content Jeff Ford, the soap should be aimed “first and foremost” at TV3’s Irish audien(...)

 David McRedmond, TV3 chief executive

The star keynote speaker may be actor and face-of-Netflix Kevin Spacey, but the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival is also a good p(...)

Contestant Jane Lyons on Tyrone Prodictions' format `Date with Fate'

Tyrone Productions and FremantleMedia have sold Date with Fate, a reality television show developed under RTÉ’s Format Farm initiative, to Ukrainian c(...)