RTÉ Television managing director Glen Killane: “The only thing that’s dragged me away from RTÉ is House of Cards.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Tomorrow is World Television Day and the blurb for the industry initiative doesn’t hold back: The medium, as well as being “a cornerstone of democracy(...)

Irish comedian Aisling Bea is among those posing with Stephen Fry, host of the BBC’s QI. In Ireland, repeats of the panel show are the most popular programme on the channel Dave. Photograph: Brian Ritchie

Are you watching Geordie Shore on MTV, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom on Nick Jr or extended- length repeats of QI on Dave? Perhaps not. Back in the n(...)

Comedian David McSavage in character on RTÉ Two’s The Savage Eye

RTÉ Television’s heads of entertainment, drama, sport and other genres have been set new audience targets that give greater importance to how content (...)

Glen Killane, MD RTE Television. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There has been some good news for RTÉ lately. Semi-State oversight body NewERA reported back to the Government that the scope for further operational (...)

Aisling Franciosi (centre) of The Fall, with presenters Miriam O’Callaghan and Ryan Tubridy at the launch of RTÉ’s new season of programming. Photograph: Eric Luke

"Why do we do it? Chase power. Cling to power – when we’re all destined to lose it someday?” a former taoiseach asks in RTÉ’s forthcoming series of(...)

The Late Late Show will be given a “new look” during its forthcoming season, says RTÉ Television managing director Glen Killane.

The Late Late Show will be given a “new look” in January. RTÉ Television managing director Glen Killane said the changes on RTÉ’s flagship chat sho(...)

Aidan Gillen plays Charles Haughey during filming in Dublin in October 2013 of the forthcoming RTÉ / Element Pictures / Touchpaper Television series on his life. Photograph: PA Wire 2:56

Power-craving politicians, elusive psychopaths and paranoid gangsters will be at the centre of RTÉ One’s drama offering in its 2014-2015 season, while(...)

Adrian Lynch of Animo Television, who will become RTÉ One channel controller in November

Animo Television, the production company owned by the incoming RTÉ One controller Adrian Lynch, is making a documentary for RTÉ about pornography. The(...)

The O’Reilly family, winners of Animo Television’s ‘Ireland’s Fittest Family’, are pictured with mentor Nikki Symmons (centre). RTÉ One has appointed Animo’s Adrian Lynch as controller of RTÉ One.

RTÉ has appointed Adrian Lynch from independent production company Animo Television as the controller of RTÉ One. Mr Lynch will step (...)

One of the control rooms in RTÉ’s Montrose campus in Donnybrook. RTÉ will now seek a new channel controller for RTÉ One. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

RTÉ One channel controller George Dixon has left the broadcaster after less than a year to take up a position as global editorial director of B(...)