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MJ, a 71-year-old recently returned to Ireland from the US, and 23-year-old student Declan help each other find dates in Virgin Media One’s Generation Dating.

Generation Dating, a Virgin Media Television format developed from a staff ideas workshop, has been optioned in Australia after generating interest am(...)

Anything on TV? Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) from Game of Thrones in happier times. Photograph: HBO

When you play the game of television, you win or you die, there is no middle ground – or so Cersei Lannister would say if she was to swap her fictiona(...)

Land Rover is, finally, on the cusp of revealing its replacement for the original Defender, but it’s trying to distract us from this all-important new(...)

Under the ‘country of origin’ principle, a broadcaster with a licence in any EU state can broadcast into any other EU market. Photograph: iStock.

The broadcasting regulator is in talks with two UK-licensed broadcasters about obtaining new European Union licences after Brexit, but a hoped-for int(...)

A scene from BBC’s “Blue Planet”. The merged wildlife streaming service will be owned by Discovery, with the BBC licensing its entire library of natural history programming, including those presented by David Attenborough

The BBC and Discovery, the US media group, have struck a deal to pool their vast natural history and wildlife programming libraries in a new global su(...)

‘The Incredibles 2’, the 2018 film produced by Disney-owned Pixar. Disney is getting  combative as it takes on Netflix.

Everybody’s talking about Disney. The original animation powerhouse has long been drawing up plans for a Netflix-challenging streaming service that wi(...)

The BBC makes some channels, such as BBC Entertainment featuring hit series ‘Doctor Who’, available in various EU states

The BBC is in talks with Irish and Dutch authorities to obtain licences allowing it to continue broadcasting across the European Union in the event of(...)

CONOR POPE, Consumer Affairs Correspondent Irish subscribers to Sky Television could see dozens of channels including Disney and Discovery disappear (...)

Dara Ó Briain and Hugh Dennis (background) from ‘Mock the Week’, repeats of which are a mainstay of UKTV channel Dave

Channels owned by broadcasting group UKTV have returned to Virgin Media in both Ireland and the UK after the two companies agreed a new carriage deal.(...)

Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries (L) chats to the company’s founder, John Malone, in Dublin last month.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Virgin Media Ireland lost broadband and television subscribers in the three months to the end of June, but its revenue rose, according to the latest f(...)

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