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BBC director-general Tony Hall, in seeking targets for cutbacks, found it easy to justify the reinvention of BBC3 as a cheaper-to-run online-only service for a reason: younger viewers have different patterns of behaviour. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

The BBC’s decision to close BBC3 “as a broadcast or linear channel” is the most obvious signal yet that the life expectancy of the very concept(...)

The spectre of Eldorado , the BBC’s soap opera set in Spain that ran for just a year in the (...)

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(...)

Kim Wilde: The singer, who hosts  syndicated radio programme The Kim Wilde 80s Show, will appear at the Radio Days conference in Dublin next month.

Pop singer Kim Wilde, the star turn at next month’s Radiodays Europe event in Dublin, isn’t a fan of waffle. “The times I have turned off(...)

Matthew Macfadyen  in Ripper Street, which was filmed on location in Dublin

Ripper Street is coming back from the dead after the period drama, which was filmed on location in Ireland, won an unlik(...)

A root-and-branch examination into the conduct of BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile is expected to uncover hundreds of victims . Photograph: Peter Jordan/PA Wire

A root-and-branch examination into the conduct of BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile is expected to uncover hundreds of victims and reveal a culture of igno(...)

Katrina Schnell (left) and daughter Hannah from Cushendall, Co Antrim, go horse riding, as the Schnell family experiments with living in New Zealand in BBC daytime series Wanted Down Under

BBC Northern Ireland is getting deeper into daytime TV as part of its push to increase the amount of programming it makes for the wider BBC television(...)

“I always think there’s a slight problem if you throw a stone into a pool and nothing happens,” said Bob Collins, chairman of the Broadcasting Auth(...)

The eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and the tenth Doctor (David Tennant) deploy their sonic screwdrivers

In 1963, when Canadian-born film and television producer Sydney Newman, then the newly-appointed BBC head of drama, decided a science fiction programm(...)

BBC Northern Ireland’s contribution to network television programming for 2013 will be boosted by two dramas: The Fall and the second series of police corruption drama Line of Duty, which was wooed to Belfast after filming its first series in Birmingham

When RTÉ executive Steve Carson re-joins BBC Northern Ireland at the end of the year to become its head of productions, he will find an organisation t(...)

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