George Dixon

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Darren Smith, television producer and  managing director of Kite Entertainment. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Darren Smith apologises for checking his phone. He is waiting for last night’s television ratings to come through: when we meet, Ireland’s Fittest Fam(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Where did Amber go? RTÉ’s drama about a missing girl has itself been missing in action. Made for the broadcaster in 2011 by production company Screenw(...)

Steve Carson who is leaving RTÉ Television to take up a new role with the BBC. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

RTÉ’s former director of programmes Steve Carson is moving to BBC Northern Ireland. The 45-year-old Belfast native will join BBC NI as head of product(...)

Style journalist Angela Scanlon (of Oi Ginger!) is set to be promoted as “new” RTÉ face

In the grand but pock-marked scheme of Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTÉ Two has always been something of an entertainment sideshow: a big football (...)

“There is a long winter ahead, and I hope we have something for all of you to shorten those long winter nights,” said RTÉ Television managing director(...)

Amid the usual blaze of on-screen talent / future Late Late Show guests, RTÉ Television is holding its press launch for its autumn season in Montrose (...)