‘Netflix and chill’ may have been transformed into a euphemism for something altogether more physical, but the phrase’s origins do tell a story for telly enthusiasts like me. I won’t bore you with theory or blind you with statistics because the fact is simple: people are increasingly heading online to get their content kicks. [Read more…]
Lord Grantham, Mr Brown, or to viewers of Best Comedy W1A, Ian Fletcher – actor Hugh Bonneville – in a Red Carpet interview at the BPG TV & Radio Awards.
Susanna Dinnage, EVP and Managing Director, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland, gives her take on the BPG TV & Radio Awards 2015.
Red Carpet interview with Sheridan Smith, who won the BPG’s best actress award for her performance as the young Cilla Black in the ITV drama Cilla.
Lenny Henry received the BPG’s highest honour, the Harvey Lee Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting. It recognises his contribution to Comic Relief, which began 30 years ago, and also his campaign for greater diversity in broadcasting, which is finally starting to change policies at the UK’s major broadcasters. Henry is broke off from rehearsals for the Red Nose Day telethon to attend the ceremony.
Watch London Live’s Red Carpet interview with Sheridan Smith.
Lenny Henry – comedian, actor, presenter, writer, and activist – is to be honoured at lunchtime today (Friday) by journalists who write about TV for a living. [Read more…]
Three of TV’s most popular actresses – Sheridan Smith, Keeley Hawes and Sarah Lancashire – have been shortlisted for the annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, chosen by journalists who write about TV and radio. The awards, sponsored by Discovery Channel, will be presented next month at a lunch in central London. [Read more…]