Has Big Brother been dropped by Channel 5?

Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild event, the Chief Executive of Viacom (owners of the channel) hinted that he was on the look out for even better shows. As reported by the Daily Star, Philippe Dauman said: “Maybe we continue with Big Brother … …read more

Source:: OK

Hart calls a halt on Miranda

It has also won critical acclaim, earning Royal Television Society, Broadcasting Press Guild and British Comedy awards. On rumours that Hart was in talks with the BBC about a revival of the Generation Game, she said: ‘I am thinking about an entertainment … …read more

Source:: BBC Aeriel

‘Big Brother’ Facing The Axe? Viacom Boss States ‘No Show Is Popular Forever’ (VOTE)

Helen won the most recent series of ‘BB’ Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild event earlier this week, the company’s Chief Executive Philippe stated: “Maybe we continue with ‘Big Brother’, maybe if for some reason that didn’t work out … …read more

Source: Huffington Post

‘Big Brother’ Facing The Axe? Viacom Boss States ‘No Show Is Popular Forever’

Helen won the most recent series of ‘BB’ Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild event earlier this week, the company’s Chief Executive Philippe stated: “Maybe we continue with ‘Big Brother’, maybe if for some reason that didn’t work out … …read more

Source:: Huffington Post

Big Brother’s Channel 5 future not guaranteed, says Viacom boss

Viacom chief executive Philippe Dauman noted that “no show is hugely popular forever” during a Broadcasting Press Guild event on Wednesday (October 8). “Maybe we continue with Big Brother, maybe if for some reason that didn’t work out we have the ability … …read more

Source:: Big Brother’s Channel 5 future not guaranteed, says Viacom boss

Has Big Brother been evicted? Reality show faces C5 axe

Speaking at Broadcasting Press Guild event, he said: “Maybe we continue with Big Brother, maybe if for some reason that didn’t work out we have the ability to put out other great programming. “You can go too far with one genre even when it’s successful.” …read more

Source:: Has Big Brother been evicted? Reality show faces C5 axe

BPG in the News – March 30, 2014

Broadchurch wins at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

ITV drama series Broadchurch has won three awards at the 40th Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, voted for by journalists who write about TV and radio. 

http://www.televisual.com/news-detail/Broadchurch-wins-at-Broadcasting-Press-Guild-Awards_nid-4097.html

Nick Ferrari wins BPG Radio Broadcaster of the Year

‘Broadchurch’ picked up Best Drama Series, Olivia Colman won best actress for her role as DS Ellie Miller in the ITV drama and its creator Chris Chibnall won the BPG Writer’s Award.

http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/news/1287874/Nick-Ferrari-wins-BPG-Radio-Broadcaster-Year/?DCMP=ILC-SEARCH

 

The Golden Age of TV Shines on as Winners of the BPG …

28 Mar 2014 – John Plunkett is chairman of the Broadcasting Press Guild and broadcasting correspondent …. Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2014 Winners.

www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/john-plunkett/bpg-awards_b_5044183.html

 

Broadchurch wins three Broadcasting Press Guild awards …28 Mar 2014 – 

Other winners at the awards, which are voted for by journalists who write about TV and radio, included Chiwetel Ejiofor, who
www.thestage.co.uk/…/2014/…/broadchurch-wins-three-broadcasting-pr

 

BBC News – Broadchurch wins Broadcasting Press Guild …

ITV detective series Broadchurch wins three awards, including best drama series, at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards. … Tech · Entertainment · Video. 28 March2014 Last updated at 08:01 ET … The winners are expected to attend the ceremony in central London on Friday. Continue reading the main story  ..

BPG in the News – February 28, 2014

C4 and BBC2 dominate Broadcasting Press Guild nominations

Channel 4 and BBC Two have dominated the nominations for the 40th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

Channel 4 has 10 nominations, including all four programmes shortlisted for best single documentary – Dogging Tales, The Murder Trial, Richard III: The King in the Car Park and Syria: Across the Lines.

http://www.televisual.com/news-detail/C4-and-BBC2-dominate-Broadcasting-Press-Guild-nominations_nid-3952.html

 

Broadchurch, Top of the Lake and The Fall lead BPG Awards

BBC Two’s nine nominations include Best Drama Series, Best Actor, Best Actress and the Writer’s Award for ‘Top of the Lake’. ITV’s ‘Broadchurch’ also received nominations in each of the same four categories.

http://www.brandrepublic.com/news/1281686/Broadchurch-Top-Lake-Fall-lead-BPG-Awards/

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor up for BPG award

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in the running to pick up an award for TV drama Dancing On The Edge.

http://home.bt.com/entertainment/tv/tvnews/chiwetel-ejiofor-up-for-bpg-award-11363877738960

 

BBC2 leads BPG Awards nominations

BBC2 leads the nominations for the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards as the channel’s drama push continues to reap rewards.

http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/news/broadcasters/bbc2-leads-bpg-awards-nominations/5067919.article

 

Broadchurch, Top of the Lake and The Fall lead Broadcasting Press Guild list

ITV and BBC2 dominate drama nominations at critic-voted awards, as Channel 4 takes all four places in documentary list
http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/feb/20/broadchurch-top-lake-fall-broadcasting-press-guild

 

Broadchurch leads BPG Award nominations
The nominations for the 40th Annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, sponsored by Discovery Channel, have been announced.

http://www.entertainment-focus.com/tv-section/tv-news/broadchurch-leads-bpg-award-nominations/

 

Oscar-nominated Chiwetel Ejiofor goes head-to-head with David Tennant at the BPG Awards 2014

http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/oscar-nominated-chiwetel-ejiofor-goes-head-to-head-3163056#ixzz369shGClf

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor battles David Tennant for Best Actor at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Bafta-winning 12 Years A Slave actor is up against the Broadchurch star for top gong, with Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson and Maxine Peake up for Best Actress

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2014-02-20/chiwetel-ejiofor-battles-david-tennant-for-best-actor-at-broadcasting-press-guild-awards

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor and David Tennant nominated for Broadcasting Press Guild awards

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rory Kinnear, Peter Mullan and David Tennant have been nominated for best actor at this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-26258782

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor and David Tennant nominated for Broadcasting Press Guild awards

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rory Kinnear, Peter Mullan and David Tennant have been nominated for best actor at this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2014/02/chiwetel-ejiofor-david-tennant-nominated-broadcasting-press-guild-awards/

BPG in the News – October 30, 2013

Last Tango star to return in Happy ValleyBroadcastLast Tango writer Sally Wainwright revealed the casting decision at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch on Monday. In Happy Valley, a 6 x 60-minute Red production, Lancashire will play a community police officer “who gets involved in something bigger than … […]

Tue, Oct 29, 2013
Source: Google News

The GuardianDiane Keaton plans US remake of BBC’s Last Tango in HalifaxThe GuardianWainwright, the show’s Yorkshire-born writer and executive producer, told journalists at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch on Monday that she would have an associate producer role on the US version, but did not expect to be closely involved. […]

Tue, Oct 29, 2013
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Mirror.co.uk’Absolutely Fabulous’ Film ‘Will Never Happen’, Says Jennifer SaundersHuffington Post UKThe series – which aired for the first time in 1994 – returned for two specials over Christmas in 2011, with a further Olympics-themed episode airing ahead of the 2012 games. BBC executive Shane Allen said earlier this year at […]

Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Source: Google News

BPG in the News – April 27, 2013


ChiswickW4.com
Torin Douglas To Leave The BBC
ChiswickW4.com
He will continue to be director of the Chiswick Book Festival and to help with the Bedford Park Festival. He will also continue as treasurer of the Broadcasting Press Guild and working with the Media Trust, which brings charities and the media together 

Posted: April 22, 2013, 2:09 pm
ITV To Acquire UK Production Company The Garden For $27M
Deadline.com
Its Inside Claridge’s won Best Documentary Series at the Broadcasting Press GuildAwards in March. Its credits also include Seven Dwarves for Channel 4 and BBC Two’s The Midwives and Keeping Britain Alive. ITV Studios, the production arm of ITV

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Posted: April 22, 2013, 10:32 am

The Guardian (blog)
BBC media player Torin Douglas throws in his cards
The Guardian (blog)
He will also be keeping up his sterling work as treasurer of the Broadcasting Press Guild. BBC arts correspondent David Sillito will be adding Douglas’s media beat to his reporting responsibilities when he leaves at the end of May. He’s certainly 

Posted: April 18, 2013, 1:19 pm
‘Sherlock’ Series Three: Producer Begs Fans To Keep Storylines A Surprise
Huffington Post UK
Broadcasting Press Guild TV & Radio Awards – Arrivals. LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 14: Benedict Cumberbatch attends the Broadcasting Press Guild TV and Radio awards on March 14, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images) 

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Posted: April 10, 2013, 3:30 pm
BBCWW, Lookout Point renew vows
C21Media
In recent weeks, Lookout Point projects have received 10 nominations for the upcoming Bafta TV Craft Awards later this month. In addition, Parade’s End won fourBroadcasting Press Guild Awards and Best TV Drama at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards last 

Posted: April 8, 2013, 7:44 am