The End of Phil & Holly, Cadwalladr’s Hefty Bill & Podcast Show
Phillip Scofield leaves This Morning – what did for him? And how does the show steady the ship? Recorded this week at The Podcast Show in Islington’s Business Design Centre, Matt Deegan is joined by audio consultant Brett Spencer and Audio UK MD Chloe Straw to review the week’s media news. Also on the programme:…
BBC Verify, RAJARs… and where are all the unscripted shows?
The BBC announces a big investment in fact checking. But can BBC Verify stand up to the internet? Media news and analysis with Matt Deegan and guests Adam Bowie (BBC) and Ian Rumsey (ITN Productions). It’s RAJAR week – and it’s boom time for commercial radio… we disclose whose numbers are up and down at…
Economic Slowdown, CNN & BBC Showdowns
Sony reduces its podcast spend, and ITV revenues are down – but are they the outliers in the advertising downturn? Media news and analysis, from Matt Deegan, Deadline’s Jake Kanter and Endelman’s Karin Robinson. Also on the programme: It’s Trump vs CNN… again. What lessons did the broadcaster learn from the last election cycle? Is…
Writers’ Strikes, Vice On The Brink, Farewell Richard Sharp
What does the WGA strike in the US mean for the UK industry and its viewers? Media news and analysis with Matt Deegan and guests Jim Waterson (the Guardian) and media writer Scott Bryan. Vice news is on the brink – has its own predictions for the industry come to pass? Also on the programme:…
Tucker v Fox, MIPTV & yet more journos axed
A wave of big names leave US TV – is the #MeToo movement finally cutting through in television? Media analysis, this week with Charlotte Tobitt (Press Gazette), John Elmes (Broadcast) and media writer Kate Bulkey. Also on the show: all the latest from Cannes as MIPTV draws to a close. All that, plus the Media…
Farewell Buzzfeed News, Fox & Dominion Settle, plus the Google TV launch
Our pundits share their reactions to the Buzzfeed News shut down; we unpack the Fox & Dominion settlement and why it matters.
Succession spoilers, Elon Vs BBC & Global invests in Glasgow
This week coming to you this week from The London Podcast Studios, host Matt Deegan is joined by Ann Charles (Radio TechCon) and Faraz Osman (Gold Wala Productions) to tackle the latest industry headlines. We find out why Global is investing in their Glasgow studios, how the BBC are tackling the coronation across all platforms…
ARIAs, Radio Days Europe & RadioGPT
Host Matt brings you the gossip and backstage chatter LIVE from the 2023 Audio & Radio Industry Awards Nominations! Fresh from Radio Days Prague, Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry (Freelance Audio and Digital Producer) and Paul Des (Greatest Hits Radio Presenter & Exec Producer Content Works), share their highlights and insights from this year’s conference. Straight from the…
BAFTA TV rundown, streaming slowdown & TikTok’s troubles
This week a telly special, coming to you this week from The London Podcast Studios. TV Critics Scott Bryan (Must Watch Podcast) and Boyd Hilton (Pilot TV Podcast, Heat Mag) unpack the TV BAFTA nominations and assess reports of a streamer slowdown. Also up for discussion, a new Peaky Blinders movie studio is set to…
Impartiality and the BBC: where do we go from here?
In this special, we’re joined by a panel of independent experts to examine where next for the BBC, as it undertakes another review into impartiality in the wake of Lineker and pressure from the Government.