BBC May Make News Channel Web-Only

Work has begun assessing the possibility of making the BBC’s news channel online-only. The potential move would have serious cost-saving implications: production costs for the channel are £26.8 million, while its newsgathering costs were £21.2 million.

BBC Cuts More Than 1,000 Jobs In Restructuring


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BBC Hit ‘Top Gear’ To Return With New Host

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says its hit automotive TV show “Top Gear” will return to the airwaves with a new host replacing scandal-tainted Jeremy Clarkson. The broadcaster says radio and TV personality Chris Evans has signed a three-year deal to lead a new lineup for the show, which has won a huge following with […]

Grand Theft Auto Creator Sues BBC

The BBC Braces For The Fight Of Its Life

Europe’s largest broadcaster has few friends in the newly formed Tory government in London. Prime Minister David Cameron had not even finished announcing his new cabinet this week when the British press declared his government at war with the BBC.

BBC Head Gets Death Threats Over Clarkson Firing

LONDON (AP) – British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired “Top Gear” host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague. The Mail on Sunday newspaper ran photos of security guards outside the home of director-general Tony Hall. The Metropolitan Police said detectives were […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Ending After Next Season

Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in early 2016. The series, which airs earlier in the U.K., will have its finale on Christmas Day, 2015.

BBC’s Next Headache: How To Revive ‘Top Gear’

Jeremy Clarkson To Be Sacked By The BBC

‘Top Gear’ Co-Hosts Won’t Continue Without Clarkson

BBC Launches Investigation Into Clarkson Fracas

LONDON (AP) — The BBC has launched an investigation into “Top Gear” host Jeremy Clarkson’s alleged “fracas” with a producer, trying to establish the facts of the incident before deciding its next move. The popular TV presenter has been suspended pending an investigation into whether he punched a producer during a dispute over a meal. […]

Clarkson’s Suspension Could Cost BBC Millions

Fans Demand BBC Reinstate ‘Top Gear’s Clarkson

Tracey Ullman Returns To U.K. TV After 30 Years

Amazon’s Prime Instant To Drop BBC Shows

PBS, BBC Ink Multi-Title Co-Production Deal

Netflix Renews Deal For BBC Series

Netflix Could Drop BBC Programming

BBC Delays Documentary On Charles, Camilla

Warning: Don’t Try This At Your Station

He has braved gunfire to report from some of the world’s most treacherous regions. But now the BBC’s Quentin Sommerville has revealed how he fell victim to an unexpected hazard: a pile of burning narcotics.

BBC/PBS ‘Call The Midwife’ Gets Season 5 Order

BBC To Launch ‘Doctor Who’ Online Game For Kids

BBC: No Plan To Double Fee For Independent Scots

Indie Scotland ‘Faces Doubling Of BBC License Fee’

BBC Goes Global, Local, With Pop Up U.S. Bureaus

What Happens To The BBC If Scotland Goes Indie?

Fairhead Named Head Of BBC Governing Body

Five New ‘Doctor Who’ Scripts Leak Online

BBC To Air Ultra HD Commonwealth Games Live


BBC Installs Front Porch Digital Archiving, MAM

Howard Stringer Top Candidates To Lead BBC

Former Sony boss Sir Howard Stringer has emerged as an early favorite to succeed Lord Patten as chairman of the BBC Trust although Lady Marjorie Scardino is also being mentioned as the first woman who might fill the role.

BBC Topper Chris Patten Steps Down

BBC Rolls Out New Version Of Its iPlayer

BBC Threatens To Make BBC3 Online-Only

Amazon, BBC Team To Revive ‘Ripper Street’

BBC Blasted For Failed $170M Digital Project

9.2M Watch ‘Sherlock’ Return On BBC

BBC Plans 50th Birthday Bash For ‘Dr. Who’

The BBC is throwing a broadcasting blowout for the sci-fi show, which began with little fanfare and few expectations on Nov. 23, 1963, but is now one of its biggest hits and major exports. A 75-minute anniversary episode will be shown simultaneously Saturday in almost 80 countries, and there are 3-D screenings in movie theaters around the world.

50 Years Matter, Even To A Time Lord