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  1. BBC Names Former Sony CEO Howard Stringer Non-Executive Director Amid Governance Changes

    6:13 am 12/11/2013

    The British public broadcaster will overhaul its management and programming following a series of major scandals.Read more

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  2. New York Times Still a Compelling Ad Platform for Studios, CEO Says

    9:25 am 12/10/2013

    Former BBC boss Mark Thompson at an investor conference also discusses the paper's video strategy and recent challenges in China.Read more

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  3. 'About Schmidt' Producer Michael Besman to Run L.A. Office for Caryn Mandabach Productions

    6:43 am 12/10/2013

    Besman, whose credits also include “As Good as It Gets” and “Seven Years in Tibet,” will develop and produce high-end TV for the group targeting the international marketplace.Read more

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  4. BBC To Broadcast Five Subscription-Free HD Channels

    5:19 am 12/9/2013

    The public broadcaster will also broadcast its flagship political discussion program "Question Time" from South Africa in the wake of Nelson Mandela's death.Read more

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  5. Nelson Mandela: BBC News Director Defends Coverage

    4:38 am 12/9/2013

    The head of the BBC's news department said the network was right to disrupt regular programming to announce the death of Mandela, whom he called "the most significant statesman of the last 100 years."Read more

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  6. Nelson Mandela's Death: U.K. Columnist Attacks BBC for Extensive Coverage

    4:47 am 12/6/2013

    "Spectator" columnist Rod Liddle summed up the BBC's coverage of Mandela's death as "famous, nice black man dies," causing a social media firestorm.Read more

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  7. BBC Orders Comedy Poking Fun at Itself

    2:38 am 12/6/2013

    Hugh Bonneville will star as the fictional "BBC head of values" in "W1A" from writer John Morton, who also wrote London Olympics comedy "Twenty Twelve."Read more

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  8. BBC Cancels Crime Drama 'Ripper Street'

    10:08 am 12/4/2013

    The show, starring Matthew Macfadyen and Jerome Flynn, will not return for a third season amid declining ratings.Read more

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  9. 'Laurel and Hardy' Biopic in Works From BBC, Weinstein Co.

    9:48 am 12/3/2013

    The 90-minute TV movie, set to be scripted by "Philomena" co-writer Jeff Pope, will be made by U.K. production banner Lookout Point and is based on the duo's 1953 U.K. tour, which ended in tragic circumstances.Read more

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