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  1. BBC's "Scale and Scope" to Be Reviewed, U.K. Government Says

    8:30 am 7/15/2015

    Governance and funding issues will also be part of talks about a new charter for the U.K. public broadcaster as the government publishes a "green paper" on its future.Read more

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  2. Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, J.K. Rowling Urge U.K. Government Not to "Diminish" the BBC

    12:54 am 7/15/2015

    "A diminished BBC would simply mean a diminished Britain," says an open letter to prime minister David Cameron signed by them and other celebrities.Read more

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  3. BBC Defends Right to Make Shows for "Everyone," Touts Cost Cuts in Annual Report

    12:53 am 7/14/2015

    Chief Tony Hall argues the public broadcaster should continue airing popular entertainment shows and warns of the risk of "a much diminished BBC" as the government starts debating the broadcaster's future.Read more

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  4. Yahoo, Shazam Top Executives to Advise U.K. Government on BBC Future

    2:17 am 7/13/2015

    Yahoo Europe boss Dawn Airey, Shazam chair Andrew Fisher and others were named to the advisory group ahead of the publication of a "green paper" on the BBC's future later this week.Read more

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  5. 'Top Gear' Host Compares Job to Being New 'Doctor Who'

    2:11 am 7/13/2015

    Chris Evans also says that he doesn't intend to "throw the baby out with the bathwater" when it comes to rejigging the hit motoring show.Read more

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  6. John Oliver, 'Game of Thrones' Star Lena Headey Join BBC's 'Danger Mouse' Voice Cast

    12:35 am 7/13/2015

    "'Danger Mouse' was a significant part of my childhood," says Oliver about joining the remake of the classic British animated series that spoofed James Bond and others.Read more

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  7. Wimbledon: BBC Changes Highlights Show After Viewer Criticism

    5:02 am 7/6/2015

    Critics also panned 'Wimbledon 2Day,' which saw hosts mingle with a live audience and included funny home video clips.Read more

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  8. U.K. Minister Accuses BBC of Having "Imperial" Ambitions

    1:49 am 7/6/2015

    The comment comes after the new Conservative government and the public broadcaster agreed that the latter would foot the $1 billion bill for license fee payers over the age of 75.Read more

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  9. U.K. Regulator: Retrans Fees Would Require "Complicated and Lengthy" Intervention

    1:17 am 7/2/2015

    But Ofcom says such fees, which have boosted the revenue of broadcasters in the U.S., "could bring additional funding" for British public service broadcasters and will continue to explore their introduction that ITV has supported.Read more

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  10. BBC to Cut More Than 1,000 Jobs, Become "Simpler, Leaner"

    4:22 am 7/1/2015

    The U.K. public broadcaster remains under pressure to reduce its costs amid funding shortfalls.Read more

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