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Len Blavatnik Invests in ‘The Night Of’ Producers Bad Wolf

Blavatnik's Access Entertainment has acquired just under 25 percent of the high-end TV upstart led by BBC veterans Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner.

BBC Worldwide, Len Blavatnik’s Access, ‘Ripper Street’ Producer Team on Straight-to-Series Finance Model

New commissioning body Benchmark will fast-track shows to production without first securing backing from any network or digital platform.

Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell Launch New U.K. Indie

The former Film4 and Working Title TV bosses have launched House Productions, with investment from BBC Worldwide and a first-look deal with Access Entertainment, headed by ex-BBC TV director Danny…

Former BBC TV Boss Danny Cohen Joins Len Blavatnik to Launch Access Entertainment

As president of the new unit, he will look to develop the company into "one of the world's leading independent investors in the entertainment media sector," with plans to invest several hundred…

Cinematographer Roundtable: Cons of CG, Betraying Oliver Stone and When to Quit a Film

Six top directors of photography — Robert Richardson ('The Hateful Eight'), Alwin Kuchler ('Steve Jobs'), Danny Cohen ('The Danish Girl,' 'Room'), Linus Sandgren ('Joy'), Masanobu Takayanagi ('Black…

Five Takeaways From the Edinburgh TV Festival: BBC Debates, Amazon’s Arrival and a Reality Check for ‘Homeland’

Armando Iannucci was arguably the main star at this year's TV jamboree, although it was - inevitably - the BBC that was the overwhelming central topic for debate.

BBC TV Boss: Moving Youth Network Online Is a “Risk”

Danny Cohen says that the youth-oriented channel's move was an important shift in addressing changing viewing habits.

BBC Ditches ‘Top Gear’ Host Jeremy Clarkson

Following an investigation into his alleged punching of a producer on the hit show, the U.K. broadcaster will not renew his contract.

BBC’s ‘Top Gear’ Replacement Sees Audience Drop by Nearly 4 Million

The motoring show, which regularly draws more than 5 million viewers, has been suspended following allegations co-host Jeremy Clarkson punched a producer.

Steve Coogan Supports $155 Million Bid for BBC’s Youth Network

In a letter mentioning the comedian, U.K. producers renew their push to buy BBC Three despite the public broadcaster's focus on moving the channel online.

BBC TV Boss Dismisses $155M Offer for Youth Network

Danny Cohen says it's "unclear what value" bidders for BBC Three, which is set to move online later this year, "would be getting."

BBC Won’t Apologize to Argentina Over ‘Top Gear’ Controversy

The show's hosts and crew were forced to flee the country after a license plate caused anger and the ambassador demanded an apology