Broadcast News Archive for May, 2010
25/05/2010 Abit And Miranda Continue The Evolution
A playout automation specialist has announced that it has continued the evolution of its sophisticated control interface with Miranda's range of channel branding equipment. Abit's Present-it automat

25/05/2010 Christie Chosen Again For Second Phase
A global leader in digital cinema, is pleased to announce that South Korea based D-Cinema Korea Co. Ltd. (DCK) has committed to installing Christie 4K-ready Solaria Series DLP Cinema projectors in the

25/05/2010 CR Entertainment Creates Branded Entertainment Role
A London and Dublin-based multi-platform producer best-known for creating and producing Bebo's Sofia’s Diary, the first UK internet drama to crossover to TV on Channel 5’s FIVER, has appointed Trevor

25/05/2010 New Boss Appointed At RTE
Ireland's national broadcaster has announced that Glen Killane will be the new Managing Director of Television, taking up the post on 1st June. Glen has been Group Head of RTE Sport since 2006 and H

25/05/2010 Outright Tries On Trilby For Size
The commercial distribution arm of the Shed Media group has announced its latest first look deal with recently established independent producer, Trilby Films Ltd. The deal is a two year exclusive fir

25/05/2010 Setanta To Broadcast NI's Friendlies
An international sports broadcaster has confirmed that they have acquired the broadcast rights to show Northern Ireland's upcoming games against Turkey and Chile. Setanta Sports will air the Norther

25/05/2010 Streetdance 3D Makes History
UK Film Council-financed Streetdance 3D not only claimed number one spot in cinemas nationwide this weekend, but it also "popped and locked" its way into the history books. (Photo courtesy of Vertigo

24/05/2010 Channel Of The Year Nominees Unveiled
The MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival has announced the shortlist for the 9th annual Channel Of The Year Awards. Winners will be decided during a live vote at an awards cerem

24/05/2010 Dr Who Star Returns To NI
Regional film-making has been enjoying a boost this month. Just weeks after the 'new' TV Doctor Who chose Belfast for the first stop of the BBC's pre-broadcast introductory tour, the sci-fi star is b

24/05/2010 FATV Launched On YouTube
The Football Association (FA) has announced the launch of FATV, a new online video service on YouTube. The broadcast will cover all aspects of The FA's work, providing users with exclusive programmi

24/05/2010 Henson & Richardson Join Bravo's Summer Line-Up
Welsh rugby player Gavin Henson is set to 'cheat death' this summer, with a brand new show for Bravo. It will see him immerse himself in a death-defying experiment in front of an audience to include

24/05/2010 Ireland's Iconic Movies Boost Tourism
A novel promotion targeting film lovers has kicked off in a bid to encourage more people to visit the island of Ireland for their holiday this year. Some of Ireland's classic films, including Ondine

24/05/2010 Rob Brydon To Be Honoured By BAFTA Cymru
BAFTA Cymru are delighted to announce that Rob Brydon will be honoured with the prestigious Sian Phillips Award at the 19th Annual BAFTA Cymru Film, Television and Interactive Media Awards Ceremony.

24/05/2010 Verity Systems Launch Anti-Piracy DVD Duplicators
A designer and manufacturer of CD, DVD and Blu-ray duplicating, has announced the release of their Lightning Anti-Piracy DVD duplicators, featuring unique copy protection software to help to prevent u

24/05/2010 World Cup Set To Score For UTV
A regional broadcaster is to be the real winner as this year's World Cup kicks-off. Ulster Television Media expects the tournament to fuel a 13% revenue rise in its radio division, which includes Tal

21/05/2010 AES Back In London
For over 60 years, the Audio Engineering Society (AES) has been the largest gathering of audio professionals and enthusiasts on the globe, attracting delegates from over 100 countries worldwide. Work

21/05/2010 Audio Pioneer Dies Aged 98
Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser, Audio Pioneer and Founder of Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. K, has died age 98. His company, Sennheiser founded in 1945, was a renowned innovator in the development of s

21/05/2010 CTBF Announce Influential New Appointment
The trade charity of the UK film and television industries, has now appointed Roger Laughton CBE as a member of its Board of Trustees. Roger Laughton is Chair of the Screen Heritage Programme Board a

21/05/2010 First UK Abortion TV Advert To Air
A commercial for unplanned pregnancy and abortion advisory services is to be aired on British television. The commercial, to be screened first on Channel 4 at 10.10pm on 24th May, is part of a new c

21/05/2010 Grass Valley High Def For Royal Wedding
On June 19th, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden will marry Daniel Westling. This will be the first royal wedding in Sweden in more than 30 years, with particularly high interest in the event in Sweden

21/05/2010 Radio 'Scrappage' Scheme Launched
In a bid to encourage listeners to embrace the digital switch over, participating UK retailers will offer customers discounts of 10%-20% when they trade in their old analogue sets. Running from Satu

21/05/2010 Smartclip Appoints's Ancill
One of Europe's leading digital video advertising networks, has announced the appointment of Natasha Ancill as Agency Account Director. Natasha will play an instrumental role at Smartclip in supportin

21/05/2010 The Real Robin Hood Revealed With DaVinci Resolve
For a proper retelling of the legend of Robin Hood, it was never going to be merry! A lifetime of hardship, war in the Crusades and oppression certainly doesn't equal that type of story. Legend tells

21/05/2010 UK's First Abortion Commercial Blocked
A revolution in TV advertising is to bypass a regional broadcaster. Channel 4 has blocked the UK's first television commercial for abortion services from being aired in Northern Ireland, where aborti

20/05/2010 A European First For 
Screen Academy Wales And Nickelodeon
Students and recent graduates from Skillset Screen Academy Wales will have an exciting opportunity to hear from executives of Nickelodeon US in an exclusive event next week. Nickelodeon executives, R