Broadcast News Archive for June, 2008
19/06/2008 Seven Stones Media Commissioned To Create Two Shows For ITV West
Cornwall-based indie, Seven Stones Media, has been commissioned by ITV West to create two news series for the summer schedule. 'A Garden for Eden', a series of seven 30-minute shows presented by Meli

19/06/2008 Sharon Osbourne Confirmed For MGEITF's 'I'm A Celebrity: Get Me On TV'
Sharon Osbourne will be offering her first-hand experience of why celebrities sign up to appear on reality TV programmes in 'I'm A Celebrity: Get Me On TV' at this year's MediaGuardian Edinburgh Inter

19/06/2008 Tannoy On The Edge Of Love
A rare glimpse of a vintage Tannoy ribbon microphone can be found in the brand new romantic drama, 'The Edge Of Love'. The new movie, directed by award-winning filmmaker John Maybury (responsible for

19/06/2008 Trantec Releases New Product 2008 Product Catalogue
Trantec, the wireless mic systems designer and manufacturer, has launched its new 2008 product catalogue. This catalogue is their most comprehensive to date and comprises over 250 products, demonstra

18/06/2008 'Mock The Week' Returns To BBC Two This Summer
This summer sees the return of hit satirical quiz 'Mock The Week' on BBC Two. The sixth series of the quiz will run for 12 weeks from July 10. The show's combination of stand-up, off-the-cuff games,

18/06/2008 Avocent Introduces New Wireless Distribution Product
Avocent Corporation, a company which delivers IT infrastructure management solutions, has introduced a new model of the Emerge MPX extender, the MPX1500T high-definition (HD) multipoint extender trans

18/06/2008 BTX Introduces New 2008 Catalogue For Systems Contractors And OEMs
BTX Technologies Inc, a manufacturer and distributor of professional-grade products used to interface and integrate A/V, broadcast, home theatre, data and security systems, has announced the release o

18/06/2008 Cinewessex On The Move!
Cinewessex has earned its reputation at the forefront of providing facilities for broadcast programme making, commercials and corporate video production for more than 30 successful years. And now, ha

18/06/2008 Ekushey TV Chooses Chyron For Major Newsroom Upgrade
Chryon, a provider of web, mobile, HD, 3D and newsroom integration solutions, has announced that Ekushey Television (ETV) has installed a MicroX graphics system as part of a major newsroom upgrade. E

18/06/2008 Fifi And Roary Return To The Voice & Music Company
Audio post production facility The Voice And Music Company has started work on the second series of 'Roary The Racing Car', a stop frame animated children's television series produced by Chapman Enter

18/06/2008 HBO Asia Chooses Omneon And Pharos for Next-Generation Facility Upgrade
Omneon Inc, a leading provider of scalable media server and active storage systems, and Pharos, a developer of software architecture for desktop content management, have announced that they have been

18/06/2008 Ross Video Announces Collaboration With Autocue
Ross Video, a company which designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications, has collaborated with Autocue, a company which offers a sing

18/06/2008 Speaking In Tongues - Irish And Ulster-Scots For Broadcast
While stateside voices and a Texas drawl might have been in evidence during US President George Bush's whistle-stop visit to Northern Ireland, it was 'accénts' of a different kind that PM Gordon Brown

18/06/2008 Thomson Offers New Web-based Training Through Thomson Grass Valley University
Enhancing the Thomson Grass Valley professional services education and training portfolio, Thomson have announced the launch of Thomson Grass Valley University, a new web-based training system. In ad

17/06/2008 Church Bans Filming Of 'Angels And Demons'
Two churches in the heart of Rome have banned the makers of 'Angels And Demons' - an adaptation of the novel by 'Da Vinci Code' author Dan Brown - from filming there, it has been reported. According

17/06/2008 France 3 Benefits From Sony's XDCAM SD
Halfway through its XDCAM SD solutions deployment, France 3 announced that it has already equipped 24 regional newsrooms throughout France with 482 camcorders and decks. Talking about the first partn

17/06/2008 Harris' Networking Encoders Complete Testing For Use With Microsoft Mediaroom Internet Protocol TV
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has announced that the Harris NetVX range of H.264/MPEG-4 standard-definition (SD) video networking encoders has

17/06/2008 Iceni Is Up For The Challenge!
Midlands video and digital production company Iceni will present a 'money can't buy' digital film making experience at the Black Country Student Awards, part of a £28 million campaign from the Departm

17/06/2008 Massive Cash Boost For UK Film Festivals
The UK Film Council is to help British film festivals raise their profile with a cash boost of £740,000 over the next three years - paid for from lottery funds. The film council said that the funding

17/06/2008 Mirroring The Change With A New Name - The Broadband Forum
Changing network environments and new sophisticated applications such as IPTV have brought the DSL Forum to transform its work across the broadband space and leads today to the unveiling of its new na

17/06/2008 Sundance Digital Delivers Ground-Breaking BXF Gateway To WJCT
Sundance Digital Inc, a provider of high-performance television automation solutions, announced that WJCT, a PBS station located in Jacksonville, Florida, has become the first station to deploy the ne

17/06/2008 Ting Tings' Promo Gets'F'N' MTV' Exclusive For Rushes
Indie band The Ting Tings' new promo for their latest release 'Shut Up And Let Me Go' aired exclusively in the US on Pete Wentz's new music show 'F'N MTV' on June 13, UK post-production Rushes, who co

17/06/2008 TV One Announces Arrival Of New Switchers And Distribution Amplifiers
The task product line of TV One - a specialist in video, audio and multimedia processing equipment - is growing again with the addition of six new v1.3 HDMI products to its inventory consisting of two

17/06/2008 UN Secretary-General Dedicates Memorial To Journalists
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has paid tribute to journalists and crew killed upholding freedom of speech at the unveiling of a memorial at BBC Broadcasting House in centra

16/06/2008 Aditya Jain Joins Jampro As Regional Sales Manager
Aditya Jain has joined Jampro Antennas - a supplier of antennas, combiners & filters and RF components - as Regional Sales Manager for South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Jampro President Alex Pe