Channel Four Television Corporation is a public service broadcasting company in the United Kingdom. The company works across television, film, and digital media to deliver public service. Its broadcasting portfolio includes programs focusing on comedy, documentaries, drama, entertainment, food, history, films, music, animals, animation, art, design and literature, business and money, chat shows, children's shows, disability, education and learning, family and parenting, fashion and beauty, health and wellbeing, homes and gardens, lifestyle, news, current affairs and politics, quizzes and game shows, reality shows, religion and belief, science, nature and environment, sex and relationships, s...
124 Horseferry Road
London, SW1P 2TX
Founded in 1980
O2 UK Offers Access to Channel 4 Shows 48 Hours Early
Apr 20 15
O2 UK and Channel 4 reached an agreement to start giving O2 Priority customers access to popular Channel 4 shows 48 hours before they air. The service began on 18 April, with the first programme to become available reality TV show Made in Chelsea, set to be joined by Peep Show, Fresh Meat, My Mad Fat Diary and others. O2 customers will be given a code which will allow them 48 hour access to the shows on their mobile, tablet or PC. O2 is sponsoring interstitial clips on Channel 4 that use the new VoD brand All 4. The O2 logo will not appear on All 4 services offered through Sky, BT and Virgin. The partnership was brokered by Zenith Optimedia and executed by Forward.
Channel 4 Announces Departure of Justin Gorman as Head of Entertainment
Apr 20 15
Channel 4 head of entertainment Justin Gorman is leaving the broadcaster after five years. Gorman joined C4 from All3Media's Objective Productions in 2010, and oversaw a slate which included Alan Carr: Chatty Man, The Last Leg, The Million Pound Drop and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Gorman will leave C4 next month.
Conservative Party Reportedly Seeks To Privatize Channel 4
Feb 22 15
Channel Four Television Corporation (Channel 4) could be sold off or turned into an employee-owned mutual company if The Conservative Party wins the next election, under plans being discussed within the party. Some senior Tory figures are in favor of divesting ownership of Channel 4. They believe selling off Channel 4 could net the Treasury more than £1 billion.