Have commissioners dangerously devalued the process with their clichéd insistence on ‘disruptive’, ‘ground-breaking’ and ‘immersive’ shows?
In the light of the Queen’s passing, Channel 4 may well have to rethink its 40th anniversary ‘Truth or Dare’ season, argues Stephen Arnell.
Arnell explains why, despite being disappointed by the new series, he will still be watching the next episodes of House of the Dragon and The Rings of Power.
There are many examples of media companies getting it wrong. But how did they themselves into this mess in the first place, asks Stephen Arnell.
TV broadcasters’ desire to produce a drama about current events too often sacrifice depth and veracity for a ‘quick-hit’ stunt.
Vice have discovered that today’s daring young rebel will always be tomorrow’s embarrassing old coot.
As Warner Bros. Discovery send the Batgirl movie back to the Batcave, Stephen Arnell warns of the greater risks of alienating talent and putting hard limits on original productions.
Is Ofcom turning a blind eye to the drip drip drip of misinformation and occasionally hysterical doom-mongering GB News and TalkTV are churning out?
Some TV series could benefit from a remake, but others definitely couldn’t.
Inflation is partly to blame, but so is the limited appeal of generously-budgeted dramas aimed at small part of the global market.