Director of television

BBC TV boss Danny Cohen to step down

BBC director of television Danny Cohen is leaving the BBC for a “new leadership challenge”. He will leave the BBC at the end of November, with Mark Linsey, controller of entertainment commissioning, taking on his duties in the interim as a successor is sought. Cohen joined the UK’s public broadcaster in 2007 as controller of […]

BBC TV director calls for protection against further cuts

BBC director of television Danny Cohen has called for the corporation to be spared from further cuts, claiming it would be “crazy to damage, undermine or deflate” the broadcaster. Speaking at an event yesterday to unveil BBC Television’s Christmas schedule, Cohen described the BBC as “one of the most important institutions in the United Kingdom” […]