Jeremy Hunt

London Live to end entertainment shows

UK local TV operation London Live will stop making and buying entertainment series, and instead focus on news and current affairs programming. Programming execs such as head of programming and commissioning Jonathan Boseley and commissioning executive Derren Lawford – formerly BBC Worldwide’s head of programming and scheduling for the Global iPlayer – will be affected […]

News Corp emails throw question mark over Hunt

A question mark has arisen over the future of UK culture secretary Jeremy Hunt, following the release of emails by News Corp to the Leveson inquiry into phone hacking that appeared to show Hunt had indicated, ahead of a statement to parliament, that he was minded to give a green light to News Corp’s merger […]

Hunt gives clues on direction of new UK media regulation

With a new Communications Act likely to come into force in 2015, UK culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has hinted at some of the provisions that are likely to be included. Speaking at the Royal Television Society convention in Cambridge, England, Hunt said that politicians might be barred from ruling on media mergers on public interest […]