Zai Bennett


Sky to ‘completely change’ the way it reports ratings

Sky is set to “completely change” the way it measures and reports on the performance of its programmes, claiming that overnight ratings “don’t tell the full story”. In an open letter published today, Sky UK’s director of programmes, Zai Bennett, claimed that when it releases a new TV series on-demand, alongside a traditional week-by-week transmission, […]

Bennett to lead Sky UK and Ireland after rejig

Sky Atlantic director Zai Bennett will now lead the wider Sky Entertainment business in the UK and Ireland after a management realignment. Bennett takes up the new role of director of programmes at Sky Entertainment, which is similar to the role Stuart Murphy held before exiting last year. The appointment is effective immediately. This means […]

Sky Atlantic poaches BBC Three’s Zai Bennett

BBC Three controller Zai Bennett is leaving the UK pubcaster to become director of Sky Atlantic. The news comes after the BBC announced that youth-skewing BBC Three will move to an online-only service. Bennett joined the BBC in 2011 and as boss of youth-skewed BBC Three has overseen shows including The Call Centre, Life And Death Row, Tough Young […]