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news & features

  • Amazon offers offline viewing
    Amazon is offering members of its Prime streaming service the option to download TV series and films for offline viewing, a feature its rival Netflix has previously ruled out offering.
  • Authentic ups Bouson to COO
    Endemol Shine North America-owned prodco Authentic Entertainment has unveiled its new executive structure, with Michael Bouson named as chief operating officer.
  • BBC factual veteran departs
    The BBC’s head of TV current affairs commissioning is leaving the UK pubcaster after 22 years to join its BBC Academy training programme.
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perspective

  • Overrated ratings
    Nico Franks PERSP
    By Nico Franks
    Despite the rise in VoD, one thing last week's Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival proved is that TV bosses remain as obsessed with overnight ratings as ever.

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