Viewers say Channel 4’s Bake Off is best, head of broadcaster tells MPs

Viewers say Channel 4’s Bake Off is best, head of broadcaster tells MPs
 

The chief executive of Channel 4 has defended the broadcaster’s £75m purchase of The Great British Bake Off, saying it did not steal the show from the BBC.
David Abraham told the digital, culture, media and sport select committee on Tuesday that the independent company behind the show, Love Productions, had been unhappy and that Channel 4 had only “intervened at the point the decision was being made to leave the BBC”.
“This was not a snatch from the BBC,” he said.
Abraham said the deal had been a financial success despite a dip in viewing figures since the show moved channels. “Audience... read more

 
8 March 2018 in Showbiz, Views: 32
Source: Guardian
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