Channel 4

Channel 4 is the only publicly-owned, 100% commercially-funded broadcaster in the UK. Its state defined remit to be innovative, experimental and distinctive, combined with a unique business model to invest all its profits back into the delivery of public service programming means it must be forward thinking, risk-taking, provocative and experimental in its editorial and commercial ventures. This has earned Channel 4 the reputation as one of the strongest and differentiated collection of brands in the UK.

Channel 4 was set up as a ‘publisher-broadcaster’ which means it doesn't have in-house production facilities so must commission all content from independent production companies across the UK. This has helped to establish a vibrant creative production sector in the UK. Channel 4 also supports growing adjacent businesses with access to investment funding and commercial airtime through its innovative Indie and Commercial Growth Fund models which also contribute to diversifying Channel 4's revenues and remit delivery.

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Channel 4 was set up as a ‘publisher-broadcaster’ which means it doesn't have in-house production facilities so must commission all content from independent production companies across the UK. This has helped to establish a vibrant creative production sector in the UK. Channel 4 also supports growing adjacent businesses with access to investment funding and commercial airtime through its innovative Indie and Commercial Growth Fund models which also contribute to diversifying Channel 4's revenues and remit delivery.

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C4 invests in European Broadcaster Exchange as exclusive UK partner

30.10.2017

Channel 4 today announced at its Upfronts event in London that it is investing in the new digital ad sales partnership established by ProSiebenSat.1 (Germany), TF1 (France) and Mediaset (Italy and Spain) with each broadcaster taking an equal 25% stake in the new business.

GBBO final attracts biggest C4 audience with almost 9 million viewers

30.10.2017

The final episode of the Great British Bake Off pulled in its biggest audience of the series with a massive 7.7 million viewers and a 34.6% share of audience from 8-9.15pm last night

Film4 receives 30 nominations for The British Independent Film Awards

30.10.2017

Rungano Nyoni’s debut feature I Am Not a Witch was the joint second most nominated film with a total of 13 nominations, including Best British Independent Film, Director, Screenplay and Actress

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