TITLE

'There's no chance of Channel 4 playing it safe'

AUTHOR(S)
Reid, Alasdair
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Campaign;4/5/2007, Issue 14, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of Kevin Lygo, executive of the Channel 4, about the achievements of the channel and his future plans for Channel Four Television Corp. According to Lygo, the winning of Channel of the Year Award indicate that it is the positive time for the channel when TV in general has been under scrutiny. Lygo is planning to move upwards in the hierarchy of position in the administration. On the controversy related to the TV show "Big Brother" Lygo opines that there is no chance of Channel 4 playing it safe.
ACCESSION #
25656759

 

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