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Tag: Tony Hall

  • Tuesday, April 2nd 2019 - 09:42 UTC

    BBC signs ten-year £300m deal with Discovery Channel

    It is the “largest content deal the BBC has ever done” and will last for 10 years, director general Tony Hall said.

    BBC has signed the biggest ever deal to sell its programs, agreeing to provide its landmark natural history shows to a new global streaming service run by the Discovery Channel for £300m. It is the “largest content deal the BBC has ever done” and will last for 10 years, director general Tony Hall said.

  • Thursday, March 26th 2015 - 15:40 UTC

    Top Gear's Clarkson sacked; BBC admits the decision would “divide opinion”

    “There cannot be one rule for one and one rule for another dictated by either rank, or public relations and commercial considerations” said Lord Hall, BBC director general

    Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed after an “unprovoked physical attack” on a Top Gear producer, the BBC's director general has confirmed. Tony Hall said he had “not taken this decision lightly” and recognized it would “divide opinion”, but he emphasized that “a line has been crossed” and he “cannot condone what has happened on this occasion”.