MEDIA BRIEFS: Channnel 4 denies news slot switch

Channel 4 is considering switching its prestigious Channel 4 News programme to a 10 pm slot to capitalise on the void created when ITV moved its main evening news broadcast last year. Sources say that senior executives at the channel are considering the possibility of running a 30 minute news programme in the 10 pm slot. However a spokesperson dismissed the suggestion, saying ’There are no specific plans to do it and it has not been discussed.’

Channel 4 is considering switching its prestigious Channel 4 News

programme to a 10 pm slot to capitalise on the void created when ITV

moved its main evening news broadcast last year. Sources say that senior

executives at the channel are considering the possibility of running a

30 minute news programme in the 10 pm slot. However a spokesperson

dismissed the suggestion, saying ’There are no specific plans to do it

and it has not been discussed.’



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