Distributors are now commissioners, studios are platforms and social media feeds are commissioners. Do the overnights even matter anymore?  In an era of consolidation, disruption and the rising cost of production, we’ve gathered a spectrum of seasoned executives to guide us through the current landscape, look at what challenges are coming next and to tell us what keeps them up at night.

With massive disruption to traditional TV models from streaming services, social media platforms and ‘the wild west’ of the internet – all cards have been thrown in the air. Does the biggest chequebook in the market always win? How do you monetise content if you don’t know who is watching it? Must today’s shows have global appeal?

Session Producers:
Richard Watsham
Director of Commissioning, UKTV
Justine Bower
Director of Communications – Consumer & Social, UKTV