The Edinburgh TV Festival has concluded for another year.
Ghostbusters director Paul Feig has said the backlash to his female-led film was “terrible”.
Jerry Springer will discuss the media’s role in politics at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Day two of the Edinburgh TV festival saw Bros’ discussion of conkers named as the best on-screen moment, more strong words from Dorothy Byrne, and Hugh Laurie talking politics.
Bros star Matt Goss’s comic rant about conkers has been named the television moment of the year at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Channel 4 head of news Dorothy Byrne has said that immoral men should “be frightened” into treating women properly.
BBC executive Charlotte Moore has said TV is facing enormous change and traditional broadcasters must try to keep up with subscription streaming services.
Louis Theroux has said he was driven to defend Michael Jackson’s sexual abuse accusers because of his own relationship with Jimmy Savile.
A news chief’s withering criticism of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn, and a celebration of Queer As Folk two decades on from its inception were among the highlights from the first day of the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Labour MP Jess Phillips has said that former prime minister Theresa May is “not very human”.