The future of TV

Predictions are problematic…but that didn't stop our expert panel of programme makers, technologists and digital strategists from peering into the future and speculating wildly about the shape of things to come.

This is a recording of a masterclass from the BBC Academy’s TV Fast Train event held on 16 May 2012.

Bang Goes the Theory's Maggie Philbin hosts this masterclass about the the shape of things to come.

She is joined by Peter Barron, head of PR at Google, Nick Newman, digital strategist and consultant and former head of BBC Journalism Products within the Future Media department, Daniel Danker general manager of programmes on demand and Peter Cassidy, director at FremantleMedia UK Interactive.

"We still live in a world where devices are getting in the way." – Peter Barron

Predictions are problematic…but that didn't stop our expert panel of programme makers, technologists and digital strategists from peering into the future and speculating wildly about the shape of things to come. How will Technology influence TV in one, three and five years time? How will audiences be sharing, engaging with and reacting to TV content across news, sport and drama? How will broadcasters be measuring success, and what revenue streams will be funding TV in one, three and five years?