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First broadcast:
Wednesday 21 July 2010

Melvyn Bragg is taking the South Bank Show to Sky Arts. He shares his view on the future of arts programmes on television, which Steve discusses with Louise Jury of the London Evening Standard.

Channel Five is up for sale. Will Richard Desmond buy it? Analyst Claire Enders gives her view on this and the changes in the background across the tv industry.

And Dan Sabbagh of media blog Beehive City goes through the first unofficial assessment of the number of people paying to read the Times online. How encouraged should the Times be?


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