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Plotting the future of history on TV

Dan Snow's new history streaming service aims to cut out regular channels. Will it work?

The historian Dan Snow claims that traditional TV channels have neglected history programmes and has launched HistoryHit.TV, a new subscription service. Also in the show, Virgin Media in a dispute over how much to pay for UKTV channels and what the rise of closed social networks means for journalists.

Amol Rajan is joined by Dan Snow, Manori Ravindran, Broadcast magazine, David Bouchier, Chief Digital Entertainment Officer at Virgin Media, Steve North, UKTV genre general manager for comedy and entertainment, and Mark Frankel, BBC Social Media Editor.

Presenter: Amol Rajan
Producer: Richard Hooper.

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Become a TV mogul and get rich

Become a TV mogul and get rich

From Nigeria's got Talent to the US version of Bake Off TV formats are big business

A celebration of Steve Hewlett, presenter of The Media Show

A celebration of Steve Hewlett, presenter of The Media Show

Andrea Catherwood presents a celebration of the journalism of Steve Hewlett.

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