BBC The last decade in British TV has been particularly great, especially as it coincides with a huge upswing in the quality of TV shows across the world. And it has done so brilliantly. So much so, in fact, that we have a top tier of programming without which a list like this would be a nonsense, but which tend to draw most of the attention. So take a bow Sherlock!
BBC must realise that children choose TV programmes, not branding
BBC must realise that children choose TV programmes, not branding | Media | The Guardian
Rachel Joseph The BBC Trust's finding that its children's services are at risk of falling behind the rapidly changing media consumption of UK kids is no surprise, and reflects an accelerating, technology-driven fragmentation. CBeebies is seen as "too babyish", and older kids would rather watch some of CBBC's shows on other channels. The trust identified 2. However, there was overall strong praise for the BBC's Children's department and the strategy of fewer, better shows. And their tastes are becoming increasingly sophisticated, with the so-called "age compression" trend is accelerating. The stories and characters that appealed to a year-old a decade ago will now barely satisfy an eight-year-old. Ten years ago some parents tried to resist kids having TV sets in their bedrooms, fearing more inactivity.