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Naman Ramachandran / Variety:
UK Culture Secretary confirms the BBC TV license fee will be frozen at £159 for two years, but says the funding model will be reviewed before December 2027
Michael Schneider / Variety:
FX Research: a record 559 scripted original TV series were released in 2021, up 13% YoY, likely due to 2020 shows being delayed by COVID-19 production shutdowns
Lindsey Ellefson / The Wrap:
Inside Entertainment Weekly a year after it fired its top editor amid misconduct allegations, as a staffer in an internal email says the outlet is now “a joke”
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