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UK govt confirms GBP 60 million Contestable Fund for children's TV content

Monday 22 October 2018 | 10:42 CET | News
The UK Government has confirmed final details of a GBP 60 million fund to help support UK-produced children's content and reverse the growing trend of broadcasters showing repeats. A total of 5 percent of the fund will be allocated for indigenous UK languages programming.

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Companies: Amazon / BBC / Netflix
Countries: United Kingdom
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