2017 promises to be a momentous year in world affairs and in television. Article 50 will be triggered, beginning the UK’s departure from the
European Union and the US has a new administration. With a dramatically changed political and economic environment, there are questions about how this year will shake out for the UK television industry.
At an FTI-hosted Breakfast Briefing in mid-January, Jonathan Allan, Sales Director at Channel 4; Claire Tavernier, Owner and Managing
Director at StoryTechLife; David Bouchier, Chief Digital Entertainment Officer at Virgin Media and Toby Syfret, TV research analyst at Enders
Analysis discussed six potential developments in 2017.