The Australian-born media mogul's decision to offload his entertainment assets reflects his core priorities in the fast-changing world of broadcasting and cinema.
This year three of his stories are being adapted for viewers.
TV acting has evolved from the early performances of actors like William Hartnell. It's a more subtle craft and quite different from stage acting.
In his recent Ronnie Barker Memorial Lecture, the comedian and writer said social media and technology are killing traditional TV comedy. Not so.
Criticisms that Peter Kosminsky's drama about Islamic State is propaganda are wide of the mark.
Traditional humour is being pushed off UK screens in favour of 'edgy' comedy.
How the shifting debate on Europe has been portrayed – or not – in UK popular culture.
Police drama Happy Valley beat off the challenge of high-profile streamed dramas to carry off the big prize.
If Doctor Who is supposed to respect members of other species, not all of his incarnations see eye to eye when it comes to dinner.
Television is a 20th century medium that must change to survive in the 21st century.
Broadcasters who use the UK as a base for European channels could face upheaval.
How does one of the world's most iconic science fiction television series depict women doing science?
Sale of Channel 4 will risk the broadcaster's ability to produce cutting edge, innovative films and television programmes.
Alf Garnett was a blue-collar bigot for the ages. You still don't have to go far to hear people spout his appalling views even today.
She might now seem rather light-entertainment, but as the only female act to make a success out of 'Merseybeat' and go on to an ITV career as a female powerhouse, she deserves more.
The actor always said that John Steed was a slightly exaggerated version of himself.