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Disney Channels UK & Ireland
Director of Programming
Louise Bucknole is Director of Programming, Disney Channels UK & Ireland, leading the creation and management of programme and scheduling strategies across the multiplex, on demand and non-linear platforms, ordering all Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD content and shaping the overall editorial output.
Louise returned to Disney having previously worked as Senior Manager Programme Planning for Disney Channels UK & Ireland from her former post as Head of Scheduling, BBC Children’s where she oversaw CBBC, CBeebies, the children’s blocks on BBC One, BBC Two and iPlayer, and prior to that as Channel Editor and Scheduler for CITV.
Speed Meetings: Commercial Networks
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Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversations with the Commercial Networks
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Masterclass: Industrial Light & Magic
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Opening Session: Game Change
Using the Question Time format senior figures debate the changing media landscape and its possible affects on regulation, PSB and the children's audience.