BskyB promotes Sky 1 boss

By | Published on Tuesday 1 May 2012


Sky 1 boss Stuart Murphy has been promoted to the job of Director for all of BSkyB’s entertainment channels, which means he will also oversee Sky Atlantic, Sky Living and Sky Arts, the latter an increasingly important provider of music and culture programming. The existing directors of the other three channels will now report into Murphy.

Confirming the rejig, Sky’s MD Of Entertainment, News & Broadcast, Sophie Turner Laing, told reporters: “Over the past three years, under Stuart’s leadership, we have seen Sky 1 become a true destination channel, offering our customers some of the finest drama, comedy and entertainment programmes on television at the moment. I have no doubt that in his new role, he’ll bring the same vision and drive to the rest of the portfolio, working with the team to look at the next steps for the rest of our – already first class – entertainment channels”.