The crisis-hit BBC appointed a new Director-General today, Tony Hall - a former Director of BBC News - has vowed to drag the broadcaster out of it's current difficulties, saying, "I know we can get through this".
Lord Hall replaces George Entwistle, who survived in the job for just 54 days.
He resigned in the wake of the Sir Jimmy Savile scandal and after false allegations were made about a former senior Conservative MP on the BBC's Newsnight programme.
ITV News Correspondent Juliet Bremner reports on the new man at the top:
Patten: Hiring of Tony Hall was based on him being a 'considerable figure' in cultural world
The Chairman of the BBC Trust, Lord Patten, has said that the appointment of Tony Hall as new Director General of the BBC was based on his experience in news and being a "considerable figure" in the British cultural world.
Patten: Entwistle pay-out 'in best interests' of BBC
Speaking about George Entwistle's recent departure from the role of Director-General, BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten said he was assured that his pay-out deal was in the "best interests" of the BBC and the licence fee payer.
The newly-appointed BBC Director-General Tony Hall said, "It takes a lot to drag me away from the Royal Opera House ... but the reason I stand before you today is that I care passionately about the BBC, about what it can do, it's programme makers and the impact we have in all different ways".