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Wales Programmes

Sharp End, June 20th

Is there a future for traditional television channels? With many of us now consuming content on streaming services, what could that mean for the regular TV schedule? And with Channel 4 facing the prospect of being privatised and questions over the way the BBC is funded, can terrestrial TV really survive?

In response to the challenges TV faces, the Welsh Government has set up a panel to look at the idea of devolving broadcasting to secure a future for the industry in Wales. Owain Phillips has been to find out what media students at the University of South Wales think could be in store for TV. He also chats with Wales' Deputy Arts and Sports Minister to find out what the government's plans are.

Joining Rob Osborne to discuss more on the matter is Labour's Hefin David MS, Plaid Cymru's Heledd Fychan MS and Tom Giffard MS from the Conservatives. They also discuss the latest results from ITV Wales' exclusive poll which looks at issues including people's opinions on politicians like Boris Johnson and Mark Drakeford.

Also on the show, as rail workers walk out on strike, Rob chats with Brendan Kelly from RMT Wales to find out how it will impact train passengers here.

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Wales Programmes