The board of administrators of RTVE dismisses the interim president, Elena Sánchez, and its content material director, José Pablo López | Television | EUROtoday

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The board of administrators of RTVE has dismissed its interim president, Elena Sánchez Caballero, and the content material director of the general public entity, José Pablo López, in the course of the assembly held this Tuesday morning, in accordance with what has been introduced and sources from the council have confirmed to this newspaper, which for weeks has questioned Sánchez's administration.

The first decision of the day was the dismissal of López. The choice was made because of the votes in favor of the president herself and three PP councilors (Jenaro Castro, Carmen Sastre and Consuelo Aparicio), in addition to one of many two Unidas Podemos councilors (José Manuel Martín Medem). The different consultant of Podemos (Roberto Lakidain), the 2 councilors proposed by the PSOE (Ramón Colom and Concepción Cascajosa) and the one from the PNV (Juan José Baños) voted in opposition to the dismissal.

Later, on the proposal of Lakidain, the dismissal of Sánchez herself, interim president after the abrupt resignation of José Manuel Pérez Tornero in 2022, was voted on, one thing that six of the eight members of the council have supported, apart from the PNV, which has abstained, and Medem (Unidas Podemos), however with the assist of each the representatives of PP and PSOE. Council sources clarify that the members of the physique will stay in it and that the presidency will rotate, though it’s being determined whether or not will probably be quarterly or semi-annual.

MADRID, 03/07/2024.- The interim president of the Board of Directors of the RTVE Corporation, Elena Sánchez Caballero, appears this Wednesday at the Joint Committee of the Senate.  EFE/ Chema Moya
MADRID, 03/07/2024.- The interim president of the Board of Directors of the RTVE Corporation, Elena Sánchez Caballero, seems this Wednesday on the Joint Committee of the Senate. EFE/ Chema Moya
chema Spirit (EFE)

One of the factors to be mentioned by the board of administrators, which started at 9:30 within the morning, is the attainable signing of David Broncano and his program The resistance, at the moment on Movistar Plus+, for the general public channel. It is likely one of the many factors of battle that Sánchez and López have had, with very totally different conceptions of what the general public channel's programming ought to be like.

One of the manufacturing corporations answerable for the house, Encofrados Encofrasa, an audiovisual agency based by the comic in collaboration with comedians Jorge Ponce and Ricardo Castella, and El Terrat, an organization based by Andreu Buenafuente and built-in into the Mediapro orbit, proposed signing an settlement for 5 years, a time that the general public broadcaster thought of extreme and diminished it to a few in final week's formal proposal, which was not accredited by the general public entity. This time, the proposal has been outlined for a two-year contract, though it may very well be canceled on the finish of the primary 12 months if it doesn’t attain 7.5% viewers, the Efe company reported this Tuesday.

The negotiation with TVE had been brewing since February and with this supply public tv aspired to draw a younger viewers, wager on new narratives, acquire visibility on social networks and generate a model picture. But, above all, its goal was to have content material able to competing in the identical time slot with The anthillfrom Antena 3, a product that neither TVE nor Telecinco can overshadow.

For the general public channel, this format was considerably cheaper for every of the editions than, for instance4 stars, which is broadcast after Telediario 2. Once consolidated in TVE's programming, the likelihood was contemplated that Broncano's program can be carried out on a set of the general public channel and with in-house staff. It is at the moment being recorded in a Madrid theater.

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