TVBEurope: April 2024 Issue – Chris Cowey & Top Of The Pops

“With a busy calendar of sport plus elections in both the UK and US ahead, the April issue focuses on the latest advances in live production. We meet the sound design team behind Masters of the Air, celebrate 60 years of Top of the Pops and, of course, preview the forthcoming NAB Show 2024 in Las Vegas.”


Flipbook pages 13-17


As the ’90s wore on, the BBC decided TOTP needed a revamp and brought in Chris Cowey, whose credits included The Tube and the short-lived but influential The White Room (1995-96) as executive producer (1997-2003).


“I realise that at the time I took it over TOTP had its issues. I was aware albums were outselling singled by about six to one. Quite often my challenge was to make a good, enganging TOTP despite the chart rather than because of it,” he says.”

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