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‘X Factor’ crowns its thirteenth winner
by Jordan Howell on December 12th, 2016
Matt Terry yesterday became the thirteenth winner of The X Factor. When the voting froze on Saturday night, Finland’s Saara Aalto was leading the vote with 35.3%, with Matt trailing...

Frank Skinner for ‘Doctor Who’ appearance
by Jordan Howell on May 16th, 2014
Comedian and Room 101 host, Frank Skinner, will appear in a forthcoming episode of Doctor Who, the BBC have announced. The episode is written by Jamie Mathieson (Being Human, Dirk...

David Threlfall cast for two-part ITV drama ‘Code of a Killer’
by Jordan Howell on May 16th, 2014
David Threlfall (Shameless) has been cast in brand new ITV drama, Code of a Killer. The two-part series tells the extraordinary true story of Alec Jeffreys’ discovery of DNA fingerprinting...

Channel 5 announce ‘Big Brother’ Power Trip theme, Zissman joins ‘BOTS’
by Jordan Howell on May 16th, 2014
Channel 5 have today (May 16th) announced that this year’s series of Big Brother will be called Big Brother: Power Trip. The broadcaster has teased that whoever gets ‘the power’ will be...

WWE, NBCUniversal announce brand new multi-year partnership
by Jordan Howell on May 16th, 2014
WWE and NBCUniversal have announced a new multi-year partnership for Monday Night Raw, Friday Night Smackdown and Total Divas. The news was announced yesterday (May 15th), at NBCUniversal’s upfront presentation,...

Channel 5 orders ‘Inside Holloway’ documentary series
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Channel 5 have today (May 15th) announced the commissioning of Inside Holloway. The documentary series will give viewers a unique insight into Europe’s largest women’s prison and its infamous inmates,...

DixonBaxi selected for STV brand refresh, STV Glasgow launch
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
STV have selected DixonBaxi (UKTV, Telemundo, Universal Networks International), to refresh their network’s brand identity. From June 2nd, STV will have a new look on TV and online, and introduce...

Q1 RAJARs:  49% of Bauer Media listeners consume stations digitally
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that 49.1% of all UK listening to Bauer Media radio stations is through digital – higher than the industry average of 36.6%. Bauer’s...

Q1 RAJARs: talkSPORT Premier League coverage increases audience by 28%
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that talkSPORT attracted 3.2 million weekly listeners in Q1 2014 – a year-on-year increase of 10%. The station’s flagship show, The Alan Brazil...

Q1 RAJARs: ‘Chris Evans Breakfast’ breaks more records for BBC Radio
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that BBC Radio 2 attracted 15.57 million weekly listeners in Q1 2014 – an increase of 17.6% quarter-on-quarter, and 17.7% year-on-year. The Chris...

Aaron Paul, Naomi Campbell, more attending BAFTA TV Awards 2014
by Adam Barber on May 14th, 2014
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul and model Naomi Campbell are to attend the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2014. The full list of attendees are as follows: Aaron Paul, Ant & Dec,...

Martin Clunes leads cast for ITV drama ‘Arthur & George’
by Adam Barber on May 14th, 2014
Martin Clunes (Doc Martin, Men Behaving Badly) will play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in ITV’s latest drama commission, Arthur & George. Based on Julian Barnes’ novel of the same name, the...