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Britain’s Got Talent biggest entertainment series of 2024

ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent season 17 is the biggest entertainment series of the year across any channel. Made by Thames, a Fremantle label, it’s currently averaging 7.1m including repeats, with the launch episode consolidating up to 8 million and still growing. Britain’s Got Talent season 17 social content to date has generated in excess of […]

May 28, 2024

ITV: Over 7m viewers for FA Cup semi-final

ITV, the UK commercial broadcaster, drew significant audiences across entertainment, sport and drama, over the April 20th/21st weekend. More than 12 million people tuned into the first two launch episodes of Britain’s Got Talent Season 17. Episode 1 on April 20th peaked with 5.8 million viewers (5 million ave.) with a 39 per cent share […]

April 22, 2024

Fremantle, Ukraine’s STB partner on Got Talent doc

Fremantle has announced Power of Talent, a new feature documentary, which reveals the real-life stories of inspiring contestants from Ukraine, who continue to wow audiences on Got Talent stages around the world, while their home country is at war. Format owner Fremantle and Ukrainian broadcaster STB channel have collaborated to create the documentary, which delves […]

August 9, 2023

McVitie’s sponsors ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent

McVitie’s has announced their biggest ever marketing initiative to date by joining forces with ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent as the new headline sponsor of the entertainment talent show for 2022. The brand has collaborated closely with Britain’s Got Talent to roll out a fully-fledged 360-degree marketing plan across TV, digital and social media comms, bespoke […]

January 20, 2022

ITV cancels Britain’s Got Talent 2021

ITV’s flagship competition series, Britain’s Got Talent, will not take place in 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic. ITV said the show was pulled from the schedules in order to safeguard “the wellbeing and health of every person involved in the programme”. Earlier this month, the broadcaster announced that filming on this year’s instalment was […]

January 29, 2021

ITV postpones Britain’s Got Talent

ITV has confirmed that production has temporarily halted on a new season of Britain’s Got Talent as London and much of the country copes with a surge in coronavirus cases. In a statement, and ITV spokesperson said:  “The filming for the 15th series of Britain’s Got Talent has been postponed from its proposed record dates […]

January 8, 2021By Nik Roseveare

McVitie’s sponsors Britain’s Got Talent

McVitie’s will be the new headline sponsor of ITV’s flagship entertainment show, Britain’s Got Talent, in 2021. With a shared vision of bringing people together, the collaboration will see two of the UK’s most iconic brands join forces ahead of the forthcoming 15th series next year. The sponsorship announcement follows the launch of McVitie’s ‘Too […]

December 10, 2020By Nik Roseveare