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Deal or No Deal

British game shows where people often take a gamble

Brits love game shows. Hundreds of thousands of people tune in to watch them every single week, with some of them gracing screens for decades. Many of them encourage people to take a gamble, whether it is opting for a random answer in a multiple-choice question, or accepting an offer for a mystery box where […]

April 4, 2024

Will Stephen Mulhern become one of the UK’s greatest presenters?

Stephen Mulhern got arguably the biggest deal of his career recently when he was asked to take over as host on Deal or No Deal. The rebooted game show is now on ITV, with the 46-year-old taking the reins from British television legend Noel Edmonds. Mulhern has become a household favourite over the last decade, […]

April 2, 2024

ITV orders more Deal or No Deal

ITV has recommissioned the iconic TV show Deal Or No Deal with host Stephen Mulhern back at the helm, as a new batch of contestants prepare to go head to head with the Banker. The commission sees the game show return with four celebrity specials. Produced by Remarkable Entertainment (a Banijay UK company) the series […]

January 30, 2024

ITVX sees 8m streams on Jan 1st

January 1st saw 8 million streams across ITVX, up on the same day last year by 2.5 million (+44 per cent). And since launch, ITVX reports it is now up to 3 billion streams. In addition, ITV1 had its best New Year’s Day for two years with its all time audience up by +10 per […]

January 2, 2024

Virgin TV adds 14 FAST channels

Virgin Media O2 has added a range of new themed channels to its TV line up at at no extra cost. TV favourites including Deal or No Deal USA, Fear Factor and Baywatch are now available to Virgin Media TV customers via dedicated streaming channels. The new channels are based around a single programme or […]

August 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

ITV resurrecting Deal Or No Deal

Iconic game show Deal Or No Deal is returning to UK screens via ITV (and ITVX) in a new setting. With new host Stephen Mulhern, the series will be produced by Remarkable Entertainment (a Banijay UK company) and see contestants battle it out against the notorious Banker to be in with a chance of winning […]

March 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Banijay completes Endemol Shine acquisition

Banijay has announced the completion of the acquisition of Endemol Shine Group, previously co-owned by The Walt Disney Company and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management. The deal is valued at $2.2 billion. The closed deal, which has been successfully approved by the relevant regulators worldwide in consultation with relevant employee representative bodies, […]

July 3, 2020