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ITV revives Big Brother

The Big Brother house has a brand new home, as the global television phenomenon makes its much-anticipated return to UK television and moves onto ITV2 and ITVX from 2023. A new cast of carefully-selected housemates, from all walks of life, will take up residence in the world’s most famous reality TV home for up to […]

August 2, 2022

ITV2, ITV Hub invites celebrities to ‘Retreat Yourself’

Four celebrities are about to embrace the unorthodox as they enter a wellness clinic like no other in ITV2’s Retreat Yourself, launching on July 8th and produced by Twenty Six 03. Commissioned as part of ITV and Campaign Against Living Miserably’s ongoing mental wellness campaign, What Gets You Through, Retreat Yourself sees unconventional-wellness guru Donna […]

July 4, 2022

Celebrity Juice bidding farewell on ITV2

After 26 seasons on ITV2, the multi award-winning Celebrity Juice fronted by Keith Lemon is to conclude later this year with two farewell specials celebrating all of the show’s maddest moments. Across nearly 300 episodes, the BAFTA and National Television Award winning show has seen Keith play the wildest games and share the biggest laughs […]

June 29, 2022

Celebrity Karaoke Club returning to ITV2

The popular, feel-good format, Celebrity Karaoke Club, is back for another helping of sing-along hits, showbiz gossip and epic celebrity performances. With this new series, produced by Universal International Studios’ Monkey, comes a new lineup of famous faces taking to the stage to belt out their favourite pop anthems. This year news of the karaoke […]

April 27, 2022

Chunkz to host ITV2’s Bad Chefs

YouTube sensation Chunkz will host as ITV2 launches Britain’s most chaotic cooking show, Bad Chefs. In the ultimate recipe for disaster, this brand new reality show from Lifted Entertainment will challenge ten takeaway addicts to ditch the delivery apps and swap convenience food for culinary flare as they learn to cook for the very first […]

March 7, 2022

ITV2, ITV Hub confirms popular programme return for 2022

Six of ITV2’s biggest entertainment shows are back for 2022 as the broadcaster announces the return of a roster of audience favourites. The 2022 schedule on ITV2, which in 2021 remained the number one digital channel for 16-34 year olds, will include return series of The Emily Atack Show, Celebrity Karaoke Club, Apocalypse Wow, Celebrity […]

February 2, 2022

ITV launching Shoppable TV

ITV is to launch Shoppable TV, allowing viewers to discover and purchase items from its programmes directly on screen. Viewers can initiate the shopping interface at any time by using their LG remote but must actively opt-in to receive the notifications and use the service. The service launches during hit dating series Love Island on […]

July 6, 2021

ITV announces ‘on-demand first’ strategy for youth

Speaking at the Creative Cities Convention ITV’s Head of Digital Channels and Acquisitions, Paul Mortimer, has announced that he is looking for scripted titles and factual shows that appeal to young audiences, that he will commission for the ITV2 brand and ITV Hub. Mortimer’s role has adapted with the Media and Entertainment model coming in […]

April 23, 2021

ITV Hub launches ITV2 Comedy Heroes

ITV Hub is offering a new comedy collection comprising of some of ITV2’s funniest shows. The ITV2 Comedy Heroes collection is now available on the ITV Hub streaming service and includes Seasons 1-3 of BAFTA-nominated sitcom Plebs plus all three seasons of the Stand Up Sketch Show. The collection also includes Timewasters (seasons 1 and […]

April 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Love Island USA on ITV2

ITV2 has announced that Love Island USA will be broadcast on the channel from September 7th. Starting next month, viewers will be able to follow season two of the US version of the international reality sensation, as a new cast of Islanders are welcomed to the content. This season, the singletons will be sequestered in […]

August 24, 2020