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Channel 4 rebrands as Channel 4th in election campaign

Channel 4 is launching a campaign to encourage people to vote in the General Election, rebranding as Channel 4th in reference to the July 4th polling date. Developed by Channel 4’s in-house creative agency, 4creative, the campaign sees the on-air channel graphic (the bug), Channel 4 idents and continuity slides become 4th between July 1st […]

July 1, 2024

ITV details Election night plans

ITV has confirmed its line up for Election night. Tom Bradby – who anchored election nights in 2015, 2017 and 2019 – will again lead ITV’s coverage as viewers see the results announced and the emerging political shape of the new Parliament. Bradby will be joined in the studio throughout the night by a team […]

June 10, 2024

5.5m watch Sunak v Starmer: The ITV Debate

Sunak v Starmer: The ITV Debate on June 4th drew in a peak of 5.5 million viewers (average 5 million) across devices, an increase of almost 2 million viewers on the Conservative Prime Minister debate in 2022. The combination of the leaders’ debate on ITV1, Love Island on ITV2 and the Lioness football qualifier (England […]

June 5, 2024

BBC announces Election debates, Question Time special

The BBC has announced it will host two prime-time TV debates – the final head-to-head leaders’ debate before polling day, and a seven-party debate – and a Question Time leaders’ special, as part of its General Election campaign coverage. There will be additional dedicated debates in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales. The debate line-up is: […]

June 3, 2024

ITV hosting multi-party Election debate

ITV has announced that its General Election multi-party debate will take place on June 13th at 8.30pm. The ITV Election Debate 2024 will be broadcast on ITV1, ITVX, STV and STV Player. Leaders or senior representatives from the following parties will participate; Conservative Party, Labour Party, Liberal Democrats, SNP, Reform UK, Green Party and Plaid […]

May 31, 2024

ITV to host first General Election debate

ITV has announced that the first head-to-head General Election debate between Rishi Sunak, leader of the Conservative Party, and Keir Starmer, leader of the Labour Party, will take place on ITV1, ITVX and STV and STV Player on June 4th at 9pm. The hour-long debate, Sunak v Starmer: The ITV Debate, will be moderated by […]

May 29, 2024

UK children quiz Keir Starmer for Sky

Sky Kids and Sky News is set to release an interview on FYI: Weekly News Show which sees young presenters Scarlett Archer (age 15) and Jeriah Kibusi (age 12) interview Sir Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party. Questions were submitted from children across the UK, spanning themes including politics, refugees, the climate crisis, and […]

March 9, 2023