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Biggest TV audience of the year for ITV’s FA Cup coverage

The biggest UK television audience of the year across all channels watched ITV’s free to air coverage of Manchester United’s FA Cup quarter-final win against Liverpool on March 17th with a peak of 8.6 million tuning in as the game went into extra-time. United earnt a dramatic 4-3 victory with a last gasp winner over […]

March 18, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Nash appointed A+E Networks EMEA CFO

Philip Nash has been appointed as A+E Networks EMEA’s new chief financial officer. He succeeds Mark Neil, who is taking on the role of CFO at Sky Showtime. Nash was most recently CFO and director at Eleven Sports Network, managing the group finance team and divisional financial directors across the US, Europe, and Asia. Prior […]

January 10, 2024

FA Cup 3rd round sets BBC viewing records

The FA Cup third round set viewing records on the BBC during live coverage of the celebrated football tournament on BBC TV and iPlayer. Liverpool proved the victor over Arsenal on the evening of January 7th with a peak audience of 7.6 million on BBC One, a record number for this stage in the competition, […]

January 9, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Research: Glennfinnan Viaduct crowned Britain’s best film location

Research from Virgin Media O2 reveals nearly half of Brits (48 per cent) would visit a destination if a movie has been filmed there, with Brits on average willing to travel 173 miles to see iconic film locations – the equivalent of driving from Newcastle to Liverpool. The study shows that visiting movie locations is […]

December 4, 2023

Record viewers for Women’s Super League on BBC

Chelsea’s 5-1 win over Liverpool in the Women’s Super League (WSL) on November 18th pulled in a record average audience for the competetion on the BBC. The fixture between the current WSL champions and Liverpool was the most matched WSL game ever with an average TV audience of 796k viewers and a peak of 955k. […]

November 22, 2023

StarHub hosts Man City vs Liverpool screening at D’Marquee

StarHub will be hosting the high-profile clash between Manchester City and Liverpool on November 25th at D’Marquee at Downtown East in Singapore.  Fans can expect intense football action, as both teams are set to compete for the top spot on the 2023/24 Premier League table. The live screening will begin at 8.30pm (local time), with […]

November 22, 2023

BBC celebrates The Beatles

The BBC will be reflecting the release of Now And Then – the last song by The Beatles – and celebrating the enduring legacy of the band with a range of programmes across TV, radio and online. The song was originally written and sung by John Lennon, developed and worked on by Paul McCartney, George […]

October 27, 2023

Sky Sports signs Sturridge

Former England international Daniel Sturridge is joining the Sky Sports football presenting team for the 2023/24 season, making his first appearance of the new Premier League campaign on August 13th. Throughout the season, Sturridge will share his insights and opinions alongside the likes of Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp, Izzy Christiansen, Karen Carney, Micah […]

August 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Eurovision Song Contest reaches 162m viewers

The 67th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), hosted by the BBC in Liverpool, on behalf of Ukraine, and organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), reached 162 million people over the three live shows across 38 public service media markets. The viewing share of the Grand Final on May 13th was 40.9 per cent and remains […]

May 25, 2023By Colin Mann

Survey: 2 in 5 Gen Z won’t be watching Eurovision

Two in five Gen Z in the UK (41 per cent) won’t be watching Eurovision this year, according to research from Yubo, a live social discovery app. Additionally, almost a third (29 per cent) of the UK’s youth state they won’t be watching the contest on television this year, but will instead follow the results […]

May 10, 2023