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Peter Crouch joins The Masked Dancer panel

After the success of the first series, The Masked Dancer is back as the celebrity cast attempts to baffle and bamboozle the panel and viewers with their fancy footwork and dance moves whilst covered from head to toe in extravagant and elaborate costumes. This series footballing legend Peter Crouch will be hoping he can hit […]

May 3, 2022

ITV’s Eat Them To Defeat Them aims to build on a billion in new campaign

ITV and Veg Power’s health-eating campaign, Eat Them To Defeat Them, returns for 2022 with the aim of one million children receiving activity packs. Since the campaign debuted in January 2019, Eat Them To Defeat Them has led to sales of almost one billion additional children’s portions of vegetables – worth just under £92 million. […]

February 11, 2022

ProSiebenSat.1 expands production business

Seven.One Entertainment Group, the entertainment company of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, is expanding its content pipeline for local content with the establishment of a new Red Arrow production company in Germany. The latest creative forge, based in Cologne, will develop and produce entertainment formats for all Seven.One Entertainment Group platforms, among others, from 2022. The new […]

February 10, 2022

Telia returns to EBITDA growth

Telia company, the Nordics telco, has reported its Q1 results. Net sales declined 2.7 per cent to SEK 21,814 million (€21.m) and like for like, net sales remained unchanged. Service revenues decreased 4.9 per cent to SEK 18,747 million and like for like, service revenues declined 2.3 per cent. The outlook for 2021 remains unchanged. […]

April 23, 2021

Stellify Media scores format deal with Masked Singer creator

Stellify Media, the Sony Pictures Television-owned indie and producers of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire..?, have secured the UK and US options for My Ranking, a brand-new format from Masked Singer creator Won-Woo Park. My Ranking is an exciting studio games show mixed with a celebrity singing contest, where contestants are challenged to guess […]

April 22, 2021

ITV commissions The Masked Dancer

On the heels of hit show The Masked Singer comes The Masked Dancer. This new series, produced by Bandicoot Scotland, will see celebrity contestants perform unique dances, whilst covered in extravagant, colourful costumes and masks, leaving the viewers and star panel to guess their identities. The Masked Dancer will air late Spring on ITV and […]

March 4, 2021

Study: Global TV content influenced by health crisis

The pandemic has had a significant impact on television throughout the world. Viewers, particularly young people, have spent more time watching TV. The latest methods of content delivery have continued to grow: on demand, catch-up, preview, and streaming. Current concerns are also reflected in the programmes themselves, as the New on The Air (NoTa) report […]

February 17, 2021

ITV Hub sees January viewing surge

The ITV Hub has exceeded its targets for January 2021 across both consumption hours and monthly active users, owing to a strong New Year schedule dominated by new drama and entertainment. The AVoD platform has seen its consumption hours rise by over 50 per cent above its estimations for January, while monthly active users have […]

January 27, 2021

ITV Hub streams up 5% in December

The ITV Hub has announced a strong performance throughout December, achieving 81 million programme streams, an increase of 5 per cent year on year. The Christmas period, between 21st December and 3rd January, saw an uplift in viewing of 11 per cent, compared to the same time in 2019. With a total of 6.9 million […]

January 14, 2021

ITV Hub launching reality spin-offs

The ITV Hub is to launch two new spin off shows which premiere on the platform, offering audiences a wealth of bonus content around two of ITV’s most popular entertainment shows, I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here and The Masked Singer. I’m A Celebrity…The Daily Drop is a new companion show for I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out […]

October 23, 2020