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ITV unveils its Super Saturday entertainment schedule

ITV has announced a raft of returning formats to kick start its Autumn entertainment schedule. The Masked Dancer, The Voice UK and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire are all back on ITV and ITV Hub from September 3rd, with Ninja Warrior Race For Glory making its long awaited return later in the month. The […]

August 24, 2022

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

BT Sport to premiere The Special 1

BT Sport will premiere The Special 1, the latest documentary from BT Sport Films, on BT Sport 1 on February 8th. The Special 1 provides an entertaining journey into goalkeepers’ unique world, with former and current top-flight keepers speaking with rarely-before seen candour and insight, reflecting on well-known goalkeeping incidents and aspects of their trade. […]

January 26, 2022

Data: 25% increase in podcast listening on BBC Sounds

In 2021 (January to November) there have been 1.3 billion plays of radio, music and podcast on BBC Sounds, an increase of 8 per cent over a similar period in 2020, as listeners enjoy more brilliant BBC audio on their devices. The latest figures from the BBC also show there were 558 million plays of […]

December 20, 2021

BBC Sounds reports weekly audience of 3.7m

BBC Sounds attracted a weekly audience of 3.7 million users across the app, website and voice activated devices between April and June, with a peak of 3.9 million during the week of the Line Of Duty finale. The latest data shows there were 335 million plays of all audio and a total of 146 million […]

August 2, 2021

Discovery UK orders grassroots football docuseries

Discovery UK has announced the commission of Save Our Beautiful Game (working title) for discovery+ UK. The Workerbee (part of Banijay UK) produced 8×60 series sees footballing legend Peter Crouch return to his roots to try to reverse the fortunes of one lucky non-league community focussed football club. This is a story of Britain’s 40,000 […]

June 23, 2021

BBC Sounds hits 1.1bn plays in 2020

The BBC has reported that there have been 1.1 billion UK plays of radio, music and podcasts on BBC Sounds so far in 2020 (January to November). Over a similar period in 2019 (February – November 2019) there were 630 million plays. Data also shows there were 460 million plays of podcasts and on demand […]

December 17, 2020

Record listening figures for BBC Sounds

Grounded with Louis Theroux was the most popular podcast for BBC Sounds during a record period between April-June 2020, which saw 313 million plays of all content across radio, podcasts and music mixes. Other top podcasts include That Peter Crouch Podcast, The Coronavirus Newscast, Match of the Day: Top 10 and Fortunately with… Fi and […]

August 10, 2020