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Fox Nation to premiere Sharon Osbourne: To Hell & Back docu-series

FOX Nation will premiere a documentary series about music and television industry star Sharon Osbourne in September, entitled Sharon Osbourne: To Hell & Back, announced the streaming platform’s president Jason Klarman. The four-part programme will feature a candid and heartfelt look into Osbourne’s personal and professional life, highlighting how she found herself in the crosshairs of the […]

May 3, 2022

TalkTV launches April 25

TalkTV, the news channel from Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, will launch on linear TV platforms Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview and Freesat on April 25th. TalkTV will also be streamed via Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV Plus and on YouTube, as well as via the Talk.TV website and TalkTV iOS and Android apps, and […]

March 28, 2022

TRIC Awards return on July 6

TRIC has  announced that the TRIC Awards 2022, will be back at Grosvenor House on Park Lane, the home of over 50 TRIC Awards ceremonies over the years. The day will see the best talent of TV, radio and online celebrating the most loved shows and talent, taking place in the hight of British summer […]

March 10, 2022

GB News international expansion?

GB News is plotting an overseas expansion according to reports, after its underwhelming UK launch. The news channel, which positions itself as “an alternative to the UK’s liberal media landscape” has seen its viewership plummet by over 60 per cent since its debut in June. Andrew Neil, the former BBC journalist who was the face […]

December 9, 2021

Morgan joins News Corp, Fox News Media

Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media in a global deal, launching a new TV show in early 2022. Morgan will also join The Sun and the New York Post as a columnist. He will also present a series of True Crime documentaries. Morgan said: “I’m thrilled to be returning to News […]

September 16, 2021

GB News recruitment

BBC newsreader Simon McCoy is joining GB News. The presenter, best known to BBC viewers through viral clips of him offering sardonic asides, will host an afternoon programme on the new channel. GB News is pushing ahead with the hiring of more than 100 staff across the UK ahead of its launch.  Andrew Neil will […]

March 26, 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

Record numbers for ITV Hub

The ITV Hub streaming service has announced record breaking viewer performances in its programmes across daytime, drama, entertainment and factual throughout 2020. Love Island’s most recent South Africa series achieved over 130 million requests across the VoD service, becoming the most requested programme across the ITV Hub, while daytime shows Good Morning Britain, This Morning […]

December 28, 2020

Data: Good Morning Britain most tweeted TV of 2020

Data from Kantar Media has revealed the most tweeted about TV programme/series of 2020 overall was ITV’s Good Morning Britain (with 4,930,926 tweets) followed by Love Island (3,172,459), BBC Breakfast (1,812,446), Question Time (1,666,730) and live FA Cup football coverage (1,376,162). Love Island also topped the list of most tweeted about live broadcast shows, with […]

December 16, 2020