RTÉ Express Joy Over Figures

RTÉ Express Joy Over Figures

The first episode of RTÉ’s major new comedy series written by and starring Amy Huberman was watched last night by an average audience of 378,000 and 30 per cent share. This rose to a 36 per cent share amongst women aged 35 to 54. It had an overall reach, defined...
Film and TV Secondary School for London

Film and TV Secondary School for London

The UK Government is backing production company Working Title, Harry Potter producer David Heyman and James Bond producers EON in launching The London Screen Academy, a film and TV-oriented free school for 16-19 year-olds which will open in 2019. The Islington-based...
Doctor Who Shows Value of Disruption

Doctor Who Shows Value of Disruption

Mixing up a tried and tested format is often frowned upon but when it works it looks like the most obvious thing you could have done. Dr Who has been a stalwart of the BBC schedule for decades and when it was announced that the next Doctor was to be a woman there were...
Europe Calling for Irish Songwriters

Europe Calling for Irish Songwriters

RTÉ has announced that it is inviting accomplished songwriters and performers, with a proven track record of success in the music industry, to submit a song to be considered to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest next May. The Eurovision Song Contest is...
Electric Ireland Get Down to Business

Electric Ireland Get Down to Business

Electric Ireland is to take over from Flogas as the new sponsor of Down to Business, the Newstalk weekend show hosted by Bobby Kerr. The deal will run for an initial period of six months. “As the market leader in supplying electricity, gas and energy solutions...