Winning Streak Hits 1,000

Winning Streak Hits 1,000

Winning Streak celebrates its 1000th broadcast on Saturday night. It is the second longest-running game show in Europe being beaten only by Countdown in the UK. It has featured a total of 5,925 players since the first episode was broadcast on the 21st September 1990....
O’Carroll Scores Again with BBC

O’Carroll Scores Again with BBC

Where would British television comedy be without Ireland? Hot on the heels of the success of Derry Girls on Channel 4 and The Young Offenders on the BBC, comes news today that Brendan O’Carroll is to host a new comedy panel show for the BBC, and Mrs Brown will...
Derry Girls Smash Viewing Records

Derry Girls Smash Viewing Records

New figures reveal that Derry Girls was the most popular TV show in Northern Ireland since modern records began in 2002. An average audience of 519,000 tuned into the six episodes of the show which finished its run earlier this month. That represents a 64.2 percent...
RTÉ Publishes Five Year Strategy

RTÉ Publishes Five Year Strategy

There is no bigger player in the Irish entertainment landscape that RTÉ and the strategic plan it has published today is an important statement of where it sees itself. It has undertaken substantial stakeholder consultation, including with Rob Hartnett of...
First dates Going Off-Screen

First dates Going Off-Screen

It used to be that TV was about TV. Those days are long since passed with the programme we watch now being the hub for a much wider social engagement. Some shows lend themselves best to this. Drama will always be subject to spoilers given the time-shifting nature of...
Gas Networks Ireland Back for Seconds

Gas Networks Ireland Back for Seconds

Gas Networks Ireland are back in the kitchen at Marco Pierre White’s restaurant tomorrow night as sponsors of TV3’s reality television series The Restaurant. Gas Networks Ireland’s sponsorship of The Restaurant won the ‘Best TV Broadcast Sponsorship’ at the 2017...