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The Widower

A tough act to follow for ITV Video

3-Jul-2014 | By Stephen Price

Broadcaster struggles to live up to 2013 as strong new dramas can’t quite hit Broadchurch’s highs

Good Morning Britain

Broadcasters’ battle for daytime Video

5-Jun-2014 | By Stephen Price

Networks put up a strong fight for this fertile ground says Stephen Price

The Stuarts

The Stuarts fails to overthrow The Plantagenets for BBC2


WEDNESDAY: BBC2’s three-part history documentary of The Stuarts got underway with 1.3m - down on the channel’s audience for The Plantagenets earlier this year.

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Call Centre

Has BBC3 fulfilled its remit? Video


As the youth channel awaits approval for its move online, Stephen Price looks its performance over the past eight years


Mixed fortunes in multichannel


Over the Valentine’s weekend, more than 5 million US viewers reportedly watched the second series of Netflix’s House Of Cards.

I’m A Celebrity

Dramatic improvement at ITV


The success of Broadchurch and the continuing appeal of Coronation Street, Downton Abbey and I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! helped ITV become the only terrestrial network to grow share across its schedule in 2013.

Death Comes to Pemberley

Christmas ratings round-up


Broadcast’s overview of how some of the biggest shows performed over the festive period includes Moonfleet, Death Comes To Pemberley and Caitlin Moran pilot Raised by Wolves.

Educating Yorkshire

Award hits but ratings misses


C4 may have picked up a slew of Broadcast Awards nominations but this hasn’t been matched by a flood of viewers.

The Chase

Daytime prize is up for grabs


While Daybreak continues to underperform, there is better news elsewhere in daytime as ITV pulls neck and neck with rival BBC1


Sky Living: ratings analysis


Sky Living’s move towards US and homegrown drama is paying dividends.


Factual takes centre stage


With both BBC1 and ITV looking to strengthen their factual output, all eyes are on the genre. Stephen Price reports on how the broadcasters have performed so far this year


C4 leads commissioning revival


C4 was the busiest broadcaster in Q2 as hours ordered increased across the board.

Escape To The Country

A tough act to follow


With the Olympics boosting last year’s viewing figures, maintaining volume was always going to be difficult.

TV Critics

The Stuarts

TV Critics: The Stuarts; Art of China


“Dr Clare is far too serious-minded for scandal or smut”

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