Digital Focus – Page 14

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    CHARTS: ITV3’s sleuths secure results

    2014-06-06T16:20:00Z

    With pay drama channel ITV Encore heaving in to view, ITV3 was determined to show its sibling upstart how it’s done, with its detective greatest hits. Meanwhile, BBC4 pulled on its white stetson and set off for Dodge City.

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    CHARTS: Mum's the word for E4

    2014-05-29T16:59:00Z

    The recent round of series culls in the US left The Big Bang Theory untouched and barging on for more

  • Celebrity Juice
    Ratings

    Juice refreshes ITV2 audience

    2014-05-23T16:13:00Z

    Whatever the chief ingredient of the juice of celebrities might be, it’s potent stuff, as ITV2’s comedy panel show breezes inexorably onwards.

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    BGT sees off Eurovision

    2014-05-15T17:27:00Z

    In Blackadder III, Prince George declared himself as thick as a whale omelette, but even he’d have known a hit when one clouted him.

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    Georgians boost BBC4

    2014-05-09T16:34:00Z

    Who would have thought those bewigged Georgians would have such an impact?

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    Mushroom doc is magic

    2014-05-04T16:40:00Z

    This week, in its studious fashion, BBC4 tapped into the magic world of fungi. Elsewhere, ITV2 spawned a new panel show, while E4 banged on with its geeks.

  • The Wonder Of Bees
    Ratings

    Bees create a buzz for BBC4

    2014-04-25T16:13:00Z

    Winnie the Pooh, not one of literature’s great thinkers, was nonetheless prepared to gamble everything if honey was involved, as illustrated by the whole bees/tree/balloon fiasco of legend.

  • Porn: What’s The Harm
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    BBC4 finds TV gold in Eden

    2014-04-16T16:07:00Z

    In an unlikely contest this week, it turned out that suburban gardens can hold their own in a stand-off with a backpacked Olympic bronze medallist and porn.

  • Big Bang Theory
    Ratings

    E4 is back with a Bang

    2014-04-11T16:36:00Z

    It’s likely that E4 whirled a jig of delight when The Big Bang Theory was awarded three more seasons.

  • Great Canal Journeys
    Ratings

    More 4 cruises with canal trip

    2014-04-04T15:36:00Z

    As nippers, we didn’t think twice about playing down railway embankments, in rivers and alongside canals.

  • Death Row
    Ratings

    BBC3 prison doc doubles

    2014-03-28T17:22:00Z

    At my school, the careers advice service ranked in the education hierarchy somewhere below the upkeep of general sanitation.

  • Great Canal Journeys
    Ratings

    Great result for More 4

    2014-03-20T17:40:00Z

    Football’s a regular top draw in multichannel and this week was no exception, with the clash between Manchester United and Liverpool on Sunday dominating the table with 1.8 million viewers.

  • Walking Dead
    Ratings

    Derby clash wins for Sky

    2014-03-14T16:12:00Z

    Sometimes watching Tottenham Hotspur is like watching an episode of The Walking Dead. But fans’ hope, so often squished, springs eternal.

  • Lewis
    Ratings

    Lewis sees off Morse for ITV3

    2014-03-14T16:09:00Z

    ITV3 wrestled with time and space this week as Lewis was pursued from the past by his deceased boss’s younger self.

  • Hair
    Ratings

    New Hair suits BBC3

    2014-03-07T11:06:00Z

    When the Oscar nominations were first announced, one strong contender was American Hustle.

  • Amanda Knox
    Ratings

    Knox doubles with repeats

    2014-02-28T10:47:00Z

    One day in 1989, I came home to my shabby flat and even shabbier flatmates to be confronted with the sight of a gently listing bin spewing its contents, mostly the previous night’s curry, across the living room floor.

  • Ratings

    Rock fans like the ‘80s best

    2014-02-20T14:53:00Z

    One day in the year 2095, a child wired for music intravenously will ask in wonder: ‘Grandad, what’s an MP3 player?’.

  • How I Met Your Mother
    Ratings

    Mother fails to match geeks

    2014-02-13T14:56:00Z

    South America is about to be everywhere, what with the Brazil World Cup this year and the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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    Bridge closes on a high

    2014-02-07T17:55:00Z

    In a slightly surreal moment at a Radio Times do last week, the Danish ambassador received his copy of the magazine’s cover with the star of Borgen on it.

  • Treasures Of Ancient Egypt
    Ratings

    Past treasures fail to shine

    2014-01-31T15:23:00Z

    Rococo or Ancient Egyptian treasures? The votes are in and (if it existed anywhere outside of my head) the most esoteric poll ever delivered the ancients the spoils.