Entertainment Features – Page 5

  • E-sports
    Features

    Gaming enters premier league

    2017-04-20T16:03:00Z

    Can broadcasters tap into the content that’s attracting millennials?

  • Hot Picks: The Wall
    Features

    The Wall

    2017-03-28T17:29:00Z

    Billed as “the fastest and simplest game” on TV, The Wall gives pairs of teammates the chance to win life-changing amounts of money, with more than $12m (£10m) on the line every night.

  • Cheap, Cheap, Cheap
    Features

    Cheap, Cheap, Cheap

    2017-03-28T11:02:00Z

    Cheap, Cheap, Cheap was born when Noel Edmonds convinced Hat Trick managing director Jimmy Mulville to play a guessing game over an impromptu lunch.

  • Let it Shine
    Features

    Let It Shine

    2017-03-27T16:46:00Z

    Gary Barlow’s reimagining of the traditional talent contest offers a big-hearted, high-gloss twist on the classic singing competition.

  • Jools Holland and Ed Sheeran
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    A remarkable survivor

    2017-02-02T12:16:00Z

    It’s been 25 years since Jools Holland ambled into shot and introduced the first artists to appear on Later – a quartercentury of steadfastness in a world of music that never stands still.

  • Jools Holland
    The Broadcast Interview

    25 years of Later… With Jools Holland

    2017-02-02T07:47:00Z

    The team reflect on its inauspicious start and the reasons for its longevity

  • Adele At The BBC
    Features

    Music programme: Adele At The BBC

    2017-02-01T22:27:00Z

    The judges were impressed that the hour-long special had the “ambition to match the singing talent of the Chasing Pavements star”.

  • The Last Leg
    Features

    Entertainment programme: The Last Leg

    2017-02-01T22:23:00Z

    The Last Leg took a giant leap forward in 2016 with a live, daily pre-watershed show reviewing the Rio Paralympics.

  • Later with Jools Holland
    Features

    Special recognition: Later... With Jools Holland

    2017-02-01T22:11:00Z

    Think of a breakthrough recording artist of the past 25 years and the chances are you saw them first on Later… With Jools Holland.

  • Time-Commanders4
    Behind The Scenes

    Time Commanders, BBC4

    2016-12-01T07:30:00Z

    Rebooting the format a decade on allowed the use of much more powerful software

  • Children In Need
    Features

    Going live across the nation

    2016-11-24T09:47:00Z

    Large-scale live non-sport productions are no longer the preserve of London

  • 5 Star Reunion
    Features

    Studios have the last laugh

    2016-11-24T07:25:00Z

    Entertainment shows are big business for studios outside of London, with appreciative audiences, good facilities and nearby accommodation for guests.

  • Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit
    Behind The Scenes

    Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit, Dave

    2016-09-01T07:24:00Z

    Our comedy gameshow featuring celebrities taking part in lifesize versions of classic video games had to appeal to two different groups: hardcore gamers and the general audience, says Donald Taffner Jr.

  • Fulwell 73
    The Broadcast Interview

    Fulwell 73

    2016-08-11T07:08:00Z

    The small British indie has made a big splash in the US with James Corden’s The Late Late Show

  • BTS_Nuts_APS_7046
    Behind The Scenes

    Robot Wars, BBC2

    2016-07-21T16:40:00Z

    As Sir Killalot, Matilda and the rest of the Robot Wars gang prepare for their TV comeback, Olly Grant visits the giant set where the souped-up veterans will take on the next generation

  • Celia-Taylor
    The Broadcast Interview

    Celia Taylor, Sky

    2016-04-07T09:41:00Z

    Sky’s non-scripted boss talks to Peter White about flying dogs, why ‘funny factual’ is harder than it looks - and why she couldn’t turn down Renegade’s Don’t Tell The Bride

  • Drive
    Features

    Hot Picks: Drive

    2016-03-31T07:46:00Z

    Top Gear has rarely been out of the news over the past 12 months, with multiple controversies, new hosts and a star-studded launch for international buyers at BBC Worldwide’s Showcase event (not to mention the former presenters’ rival show for Amazon) all making the front pages.

  • Spartan Race
    Features

    Hot Picks: Spartan Race

    2016-03-30T17:08:00Z

    NBC has ordered a series based on Spartan Race, a series of obstacle courses that vary from three miles and 20 obstacles to 26 miles and 60 obstacles.

  • Cant-Touch-This_BBC1_UK_S1_2015_Episodic-Stills_19
    Behind The Scenes

    Can't Touch This, BBC1

    2016-03-18T12:58:00Z

    Getting a commission turned out to be the easy bit - the real test was losing our location and having to build three new sets in a building with a leaky roof, says Stellify’s joint managing director Matthew Worthy

  • It's Not Rocket Science
    Features

    Light entertainment feels the squeeze

    2016-02-25T07:19:00Z

    With the likely closure of Fountain Studios, shiny-floor shows could struggle to find space within the M25, but expansion elsewhere should ease the problem.