Special Reports

ITV Just Can’t Compete With Antiques

  ITV’s much hyped new drama series Britannia High just can’t compete with BBC1’s Antiques Roadshow but it seems it’s not just the grannies that like Antiques but Britannia High’s own target audience!   The Antiques Roadshow is on fine form and enjoying a ratings revival since Fiona Bruce took over presenting duties on the long running show just a few weeks ago. Since Bruce’s arrival on the Sunday night

Gossip Boi: Trick or Treat

We rewind to November 5th 2008 as the second series of Gossip Boi runs on ATV Today. This edition, the eighteenth, has been left online as a highlight of some of our early specially commissioned features. Entitled ‘Trick or Treat’ our anon reporter looks to Halloween.

Word on the Web: Manuelgate

As the saga drags on and on, thanks to the relentless gutter press, we take a step back and ask for your opinions on the scandal the papers have dubbed ‘Manuelgate’.   Unsurprisingly the Sunday papers have dragged on the story needlessly longer than necessary. The suspension of Jonathan Ross and Lesley Douglas and Russell Brand quitting should have put an end to the case but the Sunday papers are

Gossip Boi: Anon

An original feature for ATV Today from 2008 this is Edition Sixteen of ‘Gossip Boi‘. We’ve kept the article on the site as a reference to some of our early home-grown features. This edition looks at ‘being anonymous’.

Gossip Boi: Lost in Gossip

Another classic edition of Gossip Boi from ATV Today. First published on September 17th 2008 we’ve left some of the series online as a reference to our early home-grown features, and for your reading pleasures. This edition is number fifteen, entitled ‘Lost In Gossip‘.

Special Report: Drama Connections

  We take a look at the several drama serials that connect some of the actors in ITV’s brilliant new drama series, Lost in Austen.   Some faces crop up on television in a number of different shows and some end up working alongside each other again and again. ITV’s new drama series, Lost in Austen, starred a few familiar faces you might have seen somewhere before. Here we list

Michael Keohan: ‘Stag Nights’

DJ Michael Keohan originally wrote three series of articles featuring his views and encounters for ATV Today between September 2007 and August 2009. We’ve left some of his most popular published items on the site for your pleasure. The feature was called Mikey K and this edition is from the 28th of August 2008 and was simply entitled “Stag Don’t”.

Gossip Boi: Coincidences

Edition fourteen of Gossip Boi sees our writer ponder ‘Coincidences‘ in an article which we first published on the 15th of August 2008. We’ve left it here, along with several others from across Gossip Boi’s three seasons, for your reading pleasures. This first run of editions were originally called Gossip Boy.

Holby City: Medical History

Critics often attack drama’s such as The Bill and Holby City for being populated by ex-soap stars so we’ve decided to put that to the test. Over the next few weeks we’ll being taking a look at the different casts of our continuing drama’s to see how many of them really are ex-soap stars.