There are to be major changes at Independent Television News.
ITV confirm new chairman.
Reports suggest that former ASDA supermarket boss and MP Archie Norman is the front-runner to take over from Michael Grade as chairman of ITVplc; the company which owns the majority of the regional ITV Network franchises on channel 3.
Alan Titchmarsh’s afternoon chat-show on ITV1 has been promoted by the broadcaster to the tricky 5pm slot which will see the popular presenter compete against tough competition from The Weakest Link and Deal or No Deal.
ITV today announced it has commissioned a drama adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s best selling novel, The Little House.
A round up of ratings from the weekend which includes huge ratings for both outings of The X-Factor while viewers found something better to watch than Piers Morgan’s Life Stories. On Sunday evening Doc Martin ended with impressive figures while The X-Factor peaked high for a controversial booting off.
ITV’s News at Ten bulletin will drop the famous Big Ben Clock Face from its title sequence as part of a wider revamp of the news bulletin.
Ben Price has signed up to appear in the ITV Granada production.
GMTV have announced they’re bringing former BBC weatherman Michael Fish out of retirement to present their weather forecasts.
Ofcom has today fined Channel TV a total of £80,000 after the British Comedy Awards shows broadcast on ITV1 in 2004 and 2005 broke broadcasting rules.