Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
25/02/2010

ITV1 Commissions Celebrate '30 Years Of An Audience With…'

One of the world's leading independent TV production companies' entertainment department and Shiver, part of ITV Studios UK, has been commissioned by ITV1 to co-produce a new 5 x 1 hour prime-time series to celebrate 30 Years of An Audience With…
The landmark entertainment brand An Audience With… has showcased momentous performances by some of the best-loved talent in the world including The Bee Gees, Dudley Moore, Neil Diamond, Lionel Ritchie, Take That, Ken Dodd, Victoria Wood, Shirley Bassey and Al Murray.
30 Years of An Audience With… will give viewers the definitive history behind An Audience With… reliving all the best moments and hearing how they came about from the stars who held TV audiences.
The series will speak to people behind the scenes to reveal how much planning goes into each show – including those questions from the celebrity audience – and from some of the stars who have put a question to their favourite performer.
Mark Robinson, Creative Director at Shiver commented: "An Audience With… is one of the stand out entertainment shows of the last 30 years and launched the idea of the celebrity audience. We’re delighted to be working on this anniversary series to celebrate its longevity and success. Along the way, through these performances, we’ll go on a journey and see how TV entertainment has developed over three decades."
Claire Horton, Controller of Entertainment at ITV STUDIOS (UK) added: "The on-going success of An Audience With… really needed to be celebrated. This much-loved series has delivered some of the greatest performances in UK television history. Who can forget Kermit the Frog’s duet with Kylie and Dame Edna’s classic barbed-responses to her celebrity audience’s questions! We’re delighted to be working with Shiver to produce this series for ITV1."
30 Years of An Audience with… was commissioned for ITV by John Kaye Cooper, Controller of Entertainment at ITV, is executive produced by Mark Robinson and Sumi Connock and series produced by Vicky Thomas.
An Audience with… is represented internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment where the show has previously been distributed throughout the world from Canada to Borneo, across the Middle East, Asia and Australia via Uzbekistan.
(BMcN/GK)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

05/10/2017
Production News : ITV Announces New Consumer Series
ITV has announced details of a new three-part series, How To Spend It Well At Christmas (W/T). The consumer series will be hosted by Phillip Schofield
17/08/2017
Production News : BBC Two Series Back In Time Returns For Second Series
The popular Back In Time strand returns to BBC Two, with Sara Cox and social historian Polly Russell hosting as a family of five head Back In Time For
08/09/2017
Production News : World Boxing Super Series Heads To ITV Box Office
The new World Boxing Super Series is to air exclusively on ITV Box Office, it has been announced. The coverage will include world title bouts between
12/10/2017
BLUEFIN TV Film New BBC Series – 'Talking Chefs'
Bluefin have just finished filming for a new BBC series – 'Talking Chefs', due to be transmitted in early 2018 on BBC World and The Travel Channel. Th
05/10/2017
Miller To Highlight New Compassˣ Series
Miller Camera Support has announced that it will demonstrate the new Compassˣ series at NAB NY 2017 later this month. The range of Miller Compass
27/04/2017
Barnfind Introduces Upgrades To Core Solution Series
Barnfind Technologies has announced that it has upgraded the control, configuration and functionality of its Core Solution Series, continuing its role
21/04/2017
Production News : Filming Commences On New Drama Series
Filming has commenced on a new drama series by Vox Pictures. The eight-part thriller, Un Bore Mercher/Keeping Faith, is a joint commission by BBC Wale
17/05/2017
RTW To Exhibit TM3 Series At BroadcastAsia 2017
RTW will demonstrate its TM3 series of products at BroadcastAsia 2017, Stand 6D4-01, later this month. Also on display will be the company's new TM3 1
10/05/2017
New EditShare Single-Node XStream EFS 200 And 300 Series Opens Doors
The solution delivers more affordable, high-performance, scale-out storage options for small to mid-size productions. Until today, the only option for
05/05/2017
Production News : Sky Commissions Second Series Of Jamestown
Sky has commissioned a second series of its original production, Jamestown. The eight-part drama from the multi award-winning makers of Downton Abbey,
29/09/2017
Production News : Porridge Returns For Full Series
A new series of the classic sitcom Porridge has been announced by the BBC following the successful airing of a special broadcast last year. Kevin Bish
20/09/2017
Wohler Demonstrate iAM Series
Wohler Technologies recently demonstrated the iAM range of adaptable units at IBC2017, including iAM-Audio and iAM-Mix. All iAM Series monitors – iAM-
21/07/2017
HHB Unveil Dolby Atmos Home Entertainment Mastering Suite
Designed to empower post-production facilities to create, edit, mix and master high quality Dolby Atmos content for Blu-ray or digital delivery, Dolby
14/09/2017
Production News : Love It Or List It Returns For New Series
Channel 4 has announced the return of Kirstie and Phil for a new series of the show where they help couples who have fallen out of love… with their ho
12/09/2017
Production News : 'Tin Star' To Return For Second Series
Tin Star is to return to Sky Atlantic for a second season, it has been confirmed. The drama stars Tim Roth as British police chief Jim Worth as he and