Wed, 11/04/2012 - 09:18
There will be no new summer series of More4's "The TV Book Club", as production company Cactus re-models the show "for a new broadcaster" in autumn 2012 and plans a "new-look integrated retail and e-tail promotion to support it".
The most recent series of "The TV Book Club" will be...
Thu, 17/06/2010 - 15:04
The trade has welcomed the second season of “The TV Book Club”, which revealed its Summer Reads and presenter changes this week.
The More4/Channel 4 show will launch on 27th June with Kathryn Stockett’s The Help (Penguin), followed by The Man Who Disappeared by Clare Morrall (Hodder), The Legacy...
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 12:45
"The TV Book Club" on More 4 and Channel 4 scooped a bigger audience this week, picking up a peak average audience just short of 500,000 viewers overall. However, total weekly sales of the 10 titles saw a slight drop after transmission of the first show.
The More4 broadcast on Sunday evening attracted 303,000 viewers, peaking...
Mon, 04/01/2010 - 07:30
Sarah Waters, Nick Hornby and “The Wire” writer George Pelecanos are among the authors of the 10 titles chosen for the inaugural series of Channel 4's“The TV Book Club”.
Waters’ Man Booker-shortlisted The Little Stranger will be the first title on the show to be discussed by celebrity...
Tue, 01/12/2009 - 08:30
"Richard & Judy" producer Cactus TV has revealed the long-awaited follow-up to the top-selling TV book club. Stars including comedians Jo Brand and Dave Spikey, stylist Gok Wan and Inspector Lynley" actor Nathaniel Parker will present 10 30-minute episodes on More 4 on Sunday evenings, with a daytime repeat on Channel 4 on...
Sun, 20/09/2009 - 10:00
Amanda Ross, m.d. of Cactus TV, has divulged more detail of the company's forthcoming televised book club, as first revealed in The Bookseller.
Picking up the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Bookselling at The Bookseller...
Sun, 06/09/2009 - 09:13
Cactus TV m.d. Amanda Ross has confirmed that the production company has struck a three-year deal for a televised book club.
It will be shown on a "terrestrial broadcaster" from January 2010, and Cactus has secured a sponsor, Ross told The Bookseller. She also confirmed that there would be a book club and summer read...
Tue, 01/09/2009 - 10:29
The Crime Writers Association (CWA), Cactus TV, ITV3 and opticians Specsavers have teamed up to celebrate the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2009, which will take place on 21st October 2009.
The partnership follows last year's Crime Thriller Awards on ITV3. Again the broadcast of the awards ceremony, later in the month on ITV3,...
Thu, 07/08/2008 - 07:48
The Sun newspaper has signed a media partnership to support ITV3’s new Crime Thriller season and awards this autumn.
In the deal struck with production company Cactus TV, the newspaper will publish features during the week leading up to the awards, focusing on the literary categories: ––the breakthrough author of the...