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...
Wed, 06/08/2008 - 13:00
Independent sports publisher Know the Score Books is launching a new multimedia partnership with ITV.com this weekend to promote author Spencer Austin. "The Gloryhunter: One Man’s Quest For The Ultimate Football Season", which launches tomorrow (9th August) to coincide with the start of the 2008/09 football season, will see...
Thu, 03/07/2008 - 07:38
ITV is backing the National Year of Reading campaign for literacy with a new children’s TV programme and book club.
The 13-part “Bookaboo!”, for CITV, is a mixture of animation and live action, featuring drumming “rock puppy” Bookaboo, who is unable to perform his solo unless someone reads him a story. In...
Tue, 22/04/2008 - 06:05
ITV3 has commissioned a 10-part comedy drama adaptation of Ladies of Letters by Carole Hayman and Lou Wakefield.
The series is based on the long-running Radio 4 radio shows, starring Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge, of correspondence between two widows who meet at a wedding reception. The popular series is accompanied by...
Mon, 21/04/2008 - 05:25
Bestselling author Andy McNab is spear-heading a trio of new commissions for ITV4. In "Tour of Duty", McNab, former soldier and author of titles such as Crossfire and Recoil (Bantam Press), will tells the story of British and American troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. Featuring Ministry of Defence footage, user...
Thu, 29/11/2007 - 08:40
Television channels will feature a number of bestselling authors and tie-in programmes this Christmas, with Philip Pullman, Richard Hammond, Heston Blumenthal, Alan Titchmarsh and Peter Kay all appearing in festive line-ups.
The BBC’s holiday entertainment includes Christmas specials of “Doctor Who”—...