Wed, 25/04/2012 - 08:05
S J Watson's thriller Before I Go to Sleep (Transworld) yesterday picked for the Desmond Elliott Prize longlist, has been voted Best Read of the series by viewers in "The TV Book Club" Best Read Poll.
Elizabeth Haynes' Into the Darkest Corner (Myriad) was voted into second place, while Girl,...
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, 05/01/2012 - 09:00
"The TV Book Club" returns to More4 on Sunday 29th January with author S J Watson's Before I Go To Sleep the first of 10 "don't put me down" titles to be critiqued by the show's celebrity panel.
For the first time, viewers will be invited to interact with the show, funded by Specsavers,...
Mon, 13/06/2011 - 08:55
Emma Henderson's Orange-shortlisted Grace Williams Says It Loud and the latest novel by American thriller writer Dennis Lehane have been picked for the summer season of "The TV Book Club".
Returning on Sunday 26th June on More 4, with repeats on Channel 4, the eight-week series will again be presented by Jo...
Thu, 02/09/2010 - 09:30
Debut novelist Katherine Webb's The Legacy (Orion) has been voted the public's favourite of the eight titles featured on this summer's season of "The TV Book Club".
Webb's novel was voted for in an online poll for viewers, held between 18th June and 23rd August. Second place went to Kate Kerrigan's...
Mon, 28/06/2010 - 14:44
As the camera panned round, and I saw pop star Peter Andre's pleasant little face on the sofa, admittedly my first...
Wed, 03/02/2010 - 08:19
More4's "The TV Book Club" is to move its daytime Channel 4 repeat show to a later time. The show attracted a smaller audience this week—its third week—after a boost in viewing figures for the second week.
The Monday 12.05pm C4 repeat will now be broadcast at 2.55pm. The first showing, on More4 at 7.30pm on...
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, 25/01/2010 - 13:57
I've just caught up with the second episode of "The TV Book Club", and thought it was much improved on the first. Dramatically, in fact. The pacing seemed much better, the contributions more engaging, and the presenters more relaxed.
At the trade...
Thu, 21/01/2010 - 09:45
Amanda Ross has admitted "we got some things wrong” with the first episode of "The TV Book Club” on More 4. The show has been the focus of some criticism, despite attracting an overall average audience of 350,000 viewers.