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Sky launches new kids app

Sky Kids app

The new Sky Kids app is available to customers on the Variety bundle. Among the kids TV shows on the app are Nick Jr.’s Paw Patrol, Boomerang’s Scooby Doo, CBeebies’ Octonauts and Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time.  They will be joined by children’s TV ‘veteran’ Morph, who returns later this year in brand new exclusive episodes. The […]

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Game of Thrones returns next month

Game Of Thrones, Series 3Featuring Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen© HBO Enterprises

The wait is finally over, one of the the world’s most talked about and highly anticipated TV soaps, season six of Game of Thrones will premiere exclusively on Sky Atlantic in less than two months. The first in the series goes out on Monday, April 25. Seasons one to five will be available to download with Sky Box […]

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Guinness toasts New York jazz scout

Image from new GUINNESS ad celebrating John Hammond, an ordinary man who achieved extraordinary things. (4)

Diageo follows up its Rugby World Cup Made of More ad series for Guinness with a trip back to New York’s jazz clubs in the 1930s by telling the story of John Hammond who was born in turn-of-the-century Manhattan – before civil rights, and when racial disharmony prevailed. Not surprisingly, ‘Intolerant Champion’ was shot in […]

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Saorview to roll out new set-top boxes

Saorview - Kathryn Thomas

RTÉ has partnered with Freesat, the UK free-to-air television service, to develop a new product for the Saorview free digital TV platform in Ireland. RTÉ director-general Noel Curran said Saorview Connect will allow access a range of on demand content and Saorview channels, integrated in a set-top box with extra features.   Saorview Connect set-top boxes will […]

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Curtis quits as UTV Ireland’s head of channel

UTV Ireland Launch

Mary Curtis is stepping down from her position as head of channel at UTV Ireland, the broadcaster has confirmed. She plans to leave the company in early February. An experienced and respected producer and director, she first joined RTE in 1990 as a researcher. She launched the popular Off the Rails fashion show and later […]

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Kiely replaces McRedmond at TV3

Pat Kiely at TV3 Conference

Pat Kiely has been promoted by Virgin Media from commercial director to managing director at TV3 in place of David McRedmond, who resigned before Christmas. Kiely joined TV3 having gained media and advertising experience at DDFH&B and Saatchi & Saatchi. He was a small shareholder in the broadcaster before it was acquired by Doughty Hanson. […]

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McRedmond to leave TV3 shortly

David McRedmond, TV3

TV3 chief executive David McRedmond is to leave the broadcaster following the approval of the company’s purchase by Liberty Global’s Virgin Media for an undisclosed sum. McRedmond’s name has been linked with the advertised post of RTE director general, along with possible in-house candidates, head of news Kevin Bathurst and commercial director Willie O’Reilly. Noel […]

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B&A retains TV measurement contract

TV Screen

Following a competitive review, research agency Behaviour and Attitudes (B&A) has been retained by TAM Ireland and Nielsen to handle the establishment survey contract for another three years. The survey  is a foundation stone of the TV measurement service, providing the detail of TV-related equipment in homes from which universes are calculated. It is the […]

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50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy wins Emmy

Nancy and Baz in 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy.

Sky 1’s 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy was a winner at the 2015 International Emmys in New York, picking up the award for best non-scripted entertainment. The mother-son reality show stars Baz Ashmawy and his 71-year-old mum, Nancy. It has proved a major rating success in Ireland, the UK and overseas and acquired by broadcasters in […]

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Agencies to star in World TV Day

World TV Day

To mark World Television Day, RTÉ TV Sales will deliver a broadcasting innovation this weekend. In 1996, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly proclaimed November 21 as World Television Day, to recognise the growing impact of TV and its ability to educate, inform, entertain, foster democracy, encourage freedom of speech and create a range of innovations. […]

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Former Rose to co-host TV3 chat show

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh will get her first crack at television presenting next week when she steps in for Lucy Kennedy on ‘The Seven O’ Clock Show’.Maria will join Martin on the couch on Monday 2nd November and will also step in for Martin King on Monday 9th October.‘The Seven O’ Clock Show’ airs weekdays at 7pm on TV3.

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh has made no secret of the fact she’d like to either pursue a career in TV or become a wedding planner for gay couples has her chance to blossom on screen with a stint on TV3’s The Seven O’Clock Show. Walsh, who made headlines by being the first Rose […]

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INM strikes RWC deal with TV3

Rugby World Cup 2015

To mark the start of Rugby World Cup (RWC), Independent News & Media (INM) has secured exclusive in-match clips, full access to official match highlights and post-match press conferences in a partnership deal with TV3. The agreement gives readers access to every game throughout the Rugby World Cup tournament in England and Wales. […]

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TV3 all set for rugby extravaganza

16 September 2015; With just hours to go until the biggest sporting event this year gets underway, TV3 today unveiled its RWC 2015 set. All 48 games will be Live and Exclusive on TV3 and 3e. Pictured on the RWC 2015 set is TV3 RWC 2015 presenter Tommy Martin, second from left, with panelists, from left, Malcolm O'Kelly, Shane Jennings and Matt Williams. TV3 HD Studio, Ballymount, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

TV3 has unveiled its new look 3player app across desktop, iOS and Android platforms. It is said to be a major upgrade on the previous application as it has been reengineered from the ground up to optimise usage across multiple screens and devices and to make it easier to navigate for users. The app delivers a […]

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