Archive by category ITV

ITV Leaders’ Debate filmed at Dock10

ITV Leaders’ Debate filmed at Dock10

ITV will be filming tonight’s Leaders’ Debate  at MediaCityUK’s Dock10 studios. Potentially critical ahead of the up-coming General Election, the contest is the only time that Conservative Prime Minister, David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband will come face to face during a televised election debate. In total 7 parties will be represented during the […]

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Tickets available as ITV films new daytime show at MediaCityUK this weekend

Tickets available as ITV films new daytime show at MediaCityUK this weekend

ITV is offering free audience tickets to a new daytime show being filmed at MediaCityUK this weekend. O’Brien will feature an expert panel of politicians, journalists, celebrities and campaigners as well as a member of the public. They will be debating topics including the NHS, benefits system, prisons, marriage and racism. Filming takes place on […]

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ITV Commercial appoints Paul Sumners

ITV Commercial today announced the appointment of Paul Sumners to the newly created post of trading controller in business development (Nations & Regions) at its MediaCityUK base. Sumners will sit alongside Nik Wheatley and Karen Novak, who have been appointed as partnerships controller and activation controller respectively within the team. He said: “This is an […]

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Ordnance survey maps Corrie’s cobbles at MediaCityUK

Ordnance survey maps Corrie’s cobbles at MediaCityUK

Ordnance Survey has accurately mapped the Coronation Street set for the first time. The firm has produced a detailed map of its new home at MediaCityUK, showing building outlines, the street layout and footpaths. It’s also been updated to featured additional information including house numbers, character details and the names of focal points, such as the Rovers Return […]

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Shiver produces Spandau Ballet special

Shiver produces Spandau Ballet special

Shiver, which has its headquarters at MediaCityUK has been commissioned to produce a Spandau Ballet television special. The production company, which is ITV Studio’s factual arm, will be making the one-off programme for ITV1. It’s being be hosted by Christine Bleakley as a look back over their career. The band will talk about their rise […]

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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown returns to MediaCityUK

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown returns to MediaCityUK

Channel 4 has ordered a new series of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, which is filmed at MediaCityUK. Co-produced by Zeppotron and Countdown producers, ITV Studios, the programme was originally only intended as a one-off Mash Up in 2012. It’s now run for 16 episodes, attracting around 2.7m viewers. “Every series of 8 out of 10 Cats Does […]

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Shiver Productions commissioned for third series of Paul O’Grady: For The Love of Dogs

Shiver Productions commissioned for third series of Paul O’Grady: For The Love of Dogs

Shiver Productions, which has offices in the Orange Tower, has been commissioned by ITV for a third series of Paul O’Grady: For The Love of Dogs. The 11 x 30 series will air in the autumn. O’Grady, who has recently recovered from surgery following an angina attack, will travel to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home sites […]

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Red Production Company starts filming new Scott & Bailey series

Red Production Company starts filming new Scott & Bailey series

Red Production Company, which is based at MediaCityUK, has started shooting the fourth series of police-drama Scott & Bailey in Oldham and Manchester. Over the last 3 seasons, it has become one of ITV’s most successful returning series, with the finale of series 3 watched by an average of 7.1m viewers (a 27% share). Co-created and written by Sally Wainwright […]

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