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  1. U.K. Critics Name 'Sherlock' Best TV Show of 2012

    2:17 am 12/28/2012

    "Homeland" and Olympics mockumentary "Twenty Twelve" came in second and third in an annual survey, beating out "Downton Abbey" and "Doctor Who."Read more

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  2. U.K.'s ITV Among Analysts' European Entertainment Stock Picks for 2013

    4:01 am 12/27/2012

    Some also like Germany's ProSieben, but observers are more mixed on British pay TV giant BSkyB and French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi.Read more

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  3. 'Downton Abbey,' 'Doctor Who' U.K. Christmas Day Specials See Ratings Drop

    2:44 am 12/26/2012


The BBC's "EastEnders" is the most-watched show for the fourth year in a row as soap operas once again draw the biggest audiences in Britain.Read more

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  4. London Olympics Are Big U.K. TV Ratings Winner in 2012

    2:27 am 12/13/2012

    "The X Factor" drops as "Strictly Come Dancing," "Downton Abbey" and the Euro 2012 soccer tournament bring in strong audience figures.Read more

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  5. 'X Factor' U.K. Draws Lowest Season Finale Ratings Since 2006

    1:41 am 12/10/2012

    The ITV1 music competition has seen its season-average audience in Britain decline for two consecutive seasons since creator Simon Cowell left his on-air role.Read more

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  6. Euro TV Giants Discover the 'X Factor' as Production Boom Counters Weak Ad Trends

    9:42 am 12/4/2012

    As traditional ad revenues slide, content from the production arms of big Euro broadcasters is driving growth.Read more

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  7. U.K.'s ITV Settles Libel Case for $200,000

    5:20 am 11/22/2012

    The settlement was reached with a veteran British politician who has been wrongly linked to a child abuse scandal and recently got $293,500 from the BBC.Read more

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  8. British Politician Voted off Reality TV Show

    1:46 am 11/22/2012

    Nadine Dorries, who caused controversy for appearing on "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!," has become the first person to be evicted from the ITV show.Read more

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  9. U.K. Regulator May Require ITV, Channel 5 to Increase Original, News Output

    7:02 am 11/21/2012

    The channels will "continue to invest in original U.K. content" that can be sold globally, the British media secretary says in promising a renewal of their TV licenses.Read more

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  10. U.K. Network ITV Faces Libel Suit for up to $795,000 (Report)

    2:24 am 11/19/2012

    The BBC has settled a similar case with a British politician over a mistaken report that linked him to a child abuse case and forced out the broadcaster's top executive.Read more

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