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  1. Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi to Play Gay Couple in ITV Sitcom 'Vicious'

    5:01 am 11/5/2012

    UPDATED: The comedy from "Will & Grace" executive producer Gary Janetti is set in London and promises characters who are "delightfully vicious to each other."Read more

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  2. 'Downton Abbey' Season Three Ends on U.K.'s ITV Ends on High, Becomes Show's Highest-Rated Season

    2:14 am 11/5/2012

    The Sunday finale of the costume drama drew a season-high audience, including average viewership of 10.1 million and a peak of 10.7 million.Read more

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  3. U.K. Broadcaster ITV Unveils New Online Player With Library Content for Rental Fee

    8:22 am 10/29/2012

    The player continues to offer catch-up TV content for free, but adds older programs for $0.78-$2 and seasons of shows for $3.20-$8.Read more

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  4. BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' Beats ITV's 'X Factor' in U.K. Sunday Average Ratings

    3:35 am 10/29/2012

    UPDATED: ITV1 drew the night's biggest average audience with "Downton Abbey," and "X Factor" had the highest peak ratings.Read more

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  5. London Olympics Ticket Sales Boost Third-Quarter Economic Growth in U.K.

    2:50 am 10/25/2012

    The country emerged from recession as the Summer Games boosted growth by roughly 0.2 percentage points.Read more

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  6. 'Downton Abbey' Season Three U.K. Audience up 3 Percent Including Delayed Viewing

    1:09 am 10/22/2012

    UPDATED: Adding DVR and other viewership over the first seven days to live broadcast ratings boosts the show's audience above the levels recorded last season.Read more

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  7. Canada's W Network Grabs 'The Audience' Format

    6:32 am 10/18/2012

    ITV Studios Global Entertainment sold the Canadian broadcaster the format about a troubled person at the crossroads of life turning to 50 people for advice. Read more

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  8. 'X Factor' Tops Sunday U.K. Ratings After Losing Out to 'Strictly Come Dancing' on Saturday

    2:30 am 10/15/2012


The Simon Cowell show on Sunday night reached as many as 11.7 million viewers, while "Downton Abbey" had a bigger average audience.Read more

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  9. MIPCOM 2012: ITV Studios Primes Israeli Game Show 'The Money Pump' for U.S., UK Remakes

    2:55 pm 10/9/2012

    The British broadcaster's international production arms will also make local versions for Germany, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Read more

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  10. BBC Boss Promises Probe of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Late 'Top of the Pops' Host

    12:47 am 10/9/2012

    George Entwistle says the British public broadcaster will conduct an internal investigation after assisting police in their probe of Jimmy Savile.Read more

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