UK Ratings

The Ratings Are In For 'X Factor' And It's Not Good News...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sunday night's 'X Factor' final became the second least watched in the show's 10 year history, after attracting its lowest ratings since 2004. An ...

Why Television Has Lost to the Internet

Philip Joa | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Tech
Philip Joa

Once upon a time, professionals made television programs and amateurs made home video. The only time you'd see amateur content on TV was in the form...

Don't Give Ratings Agencies Too Much Credit

Jeremy Cook | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK
Jeremy Cook

As most of us are on holiday now or heading off for one soon, the nation is now firmly immersed in a state of summer relaxation - boosted by the euphoria of Team GB's golden run and the Olympic Games. When it comes to the prospects for our credit rating, the government should embrace the summer spirit and, as Dave would put it, 'chillax' a little too.

Chelsea Win Ratings Battle As Well As Champions League

PA | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Voice paid the penalty for Chelsea's Champions League heroics last night as it lost out in the ratings battle to the football. Figures from ITV...

Keeping An Eye On The Prize: Ofsted Scraps Satisfactory To "Focus" Headteachers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Schools have been told by the head of Ofsted they will be given between 18 months and three years to improve or face being placed under special measur...

'Strictly' And X Factor Tied In Ratings War

PA | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

The BBC and ITV were tied on Saturday night as both Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor attracted 11.8 million viewers. The two big Saturday night e...

BBC1's 'Watchdog' Thrashes Big Money Gameshow 'Red Or Black?'

Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- ITV1's big money gameshow Red Or Black? was hammered by BBC1 consumer show Watchdog as it continues to jettison viewers. The m...

POLL: 'Spooks' Takes On 'Downton Abbey' - What's Your Favourite?

Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Ratings hit Downton Abbey is to go up against long-running drama Spooks in a head-to-head Sunday night battle when the two shows ...

Are you AAA rated?

Marcus Moore | Posted 19.10.2011 | UK Comedy
Marcus Moore

BETA versions of software no longer do it for me. As an Alpha male I expect better.