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Channel 4 brings back The Job interview for a second series

Channel 4 has recommissioned an extended six-part run of The Job Interview, Label1’s fixed-rig format that follows the interview process for real jobs being offered by real employers.

The show uses multiple cameras to reveal in microscopic detail the terror and triumph of real-life interviews, highlighting every aspect from nervous handshake to potentially life-changing job offer.

Madonna Benjamin, Commissioning Executive, Documentaries for Channel 4 said: “At a time when the audience wants to see aspirational stories of people doing well, it’s great to have a recruitment show on the Channel that offers up the chance to find the job you’ve been looking for.”

Online electrical retailer, AO.com announces it is set to sponsor Britain’s Got Talent on ITV

Online electricals retailer, AO.com announced today that it has signed a sponsorship deal with ITV, FremantleMedia UK and Syco Entertainment to sponsor the forthcoming 11th series of Saturday night hit show, Britain’s Got Talent.
 
The exclusive deal is a first for AO.com and includes on-air and mobile companion app sponsorship plus multi-platform activation over the shows audition stages, live shows including multiple digital assets.
 
The comprehensive licensing package, will see a brand new creative, ‘The AO.com Green Room’. Delivered by commercial production company, The Mob and directed by BTAA winning comedy & performance director, Sarah O’Gorman, the creative will form AO.com’s new idents and will bring to life the surprising backstage moments that happen at the show.

ITV commissions brand new Jack Dee comedy ‘Bad Move'

Bad Move is a new single camera scripted comedy for ITV by Open Mike Productions written by Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair.
 
Starring Jack Dee as Steve and Kerry Godliman as his wife Nicky, they play a married couple who are both on their second marriages and have decided that moving to the countryside from the city is the answer to all their dreams. 
 
They’ve watched all the TV relocation shows and read the glossy lifestyle magazines and fell in love with the idea of ‘getting away from the rat race’.

Celebrity Juice returns with more ‘Live’ comedy shenanigans

Multi award-winning series returns with LIVE special in March
 
Guests including Jonathan Ross and Scarlett Moffatt for first show 
 
ITV2’s multi-award winning Celebrity Juice returns with a LIVE episode to launch season 17, so expect the unexpected and everything else that Keith Lemon has to offer.
 
In an hour long special, Keith and the team will serve up the naughtiest comedy panel show, live from Elstree studios direct to the ITV2 audience.  Fearne Cotton and Holly Willoughby are back as resident team captains to do battle for the title of queen of the week’s celebrity news and series regular Gino ‘Sheffield’ D’Acampo is on hand to help out, as only he knows best.

Benidorm series 10 goes into production

ITV’s award winning comedy Benidorm returned to the channel last night for its ninth series winning its timeslot and peaking at 4.9m.
 
The popular comedy has been commissioned for a tenth series on ITV, which goes into production on location in Benidorm this month and will air 2018 on the channel.
 
First screened in 2007 in a 30-minute format, the show has grown to be hugely popular with ITV viewers and has been BAFTA nominated and won numerous TV awards over the years including two National TV Awards.
 
Series 10 will see legendary comedy duo Hale & Pace join the series as undercover detectives investigating Tim Healy’s character Les/Lesley, who returns to the series full time.