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Capybara Granada North West Today


It’s for a new ITV2 show called “Single Town”.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0UA40upRTw


Who got this commissioned? The aim of a dating show is to bring people together, not break them up.
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Whataday Founding member Wales Wales Today


It’s for a new ITV2 show called “Single Town”.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0UA40upRTw


Who got this commissioned? The aim of a dating show is to bring people together, not break them up.


I was sure that the aim of a dating show is actually to entertain viewers and generate revenue, but each to their own.
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It’s for a new ITV2 show called “Single Town”.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0UA40upRTw


Who got this commissioned? The aim of a dating show is to bring people together, not break them up.


That's a little naïve... Commercial TV shows exist to get the right audience eyeballs to see the right commercials - and to do that they need to attract the right audience, and entertain them enough to keep watching. There isn't really any other significant motive in commercial TV (unless a regulatory commitment requires there to be)...
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Larry the Loafer Granada North West Today


It’s for a new ITV2 show called “Single Town”.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0UA40upRTw


Who got this commissioned? The aim of a dating show is to bring people together, not break them up.


You're thinking of dating websites.
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FanOfTV99 Granada North West Today
I'm sure this is like another show from America called Temptation Island where it's the same format but in an Island.

I guess they already have a show about LOVE on an ISLAND.
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Capybara Granada North West Today
Suppose you're all right - my TV brain probably hadn't kicked in at that point...
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fanoftv Central (West) Midlands Today
I’ve noticed teasers for Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions appearing today. As there is no main series of X Factor this year, are we expecting the Champions to air late August/early September?
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Square Eyes Founding member
Yes I expect this will replace the weeks of XF auditions with Celebrity XF to follow. Then XF All Stars follows that, but what I read of that is that it is stripped across 1 week. So probably early December?
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The rumours are SuBo and Diversity aren’t appearing due to ‘commitments’ but I can’t help feeling it actually seems a bit of a deliberate ploy by the producers as they would probably be way out in front and make the whole thing a bit pointless!
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Brekkie Wales Wales Today
I think Diversity are the one act who really don't need it, and nowadays as an established dance act they are far more about the creative than proving themselves competitively. Susan Boyle was supposedly going to take part (think her apperance on the final was used to plug it) and did the US version, which probably suited her story more than the UK version as in the US she is the breakout Got Talent star whilst here she's probably remembered more for not winning it.
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This should be in the STV thread however

ITV has: 5 Gold Rings 7pm - 8pm

STV is opting out, when was the last time you heard someone opting out on a Sunday night:
STV has its own big budget gameshow.

http://www.stvplc.tv/blog/2019/08/new-high-stakes-quiz-the-cash-machine-hosted-by-lorraine-kelly-airs-on-stv
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FanOfTV99 Granada North West Today
This should be in the STV thread however

ITV has: 5 Gold Rings 7pm - 8pm

STV is opting out, when was the last time you heard someone opting out on a Sunday night:
STV has its own big budget gameshow.

http://www.stvplc.tv/blog/2019/08/new-high-stakes-quiz-the-cash-machine-hosted-by-lorraine-kelly-airs-on-stv


The logo of that is just ripping off The Colour Of Money which was a rip off from the hit channel 4 show DOND.

Ripoff of a ripoff
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