Eamonn Holmes is set to return to GMTV as part of a massive revamp of the show. According to the ‘Daily Mail’, ITV is hoping to team Eamonn Holmes up with former X Factor presenter, Kate Thornton. Holmes and Thornton… Read more
The Daily Mail is reporting that Penny Smith is to leave GMTV as part of cost cutting measures, while John Stapleton is being moved to a correspondent role, covering major events.
It is understood Penny Smith is going on to present a Radio 2 series later this year on poetry.
She said: “It?s an ideal time for me to say goodbye to early mornings. Now that the format has changed I have taken the plunge and am moving on.”
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GMTV Editor Martin Frizell has been replaced by ITV Studios Head of Daytime, Sue Walton on an interim basis. After 10 years as the editor of GMTV, Martin Frizell decided to step down saying: ?I?ve had a blast but it… Read more
ITV today announced that it has secured full ownership of GMTV, having acquired the remaining 25% stake in the business from The Walt Disney Company.
The acquisition forms part of ITV?s strategy to focus on its core activities and will allow closer integration between ITV and the breakfast service.
ITV made a one-off cash payment of ?18m for Disney?s 25% stake in GMTV, together with a further one-off payment of ?4.25m in respect of Disney?s share of the forecast cash balance in the business as at the year end.
Just an update on what Steve Gaisford is up to these days. The former Setanta Sports News presenter has launched a website based on ‘website presenting’. With over 40 presenters to choose from, Chloros – www.chloros.co.uk – Is “a simple… Read more
Congratulations to GMTV Weather presenter Clare Nasir who gave birth to a baby Girl yesterday morning. Weighing 4lb 1oz, Sienna Clare Nasir Hawkins – is in the special baby care unit of a London hospital. Speaking to GMTV Clare said:… Read more
GMTV has tweaked their idents and on screen graphics.