TV News Releases - September 2015

THE NOTORIOUS FIGHTS ITS WAY INTO SEVEN NEW TERRITORIES RTÉ2’s hit series The Notorious, which documents Conor McGregor’s meteoric rise as a UFC fighter has been sold into seven new territories around the world including Australia, the Netherlands and Scandinavia.
THE LATE LATE TAKES TO THE ROAD IN SEARCH OF TOY SHOW PERFORMERS RTÉ One    THE LATE LATE TAKES TO THE ROAD IN SEARCH OF TOY SHOW PERFORMERS   The Late Late Toy Show is going on the road in search of the country’s best young performers to take part in the biggest night on Irish TV.   For the first time ever host Ryan Tubridy and […]
BRAND NEW – RTÉ Player launches The Couch A brand new six-part series presented by Yvonne Tiernan beginning on Monday 12 October Exclusive to RTÉ Player, The Couch, a brand new six-part series hosted by Yvonne Tiernan begins on Monday 12 October New talent Yvonne Tiernan brings a refreshing approach to the weekly conversation series that captures women’s ability to engage in an open […]
RTÉ2’s SWIPE TV beats world gunging record as new app launched RTÉ2   RTÉ2’s SWIPE TV beats world gunging record as new app launched     Swipe TV, RTÉ’s flagship television series for 7 to 12 year olds, returned to RTÉ2 with a splash today in a bid to beat the gunging world record. Presenter Simon Mulcahy, joined by newcomer Claire O’Reilly and Mebs the puppet, […]
GAA All-Ireland Football Final is most-watched show on Irish television so far this year as over one million viewers tune in to live match on RTÉ2 RTÉ2   GAA All-Ireland Football Final is most-watched show on Irish television so far this year as over one million viewers tune in to live match on RTÉ2 An average of 875,300* people tuned into RTÉ2’s live coverage of yesterday’s GAA All-Ireland Football Final between Dublin and Kerry, making it the most-watched programme on Irish […]
RTÉ COVERAGE OF THE STATE FUNERAL OF THOMAS KENT RTÉ   RTÉ COVERAGE OF THE STATE FUNERAL OF THOMAS KENT –  FRIDAY 18th SEPTEMBER     RTÉ will broadcast live coverage on television, online and mobile of the State Funeral of executed 1916 rebel Thomas Kent on Friday 18 September 2015.   Thomas Kent was one of the sixteen men executed in 1916 following […]
Nissan Ireland announced as sponsor of RTÉ One’s The Ray D’Arcy Show RTÉ Media Sales Nissan Ireland announced as sponsor of RTÉ One’s The Ray D’Arcy Show RTÉ has announced that Nissan Ireland will be the sponsor of brand-new series The Ray D’Arcy Show which begins on RTÉ One television on Saturday 26thSeptember. The new prime-time Saturday night chat-show will include Irish and international celebrity interviews, as well as strong human interest stories […]
RTÉ2 announces increase in home-production with over 30 new series and 18 documentaries for new season RTÉ2 today unveiled its most ambitious documentary and factual entertainment schedule to date, boasting over 30 new and returning series along with over 18 new documentaries, featuring a host of leading Irish talent.
Huge numbers tune-in to massive weekend of sport on RTÉ2 RTÉ2 saw a very busy weekend of top live sporting action across Friday, Saturday and Sunday with huge audiences tuning-in on all three days.

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