So Television

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So Television
Type Subsidiary of ITV Studios
Industry Media
Founded 1998
Founder(s) Graham Norton
Graham Stuart
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Products Television, radio
Owner(s) ITV plc
Parent ITV Studios
Website sotelevision.co.uk

So Television is a production company established in 1998, founded by Irish comedian Graham Norton and Graham Stuart to make high quality entertainment television. It is now one of the fastest growing independent production companies in the UK[citation needed] and stands at number 29 in the INDIES League 2005.[citation needed] The company is well known for producing Norton's chat shows, including V Graham Norton and The Graham Norton Show. The company also produces various shows for BBC Radio 4 under the name of So Radio. So Television and So Radio are based in London, England. On 30 August 2012, ITV Studios acquired So Television for an estimated £17 million.[1]

Selected shows[edit]

Show Production Years Broadcaster
So Graham Norton 1998–2001 Channel 4
V Graham Norton 2002–2003 Channel 4
The Russell Brand 2004 Channel 4
NY Graham Norton 2004 Comedy Central
The Graham Norton Effect 2004 Comedy Central
The Bigger Picture with Graham Norton 2005–2006 BBC One
Bring Back... 2005–2009 Channel 4
School's Out 2007 BBC One
Nortonland 2007 Challenge
The Graham Norton Show 2007–present BBC Two (2007–2009)
BBC One (2009–present)
Sorry, I've Got No Head 2008–2011 BBC One
CBBC
Pixelface 2011–present BBC One
CBBC
The Sarah Millican Television Programme 2012–present BBC Two
Alan Davies Après-Ski 2014 BBC Two

Awards[edit]

2002

  • Broadcast Awards – Best Entertainment Programme
  • BAFTA – Best Entertainment Performance
  • Rose D'Or Montreux – Bronze Rose Variety Programmes
  • TV Quick – Best Entertainment Programme
  • National TV Awards – Best Talk Show
  • British Comedy Awards – Best Entertainment Performance
  • British Comedy Awards – Best Entertainment Show

2001

  • International Emmy – Best Popular Arts
  • BAFTA – Best Entertainment Programme
  • BAFTA – Best Entertainment Performance
  • Royal Television Society Awards – Best Presenter
  • British Comedy Awards – Best Entertainment Series
  • TV Quick Awards – Best Entertainment Programme

2000

  • BAFTA – Best Entertainment Performer
  • British Comedy Awards – Best Entertainment Performance
  • Broadcasting Press Guild Awards – Best TV Performer
  • Television and Radio Industry Awards – Best TV Presenter
  • Variety Club Television – Personality of the Year

1999

  • British Comedy Awards – Best Talk Show

1998

  • British Comedy Awards – Best Newcomer
  • Perrier Comedy Awards – Nomination

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITV buys Graham Norton's So Television in £17m deal". Digital Spy. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 

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