So Television

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So Television
Subsidiary of ITV Studios
FounderGraham Norton
Graham Stuart
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
ProductsTelevision, radio
OwnerITV plc
ParentITV Studios

So Television is a production company established in 1998, founded by Irish comedian Graham Norton and Graham Stuart to make television shows. 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 1998–2002 Channel 4
Paul Daniels in a Black Hole 2001 BBC
Celebrity Squares 2002 ITV
V Graham Norton 2002–2003 Channel 4
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 2006–2007 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
Pixelface 2011–2012 BBC One
The Sarah Millican Television Programme 2012–2013 BBC Two
Alan Davies Après-Ski 2014 BBC Two
Blind Date 2017–present Channel 5
Chuckle Time 2018 Channel 5



  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • British Comedy Awards – Best Talk Show


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


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

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