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Dave’s ‘Taskmaster’ Breaks More Ratings Records In Season 7

Taskmaster is once again breaking ratings records with its recently launched seventh season. The series, fronted by Greg Davies and Alex Horne, has been reaching 1.44 milion viewers this season, up 7% from season six. The figures also make season seven the most successful to date. ABC1 viewers are up 13%, and 16-34s are up 11% on season six.

‘Taskmaster’ Season 6 Opens To Record Ratings On Dave

UKTV has a hit on their hands with Taskmaster. The sixth season of the Greg Davies and Alex Horne fronted series kicked off on Dave last night to record ratings. Per the overnights, Taskmaster peaked with 778 000 viewers - the highest overnight rating in the show's history. The season premiere was also watched by more 25-34-year-olds than any other channel in it's slot last night, with the show’s 11.9% share of the demo up from a 2.1% slot average; beating both BBC1 and ITV.

UKTV’s Dave Channel Orders ‘Taskmaster’ Champions Specials

UKTV's Dave channel has given the greenlight to Taskmaster: Champion Of Champions, a two-part special that will bring back the winners of the show's first five seasons. It will air on the channel next month. All five previous winners - Josh Widdicombe, Katherine Ryan, Noel Fielding, Rob Beckett and Bob Mortimer - will face confounding new assignments in the fight to become the ultimate Taskmaster champion. Greg Davies and Alex Horne will also return.

UKTV’s Dave Channel Renews ‘Taskmaster’ For Two More Seasons

taskmasterSome 24 hours before the show's third season is set to premiere, UKTV's Dave channel has picked up Taskmaster for a fourth and fifth season. The order for these two seasons has been set at eight episodes, up from the five episode orders the show's first three seasons.

Dave Renews ‘Taskmaster’ For Two More Seasons

TaskmasterUKTV's Dave channel has handed out a two season renewal to breakout original series Taskmaster, featuring Greg Davies and Alex Horne. The total pick-up is for ten episodes, split across seasons two and three, which will air in 2016 and 2017, respectively.