By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2018 - 2:51 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | November 20, 2017 - 5:07 pm | 1 Comment
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.
By Patrick Munn | October 3, 2016 - 5:46 pm | No Comments
Some 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.
By Patrick Munn | September 24, 2015 - 11:38 am | No Comments
UKTV'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.