Morning Briefing

England v Hungary pulls 6.25m

England’s first football match since their World Cup exit pulled an average of 6.25m viewers on Wednesday night. The 2-1 win against Hungary was watched by 28.7% of the audience share in the evening slot on ITV1.

E4 confirms School of Comedy return

School of Comedy has been confirmed for a second season run next month by E4. The sketch show will return to the network on September 13 with a range of new young cast members including Son of Rambow star Will Poulter.

Skins actor cast in new series

Former Skins actor Joe Dempsie has reportedly been cast in new series Game of Thrones alongside Lord of the Rings actor Sean Bean and 300’s Lena Headey. Dempsie, who played Chris in the first two seasons of the teen series, will play the armourer’s apprentice Gendry in the HBO series.

Doctor Who mini-eps to feature on DVD

A pair of Doctor Who mini-episodes will be included on the upcoming season five DVD. The two recently-filmed sequences called ‘Meanwhile, In The Tardis’ will show what the Doctor and Amy get up to between episodes.

MTV to release web-only series

MTV UK & Ireland has announced the launch of a digital-only series to be broadcast on the internet. The live-action show, called Being Victor, follows a teenage Scot as he struggles through teenage life helped out by his online alter ego, blogger Victor Sage.

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