Sky takes Smash Hits brand into weekly prime-time slot

The first music-based masthead TV programme is due to hit the screens in the autumn with the LWT-produced Smash Hits TV.

The hour-long weekly programme, which will take many of the elements of the best-selling Emap magazine title, will be broadcast by Sky One in a prime-time slot. It is the brainchild of Sky head of factual and entertainment programming Sam Brick and is part of Sky's bid to use music as a ratings booster. Last month it commissioned LWT ...

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