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TV Chiefs Hunt For 'Next Big Thing'

  • Guardian, Monday, January 19, 2015 8:42 AM

This morning, ITV executives will be watching the overnight ratings anxiously. Last night they launched "Get Your Act Together," a new shiny-floor show that sees celebrities learn variety-act skills, such as acrobatics and plate-spinning. The series is ITV’s latest attempt to find the next big entertainment hit -- something that after a spate of successes including "The X Factor," "Strictly Come Dancing" and "The Voice," has now eluded both ITV and BBC1 for several years.

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