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Who Won The TV World Cup?




  • Time

    Conversation starts at 6.30pm

  • Location

    The Groucho, Dean Street, W1D

Billions will watch it worldwide, including tens of millions within Britain alone. The World Cup is simply the biggest sporting event of the year.

So, how did British television cover it? What were the innovations that worked and those which did not? Which experts came out best? Was it the female stars who shone? And who simply provide the best shows on the night – ITV or BBC?

Join a panel of those who were putting the coverage together, both in Russia and at home, their bosses and those who watched it from the sofa to judge. 

Chair: Stewart Purvis CBE Chelsea Fan(and former Chief Executive ITN)


  • Roger MoseyMaster of Selwyn College, Cambridge and former Director of London 2012
  • Mihir Bose: Broadcaster, journalist and the BBC's first sports editor
  • Mark Demuth: Controller of ITV Sport, Production
  • Philip Bernie: Head of Television Sport BBC


  • Where: The Groucho
  • When: Monday, July 23, 6.30pm for 7pm
  • Tickets: £10 for Media Society Members, £15 for Guests and Non-Members, £5 for Students

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