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April 2013
Entertainmentwise has an interview with Joe Sims about Broadchurch. He says they will be promoting Broadchurch in America sometime in July and August so it seems that it will be broadcast there sometime after that. Updated 30/4

Kasterborous takes a second look on The Guardian's question about David Tennant being the best actor on TV. Updated 30/4

The Broadchurch EP is released today in the US on iTunes. Updated 30/4

The final consolidated figures for the final episode of Broadchurch were that it received a massive 10.5 million viewers! The series averaged 9.3 million. Updated 30/4

The Guardian has a video review of both Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband from last week. Updated 30/4

Oxford Mail has an interview with Jonathan Bailey about Broadchurch and about a teacher who inspired him. Updated 30/4

The two comedy programmes last night which were in the 9pm ITV slot where Broadchurch used to be only received viewing figures of 5.87 million (24.41%) and 4.73 million (20.07%) including ITV + 1. Updated 30/4

Some Broadchurch filming photos have been added to a Broadchurch fan site on Facebook. Updated 30/4

CSTOnline have a great analysis of the success of Broadchurch which includes 'The Broadchurch phenomenon was a genuine surprise' and 'The final episode doubled the normal audience figures for its slot.' Updated 29/4

Radio Times have a new Olivia Colman video interview about Broadchurch including her talking about series two. Updated 29/4

Some Broadchurch on set photos from October 2012 have been posted to Facebook by Neil Barnes. Updated 29/4

Daily Mail article about British television drama includes the phrase 'Broadchurch, of course, has been the TV event of the year so far.' Updated 29/4

Daily Express believes star names pull in viewers for dramas such as Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband. Updated 28/4

The Mirror reports a conversation with Olivia Colman about Series Two of Broadchurch where says she would do it if asked and that some indoor scenes could be filmed in London to make things easier for her. Updated 28/4

WalesOnline has an article with the title 'The second series of Broadchurch can't come soon enough.' Updated 28/4

The Guardian looks at both Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband. It uses the phrases 'two extremely watchable leads' and 'Hardy needed to played by an actor with a lot of charm, and Tennant has charm to burn' about Broadchurch. Updated 28/4

The first two episodes of Broadchurch will be shown in Paris at Forum des Images today at 3pm. Updated 28/4

The Independent article about both Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband includes the phrase 'This is David Tennant Week!' Updated 27/4

The Twitter account TVScoops reports that Broadchurch again won the (overnights) ITV 9pm slot this week as (including ITV + 1) Broadchurch received 8.7 million viewers. On Tuesday it was a football match which had 4.2m, on Wednesday Scott & Bailey got 5.2m, on Thursday another football match had 3.8m and on Friday The Ice Cream Girls received 4.2 million viewers. Updated 27/4

Script consultant Philip Shelley has written an interesting article about Broadchurch. Updated 27/4

The Guardian article about ITV drama including the success of Broadchurch. Updated 27/4

Digital Spy have posted a video interview with Olivia Colman about the success of Broadchurch. Updated 26/4

Evening Standard reports that Olivia Colman said she THINKS Broadchurch could be a trilogy (at least in Chris Chibnall's head). No cast has been named yet for the secondseries. Updated 26/4

Daily Mail has an article titled 'From murder to political suicide, David Tennant's the master of tension.' Updated 26/4

Writer in Daily Mail ASSUMES (NOT confirmed) that David Tennant has 'expressed an interest' in appearing in the second series of Broadchurch (item is halfway down the column). Updated 26/4

The Stage has an opinion piece about 'The Broadchurch Effect' which includes 'seeing millions united by their shared love of brilliant storytelling and actors acting their socks off was incredibly refreshing.' Updated 26/4

FemaleFirst have an article titled 'David Tennant Ė Going From Strength To Strength' which is mainly about Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband. Updated 25/4

The Huffington Post asks 'Can David Tennant Do The Double?' Updated 25/4

The Guardian has an article titled 'David Tennant and Olivia Colman: the best actors on TV?' It is about both Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband and has some lovely comments about David. Updated 25/4

An extra (and the first!) Broadchurch Walking Tour has been added for Sunday 26th May at 1.30pm. Meet at the Watch House Cafe in West Bay. Updated 25/4

The nominations have been announced for the Monte Carlo TV Festival. In the mini series category Broadchurch has been nominated for the Best Mini Series Award with David Tennant and Olivia Colman listed as outstanding actor and actress. Updated 25/4

The Sun reports almost two thirds of all British Twitter traffic during Broadchurch was about the programme! Updated 25/4

Olivia Colman will be on The Graham Norton Show on BBC One on Friday 10th May to discuss Broadchurch. Updated 24/4

As it is now 48 hours since the killer was revealed in Broadchurch, we will not specify whether or not articles name the killer so if you do not know yet who it was, please be wary of following any Broadchurch links we post. However we will not name the killer ourselves in any tweet or post to this website. Updated 24/4

Page 42 of Evening Standard has a large photo of David Tennant in their Business Media section's article about Broadchurch and drama on television. Updated 24/4

Cultfix has a review of Broadchurch and describes it as 'a series worthy of nationwide praise and recognition,' NAMES KILLER Updated 24/4

The Guardian has an interesting article about Broadchurch and keeping secrets in the media. Updated 24/4

Daily Star believes Broadchurch should make £50 million for ITV worldwide! (NAMES KILLER) Updated 24/4

Great article on Broadchurch from The New Statesman. (INDICATES KILLER) Updated 24/4

The Mirror reports that David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Broadchurch are all bookies favourite to win BAFTAs for Broadchurch.
The article also says that the second series of Broadchurch will not include a murder but that has not been announced. Updated 24/4

The consolidated figures for episode 7 of Broadchurch last week (15th April) were that it received 9.0048 million viewers (30.14% of those people watching television at the time) excluding ITV + 1 or 9.5572 million (31.98%) including ITV + 1. Updated 23/4

Evening Standard has an article titled 'Broadchurch: audacious and compelling... Monday nights will never be the same again.' (Article INDICATES THE KILLER) Updated 23/4

Deadline reports that, although BBC America will broadcast Broadchurch during 2013, Shine America owns the rights to make a US version if it wishes. Updated 23/4

MP3 of Matthew Gravelle interview on BBC Radio Wales today about Broadchurch (NAMES KILLER). Updated 23/4

Radio Times has an article titled 'Broadchurch finale is most tweeted about UK drama ever.' The tag-line is 'Over a quarter-of-a-million tweets about the show were sent as it dominated the social media site.' Updated 23/4

Even The Hollywood Reporter has an article about the success of Broadchurch. There is no date set yet for the BBC America broadcast of Broadchurch other than it will be later this year. Updated 23/4

The Guardian believes the consolidated figures for episode 8 of Broadchurch will top 10 million. Updated 23/4

Broadchurch was top of Second Sync board last night with 260,709 tweets. It peaked at 8,493 per minute! Broadchurch had 100,000 more tweets than any other programme on television last night.
Second Sync also explained that Broadchurch received their 260k tweets from 137k unique users which was more than double the previous record for a drama since their board began. Updated 23/4

MP3 of a text David Tennant sent to Christian O'Connell about the Broadchurch killer. Updated 23/4

The worldwide link to watch episode 8 of Broadchurch has been posted to DailyMotion. Updated 23/4

MP3 of Chris Chibnall interview this morning on Daybreak. Updated 23/4

Broadchurch's overnight audience of 8.73 million for episode 8 last night (including ITV + 1) was the highest of the series. The peak of 9.28m came between 9.05 and 9.10pm. 33.5% of the television viewing public at that time watched the Broadchurch finale. Updated 23/4

Even The Times gives Broadchurch 5 stars! (ARTICLE INDICATES KILLER). Updated 23/4

Den Of Geek review of Broadchurch (NAMES KILLER). Updated 23/4

CultBoxTV gives Broadchurch 5 stars in its review (NAMES KILLER). It also praises both David Tennant and Olivvia Colman's acting. Updated 23/4

Review of Broadchurch by iMediaMonkey (NAMES KILLER) describes it as 'Eight brilliant weeks of fantastic drama,' Updated 23/4

Daily Record article about Broadchurch has the title 'David Tennant's hit thriller TV show Broadchurch will be back for a new series after gripping 10 million viewers.' The tagline is 'The mystery series was supposed to be a one off but it's been such a ratings winner a sequel to the whodunnit is being created. The second run of the show won't be screened until 2015.' Also in the article it says that 'It is now expected to be a major contender for awards.' (Article NAMES KILLER) Updated 23/4

The front page of The Guardian this morning includes a photo of David Tennant and Olivia Colman with a headline that Broadchurch was the most watched weekday ITV drama for over a decade. Updated 23/4

If you are suffering from post-Broadchurch blues, remember David Tennant stars in The Politician's Husband on Thursday! Updated 23/4

Matthew Gravelle (Joe Miller in Broadchurch) is interviewed on BBC Radio Wales at 1pm today. Updated 23/4

Telegraph review gives final episode of Broadchurch 5 stars. The review ends 'the plotting never erred, the pacing was superb, and it appealed to sophisticated notions such as the unknowability of the human heart, and forgiveness. It has been a triumph for ITV.' (NAMES KILLER) Updated 23/4

Daily Mail has an interview with writer Chris Chibnall on the timing of the killer's reveal and his 'Champion's League team of actors.' (NAMES KILLER) Updated 23/4

Episode 8 of Broadchurch has now been uploaded to ITVPlayer (UK only). Updated 23/4

Worldwide link to download Broadchurch episode 8. Updated 22/4

The Independent review of Broadchurch (NAMES KILLER) gives it 3 stars and constantly says David Tennant's character is called Healy and not Hardy! Updated 22/4

Metro review gives Broadchurch 4 stars but is not entirely happy about the reveal (IT NAMES THE KILLER.)
Another Metro article says the 'finale proves more popular than oxygen!' Updated 22/4

Daily Mail article has photos from tonight's episode of Broadchurch. Be warned the article and photos NAME THE KILLER. Updated 22/4

The Mirror is the first newspaper online to have an article about tonight's episode and the recommissioning of Broadchurch. (WARNING - IT NAMES THE KILLER.) Updated 22/4

ITV Press Centre has confirmed that a second series of Broadchurch has been commissioned.
The new series will go into production next year.
Details of the story and which characters will return are currently being kept tightly under wraps. Updated 22/4

ITV have posted an extra scene from Broadchurch to YouTube.
If you have not seen the episode it says one person who did not kill Danny but not the name of the killer.
At the end of the credits and at the end of the extra scene it says that series 2 of Broadchurch will be made (although Chris Chibnall has always denied that). Updated 22/4


Guardian article says Broadchurch has brought ITV £15 million of advertising revenue! Updated 22/4

30 minutes before broadcast and Radio Times has an article titled 'Broadchurch: can the finale live up to the hype?' The tag-line includes 'the nation prepares to come to a standstill at 9pm tonight.' Updated 22/4

Writer Chris Chibnall and actor Joe Sims were interviewed on the ITV News West today. Updated 22/4

MP3 of Chris Chibnall interview on Front Row today about Broadchurch. Updated 22/4

Today both producer Richard Stokes and writer Chris Chibnall have tweeted that people should watch Broadchurch right to the end tonight. Chris also tweeted that it was 'The ending we planned, and laid clues for all along.' Updated 22/4

Readers of The Independent have voted for who they think is the killer in Broadchurch. (A warning that the article names the poll winner.) Updated 22/4

Episode 6 of Broadchurch (which aired on 8th April) was the 8th highest programme of the week with 8.44m. Only soap operas and Britain's Got talent had higher viewing figures. Updated 22/4

Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall will on Front Row tonight on BBC Radio Four at 7.15pm. This seems to be instead of The Politicianís Husband discussion which was originally scheduled. Updated 22/4

Matthew Gravelle (who plays Joe Miller in Broadchurch) will be interviewed tomorrow on BBC Radio Wales at 1pm. Updated 22/4

MP3 of Joe Sims interview on What's Cooking? today about Broadchurch. Updated 22/4

ThisIsSomerset has an article about the music in Broadchurch. Updated 22/4

As not all our followers will see the programme tonight, when the Broadchurch killer is named we at @David_Tennant will not tweet it and we will clearly warn if any articles we link to contain the name or names. Updated 22/4

In various places around the country (e.g. London and West Bay) Broadchurch Echo fake newspaper boards have been erected. Updated 22/4

#Broadchurch was trending this morning 9 hours before the finale starts! Updated 22/4

Radio Times has an interview with Chris Chibnall titled 'Broadchurch: the perfect TV murder?' Updated 22/4

The headline on Bridport News website is 'West Dorset in frenzy of suspense before Broadchurch finale tonight.' Updated 22/4

Broadchurch is one of The Guardian's Top TV Picks. The newspaper describes it as 'one of the best new dramas of the year.' Updated 22/4

Telegraph asks 'Is Broadchurch just like The Killing?' The article says Broadchurch will not return as a sequel and 'Not since Who shot JR can I remember a TV mystery that so gripped the nation." Updated 22/4

Broadchurch is Metro's TV Pick Of The Day. Updated 22/4

MP3 of Joe Sims interview on Lorraine today about Broadchurch. Joe says in the interview about tonight's episode "You can rest assured there's a few more twists and turns to come!" Updated 22/4

Telegraph has an interview with Olivia Colman about Broadchurch. Updated 22/4

WalesOnline article about Broadchurch has title 'Not since JR took a bullet has a television crime provoked so much armchair detective work' Updated 22/4

Broadchurch is the TV Choice For Today in Radio Times magazine. Updated 22/4

David Tennant in Broadchurch Broadchurch is Radio Times Top TV Pick Of The Day. Updated 22/4

Daily Mail calls Broadchurch 'The most thrilling cliffhanger since Who shot JR" Updated 22/4

The Mirror reports that only 29 people know the identity of the Broadchurch killer or killers and the edited tape is locked away. Updated 22/4

Joe Sims (Nige Carter) is on Lorraine on ITV at 8.50am and at 12.35pm on Channel 4 will be on Whatís Cooking. Both are to promote Broadchurch. Updated 22/4

Episode eight of Broadchurch premieres on ITV at 9pm tonight. A synopsis of this episode is here. Updated 22/4

Daily Mail has a summary of Broadchurch suspects and odds on who did it. Updated 21/4

The Mirror reporter retraces the steps of the Broadchurch killer or killers in Bridport. Updated 21/4

Once again this week, Broadchurch won the ITV 9pm slot ratings! Including ITV + 1 the figures on each evening were Broadchurch 7.3 million, Midsomer Murders (a repeat) 2.6m, Scott and Bailey 4.8m, Animal Honours 3.4m and, on Friday, the new drama Ice Cream Girls with 5.2million. Updated 20/4

Daily Record describes David Tennant as 'one of the best actors of his generation' in an article about The Politician's Husband, Broadchurch and Doctor Who. Updated 20/4

The Mirror lists ten (yes, ten!) top Broadchurch suspects. Updated 20/4

Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband are two of the programmes included in Radio Times 3 Shows to Watch This Week article. Updated 20/4

Daily Mirror interviews Olivia Coleman about the Miller / Hardy relationship in Broadchurch. Updated 20/4

Daily Star has an article with the title 'Experts give their view on Broadchurch Murder.' Updated 20/4

Both Broadchurch and The Politician's Husband are praised by Bristol Post in their article looking at television next week. They describe Broadchurch as "This eight-part series from acclaimed writer Chris Chibnall has been a slow-burner, with the patience of audience members rewarded with one of the most gripping plots we've seen in a long while." Updated 19/4

Actor Joe Sims (who plays Nige Carter) will be appearing on Monday at 8.50am on the programme Lorraine on ITV and at 12.35pm on Channel 4 on Whatís Cooking to promote Broadchurch. Updated 19/4

Chris Chibnall posted a photo of the Broadchurch Closure poster at Elephant and Castle in London. Updated 19/4

Mercury Classics have posted a video to YouTube to promote the Broadchurch EP. Updated 18/4

Evening Standard has a different suggestion about who the killer in Broadchurch could be. Updated 18/4

A Bridport Cafe will have a Gala Dinner screening for the Broadchurch finale on Monday. Updated 18/4

The Broadchurch soundtrack EP by Olafur Arnalds will be available to American fans from 30th April on iTunes. Updated 18/4

CustardTV has an audio interview with Simone Mcaullay who plays Becca Fisher in Broadchurch. Updated 18/4

Mirror reports that thousands of pounds have been bet on who the killer or killers are in Broadchurch. Updated 17/4

Entertainmentwise has the four new Closure trailers for Broadchurch which are currently playing on ITV. Updated 17/4

According to the Dorset Echo fans of Broadchurch are called 'Broadies'! Updated 17/4

Belfast Telegraph has some quotes from David Tennant's (short!) interview in TV Times. Updated 17/4

The tag-line for the review of episode 7 of Broadchurch by Den Of Geek includes "Tense, well-structured, and boasting some great perfomances." Updated 17/4

The WalesOnline review of episode 7 of Broadchurch has the title "Gripping Broadchurch is a thrilling whodunnit that has everyone captivated" and continues "ITV drama staring David Tennant has turned into a quality guessing game ideal for brightening up a dull Monday night." Updated 17/4

TVEquals has posted their review of episode 7 of Broadchurch. Updated 17/4

Evening Standard review of episode 7 of Broadchurch ends with "One thingís for sure, once Broadchurch is over there will be a gaping hole in the Monday night TV schedule." Updated 16/4

The worldwide link to watch episode 7 of Broadchurch has been posted to DailyMotion. Updated 16/4

UnrealityTV have a review of episode 7 of Broadchurch which includes the phrase "there are still at least three or four plausible murderers." Updated 16/4

The Independent has its 140 characters on who is the killer in Broadchurch. Updated 16/4

Producer Richard Stokes has tweeted that there will be some 10 second teasers on ITV from tonight and a new poster campaign. Updated 16/4

Guardian says Broadchurch viewers last night were up by almost a million on last week. Updated 16/4

TV Choice magazine has an interview with Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall. Updated 16/4

Radio Times confirms that the Broadchurch final on Monday will broadcast for an extra 5 minutes! It is a very impressive (and unusual) event for the 10 O'clock News to be delayed for a drama. Updated 16/4

Total TV Guide describes the forthcoming final of Broadchurch as 'The TV event of the year!" Updated 16/4

Broadchurch was second most tweeted programme yesterday according to Second Sync. It had a peak of 2,678 tweets per minute with a total of 47,151 tweets. Monitoring starts 30 minutes before the programme begins and stops 30 minutes after it ends. Updated 16/4

Bridport News has an article titled "Broadchurch fever reaches a peak in West Dorset."
This week there is a spoof advertisement in the town for a static caravan for sale after the departure of the character Susan Wright! Updated 16/4

Telegraph believe they have worked out how is the killer in Broadchurch. (The article contains spoilers.) Updated 16/4

Last night Broadchurch won the 9pm slot (overnights) with 6.93 million viewers which was 27.6% of those people watching television at that time. Including ITV + 1 it was 7.27 million which was 29.0% which is higher than last week. Updated 16/4

There is also a Broadchurch feature in Total TV Guide which is published today. Updated 16/4

David Tennant is on the front of Radio Times. This is for The Politician's Husband (with an interview inside) plus there is a Broadchurch article inside. Updated 16/4

The link to download episode 7 of Broadchurch worldwide has been posted to Tumblr. Updated 16/4

Huffington Post has posted a review of episode 7 of Broadchurch. Updated 16/4

The Independent has posted a review of episode 7 of Broadchurch. Updated 15/4

Episode 7 of Broadchurch is now available on the ITV Player (UK only). Updated 15/4

Entertainmentwise describes Broadchurch as 'The Nation's Favourite Whodunnit!' Updated 15/4

The Sun has a new interview with Arthur Darvill about Broadchurch. Updated 15/4

Huffington Post have a new interview with Joe Sims (Nige Carter) about Broadchurch. Updated 15/4

ThisIsSomerset has an article about the Bowlish Manor Hotel in Shepperton Mallet which was used in Broadchurch. Updated 15/4

DorsetMag have now posted online their interview with Chris Chibnall from February. Updated 15/4

Dorset Echo has an article about Broadchurch, writer Chris Chibnall and celebrity fans of the drama. Updated 15/4

Both Coventry Telegraph and Den Of Geek have speculative articles about who the killer is in Broadchurch. Updated 15/4

Broadchurch is one of The Guardian's TV Highlights today. It concludes with "Their acting has been rightly praised, but writer Chris Chibnall must also be heaped with acclaim for his densely woven web of misdirection." Updated 15/4

David Tennant in Broadchurch Broadchurch is Radio Times Top TV Pick Of The Day.

Reviewers have not been allowed advance copies of episode 7 and 8 of Broadchurch but Radio Times have 'reviewed' it! She concludes with "The tension is unbearable." Updated 15/4

Episode seven of Broadchurch premieres tonight on ITV at 9pm. A synopsis of this episode is here. Updated 15/4

The Broadchurch soundtrack EP is available for download from today on Mercury Classics. Updated 15/4

Broadchurch is top of The Mirror's Must See TV for Monday. Updated 14/4

Crime Time Preview says that journalists are eager to see the final two episodes of Broadchurch. The drama is also winning their poll for best UK crime drama currently on TV. Updated 14/4

Dorset Echo has an interview with Joe Sims who has lovely things to say about the Broadchurch cast, location and David Tennant. Updated 13/4

Joe Sims was interviewed briefly today on BBC Radio London by Gaby Roslin about Broadchurch. Click here to listen to a MP3 of the interview. Updated 13/4

The first six episodes of Broadchurch are now available to download from iTunes. Each episode costs £1.89. Updated 13/4

TV Scoops has tweeted that the overnight number of viewers watching ITV each evening this week at 9pm (including ITV +1) were Broadchurch: 6.6m, Championship league football 3.1m, Scott and Bailey 5.4m, Basel v Spurs football 3.7m, Security Men 5.1m. Updated 13/4

CustardTV has an audio interview with Joe Sims who plays Nige Carter in Broadchurch. Updated 12/4

Bridport News has a possible Broadchurch SPOILER as it says that it has heard that a clue to the killer is in the music. The article is also about the popularity of the drama. Updated 12/4

Dorset Echo readers believe that plumber Nige Carter is the Broadchurch murderer according to their poll. Updated 11/4

Currently the Radio Times website lists the final episode of Broadchurch (on 22nd April) to last an extra 5 minutes so it would run from 9pm to 10.05pm. Updated 11/4

TV Equals has a review of episode 6 of "ITVís fantastic crime drama" Broadchurch. Updated 10/4

Female First has an interview with Tanya Franks about Broadchurch and other projects.
In the interview Tanya was asked whether they knew on set that they were making something special. Her reply was "To be honest, I think we did. The scripts were that good that when we first read them, everybody had a buzz about it. We were all thrilled to be a part of it and I think there was a real atmosphere around the production too as none of us knew who the killer was until very, very late in filming." Updated 10/4

Time Out gives episode 7 of Broadchurch 4 stars but it doesn't actually review it! (We were told that no advance copies of episodes 7 or 8 were sent to critics.)
The 'review' concludes with "Creator Chris Chibnall has balanced crimebusting thrills with moving, intimate drama, helped along by a note-perfect cast and a leading pair whose every shared scene has been pure magic. If ITV somehow tops this in 2013, we'll move to Dorset and become Scout leaders." Updated 10/4

Daily Mail has a short item which includes the phrase "Broadchurch on ITV is simply gripping." Updated 10/4

Den Of Geek have a review of episode 6 of Broadchurch. Updated 10/4

David Tennant in Broadchurch The original soundtrack EP of Broadchurch, featuring music written by ”lafur Arnalds, will be available for download on Mercury Classics from next Monday (15th). Clips have been posted to Mercury Classics Sound Cloud. Updated 9/4

The worldwide link to watch episode 6 of Broadchurch has been posted to DailyMotion. Updated 9/4

Today Second Sync tweeted that "Twitter activity for Broadchurch has grown steadily through series peaking at 38k tweets last night." They also posted this graph. Updated 9/4

Digital Spy review of episode six of Broadchurch. Updated 9/4

Metro article about episode six of Broadchurch getting more than 6 million viewers last night. Updated 9/4

The consolidated figures for Easter Monday (1st April) was that Broadchurch received 8.80 million viewers (including ITV + 1 or 8.28 million without ITV + 1). The overnight figures were 6.3 million and 6 million respectively.
On BBC One Jonathan Creek only had 470,000 more viewers in that timeslot. Updated 9/4

For the first time since Broadchurch started, it only came second on the SecondSync Leaderboard. It had 38,207 tweets with a peak of 2,245 per minute. Updated 9/4

Guardian says that Broadchurch last night received 6.6 million viewers which was 25.7% of those watching television at that time.
Broadchurch was up against a programme about Margaret Thatcher on BBC One. Updated 9/4

The Independent has its 140 character reviews of episode 6 of Broadchurch. Updated 9/4

Scotsman review of episode 6 of Broadchurch. Updated 9/4

Huffiington Post review of episode 6 of Broadchurch. Updated 9/4

The worldwide link to download episode 6 of Broadchurch has been posted to Tumblr. Updated 9/4

Metro gives Broadchurch 4 stars in its review titled 'Broadchurch grew stronger as it dipped its toe into magic realism.' Updated 9/4

Episode 6 of Broadchhurch is already on the ITV player (UK only). Updated 8/4

UnrealityTV describes episode 6 of Broadchurch as "another enjoyable episode"" in its review. Updated 8/4

4 star review of episode 6 of Broadchurch by CultBoxTV. Updated 8/4

The Independent has a review of episode 6 of Broadchurch. Updated 8/4

MediaTel has a great article about Viking River Cruises pulling out of sponsoring Broadchurch. Updated 8/4

Broadchurch was the fifth most watched programme on UK television for the week ending 31st March with 8.03m (which does not include ITV HD). Updated 8/4

A clip from episode 5 of Broadchurch has been posted to YouTube. Updated 8/4


The first two episodes of Broadchurch will be shown in Paris on 28th April at Forum des Images. Updated 8/4

An interview with Tanya Franks on Huffington Post about Broadchurch has the title "My Character Does Actually Know Something, Yes." Updated 8/4

UnrealityTV has a new photo of David Tennant and Olivia Colman. Updated 8/4

David Tennant in Broadchurch Broadchurch is also Radio Times TV Pick Of The Day. Updated 8/4

From today (until Thursday) Shine International showcases Broadchurch at MIPTV in Cannes so potentially Broadchurch could be sold to 100 different countries! Updated 8/4

Broadchurch is The Express TV Pick Of The Day. Updated 8/4

Broadchurch is one of today's TV Picks in Metro. They describe it as "this compelling crime drama." Updated 8/4

Radio Times has a review of episode 6 of Broadchurch. Updated 8/4

Episode six of Broadchurch premieres on ITV at 9pm tonight. A synopsis of this episode is here. Updated 8/4

The Mirror reports that Vicky McClure says viewers will be shocked by who the killer is in Broadchurch. Updated 7/4

This coming week Shine International will be showcasing Broadchurch at MIPTV in Cannes to oversea television companies. This is a large industry trade-show which means that potentially Broadchurch could be sold to 100 different countries.
Also at MIPTV in Cannes there will be a co-production case study panel about Spies Of Warsaw. Updated 6/4

A MP3 of Joe Sims interview on Radio Five Live about Broadchurch today. Afterwards Joe tweeted us and said "Thanks so much for listening. David's a legend and i know is truly grateful to all his incredible fans." Updated 6/4

Broadchurch actor Joe Sims discusses the drama at 8.40am today on BBC Radio Five Live. Updated 6/4

MP3 of Tanya Franks discussing Broadchurch on Daybreak today. Updated 5/4

The Radio 5 Live interview tomorrow with Joe Sims about Broadchurch has been brought forward to 8.40am. Updated 5/4

Starting in July there will be Broadchurch tours in West Bay. Public tours will be on Sundays at 11.30am in July and on Saturdays at 10.30am in August. Updated 5/4

Tanya Franks (who plays Ellie's sister) will be on Daybreak on ITV at 7.35am today to discuss Broadchurch. Updated 5/4

Tomorrow Tanya Franks (who plays Ellie's sister) will be on Daybreak on ITV at 7.35am. Updated 4/4

Actor Joe Sims will be talking about Broadchurch on BBC Radio 5 on Saturday at 7.50am with Phil Williams. Updated 4/4

Today the BBC released the days and times of their television programmes for the week commencing Saturday 20th April. However The Politician's Husband was not listed for Monday 22nd as The Telegraph has specfied. Later someone from the BBC told us that it would not be on that day so there will be no clash with the final episode of Broadchurch. Updated 4/4

A new drama is described as 'Broadchurch-like' by Radio Times so Broadchurch is now its own genre! Updated 4/4

AcornMedia have tweeted a new photo of David Tennant from Broadchurch. Updated 4/4

Evening Standard article about multicasting mentions David Tennant, Doctor Who and Broadchurch. Updated 4/4

ThisIsBristol has a list of suspects in Broadchurch (and a poll) for who is the killer. Updated 3/4

Bridport News has an article titled 'Broadchurch effect blurs fact and fiction in West Bay.' Updated 3/4

Inside Soap has a new photo of David Tennant from episode 6 of Broadchurch. Updated 2/4

The Independent has its 140 character reviews of episode 5 of Broadchurch. Updated 2/4

Digital Spy describes episode 5 of Broadchurch as "the strongest episode since the series opener" in its review. Updated 2/4

The consolidated figures for episode 4 of Broadchurch (last week) was that it received a massive 9.23 million viewers in total! Updated 2/4

The Guardian reports that Viking River Cruises has now pulled its adverts from Broadchurch permanently. Updated 2/4

Guardian video review of episode five of Broadchurch. Updated 2/4

Episode five of Broadchurch last night received 6.3 million viewers, however Jonathan Creek on BBC One had 7 million. Both are expected to be higher when the consolidated figures are announced next week.
But Broadchurch beat Jonathan Creek on the Second Sync leaderboard by almost 10,000 more tweets! Broadchurch peaked at 1,621 tweets per minute. Updated 2/4

Bridport News reports that the streets of West Bay were empty while Broadchuch aired last night! Updated 2/4

UnrealityTV's review of episode five of Broadchurch concludes with "this was a great episode." Updated 2/4

The Independent review of episode 5 of Broadchurch. Updated 2/4

Worldwide link to download episode 5 of Broadchurch. Updated 2/4

CultBoxTV gives episode 5 of Broadchurch a four star review. Updated 1/4

Screencaps of David Tennant from a certain scene in Broadchurch tonight have already been posted to Tumblr. Updated 1/4

Episode 5 of Broadchhurch is already on the ITV player (UK only). Updated 1/4

Huffington Post have added their review of episode 5 of Broadchurch. Updated 1/4

MP3 of a brief interview clip of David Tennant and Olivia Colman talking about Broadchurch which was shown on Daybreak this morning. Updated 1/4

Dorset Echo reports that bookies have been 'swamped' with bets on Broadchurch and that the first coach has been spotted in West Bay looking at filming locations. Updated 1/4

Broadchurch is one of The Guardian's TV Highlight for Today. The item includes the phrase "This Scandi noir-styled drama is getting better by the week." Updated 1/4

STV reports that David Tennant and Olivia Colman used to race each other to the set of Broadchurch. (David usually won!) The article also includes a new photo. Updated 1/4

Episode five of Broadchurch premieres tonight on ITV at 9pm. A synopsis of the episode (with a new photo) is here. Updated 1/4


Broadchurch - April 2013

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Broadchurch - February 2013

Broadchurch - January 2013

Broadchurch - 2012

Broadchurch - Filming dates / locations

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