John De Mol

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Big Brother may be watching us, but fewer people are watching Big Brother. Photograph: Channel 5 / PA Wire

Writing recently about the 20th anniversary of TV3 had me thinking about how television seemed to lunge right into a new era around the turn of the Mi(...)

Some employees and passengers at certain  international airports accept their faces being photographed for security. Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

John de Mol is a Dutch entrepreneur and media tycoon, who has been listed as one of the 500 richest in the world. His influence here in Ireland is chi(...)

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Beeld en Geluid) looks after and provides access to 70 per cent of the Dutch audio-visual heritage

Should public service broadcasters, funded at least partially from the taxpayer’s purse, be allowed to pack their television schedules with “reality” (...)

Danny O’Donoghue, Andrea Begley and Holly Willoughby in ‘The Voice’. ITV’s payments to the show’s producer will depend on its  business performance. Photograph: Guy Levy/Wall to Wall

ITV has agreed to pay as much as €1.1 billion to acquire Talpa Media BV, the producer of The Voice singing competition. Dutch billionaire John de Mol,(...)