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Dermot O’Leary’s television and radio work has made him a household name.
Dermot started his career on T4 for Channel 4, and went on to present and produce Big Brother’s Little Brother. In 2007 Dermot landed the coveted role hosting ITV 1’s The X Factor and presented eight concurrent series, deftly holding the judges to account on a weekly basis. Dermot has also chaired the debate, and interviewed party leaders, for First Time Voters Question Time on BBC3, he regularly presents Unicef’s SoccerAid, and is also the host of the National Television Awards.
This is all alongside hosting his own multi award-winning BBC Radio 2 show every Saturday (winner of three Sony Radio Awards), known for its solid support of new and emerging bands.
In 2014 Dermot hosted the ground-breaking ‘Live from Space’ season on Channel 4, which culminated in a major interactive TV event featuring a live two-hour broadcast from the International Space Station (ISS) and Mission Control in Houston as the ISS completed an entire orbit of the Earth. Later that year, Dermot’s first book The Soundtrack to My Life, a musical memoir, was published by Hodder, and is currently out in paperback.
The end of 2015 saw Dermot take to the helm of Channel 4’s Battle of Britain, presenting the feature-length documentary commemorating the 75th anniversary of one of the most pivotal moments in British history; and the beginning of 2016 saw him hosting new show ‘The Getaway Car’, which filled BBC One’s Saturday night slot.
Dermot made a much anticipated and triumphant return to The X Factor in 2016 and will host the Brit Awards alongside Emma Willis in February 2017.
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|The Nightly Show |
|Host||British late-night entertainment and chat show hosted by various presenters each week.||2nd Act Productions for ITV|
|BRIT Awards 2017||Presenter||Dermot co-hosts the BRIT Awards alongside Emma Willis, celebrating the UK's most popular and much-loved artists.||ITV|
|The X Factor |
|Presenter||Talent show to find Britain’s |
next recording superstar
|Thames / Syco for ITV|
|Radio 2- The Dermot O'Leary Show |
|Presenter||Dermot's weekly Radio 2 show with live music from new and emerging brands||Ora Et Labora for BBC Radio 2|
|The National Television Awards|
|Presenter||ITV's annual star studded TV Awards show||Indigo Television for ITV|
|Children in Need |
2015 & 2016
|Presenter||Dermot hosts the Children in Need annual telethon programme||BBC One|
|Soccer Aid |
|Presenter||Celebrity Charity Soccer Match in aid of UNICEF||Initial for ITV|
|The Getaway Car |
|Presenter||Dermot hosts BBC One's brand new Saturday Night Entertainment Show featuring The Stig||BBC One|
|Battle of Britain |
|Presenter/ Co-producer||Dermot presents two documentaries to celeberate the aerial heroes of WW2||Arrow Media for Channel 4|
|Murder in Successville|
|Actor||Fictional murder mystery reality/ drama show. A real life celebrity is thrown in the mix with actors staging a murder investigation in the celebrity town of Successville||Tiger Aspect for BBC3|
|Dermot's Day of Dance for Comic Relief|
|Dancer||Dermot danced for 24 hours straight and every moment was broadcast in aid of Comic Relief||Comic Relief/ BBC|
|BAFTA, Live from the Red Carpet|
|Presenter||Dermot teamed up with Ferne Cotton to host E!'s coverage of the BAFTA Red Carpet||E!|
|Live From Space |
|Presenter||RTS Award winning live broadcast from the International Space Station and Mission Control in Houston for Channel 4||Channel 4|
|The X Factor |
|Presenter||Talent show to find Britain's next recording superstar||Thames/ Syco for ITV
|Presenter||Brits special celebrating the career of music legend||ITV Studios|
|Comic Relief |
2005, 2011 & 2013
|Presenter||Fundraising extravaganza featuring live music, comedy and entertainment||BBC1|
|Big Brothers Little Brother |
|Presenter||Behind the scenes look at the day's events from the Big Brother house||Endemol for Channel 4|
|Presenter||Music, celebrity guests and the nations favourite sitcomes||Princess Productions for Channel 4|