The sound of fireworks might still be ringing in our ears from New Years Eve, but we’re gearing up to see sparks of entirely different kind fly on January 10th when First Dates returns to RTÉ2 for a brand new series.
That’s right. Dashing maître d' Mateo and the rest of the First Dates restaurant’s matchmaking staff members will be setting the tables to welcome a whole assortment of singletons looking to find their special someone. Read More
‘The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality in Ireland’ has this week been made available to Netflix customers across the Ireland and the UK.
The IFTA-nominated and award winning documentary feature, directed and produced by our own Linda Cullen alongside Vanessa Gildea, follows the founders and members of the Marriage Equality organisation, as they campaigned for the extension of civil marriage to same-sex couples. Read More
You might be wondering what we in COCO get up to when we’re not filling screens with your favourite TV shows. If you haven’t seen a COCO production on screen recently, you’d be excused for thinking that this is our quiet time, that we’re taking the Summer months to kick back, relax and enjoy the sun while we patiently wait for the likes of First Dates and Room to Improve to return with a brand new series. In fact, it’s all kicking off in COCO. Here’s what’s happening… Read More
Last night, (May 31st, 2018) the stars of Irish TV descended upon the RDS for the 2018 IFTA Gala Television Awards. Among the hopeful attendees looking to get their hands on one of the esteemed awards were Room To Improve'sDermot Bannon, maître d' of the First Dates restaurant, Mateo, and a few of the members of Team COCO that put it all together behind the scenes. The night ended in celebration, with Room To Improve picking up the awards for best Factual programme. Read More
We're looking for a quantity surveyor (QS) to join Dermot Bannon and the Room To Improve team for the show's forthcoming twelfth series.
If you're interested in working with Ireland's favourite architect on one of the country's most-watched TV series, send a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Read More
We're looking for Irish people around the world to send a short "Happy St. Patrick's Day" video message to be included in RTÉ One's TV coverage of the St. Patrick's Festival Parade this year. Read More
Don't Tell the Bride Ireland kicked off its eighth season this week (Monday, 13th February). And this series promises to be better than ever. Read More
Just in case you didn’t know, Don’t Tell the Bride sees a bride (or in the case of one couple - Victor) hand total control of the wedding over to the groom. The groom has to plan everything from the hen, to the dress, from the stag to the wedding venue. He has to do it all in three weeks and for €10,000.
TAM Ireland/Nielsen have this week released the 20 most watched programmes of 2017. Six entertainment programmes featured on the list, with Room to Improve earning a place within the top 20.
IFTN's Nathan Griffin writes, “....the most impressive viewership of all must be original series and Sunday night favourite, Dermot Bannon’s ‘Room to Improve’. The show, which is in its 10th season, recorded an audience of 703,000 viewers.” Read More
The nominations for the 2018 IFTA Film & Drama Awards have today (Thursday, January 11th) been announced, with COCO tv's 'The 34th - The Story of Marriage Equality' earning a place among the nominees for the George Morrison Feature Documentary award. Read More