Sunday, 25 November 2007

Dermot O'Leary

Dermot has to be one of my favourite Television presenters, hes funny, hes entertaining, he makes TV worth watching.


Biography   :   Name: Sean Dermot Finton O'Leary

Date of Birth: 24 May 1973   Place of Birth: Colchester

Currently Lives: Kensal Rise, North West London

Marital Status: Single

Education: BA in Media and Television with a minor in Politics at Middlesex University



Started out as a DJ on BBC Radio Essex. He then worked as a TV runner before going on to do the warm-up for Channel 4's Light Lunch. He then moved into presenting:

  • Fully Booked (BBC)
  • Buzz (Channel 4)
  • No Balls Allowed (Channel 4 with Margherita Taylor)
  • Inside Rugby (Channel 4 with Thierry Lacroix)
  • The Bigger Breakfast (Channel 4 with Josie D'Arby)
  • T4 (Channel 4, for 2.5 years from when it started until July 2001)
  • The Barfly Sessions (Channel 4)
  • The Dogs Balearics (Channel 4 with Jayne Middlemiss)
  • SMTV Live (guest presenter with Louise Redknapp 15th December 2001)
  • SAS: Are you tough enough? (BBC, March 2002)
  • RE:COVERED (BBC Choice and BBC Three, May 2002)
  • Dermot's Sporting Buddies (BBC Choice, October-December 2002)
  • SAS Jungle: Are you tough enough? (BBC Two, February 2003)
  • Born to Win (BBC One)
  • Shattered (Channel4 and E4, January 2004)
  • SAS Desert: Are you tough enough? (BBC Two, February 2004)
  • Dermot's Saturday Club (Radio 2 from September 2004)
  • Generation Jedi (BBC Three, May 2005)
  • Morning Glory (Channel 4 January 2006)
  • The Dermot O'Leary Show (Radio 2 from September 2005)
  • Big Brother's Big Brain (Channel 4 and E4 May 2006)
  • Big Brother's Little Brother (Channel 4/E4 from May 2000, during Big Brother and celebrity Big Brother for the last 6 years), became Big Brother's Little Breakfast during celebrity Big Brother 2005


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