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November 30th Tuesday:  Brian launches the Coca Cola Christmas Designated Driver Campaign. In its 7th year Brian was chosen to launch the campaign in both Dublin and Belfast on the same day. 

The campaign, which runs for the entire month of December, offers designated drivers FREE soft drinks, juice and bottled water over the course of the festive season.

November 26th Friday: Brian is a guest on RTÉ One The Daily Show.

"Brian Dowling is the most famous Irish contestant to enter the Big Brother house and his popularity was proven when he was crowned Ultimate Big Brother Housemate this year! We catch up with one of Ireland's most popular exports and hear about his latest ventures at home."

November 24th Wednesday: The first publicity pictures are released for Brian’s panto: Beauty & the Beast. Which starts it’s run on 14th December. Brian is playing the part or Bridie Gaga.

November 23rd Tuesday:   Brian’s  second show in the series of Wagons Den with Katherine Lynch. Tonight’s guest is Calum Best.
November 19
thFriday: Brian is once again presenting Live From Studio Five C5 with Kate tonight. Antony Costa is live in the studio, an interview with Dannii Minogue and features on XFactor and Justin Bieber complete the show. 

November 17th Wednesday: Brian is the guest on the  ITV2 live link from  the UK to Australia for I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now.

November 16th Tuesday  Brian starts his new half-hour comedy series this evening Wagons’ Den on RTE Two. The Six part series which he co hosts with Katherine Lynch features guests each week, who lay themselves open to some cutting edge humour. All the week’s celebrity news and gossip is trawled through ripping apart the PR spin and the Bogus Blather to cut right to the black heart of the story.

The first show features Eastenders Stefan Booth

November 13th SaturdayMagic (music) TV Brian Dowling's Chick Flick Fest! Top 50
Put on your pyjamas and snuggle up with Brian Dowling as he counts down the 50 finest chick flick tunes ever made!

Also: November 13th Saturday. Magic (music) TV

Cheek to Cheek
Brian Dowling…..
It's time to get up close and intimate with Ultimate Big Brother winner, Brian Dowling, as he handpicks his own personal playlist and reveals the reasons behind his choices.

The above shows are constantly repeated on TV. Check listings for date and time.

November 10th Wednesday: Xpose TV3 Brian attends the launch of  Lisa Fitzpatrick's new book, Enjoying Style and Fashion. VIDEO   

November 5th Friday: Brian attended the Firework Display on Clapham Common.

November 4th Thursday:   Brian attended The fifth annual Stonewall Awards took place on at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The event was hosted by comedian Sue Perkins and attended by more than 450 people including celebrities, politicians, sports people and writers. The event celebrated those who have made a positive impact on the lives of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in 2010.

Brian also made a short video clip at the event in support of Stonewall’s “It Gets Better” campaign.

Watch the Video

November 4th Thursday:  This Morning ITV1. Brian once again presents keeps us all updated with the soap news with and explosive edition for Bonfire Night



November 4th Thursday: Brian Dowling also attended the DVD launch of 'Loose Women in New York, Loose In The City' at Century, London.

The same evening Brian was also photographed at the Groucho Club London chatting with his old friend Antony Cotton.

November 1st Monday:  This Morning ITV1 Brian gives us all the updates on the Soaps for this week and chats with Coleen and Phil in the Hub.


20 Jan 2011 by christine

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