For the third time in four years, Dean predicted the Winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, when Bobs Worth, came home 1st.
During the Festival, Dean gave his tips Exclusively to Eclipsemgazine.co.uk. Of his 13 tips, Nine placed, including Five Winners.
On January 14th 2013, Dean issued this feature regarding the return of BGT. The team even sent him this, Britain's Got Talent @GotTalent Thanks for your feature!
To view, this popular piece, visit.
On December 28th 2012 Dean was featured in the Guardian newspaper, regarding his predictions for 2013.
ReConnected: One In A Million
Midas act ReConnected release their debut single in early 2013, you can also buy merchandise and keep up to date, with them via http://www.reconnectedofficial.com/
Kisten Orsborn: Valentine
Another Midas act, Kirsten Orsborn also releases her new track in early 2013.
On Saturday 10th November 2012 at the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall, Dean was honoured to watch Jonjo Kerr (whom he manages) perform "In My Dreams" with the Military Wives. The moving and emotional performance, can be viewed here.
On October 31st 2012, Dean was asked to oversee the Amazing Radio Halloween Ghosthunt... the terrifying results can be seen here.
On September 17th 2012, Dean announced his Midas act for this year's X Factor. For full information, visit.
In early September 2012, Dean was honoured to Exclusively announce details of world famous producer Eliot Kennedy's new music academy. To view the story, please visit.
Here is Dean's X Factor 2012 pre-series review, featured on Music News.
In July 2012, Dean carried out an X Factor Q&A, to read this exclusive feature, please visit.
In mid July 2012, top t-shirt designer and creator Carol Lee, the owner of Force 18, sent this quote to Dean:
"Dean Midas Maynard is the X Factor's 5th Judge" she also contacted the X Factor's press team and told them to hire him as a guest. The quote will be made in to a t-shirt and will be available to buy via http://www.force18.co.uk.
In mid June 2012, Dean carried out a Q&A with actor Muse Watson, regarding his role as the Fisherman in the Last Summer horror franchise.
The Exclusive chat can be viewed via.
In February 2012, Dean was 66/1 with William Hill to become a judge on the X Factor, by mid May he was down to just 25/1.
Dean said "I am now the same odds as Noel Gallagher to be an X Factor judge, which in itself is remarkable but I know I would do a good job, if asked."
Reasons for the huge odds drop, range from Dean's ever growing reputation for spotting talent, guest judges rumoured to be sitting in on auditions and the fact that he recently predicted that Ashleigh & Pudsey would win BGT. Not one of the judges including Simon Cowell or any of the three presenting team did.
"My dream is to judge someone at the Newcastle auditions on June 18th."
For full details on the story, please visit.
Dean's BGT Midas picks got a mention on top reality site TellyMix in early May 2012.
To keep up to date with Dean's Britain's Got Talent reviews please visit.
In late April 2012, Dean was honoured to review the new blockbuster film 'Avengers Assemble' for Film News. To read his review, please visit.
On Thursday 22nd March 2012, Dean attended the press launch of Britain's Got Talent in London.
He also got to meet and shake hands with a certain Mr Simon Cowell.
Dean said "Simon was about to go in to the press launch with his back to me and Josh (Tellymix Editor) so I shouted his name, he turned round walked over and shook my hand, and said enjoy the show. I have to admit, it was pretty cool."
On Monday 19th March 2012, Dean went to the Newcastle leg of the X Factor tour. Here is a copy of his review.
In late February 2012 Dean has this feature about his backing of One Direction on the famous Huffington Post website.
On Friday 17th February 2012 Dean was honoured to be a judge at the Final of Northumbria's Got Talent.
The Final was watched by 400 people and was won by fantastic singer Kaisha.
Dean said "What an amazing talent show final, huge thanks to everyone involved from the other judges to the brilliant background team and of course the finalists."
Left to right: Ryan Ashmore, Duncan Bannatyne, Kevin Savage and Dean.
Dean pictured with the owners of the RKA Record label at the launch of ReConnected's debut single in Manchester.
In early February 2012 Dean started blogging for The Huffingon Post. To keep up to date with his reviews please visit.
On January 27th 2012, Dean was listed at 66/1 in William Hill's betting with regards to him being a judge on the X Factor 2012.
William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams said 'The X Factor was missing something in 2011, the return of Simon and possible Dean would make it must see viewing all over again,'
Music News also ran a feature on the story, which can be viewed via.
During January 2012 Dean spoke to top television showbiz correspondent & author Tony Cowell for an insight in to his life and his views on his younger brother's (Simon Cowell) shows. To read the piece please visit.
Ahead of Northumbria's Got Talent in February 2012, Dean and the other judges gave their thoughts on what they are looking for at this year's competition.
Want to see Dean in Simon Cowell mode...?
Dean is a judge for The Northumbria's Got Talent Final and tickets are now on sale. Get your ticket at www.mynsu.co.uk or from Northumbria Students Union welcome desk. Alternatively ring 0191 2571419 for more information.
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All profits are split between NU:tv and Alzheimer's Society.
Huge thanks to Dorothy at London Guru for this Q&A feature from Saturday 17th December 2011.
On Friday 9th December 2011 Dean teamed up with Ethan O'Leary and Spark FM for an X Factor special.
During the show they had an Exclusive chat with Janet Devlin, where Janet personally thanked Dean for his support and chatted about her X Factor experience and her future.
During the week of November 28th 2011 Dean was featured all over the UK in various media features regarding his backing of Janet Devlin. Dean did officially promote Janet via her family during her time on the X Factor but he is not her Agent or Manager.
The week before the X Factor Final Dean was put on the spot by Music News for his top 3. He was bang on.
At Halloween 2011 Dean took DJ's Colin & Matt from Amazing Radio on a Ghosthunt at Washington Old Hall as part of a X Factor forfeit. Watch the video to find out what happened...if you dare.
In November 2011 Dean did a preview of new BBC singing show The Voice for Number One online magazine Music News.
The talent show is due to air in early 2012. To read Dean's article please visit.
As well as his Reality TV work Dean has also been involved with 'helping' a few high profile football team, this feature appeared in the October edition of Haunted Magazine 2011.
After the first live X Factor show Dean released this piece on October 11th wanting the return of Simon Cowell.
During the build up to the first live X Factor show, some of the acts reported spooky goings on in the contestants house. Dean offered his help
L-R: Asa-Jon, Ethan O'Leary, Dean & Carley Armstrong. On Friday 30th September 2011 Dean was honoured to be part of the first ever show in Spark FM'S brand new studio with host Ethan O'Leary.
Dean's Official Midas Act for X Factor 2011 is Janet Devlin.
Dean was so impressed with 16 year old X Factor singer Nicole Simpson, that he has signed her to his agency. Read this for more information.
On Wednesday 14th September Dean appeared on ITV Tyne Tees evening news regarding the X Factor.
On Saturday 10th September 2011 a girl group from Newcastle who Dean is friends with, had a big feature on the X Factor. Their audition caused a massive storm and ahead of the show going out, Dean wrote this for Music News.
After a week of Celebrity X Factor bashing, Dean stuck up for the show with this feature on Tellymixs on Friday 9th September 2011.
Dean's pre X Factor build up feature via tellymix.co.uk.
A piece about Dean from the Northern Echo, August 2011
This is Dean's Speech, taken from his X Factor's on the TV single launch at the Living Room in Newcastle on August 15th 2011
Live performance of the X Factor single by Dean & Pete Brown
Charity Ghosthunt Feature
Dean is teaming up with Music-news.com in August for a weekly column all about the X-Factor.
Dean said "It is a huge honour to write about the X-Factor for the UK's Number One music news website and I am eternally grateful to the Editor Marco Gandolfi for giving me this opportunity."
To see the feature please visit.
On Wednesday 29th June 2011 this feature appeared in the Sun newspaper.
Dean is a good friend and a firm supporter of Chrissie Pitt and the Twisted girls.
To see the online piece visit.
Tellymix.co.uk - Britain's Got Talent
Dean is honoured to write for the UK's number one Reality TV website tellymix.co.uk.
Dean started writing for telly mix during 2011's Britain's Got Talent and will continue to work with them during The X-Factor.
For copies of Dean's telly mix work please visit.
For the 2nd year in a row, Dean gave his Premiership predictions to Four Four Two magazine and for the 2nd year in a row, his prediction was right.
Can he make it a hat trick in 2012?
Dean's Midas work was featured on Soccer AM after he backed Helen Chamberlain's Torquay United to a famous FA Cup shock.
For the FIFTH year in a row Dean beat a team of professional tipsters at the Grand National. Dean's Midas picks came 1st (Ballabriggs) and 2nd (Oscar Time), whilst they finished with a 2nd and 3rd. Dean said "I am over the moon to keep my unbeaten record against a team of professional tipsters and even happier with a 1st and 2nd."
"You never know they might actually beat me next year at the SIXTH attempt."
On Friday 8th April 2011 Dean arranged a Scream ghost hunt at the Manor House Hotel, West Auckland with all proceeds going to the Alzheimer's Society.
The event was also covered by hellosidney.com.
The Alzheimer's Society also issued a press release regarding the Scream event.
In Mid March 2011 Dean was featured on the Moan about men website.
To view his piece please visit.
Massive thanks to Sue & Angie from the site for the feature.
Dean has this feature go live about being an X-Factor judge on tellymix.co.uk on March 8th 2011.
To view the piece, please visit.
On the 7th March 2011 Dean's Q&A feature with top Reality TV website Telly Mix went live on their site.
TellyMix provides the latest news from your favourite reality TV shows. Britain's Got Talent, The X Factor and more!
To see Dean's feature, please visit.
On February 21st 2011 Dean was featured on ITV's The Lakes show.
Radio Times Mention
Dean was invited by Hotel owner Thomas 'Gladiator' Noblett to investigate strange going's on at the hotel alongside Andrew 'Admiral' Tighe.
Midas on ITV Tyne Tees
On Saturday February 5th 2011, Midas club Newcastle United staged what pundits called the comeback of all comebacks by drawing 4-4 with Arsenal after being 4-0 down.
As Newcastle were Dean's Midas club for the 2010/11 season he received loads of plaudits in the North East press and was featured on ITV Tyne Tees news and Metro Radio.
Haunted Hotel Inspector
Dean had a 3 page feature in the January 2011 edition of Spirit & Destiny.
Dean was asked to carry out at a Ghost hunt at pub in Hartlepool.
Below is the comments made about Dean via the pub's owner.
During 2010's X-Factor Dean became a magnet in the media for his views and comments with regards to the show.
He was featured in the official X-Factor magazine in October & December and carried out 10 weekly radio chats around the country.
In October 2010 Dean spoke to journalist Mark Grainger about his Midas work, the piece can be seen via
Sky Bownessie Coverage
On the weekend of September 11th & 12th 2010 Dean organised a 2nd Bownessie monster search at Windermere in the Lake District.
Dean was interviewed live on Sky news and he and the team were featured all weekend on Sky news and on their website.
As a result of that the story then went out across the world and Dean was interviewed live on the Today show on Australian TV.
For more information on the Sky News piece view
Since 2000 Dean 'Midas' Maynard has had thousands of national media/radio features around Britain and America.
On Wednesday August 18th 2010 Dean had a whole page feature in the Northern Echo regarding his work and X-Factor.
To read the full article please visit.
Midas in the Northern Echo.
Back in January 2010, Dean Midas approached Chico about the possibility of changing the title of his 2006 number one hit from 'It's Chico Time' to 'It's England Time' for the World Cup, not thinking for a minute that he would take it on.
A day later 'It's England Time' was recorded and played for the first time on the Chris Moyles show on BBC Radio One.
In March the video was filmed at the famous Pinewood studios and on 7 June the record was released and premiered on GMTV the same day. The launch party was then held at The Embassy nightclub in London.
Since that day in January Chico has continued to mention Dean's involvement including national mentions in Heat Magazine (above), three occasions on GMTV & on Live from Studio Five amongst many many others.
In July 2009 Dean made this prediction with regards to 2010's winter.
White Christmas in 2009
Back on June 25th 2008 Dean predicted for Chat it's Fate that Britain would see a rare White Christmas in 2009.
On Christmas Day the Met office confirmed it was 'officially' Britains first White Christmas for 5 years.
England have the Ashes
On Sunday 23rd August 2009 England won back the Ashes by beating the Australian's 2-1.
Back in July 2008 Dean had predicted the outcome for Chat it's Fate.
"Dean Midas Maynard is the Flintoff of the psychic world. Heâ€™s struck again with his amazing prediction of an England Ashes win in the itâ€™s fate Annual which came out ten months ago. Iâ€™m in total awe of Deanâ€™s superlative powers" Mary Bryce - Editor, Chat it's fate
Dean in the Daily Star
Dean was featured in the Daily Star on the 9th August 2009 regarding the find of 51 viking skeletons close to the olympic sailing venue, to read the piece please visit.
Dean in the Sunday Sun
On Sunday 9th August 2009 Dean was featured in the Sunday Sun regarding his belief of Ghosts, read the article here.
Dean's famous 2008/09 winter & summer predictions became a reality when the met office reported "the heaviest snowfall in 20 years" followed by them issuing "heatwave health warning" as summer temperatures soared above 30c.
West End & X-Factor star Niki Evans's acknowledgement of Dean support.
Psychic backs West to recover from slump.
Dean being interviewed by Chris Moyles.
Dean interviewed by Ant on the Saturday Night Takeaway.
Dean (3rd left) Ghostbusting with Westlife s
Dean and Chris Moyles.
Dean's work featured in Four Four Two.
Dean and Torquay United.
Non League Today feature.
Dean and Stoke City.
This 8 minute video was filmed in the Spring of 2005 and features Dean's first Midas case, Sunderland AFC, Amityville and various Ghost reports. Thanks to Jimmy France of http://www.luk-lukproductions.co.uk/.
Dean would like to thank everyone from the press and media for their continued support.
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