Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has
been convicted of a string of historical sex offences against
schoolboys in his care during trips to Scotland.
The new series of Big Brother will
start on Monday, June 5, Channel 5 has confirmed.
Coronation Street Tribute
Coronation Street paid tribute to the
victims of the Manchester terror attack in its episode tonight.
Entertainer Michael Barrymore should
get substantial damages for being wrongfully arrested in 2007, his
lawyer has told the High Court.
Vic Reeves Joins Coronation Street
Vic Reeves, the 58-year-old funnyman
is to realise a long-held ambition of having a role in ITV's
Jeremy Thorpe Drama
Hugh Grant will play Jeremy Thorpe in
a new drama about the politician’s trial for conspiracy and
incitement to murder his former lover.
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are
bringing their stage show back to BBC Two for a special.
Licence For Radio Caroline
The former ship-based station, Radio
Caroline, has been handed its first full-time AM broadcast licence.
Bake Off Specials
Channel 4 is to broadcast two
Christmas specials of The Great British Bake Off.
This Year's Bafta
This year’s Bafta winners..
Portugal has been crowned the winner
of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.
New James Martin Show For ITV
Presenter and chef James Martin is
returning to Saturday morning TV with a rival show on ITV just over
a year after bowing out of the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen.
Live Saturday Kids TV Returns
The buckets of gunge are at the ready,
celebrity invites are being sent out and kids should expect the
unexpected as CBBC launches a live entertainment extravaganza every
Saturday morning from the Autumn.
Catweazle Actor Dies
British actor Geoffrey Bayldon has
died at the age of 93, his agency has confirmed.
Question Time Specials
Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour
leader Jeremy Corbyn will appear in front of the same Question Time
audience – but they will not debate with each other.
New Strictly Judge Named
International ballroom champion
Shirley Ballas has been named as the new head judge on Strictly Come
ITV Apologises For Alien Clip
ITV has been criticised by the
broadcasting regulator Ofcom for showing the famously gruesome
'chest-bursting' scene involving John Hurt, from the 1979 film
Alien, on a Saturday morning.
Katrina To Announce Results
Katrina And The Waves star Katrina
Leskanich will read out the UK’s votes at this year’s Eurovision
Kelis, Gareth Malone, Seal, Joe Jonas
plus more line up to judge BBC One’s brand new Saturday night
entertainment music show Pitch Battle.
Sean Bean In
Sean Bean stars as Father Michael
Kerrigan, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish,
in Jimmy McGovern’s new BBC One six-part drama.
A host of guest celebrity continuity
announcers, including Mind charity’s President Stephen Fry, will
take over Channel 4’s airwaves to mark Mental Health Awareness Week
from Monday, May 8.
ITV General Election Coverage
Tom Bradby, Julie Etchingham and
Robert Peston will lead ITV's General Election coverage in a series
of programmes in the run up to election day, throughout the night
after the polls close, and into June 9.
Muhammad Ali Documentary
A documentary delving into the
personal and professional life of Muhammad Ali will mark a year
since the boxer’s death.
ITV Boss Steps Down
ITV's chief executive Adam Crozier,
who is credited with helping to turn around the broadcaster's
fortunes, is to step down after seven years.
Princess Diana Documentary
ITV today announced a documentary,
which will celebrate the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales,
in the 20th year since her death.
No More Car Share
Peter Kay has said there will be no
more episodes of sitcom Car Share.
Dame Barbara Windsor has said she was
keen to tell her life story in a new film because she wanted fans to
get a glimpse “behind the giggle and the wiggle”.
The BBC will examine the full story of
the murder of MP Jo Cox in a new BBC documentary which will speak to
her family and people who witnessed her death.
More BBC Staff Earn Over £150,000
The number of BBC staff being paid
more than £150,000 a year has increased over a five-year period –
despite the Corporation committing to significantly reduce the
PM and Andrew Marr
Theresa May will appear on The Andrew
Marr Show this Sunday April 30, in what is set to be her first major
TV interview of the 2017 General Election campaign.
The BBC has announced Gay Britannia, a
season of programming marking the 50th anniversary of The Sexual
Offences Act 1967, which partially decriminalised homosexual acts
that took place in private between two men over the age of 21.
Top Gear fans have credited presenter
Matt LeBlanc with “saving” the show after the previous series was
New Show For Mel Giedroyc
Giedroyc is set to deliver a new BBC game show, Letterbox.
Bake Off Sponsors
Channel 4 has opened the doors to sponsors for The Great British
Bake Off as the show screens on the commercially funded channel for
the first time.
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