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Tuesday, April 23 2019     


  The Dragon’s Den

BBC Two has announced that the latest Dragon to enter the Den will be entrepreneur Sara Davies, founder of worldwide crafting company, Crafter's Companion.

My Reason To Run

On the eve of the 39th London Marathon, Gabby Logan meets some of the athletes who make the event so special.

It Takes Two

Rylan Clark-Neal has said it is “a dream” to be joining Zoe Ball as a co-host on Strictly Come Dancing’s It Takes Two when it returns later this year.

New BBC Comedy

Filming began today on BBC One’s brand new comedy, Scarborough. Written and directed by Derren Litten, creator of the hit series Benidorm, the series is set in the iconic North Yorkshire seaside town and the follows the lives of a motley band of Scarborough residents who are bonded by family, friendship and their love of karaoke.

Grange Hill Actor Joins EastEnders

Former Grange Hill star Lee MacDonald, who played drug addict Zammo McGuire, is joining the cast of EastEnders, the soap has confirmed.

John Bishop In Ireland

John Bishop will embark on a 600-mile road trip around Ireland in a new series to be broadcast on ITV.

Line Of Duty

Sunday's episode of Line of Duty was the most-watched show of 2019 so far, according to overnight figures.

Bafta Nominations

Waveguide’s list of this year’s Bafta nominations.

Doc Martin

Martin Clunes has returned to Cornwall to play the nation’s favourite grumpy medic in a brand new series of Doc Martin for ITV.

Jason Donovan’s Daughter

Jason Donovan’s daughter is heading for her father’s old town of Erinsborough.

Apple TV+

Apple has unveiled its new TV streaming platform, Apple TV+, at a star-studded event in California.

David Dimbleby

David Dimbleby is set to guest present Have I Got News For You for the first time when the new series launches in April.

Bear Grylls Series For Netflix

Bear Grylls is set to star in a new interactive show that will give viewers control over his adventures.

Documentary For Jesy Nelson

Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson has said she is doing her latest project, a documentary for the BBC exploring body image and mental health, because she “wants to make a change and a difference to other people’s lives”.

Bake Off

Channel 4 has signed a new two series deal for The Great British Bake Off.

Johnny Vegas Series For C4

Channel 4 has commissioned Llas Vegas following the glamping adventures of actor and comedian Johnny Vegas and his long-suffering assistant Bev, as they set about establishing a holiday home camping site in North Wales.

New Cooking Show

MasterChef judge John Torode and actress and food writer Lisa Faulkner have been given their own weekend cooking show.

New Series’ From BBC Two

BBC Two, has today announced new series’, the first of which is The Claim.

Dead Good Adventure

Miriam Margolyes embarks on a Dead Good Adventure in a new two-part series for BBC Two.

Britain’s Best Home Cook

Michelin-starred chef Angela Hartnett joins the judging panel for the second series of BBC One’s Britain’s Best Home Cook, alongside Mary Berry and Chris Bavin.


Channel 4 has announced that it will continue to broadcast Crufts until 2022.

New ITV Game Show

ITV has commissioned a new primetime game show called Rolling In It.

Great British Menu

The Great British Menu is to move to prime time on BBC Two.

ITV Show For Sara Cox

BBC Radio 2 presenter Sara Cox has signed up to host a new weekend show on ITV.

Call The Midwife

Call the Midwife has been renewed for two more series, the BBC has confirmed.

More Vera

Brenda Blethyn will return as the unorthodox and witty DCI Vera Stanhope for a 10th series of Vera.

Glass Houses

ITV has announced the commission of brand new drama series called Glass Houses.  The new six-part series will go into production on location in South Devon in Spring

Death In Paradise

Aude Legastelois joins as series regular DS Madeleine Dumas alongside Ardal O’Hanlon, Don Warrington, Tobi Bakare, Shyko Amos and Elizabeth Bourgine.

Eurovision Song Contest

Ukraine has pulled out of this year's Eurovision Song Contest after its selection process became embroiled in political tensions involving Russia.


British broadcasters BBC and ITV have confirmed plans for a joint UK streaming service in the wake of competition from the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

All Star Musicals

Broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh and Grantchester actress Tessa Peake-Jones will take to the stage when they appear on the All Star Musicals show.


Pointless: The Good, The Bad And The Bloopers is to be shown on BBC One later this month.

Crimewatch Roadshow Live

Crimewatch Roadshow Live returns to BBC One Daytime from Monday, March 4 for three weeks, appealing to the public to help crack the UK’s biggest unsolved cases - as well as tackling the everyday crimes which could affect any one of us.

New Comedy From The Inbetweeners Creators

The Inbetweeners co-creators Iain Morris and Damon Beesley are back with a new comedy called Afternoons about the “misadventures” of three young football players at a fictional Premier Club team, the BBC has announced.

Sports Personality

BBC Sport today released the invitation to tender for BBC Sports Personality of the Year - the first of its programmes to be put out for competitive tender as part of the Charter requirement to open up more of the BBC’s TV programmes to competition.

Millionaire Returns

Jeremy Clarkson returns to ITV on Monday, March 4 with a new series of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Contestant Claimed Benefits Illegally

A former Big Brother contestant has been ordered to pay back more than £12,000 she fraudulently claimed in benefits.

Ambulance Set To Return

BBC One has announced that a fifth series of the Bafta award-winning observational documentary Ambulance has been commissioned.

The Hairy Bikers

The Hairy Bikers (Si King and Dave Myers) are about to embark on America’s Route 66, spanning over two thousand miles of tarmac from Chicago to California.

Life On Mars Chinese Version

The BBC is seeking to “captivate Chinese audiences” with a Mandarin adaptation of hit series Life On Mars.

New Rick Stein Series

In Rick Stein’s Secret France, a new six-part series on BBC Two, Rick Stein sets off on a new culinary adventure to search for France’s best kept gastronomic secrets.

This Week To End

The BBC's late-night political show This Week is to end, after presenter Andrew Neil decided to step down.

Medical Series Crossover

The casts of BBC One's Casualty and Holby City are to appear together for the first time since 2005.

Paddington Is Back

Ben Whishaw is to return to voice Paddington Bear for a new animated TV series for Nickelodeon.

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

BBC Three has confirmed that Graham Norton and Alan Carr, will be joining RuPaul and Michelle Visage on the judging panel for RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.

Demot O’Leary Quits NTA Awards

Dermot O'Leary has announced he will no longer present the National Television Awards.


The BBC is reviving cult classic children’s TV show, Crackerjack.

Stephen Merchant

Stephen Merchant is to play real-life serial killer Stephen Port in a new BBC drama.

Fred West Documentary

Previously pulled from transmission at the last minute, ITV will now screen the documentary about Fred and Rose West and the Gloucester House of Horrors on Thursday, February 21.

Julian Fellowes New Drama

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is set to adapt his novel Belgravia into a new six-part series for ITV.

UK Eurovision Song

Michael Rice, winner of the BBC talent show All Together Now last year, has been chosen to fly the flag for the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

A Very Northern Hotel

BBC One has commissioned a new show set in a unique Liverpool hotel which caters for large groups of visitors out to have fun.





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