Thursday, December 08 2016

Royal Recipes

BBC One has commissioned a new fifteen-part series, Royal Recipes, hosted by Michael Buerk.

Bake Off To Stay The Same

The format of The Great British Bake Off “will stay exactly the same” following its move from the BBC to Channel 4, Paul Hollywood has said.

Blankety Blank Line-Up

Presenter Anne Robinson, comedian Joe Lycett and the Chuckle Brothers are among the celebrity panellists who will feature in a Christmas return of game show Blankety Blank.

No BBC Compensation For Sir Cliff

The BBC has said it should not pay Sir Cliff Richard the damages he is seeking as a result of the coverage of a police raid on his home in 2014.

Journalist Of The Year

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg has been named journalist of the year at the Press Gazette's British Journalism Awards.

Game Of Thrones Actor Dies

Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93, his agent said.

Robbie Williams On New Year's Eve

BBC One will be featuring a New Year’s Eve celebration with a concert from Robbie Williams, live from London.

Blankety Blank

The iconic game show Blankety Blank is returning to ITV for a one off Christmas special hosted by David Walliams on Christmas Eve.

Jean Alexander Tribute

ITV is to pay tribute to former Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander, who died in October this year aged 90.

Robot Wars

Olympic brothers Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee, former footballer Robbie Savage and Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills are among the names who will feature in the celebrity Christmas specials of Robot Wars.

Andrew Sachs Dies

Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs has died at the age of 86.

Tribute To Coronation Street Actress

ITV is to pay tribute to former Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander, who died in October this year aged 90.

Waveguide - 31 Years Old Today

Waveguide is today celebrating its 31st anniversary of providing news and information from the world of television and radio.

Radio Caroline

The ship-based radio station Radio Caroline has applied for an AM waveband licence from Ofcom.

Eric Bristow

Ex-darts world champion Eric Bristow has apologised for suggesting football sex abuse victims are not "proper men".

Police Called To X Factor

Police were called to the set of The X Factor last night after "pranksters" invaded the stage.

Top Of The Pops

Top of the Pops, today announced the line-up for two Christmas and New Year’s Eve specials that will be featured over the festive season.

More Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show will return to BBC One next year.

Call The Midwife

The BBC has commissioned three more series of hit period drama Call the Midwife, which will be the seventh, eighth and ninth runs.

Christmas On The BBC

Two Bake Off specials, a Raymond Briggs film and Mrs Brown's Boys are among the BBC's Christmas programmes this year.

Peter Kay Homophobic Remarks

Peter Kay has been accused of making homophobic jokes on Strictly Come Dancing.

Mark Goodier Recovering

DJ Mark Goodier is said to be "recovering quite well" after having a stroke at the beginning of November.

Danny Baker To Quit Broadcasting

Danny Baker has revealed his appearance on the current series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! will be his last on British television.

New ITV Dance Series

ITV today announced Dance Dance Dance, a new primetime entertainment series that is due to air on ITV in the New Year.

BBC Building Renamed To Honour Terry Wogan

Sir Terry Wogan has been honoured at the location where he spent so many “happy years” hosting his Radio 2 show – with the building now named after him.

Danniella Westbrook

Former EastEnders actress Danniella Westbrook had a drugs relapse and overdosed after her partner walked out on her earlier this year during her battle with illness and depression.

Ant and Dec

TV presenters Ant and Dec have signed a new three-year deal with ITV to explore “opportunities both in front of and behind the camera”.

Mary Berry

Mary Berry is set to return to BBC Two to front a new cooking series.

The Last Miners

A new BBC documentary has been given exclusive access as 450 miners embark on a five-week countdown to their last ever shift at Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire, marking the end of British deep coal mining.

Jimmy Young Dies  

Veteran broadcaster Sir Jimmy Young died "peacefully at home" on Monday aged 95, his spokesman has said.

Third Series For Josh

BBC Three sitcom Josh has been commissioned for a third series by Shane Allen, Controller, BBC Comedy Commissioning, returning with six new episodes in 2017.

Bake Off Record

The final of this year's Great British Bake Off was the most watched TV programme in the UK since 2012, confirmed ratings figures show.

Bruce Forsyth Slow Recovery

Sir Bruce Forsyth’s wife has told how the TV veteran finds it difficult to walk as she spoke about her husband’s health struggles following life-saving surgery.

David Bowie Documentary

The last five years of David Bowie's life will be examined in a new BBC documentary, to be screened on the first anniversary of his death.

The Simpsons

The Fox network has ordered the 29th and 30th seasons of The Simpsons. carrying it through the 2018-19 season.

New BBC Show For Mary Berry

Mary Berry has been signed for a new BBC cookery series, it has been confirmed.

Real Marigold Hotel

Lionel Blair and actress Amanda Barrie are among a new crop of stars embarking on the journey of a lifetime when travel documentary series The Real Marigold Hotel returns.

J.K. Rowling Series For BBC One

British actor Holliday Grainger has been cast as Robin Ellacott opposite Tom Burke’s Cormoran Strike, in a major new TV series for BBC One, which starts shooting in London later this month.

Lynda La Plante

Lynda La Plante is no longer involved in the Prime Suspect prequel being adapted by ITV.

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage has insisted he is not about to appear in the latest series of I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!

The Great British Menu

The Great British Menu has revealed Saturday Kitchen regular Andi Oliver will replace Prue Leith as a judge on the hit show.

New Job For Mel and Sue

Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have signed up for their first show since quitting The Great British Bake Off.

Record Bake Off Viewers

The final of The Great British Bake Off gave the show its highest overnight audience ever.

Mark Austin To Leave ITN

Mark Austin is to leave ITV News after 30 years.

X Factor Viewers Cry 'Fix'

X Factor has come under fire from fans who claim it was a bit suspicious that the jukebox randomly selected Fright Night for Halloween week.

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