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.
Comments made by Christopher Biggins
about bisexual people during Celebrity Big Brother did not breach
broadcasting standards, it has been ruled.
Shirley Bassey Special
The BBC has announced a special to
celebrate Dame Shirley Bassey’s 80th birthday this Christmas, to be
hosted by her friend David Walliams.
Dad's Army Creator Dies
Jimmy Perry, creator of one of TV's most popular comedy series,
Dad's Army, has died aged 93.
Sir Bruce Forsyth
Sir Bruce Forsyth is focused on
getting better and had made "no formal or informal decision about
retiring", his manager has said.
Dave Cash Dies
BBC radio presenter Dave Cash has died
at the age of 74.
Sony Radio Awards
Chris Evans has won an award for the
UK's best radio music breakfast show, while BBC Radio 2, on which he
appears, has been named best national station.
World Of Sport
ITV has commissioned a one-off
wrestling special to air later this year.
BBC Commissions New Competitive Cooking Show
BBC Two has commissioned a new
competitive food show from Voltage TV.
Tony Blackburn Returns To BBC
Tony Blackburn is to return to the BBC
in January, 11 months after parting company with the corporation.
No Veneer In 'ere Ads Banned
A television commercial has been
banned after watchdogs said it was misleading.
X Factor - Mrs O Not Drunk
Sharon Osbourne has denied being drunk
on The X Factor after forgetting one of her singers’ names.
More Cold Feet
The recently-revived Cold Feet has
been commissioned for a further series, ITV has confirmed.
Jean Alexander Dies
Former Coronation Street actress Jean
Alexander has died aged 90.
ITV Upset Over Trams
ITV has said it is "disappointed" that
the government has given the go-ahead for a new tram route over
fears it will disrupt filming on Coronation Street.
Bake Off Champ To Stay With BBC
Nadiya Hussain has ruled out a move to
The Great British Bake Off on Channel 4 after signing a deal to work
for the BBC.
Robot Wars Returns
Robot Wars is set to return to BBC
Two a second series after its reboot this summer.
Will Young Quits Strictly
Singer Will Young has announced he has
withdrawn from Strictly Come Dancing for personal reasons.
Barbara Windsor Drama
Jaime Winstone and Samantha Spiro are
both cast as Dame Barbara Windsor in BBC One drama Babs.
Graham Norton - Children In Need
Graham Norton is joining the
presenting team for the BBC's 2016 Children in Need appeal following
the death of long-time host Sir Terry Wogan.
Former Radio 1 DJ Jailed
Former BBC DJ Chris Denning has been
jailed for 13 years after admitting abusing 11 boys as young as
Our Girl To Return
BBC One drama Our Girl will return in
2017 starring Michelle Keegan as Georgie Lane.
A full series of popular BBC One show
Porridge has been commissioned following the success of its one-off
revival earlier this year.
Soap Actress - Killer Gets Life
The partner of former EastEnders
actress Sian Blake has been given a whole life tariff for killing
her and their two children.
Coronation Street Actress Returns
Helen Flanagan, who played Rosie
Webster in Coronation Street, is to return to the soap after five
Desmond Carrington To Leave Radio 2
Veteran broadcaster Desmond Carrington
is to leave BBC Radio 2, bringing his 70-year career to a close.
New BBC Radio Chief
James Purnell, the BBC's director of
strategy, has been promoted to a new role giving him authority over
the corporation's radio output.
Crystal Maze Contestants
Channel 4 today confirmed the names to
take part in The Crystal Maze which will air in the run up to Stand
Up To Cancer.
Tom Jones Back On The Voice
Sir Tom Jones is to return as one of
the judges on talent show The Voice UK when it moves to ITV next
Autumnwatch returns to BBC Two this
October to celebrate its tenth year.
Login Required For iPlayer
All users of the BBC's iPlayer service
will have to log in with a personal account from early 2017.
Investigate Comments Made By Biggins
Ofcom has launched an investigation
into comments made by axed housemate Christopher Biggins about bisexuality
on Celebrity Big Brother.
Martin Bashir Rejoins BBC
Martin Bashir, famous for his
interviews with Princess Diana and Michael Jackson, is rejoining the
BBC as its religious affairs correspondent.
Coronation Street Actor - Police
Comments that sacked Coronation Street
actor Marc Anwar made about Indian people are being investigated by
Matt LeBlanc Returns To Top Gear
Matt LeBlanc has signed a two-series
deal with the BBC to continue hosting Top Gear.
Springwatch host Chris Packham has
been cleared by the BBC Trust after he said those involved in
hunting were part of “the nasty brigade”.
Victoria To Return
ITV drama Victoria is to return for a
second series, it has been confirmed.
Mary Berry Quits Bake Off
Mary Berry has announced she is to
leave The Great British Bake Off ahead of the show's move to Channel
BBC Shows Out For Tender
Holby City and Songs of Praise are
among the first TV series to be put out to tender to independent
companies by the BBC, the corporation has announced.
Coronation Street Actress Returns
Former Coronation Street actress
Georgia Taylor is set to reprise her role as Toyah Battersby more
than 13 years after quitting the programme.
Phillip Schofield Meets Prince Phillip
Phillip Schofield will interview the
Duke of Edinburgh for a new ITV documentary about the royal’s
The first episode of the new car show
fronted by former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May and
Richard Hammond will be made available on November 18.
X Factor To Stay With ITV
The X Factor is to stay on ITV for at
least the next three years, despite declining viewing figures and
the arrival of The Voice to the channel.
Outnumbered is returning for a
Christmas special this year, the BBC has announced.
Star Trek Delayed
The latest TV edition of Star Trek
will be launching a few months later than planned.
New Sky Sunrise Presenter
Sarah-Jane Mee will take over the
reins from Eamonn Holmes as the new anchor for Sky News’ flagship
breakfast programme Sunrise.
Channel 4 Commissions George Michael Feature
Channel 4 today announced it has
commissioned a new feature documentary Freedom: George Michael
(w/t), which covers an eventful five year period in George Michael's
Let It Shine
Martin Kemp, Dannii Minogue and Glee's
Amber Riley have been named as the permanent judges on BBC One's new
Saturday night talent show, Let It Shine.
Sue and Mel Leave Bake Off
Presenting duo Sue Perkins and Mel
Giedroyc will not return to host The Great British Bake Off when it
moves to Channel 4, a spokeswoman confirmed.
Open All Hours
Arkwright’s convenience store will
once more open its doors to BBC One viewers for a Christmas special
and third series of Still Open All Hours.
Leaves The BBC
British Bake Off will cease to be a BBC programme, it has been
confirmed this evening.
Inbetweeners Actress Joins Emmerdale
Inbetweeners actress Emily Head says
she is "so excited" to join the cast of Emmerdale as Rebecca White.
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