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Monday, August 20 2018     


  Head Of Drama At C4

Ian Katz, Channel 4’s Director of Programmes, today announced the appointment of Caroline Hollick as the broadcaster’s new Head of Drama

Neighbours Stars Reunite

Neighbours legends Madge and Harold Bishop have reunited on screen over 30 years after they created one of soap’s most popular partnerships.

BBC Will Not Go To Appeal

The BBC will not challenge a ruling over its coverage of a police raid at Sir Cliff Richard's home in 2014 at the Court of Appeal.

You Tuber In Strictly

YouTuber Joe Sugg has been named as the latest Strictly contestant.

More Strictly Contestants

Steps singer Faye Tozer and Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules have been unveiled as the second and third contestants for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

New ITV Drama

Morven Christie I to star in the new ITV thriller, The Bay.

First Strictly Contestant

Presenter and campaigner Katie Piper has been revealed as the first contestant in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

The Greatest Dancer

Cheryl, Glee’s Matthew Morrison and Strictly Come Dancing professional Oti Mabuse have all been confirmed as the panel of judges for the BBC’s new series The Greatest Dancer.

UKTV Returns To Virgin

UKTV channels are to be reinstated on Virgin Media after the two businesses agreed terms after a bitter three week dispute.

Love Island

Nearly four million people tuned in to watch Jack and Dani take home the £50,000 prize money as ITV2 beat out BBC One and ITV last night

New BBC NHS Series

A new BBC Two show will follow young people volunteering in a hospital to find out if they can make a real change in the NHS.

ITV/Virgin Media

ITV channels will remain on Virgin Media after the two parties agreed a new three-year deal.

Torvill and Dean Drama

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean's rise to Olympic figure skating glory is to be retold in a one-off ITV drama.

Virgin Media Could Lose ITV

Virgin Media’s 4 million pay-TV customers face losing hit ITV shows including Coronation Street and Love Island as a longstanding dispute with the broadcaster comes to a head.

New Morse Series

Filming began this month on the sixth series of the detective drama, Endeavour, with lead actor Shaun Evans confirmed to direct one of the new films.

Doctor Legg Returns To EastEnders

One of EastEnders' original characters is returning to the BBC One soap.

Ofcom On UKTV Virgin Media Dispute

Media regulator Ofcom has waded into the dispute between UKTV and Virgin Media.

Torvill and Dean Drama

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean's rise to Olympic figure skating glory is to be retold in a one-off ITV drama.

Richard Bacon

Richard Bacon has said he has given up alcohol following his recent battle with a mystery illness, which resulted in him being put into a medically induced coma.

Virgin Media UKTV Dispute

Virgin Media customers are furious after 10 UKTV channels were wiped from "around four million" boxes because of a business row.

Virgin May Lose UKTV Channels

Dave, Gold and W are set to be axed from Virgin Media’s service this weekend after the platform failed to renew terms with UKTV.

New BBC Talent Show

Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo are to host BBC One's new talent show.

X Factor Judges

Robbie Williams is to join the X Factor judging panel when the show returns to screens this summer, ITV has announced.

Doctor Who Trailer

Fans will get a chance to see the first Doctor Who trailer to star Jodie Whittaker on Sunday.

Richard Bacon In Hospital

Television and radio presenter Richard Bacon is in a medically induced coma after becoming critically ill with suspected pneumonia.

World Cup

A peak audience of 26.5 million people watched England go out of the World Cup on ITV, according to overnight figures.


Leading male BBC broadcasters have taken pay cuts in order to close the gender pay gap, the BBC’s annual report shows.

SAS: Who Dares Wins

This year Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins is partnering with Stand Up To Cancer for its very first celebrity special.

Doctor Who

Is Doctor Who getting a Christmas special in 2018?

Doctor Who Leak

The BBC has asked a US court to compel a California-based website to produce records which could identify who leaked footage of the next Doctor Who series.

Points of View

Jeremy Vine has announced he is leaving Points of View after ten years on the programme.

Love Island Beats Good Evening Britain

Love Island has scored its highest overnight ratings, beating rival broadcast Good Evening Britain in the process.


The BBC has confirmed a new Saturday night BBC One gameshow Catchpoint, hosted by Paddy McGuinness.





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