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Friday, June 14 2019     


  New Agatha Christie Drama

The BBC and Agatha Christie Limited have announced the commission of the latest Agatha Christie
story to be adapted for television. The Pale Horse.

Brexitcast For BBC One

The BBC has announced its award-winning podcast, Brexitcast, is to make its TV debut in September.

Blue Peter

The Duchess of Cambridge has joined forces with the longest running children’s TV programme
 in the world, Blue Peter, to launch a once-in-a-life-time competition as part of her mission to
encourage children and families to get back to nature.

George Alagiah

Newsreader George Alagiah is to begin another round of treatment for bowel cancer,
his agent has confirmed.

Sara Pascoe

BBC Two has commissioned a new two-part series fronted by comedian and writer Sara.

Bob Harris Takes A Break

Veteran broadcaster Bob Harris is to take a break from presenting his
BBC Radio 2 country show after suffering an aortic dissection.

Nick Knowles Banned

DIY SOS host Nick Knowles has been banned from driving for six months
and fined almost £1,500 for speeding and using his mobile phone at the wheel.

‘Allo ‘Allo

A blue plaque is to be unveiled to remember the BBC's World War Two-set
sitcom 'Allo 'Allo at an event which will see many of the cast reunited.

BBC To Scrap Free TV Licence

The BBC is to axe millions of free TV licences for the elderly, ending the blanket
exemption – and restricting the free licence to over-75s on Pension Credit.

New ITV Drama

ITV commissioned a new six part thriller Tenacity, written by Peter A. Dowling.

Jeremy Kyle

Jeremy Kyle has been asked to appear before a Digital, Culture,
Media and Sport Committee inquiry into reality TV.

Robert Rinder

Robert "Judge" Rinder is swapping the court room for the news room, with
a new current affairs show on Channel 4.

Worzel Gummidge

BBC has commissioned an adaptation of Worzel Gummidge in two hour long
films, inspired by the classic books of Barbara Euphan Todd.

Michael Barrymore

Entertainer Michael Barrymore has made an emotional apology over the death
of a man found in his swimming pool.

Celebrity Gogglebox

Celebrity Gogglebox is returning with a new six-part series starring Little Mix,
Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw and Strictly pro-dancer Oti Mabuse.

George Galloway

George Galloway’s contract with talkRADIO has been terminated George Galloway’s following his tweet
at the weekend after Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final.

Epic Gameshow

ITV has commissioned Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow, which will see five of the country’s
all-time favourite game shows supersized and reinvigorated for 2019.

The Wall

BBC One has announced a new Saturday night game show, The Wall.

Inside The Supermarket

BBC One has commissioned ITN Productions to produce a six-part series following
12 months in the life of Britain’s oldest supermarket -  Sainsbury’s.

Race For Prime Minister

BBC News will be hosting a series of special programming on BBC One covering the
contest which will decide the next UK Prime Minister.

Gavin & Stacey

Bafta winning Gavin & Stacey, starring Mathew Horne and Joanna Page, supported by a cast including
James Corden, Ruth Jones, Rob Brydon, Larry Lamb, Melanie Walters and Alison Steadman,
is set to return for a one-off special this Christmas on BBC One.


BBC One commissioned a second series of the comedy series Ghosts.

Gentleman Jack

Sally Wainwright’s Gentleman Jack has been recommissioned for a second series.

Doctor Who

There are some familiar faces when Jodie Whittaker returns to Doctor Who next series.




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