Thursday, May 25 2017

Weatherman Found Guilty

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been convicted of a string of historical sex offences against schoolboys in his care during trips to Scotland.

Big Brother

The new series of Big Brother will start on Monday, June 5, Channel 5 has confirmed.

Coronation Street Tribute

Coronation Street paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack in its episode tonight.

Michael Barrymore

Entertainer Michael Barrymore should get substantial damages for being wrongfully arrested in 2007, his lawyer has told the High Court.

Vic Reeves Joins Coronation Street

Vic Reeves, the 58-year-old funnyman is to realise a long-held ambition of having a role in ITV's Coronation Street.

Jeremy Thorpe Drama

Hugh Grant will play Jeremy Thorpe in a new drama about the politician’s trial for conspiracy and incitement to murder his former lover.

Vic & Bob

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are bringing their stage show back to BBC Two for a special.

Licence For Radio Caroline

The former ship-based station, Radio Caroline, has been handed its first full-time AM broadcast licence.

Bake Off Specials

Channel 4 is to broadcast two Christmas specials of The Great British Bake Off.

This Year's Bafta Winners

This year’s Bafta winners..

Eurovision Winner

Portugal has been crowned the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

New James Martin Show For ITV

Presenter and chef James Martin is returning to Saturday morning TV with a rival show on ITV just over a year after bowing out of the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen.

Live Saturday Kids TV Returns

The buckets of gunge are at the ready, celebrity invites are being sent out and kids should expect the unexpected as CBBC launches a live entertainment extravaganza every Saturday morning from the Autumn.

Catweazle Actor Dies

British actor Geoffrey Bayldon has died at the age of 93, his agency has confirmed.

Question Time Specials

Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will appear in front of the same Question Time audience – but they will not debate with each other.

New Strictly Judge Named

International ballroom champion Shirley Ballas has been named as the new head judge on Strictly Come Dancing.

ITV Apologises For Alien Clip

ITV has been criticised by the broadcasting regulator Ofcom for showing the famously gruesome 'chest-bursting' scene involving John Hurt, from the 1979 film Alien, on a Saturday morning.

Katrina To Announce Results

Katrina And The Waves star Katrina Leskanich will read out the UK’s votes at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

Pitch Battle

Kelis, Gareth Malone, Seal, Joe Jonas plus more line up to judge BBC One’s brand new Saturday night entertainment music show Pitch Battle.

Sean Bean In BBC Drama

Sean Bean stars as Father Michael Kerrigan, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish, in Jimmy McGovern’s new BBC One six-part drama.

Continuity Takeover

A host of guest celebrity continuity announcers, including Mind charity’s President Stephen Fry, will take over Channel 4’s airwaves to mark Mental Health Awareness Week from Monday, May 8.

ITV General Election Coverage

Tom Bradby, Julie Etchingham and Robert Peston will lead ITV's General Election coverage in a series of programmes in the run up to election day, throughout the night after the polls close, and into June 9.

Muhammad Ali Documentary

A documentary delving into the personal and professional life of Muhammad Ali will mark a year since the boxer’s death.

ITV Boss Steps Down

ITV's chief executive Adam Crozier, who is credited with helping to turn around the broadcaster's fortunes, is to step down after seven years.

Princess Diana Documentary

ITV today announced a documentary, which will celebrate the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the 20th year since her death.

No More Car Share

Peter Kay has said there will be no more episodes of sitcom Car Share.

Barbara Windsor

Dame Barbara Windsor has said she was keen to tell her life story in a new film because she wanted fans to get a glimpse “behind the giggle and the wiggle”.

Jo Cox

The BBC will examine the full story of the murder of MP Jo Cox in a new BBC documentary which will speak to her family and people who witnessed her death.

More BBC Staff Earn Over £150,000

The number of BBC staff being paid more than £150,000 a year has increased over a five-year period – despite the Corporation committing to significantly reduce the numbers.

PM and Andrew Marr

Theresa May will appear on The Andrew Marr Show this Sunday April 30, in what is set to be her first major TV interview of the 2017 General Election campaign.

Gay Britannia

The BBC has announced Gay Britannia, a season of programming marking the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act 1967, which partially decriminalised homosexual acts that took place in private between two men over the age of 21.

Top Gear

Top Gear fans have credited presenter Matt LeBlanc with “saving” the show after the previous series was panned.

New Show For Mel Giedroyc

Mel Giedroyc is set to deliver a new BBC game show, Letterbox.

Bake Off Sponsors

Channel 4 has opened the doors to sponsors for The Great British Bake Off as the show screens on the commercially funded channel for the first time.

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