Friday, July 28 2017

The Jump Gets The Push

The Jump has been axed by Channel 4 following years of celebrity injuries and near-death misses.

Two New Series Of The Cruise

Three new series of ITV’s documentary series The Cruise, which will be set on board two Princess Cruises ships, are being lined up for next year.

Love Island Record

Reality show Love Island will return next year after the final of the dating show was watched by 2.6m viewers, ITV2’s highest overnight audience ever.

The Generation Game

Former Great British Bake Off presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are back together as hosts, this time reviving TV classic The Generation Game.

BBC Women Sign Letter

Some of the BBC’s most high-profile female personalities are preparing to revolt if their demands to tackle the gender pay gap are not met.

The BBC’s Top Earners

The BBC has revealed its top talent pay – with DJ Chris Evans topping the list pocketing over £2 million.

BBC Sports Personality

Liverpool will host the biggest awards night in the sporting calendar, BBC Sports Personality Of The Year 2017.

The New Doctor Who

The new Doctor Who has been revealed as Jodie Whittaker.

Songs Of Praise

Katherine Jenkins is to make her TV presenting debut as the main presenter on BBC's Songs of Praise.

The Million Pound Drop

The Million Pound Drop is returning to Channel 4, but it is feeling the pinch of austerity Britain.

New Japanese Show

ITV has announced new show Japandemonium; a series celebrating the very best and funniest clips from Japan’s iconic game shows.

New BBC and CBS Deal

BBC News and CBS News announced today a new editorial and newsgathering relationship that will significantly enhance the global reporting capabilities of both organisations.

Liverpool Bid For Channel 4

Phil Redmond, the creator of Brookside, is leading a bid to bring Channel 4 to Liverpool, saying "there could be no better home".

Channel 4 Bake Off

Channel 4 has said The Great British Bake Off will feel more "modern and future facing" when it swaps channels after moving from BBC One this year.

More Coach Trip

12 Yard Productions has been recommissioned by E4 to make 90 more episodes of Coach Trip.

Mrs Brown Actor Quits

Rory Cowan, who plays Mrs Brown's hairdresser son Rory in hit sitcom Mrs Brown's Boys, has left the programme.

The Real Thing

Due to air on BBC One in the autumn a new talent show, Even Better Than The Real Thing, will see professional tribute artists recreate the performances of their idols, with the audience voting on the best act.

Little Women

Dame Angela Lansbury and Michael Gambon will lead the cast in the new TV adaptation of classic novel Little Women.

New Channel 4 Thriller

Channel 4 has commissioned a new six-part crime thriller called Baghdad Central.

New Christie Drama

The BBC has announced an all-star cast for its latest Agatha Christie adaptation Ordeal By Innocence, with Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child star Anthony Boyle and Bill Nighy set to star in the three-part BBC One series.

Grotbags Actress Dies

Actress Carol Lee Scott, who played  Grotbags the witch, has died at the age of 74.

Bid To Move Channel 4

A bid for broadcaster Channel 4 to relocate to the West Midlands has been officially launched.

Game Show For Freddie Flintoff

Cricketer and broadcaster, Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff is to host ITV’s new gameshow Cannonball. 

BBC To Invest  More In Children’s Content

The BBC today announced it would spend an additional £34m on content and services for children over the next three years, enabling the Corporation to deliver an enhanced online offer for its youngest audiences.

Coronation Street Complaints

Coronation Street is being investigated for showing child grooming scenes before the watershed.

Barry Norman Dies

Film critic Barry Norman has died at the age of 83, his family has said.

English Cricket Returns To BBC TV

English international and domestic cricket will be shown live on BBC TV for the first time in 21 years from 2020.

BBC Pop Up Station

Radio 1 will launch a pop-up sister station later this year as part of its 50th birthday celebrations.

Last Laugh In Las Vegas

A number of famous names from comedy, music and variety from the 60s, 70s and 80s are to be given one last chance  at putting on their dream gig in Las Vegas.

Sky Sports Relaunch

Sky Sports has announced plans to drop its numbered channels and offer a cheaper viewing package. 

BBC Two Comedy Returns

Comedy White Gold is going abroad as it returns for a second series next year, the BBC has revealed.

All Star Driving School

E4 today announced All Star Driving School, a brand new series in which nine celebrity learner drivers attempt to ditch the L plates once and for all.

Denis Lawson Joins Victoria

As filming continues on the second series of ITV’s Victoria, it has been announced that acclaimed Scottish actor Denis Lawson will feature in the upcoming series in scenes filmed in Scotland.

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