The Xtra Factor Axed
The X Factor’s spin-off show, The Xtra
Factor, is to be taken off air, ITV has announced.
George Gently To End
Police drama Inspector George Gently
is coming to an end after 10 years.
David Jason Documentaries
Sir David Jason will look back at his
prestigious television career in two new documentary specials, one
of which will focus on his long-running sitcom Only Fools And
Wife Swap Brexit Special
Popular reality show Wife Swap is to
return for a Brexit-themed one-off special.
Sir David Clementi has said he would
be ‘disappointed’ to see the BBC try to reproduce The Great British
Bake Off after losing the hit cookery show to Channel 4.
Sherlock Viewing Figures Down
The series finale of BBC One's
Sherlock drew its lowest-ever overnight UK ratings on Sunday night.
New BBC Drama
The BBC is to adapt another John le
Carre spy novel for a new TV series following on from the success of
Golden Globe-winning The Night Manager.
Channel 4 game show The Crystal Maze
is returning to screens with a 20-part series and a new host – The
IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade.
Sky Pulls Jackson Programme
Sky has said it will not air a TV
programme about Michael Jackson after his daughter said she was
"incredibly offended" by the portrayal of him.
The Big Painting Challenge
BBC One is to launch a new six-part
series - The Big Painting Challenge – to air later this year.
TV Role For Sheridan Smith
Sheridan Smith is returning to the
small screen with a new stock market drama set in the world of
New Game Show For Phillip Schofield
Phillip Schofield is to host a new ITV
game show – 5 Gold Rings.
Sir David Clementi has been confirmed
as the next BBC chairman, the government has said.
New Mrs Brown Show
The BBC has announced a new Saturday
night entertainment show, All Round to Mrs Brown’s – a mix of
celebrity guests, surprise audience interaction and ‘outrageous
Pointless host Richard Osman has said
he would hate to see the BBC quiz show move to another network.
The Night Manager and The Crown have
been the big winners at this year's Golden Globes, the first of the
annual Hollywood awards ceremonies.
Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt is set to star in two new shows as she
continues her television success with Channel 4.
Fawlty Towers has been named the best
British sitcom of all time in a survey of comedians and comedy
writers and actors.
Audiences for the UK’s most-watched TV
shows on Christmas Day have fallen to their lowest level on record.
Bradley Wiggins For The Jump
Retired cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins is
set to turn his attention to snow sports as he takes part in The
Former Broadcaster Dies
Radio and television presenter Brian
Widlake, who conducted the first TV interview with Nelson Mandela,
has died at the age of 85.
New BBC One
BBC One idents, which have ranged from
swimming hippos to a revolving globe, are receiving a makeover.
Tony Blackburn is making his return to
the BBC airwaves tonight – 10 months after being sacked over
evidence he gave to the Jimmy Savile enquiry.
TV Moments Of
The famous bathing scene in this
year’s series of Poldark has topped a poll of biggest television
moments of 2016.
George Michael Film
A film featuring unseen footage of George Michael is expected to be
broadcast this year following the pop superstar’s death.
Former Top Gear host Richard Hammond
has been labelled “ridiculous” for suggesting he does not eat ice
cream because he is heterosexual.
Liz Smith Has
Actress Liz Smith, who played "Nana"
in the Royle Family and Mrs Cropley in the Vicar of Dibley, has died
EastEnders Character Returns
EastEnders’ actress Jenna Russell has
said she was “scared” to take on the role of Michelle Fowler who has
returned to Albert Square after more than 20 years.
Martin Clunes is on a quest to explore
the islands of Australia in this three part documentary series for
The Cruise returns to ITV next month for a new series.
BBC To Launch Pitch Perfect
The BBC has commissioned its next
Saturday night talent show – a search for Britain’s best singing
Michael Barrymore wants £2.5m in
damages from Essex Police for unlawful arrest but the force thinks
he should get £1, a court heard today.
Actress Shocked At The Jump Return
Actress Tina Hobley is ‘in shock’ that
The Jump is returning to television, less than a year after she was
badly hurt while taking part.
Michael Nicholson Dies
Veteran ITN war correspondent Michael
Nicholson, whose career spanned more than five decades, has died
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