Tuesday, December 16 2014

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Former Radio 1 DJ Jailed

Former BBC DJ Chris Denning has been jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing boys in the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Epic Drama For ITV

ITV has commissioned an epic new drama based on the story of one of literature’s greatest and most enduring heroes – Beowulf.

Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp is reportedly in talks to make a return to EastEnders for the soap’s 30th anniversary.

Lowest X Factor Final Audience

The X Factor final drew its lowest UK audience for a decade last night - trailing its BBC One rival Strictly Come Dancing by more than a million viewers.

X Factor Judge To Miss Final

Mel B will miss the X Factor final tonight because she is too unwell.

New BBC Saturday Night Show

Emma Willis and Reggie Yates are to present a new Saturday night show for BBC One called Prized Apart, which pitches 10 contestants against each other in “a range of gruelling challenges” around the world.

JK Rowling Dramatisation

The BBC has announced that a series based on the detective novels written by JK Rowling under the name Robert Galbraith is to be made for television.

Joan Collins Joins Sinatra Show

Joan Collins is turning TV talent show panellist – in a BBC One search for the best performance of a Frank Sinatra song.

BBC Three Plans Announced

Plans have been announced today for the future of BBC Three which include a move to online broadcasting 24 hours a day and an emphasis on long form content.

Wales Chosen For Education Slot

Channel 4 is continuing its award-winning Educating series of documentaries with the latest show to be set in a school in Wales.

TV Ownership

The number of UK homes owning a TV set has fallen for the first time, as more people watch programmes on their laptops, tablets and smartphones.

Longer BBC Regional News

The BBC has announced that its late evening TV news bulletins in the English regions are to be extended in the run-up to the general election in May next year.

X Factor Audiences Down

Almost a million fewer viewers saw the results of The X Factor semi-final on Sunday compared to the equivalent stage last year.

Neil Fox Arrested

DJ Neil Fox has been arrested on suspicion of three further sexual assaults after answering bail at a central London police station today.

Planet's Got Talent

ITV has commissioned a new six-part series, Planet’s Got Talent, from the producers of Britain’s Got Talent.

Barbara Windsor Returns To EastEnders

EastEnders favourite Barbara Windsor is heading back to Albert Square for a special 30th anniversary episode.



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