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Line Of Duty
Thandie Newton is to star as the guest
lead character in the next series of hit BBC drama Line of Duty.
Eric Idle In Christmas Special
Eric Idle is to star in a one-hour
Christmas Special for BBC Two.
ITV has confirmed it will be making a
Christmas episode of the show, 14 years after it was last on air.
Television Weatherman Dies
Television weatherman Trevor Baker has
died at the age of 94, ITV has announced.
Final Strictly Line-Up
Long jump star Greg Rutherford, Birds
of a Feather's Lesley Joseph and EastEnders actress Tameka Empson
have completed this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
Former BBC DJ Chris Denning has
pleaded guilty to 21 child sex offences committed between 1969 and
Grantchester Christmas Special
James Norton and Robson Green will
return to Grantchester for the show’s first Christmas special and a
third series next year, ITV said.
Deal Or No Deal Comes To An End
TV game show Deal Or No Deal will end
this autumn after more than a decade on screens.
Dallas Star Joins Hollyoaks
Dallas star Linda Gray has joined the
cast of Hollyoaks.
ITV To Shut Down For An Hour
ITV is switching off all seven of its
channels for an hour to encourage people to get off their sofas and
take part in sport following Team GB's Olympics success.
Miranda Hart will not be returning to
Call The Midwife despite suggestions from producers that she would.
Presenter For Strictly
BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty
has been named as the ninth celebrity on this year's Strictly Come
X Factor Return Date
The new series of The X Factor starts
on Saturday August 27, ITV has confirmed.
New Quiz For ITV Daytime
Warwick Davis to present new quiz show
for ITV Daytime.
Bake Off Contestants
A pastor, a hairdresser, a nurse and
an aerospace engineer are among those who will be seen competing for
this year's Great British Bake Off crown.
New Agatha Christie Drama
Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall and
Dad’s Army actor Toby Jones will star in the BBC’s adaptation of
Agatha Christie’s The Witness For The Prosecution.
James Corden Nearly Quit
James Corden has admitted the pressure
of taking over the reins of The Late Late Show left him wanting to
quit before filming even began.
Sport Presenter For Strictly
Broadcaster Ore Oduba, one of the
faces of the Olympic Games, is the fourth contestant on the new
series of Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC said.
New BBC Comedies
Robert Webb, Sophie Thompson and Tanya
Franks are set to appear in a selection of new BBC Two comedy
programmes as part of the BBC’s Landmark Sitcom Season.
Hollyoaks actor Parry Glasspool has
been suspended after posting a video in which he mimicked a woman
threatening to stab her boyfriend to death.
Will Young On Strictly
Will Young is the second celebrity to
be announced for this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
Celebrity Big Brother Complaints
Christopher Biggins’ removal from the
Celebrity Big Brother house for “unacceptable language” sparked 86
complaints to Ofcom.
Ed Balls To Appear On Strictly
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls is
the first contestant confirmed for the next series of BBC One show
Strictly Come Dancing.
Removed From Big Brother
Christopher Biggins has been removed
from the Celebrity Big Brother house after he made comments “capable
of causing great offence”.
Bake Off Returns
The Great British Bake Off will return
to TV screens on August 24, three days after the end of the Rio
Jeremy Vine has been named as the new
host of Crimewatch, alongside lesser known BBC broadcaster Tina
New Drama For James Norton
James Norton is to star in a TV drama
about the Russian "mafia" in London.
New ITV Drama
Hermione Norris and Lee Ingleby have
been cast in a new a ITV drama about a man freed from prison on a
technicality after serving seven years for his wife’s murder.
Sherrie Hewson Quits Loose Women
Sherrie Hewson broke down in tears as
she announced she was leaving Loose Women after 14 years on the ITV
Alan Davies will return to the role of
Jonathan Creek for a new 90-minute special of the mystery crime
The BBC should set up its own
hour-long news programme to replace both Reporting Scotland and the
Six O’Clock News in Scotland, a Westminster committee has said.
BBC Should Name Stars Who Earn More Than PM
The BBC should name its stars who earn
more than the prime minister, a committee of MPs has said.
Thrones To End
Game of Thrones - the record-breaking
fantasy drama TV series - will end after its eighth season, American
broadcaster HBO has confirmed.
Foyle's War Actress Found
Foyle’s War actress Honeysuckle Weeks
has been found safe and well, her sister said.
Foyle's War Actress Missing
Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks
has gone missing, police have said.
BBC Announcer Dies
Sylvia Peters, who introduced the
first televised coronation and helped the Queen prepare for her
first Christmas broadcast, has died at the age of 90.
Neighbours Actor Dies
Vivean Gray, best known for playing
the gossipy Mrs Mangel in Australian soap opera Neighbours, has died
Chris Evans No Further Police Action
TV and radio presenter Chris Evans
will face no further action concerning historic allegations of
sexual assault, the Metropolitan Police says.
Devon and Cornwall Blues
ITV has commissioned a new three-part
documentary series with the working title Devon and Cornwall Blues,
a major new primetime series following the Devon and Cornwall Police
Force in their work across the biggest geographical force area in
Strictly Professional Dancers
Three new professional dancers have
joined the line-up for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 – and they are all
The original cast of Red Dwarf have
been pictured together in character for the first time in four
New BBC Drama
Aidan Gillen has been rumoured to be
starring in a brand new BBC drama The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
based off of John Le Carré’s novel of the same name.
Les Miserables Drama For BBC
Victor Hugo novel Les Miserables is to
be turned into a six-part BBC One drama by Bafta-winning
screenwriter Andrew Davies, the BBC has confirmed.
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