Saturday, November 28 2015




Eurovision Record

The Eurovision Song Contest will feature a record-equalling 43 countries when it sets up home in Stockholm next year.

Crimewatch Presenter Steps Down

Crimewatch presenter Kirsty Young is to step down from the BBC One programme after seven years.

Sue Perkins

The Great British Bake Off co-host Sue Perkins is to present a new BBC Two quiz show.

BBC Three Goes Off-Air In February

The BBC Trust has approved proposals to move BBC Three online, on the condition that the channel's long-form programmes will be shown on BBC One and Two.

From Gogglebox To Capital Radio

Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt has said she is “excited” to be Capital FM North East’s newest presenter.

Tim Wonnacott

The BBC said today that Tim Wonnacott has stepped down from BBC One’s daytime series Bargain Hunt after presenting the programme for 12 years.

Christmas On The BBC

BBC Television today unveiled its Christmas programming for 2015.

Crossroads Creator Dies

Hazel Adair, the creator of Crossroads and Emergency - Ward 10, gas Died, Aged 95.

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry’s career will be celebrated with a one-hour television special on BBC Two this Christmas.

Emily Bishop Takes A Break

Coronation Street's Eileen Derbyshire will be taking time out from the show next year.

The Voice Comes To ITV

ITV today confirmed that award winning singing talent competition The Voice is coming to the network in 2017. 

John Leslie Questioned

Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report of a sexual assault on a woman earlier this week.

Peter Dimmock Dies

Peter Dimmock - the first presenter of Grandstand, Sportsview and the Sports Personality of the Year awards - has died aged 94.

Ella Henderson And BBC Sports Personality

Ella Henderson and Sigma will open this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year on BBC One.

John Bishop And The Gorillas

ITV has announced that John Bishop will present a documentary about the plight of the endangered mountain gorillas of Rwanda – and he discovers he has more in common with them than he ever imagined.

The Good Karma Hospital

ITV has announced the commission of a new six-part series, The Good Karma Hospital.

Cold Feet To Return

ITV has confirmed that Cold Feet will return, with filming due to start in Manchester in February.

Neighbours To Air In UK On Same Day As Oz

Channel 5 is to begin broadcasting episodes of Neighbours on the same day as they air in Australia.

New BBC Two Sporting Series

Four sporting heroes will relive their glory days by taking on some of the most demanding traditional sports in the world in a new BBC Two series.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas

Four previous winners of Strictly Come Dancing are set to go head-to-head in the show’s latest Christmas special.

New Sky Box

Sky has unveiled a new premium set-top box and “best of the web” streaming service as it looks to keep up with viewers attracted to new TV services including Amazon, Apple and Netflix.

BBC Red Button Could Close

The BBC could shut down its Red Button service and reduce sports coverage as part of £150 million in cuts.

Sir Bruce Forsyth

Sir Bruce Forsyth has returned home from a short stay in hospital after having keyhole surgery.

Australia In Song Contest Again

Australia will once again compete in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016, organisers have confirmed.

Olly Murs X Factor Mistake

There have been claims tonight that ITV's X Factor is rigged after Olly Murs pre-announced a singer was leaving the show.

ITV Postpones Jekyll And Hyde

ITV has postponed tonight’s episode of Jekyll and Hyde.

Warren Mitchell Dies

Actor Warren Mitchell, best known for starring as Alf Garnett, has died aged 89.

Roy Cropper Takes A Break

Roy Cropper is heading out of Coronation Street, ITV has confirmed.

Top Gear Producer To Sue

The producer who was punched by Jeremy Clarkson is suing the former Top Gear host and the BBC for racial discrimination.

Sir Terry Wogan

Sir Terry Wogan will miss tonight's Children in Need fundraiser for "health reasons" - the first time he will not have hosted it since its 1980 launch.

Sound Of Music

ITV today announced further cast for The Sound of Music Live! - a live television dramatisation of the world’s most popular musical, due to air on ITV over the Christmas period.

Liz Dawn

Veteran actress Liz Dawn has come out of retirement for a cameo role in Emmerdale.

I'm A Celebrity Contestants

ITV has revealed who will be appearing in this year’s I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

George Alagiah Returns To Work

Newsreader George Alagiah has said he is clear of cancer and ready to "get back on air" after his chemotherapy treatment was a success.

Lip Sync Battle

Former Spice Girl Mel B has been confirmed as the new host of Channel 5's Lip Sync Battle.

Downton Abbey

Last night’s final episode of ITV’s Downton Abbey was watched by an average of 8.4 million viewers, overnight figures show.



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