Wednesday, July 23 2014

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David Attenborough Flight Series

David Attenborough to explore the evolution of flight in Conquest Of The Skies 3D a three part mini-series for broadcast on Sky 3D and in 2D on Sky 1 HD this Christmas.

Krusty - The End?

The Simpsons looks like it could be set to kill off one of its most beloved characters, Krusty the Clown.

ITVBe Launch Date

ITV today confirmed new free to air channel ITVBe is to launch on October 8 2014.

Colin Brazier Lost It

Sky News reporter Colin Brazier has apologised for touching items from the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, admitting that he became too personally involved in the story.


Evan Davis is to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight, the BBC has announced.

BBC iPlayer Problems

A number of technical problems have affected some of the BBC’s online services over the weekend, including and BBC iPlayer, with problems ongoing.

Sky News MH17 Baggage Apology

Sky News has apologised profusely after one of its presenters was shown rifling through the personal belongings of a stricken passenger at the MH17 crash site.

James Garner Dies

Actor James Garner, the star of Maverick who enjoyed a long career on the small and big screen, has died aged 86.

Tony Blackburn 50 Years

BBC Local Radio will mark the 50th anniversary of Tony Blackburn’s first radio broadcast - to the day - with a one-off programme across all local BBC stations on Friday July 25, at 7pm.

BBC Strike Called Off

Strike action by BBC staff planned to disrupt coverage of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony has been suspended after talks.

Most Violent Soap

Hollyoaks has overtaken EastEnders as the UK's most violent soap, according to new research from Ofcom.

Elaine Stritch Dies

Broadway actress Elaine Stritch has died at her home in Michigan at age 89.

Charlie Brooks To Appear In C5 Drama

Former EastEnders actress Charlie Brooks is to guest star in C5's crime drama, Suspects, which returns later this year for a second series.

BBC News Jobs To Go

BBC News is to axe 415 jobs as cost-cutting measures continue, the BBC's director of news James Harding has announced.

Doctor Who Script Leak Was A Mistake

Doctor Who scripts and footage that were circulated online weeks before the new series airs was the result of a "mistake" rather than a deliberate leak, BBC chiefs have said.

Sir Trevor And The Mafia

Sir Trevor McDonald is to take on the Mafia in a new ITV documentary.

TV Channel Fined

TV channel Investigation Discovery has been fined £100,000 for showing a crime series about female killers before the 21:00 watershed.

BBC Staff To Strike

BBC journalists are to go on strike on the first day of the Commonwealth Games next Wednesday.


Blue’s Antony Costa will guest star in an episode of the new series of BBC One’s Casualty. He will be joined onscreen by Georgia Moffett .



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