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Monday, February 19 2019     


  Life On Mars Chinese Version

The BBC is seeking to “captivate Chinese audiences” with a Mandarin adaptation of hit series Life On Mars.

New Rick Stein Series

In Rick Stein’s Secret France, a new six-part series on BBC Two, Rick Stein sets off on a new culinary adventure to search for France’s best kept gastronomic secrets.

This Week To End

The BBC's late-night political show This Week is to end, after presenter Andrew Neil decided to step down.

Medical Series Crossover

The casts of BBC One's Casualty and Holby City are to appear together for the first time since 2005.

Paddington Is Back

Ben Whishaw is to return to voice Paddington Bear for a new animated TV series for Nickelodeon.

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

BBC Three has confirmed that Graham Norton and Alan Carr, will be joining RuPaul and Michelle Visage on the judging panel for RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.

Demot O’Leary Quits NTA Awards

Dermot O'Leary has announced he will no longer present the National Television Awards.


The BBC is reviving cult classic children’s TV show, Crackerjack.

Stephen Merchant

Stephen Merchant is to play real-life serial killer Stephen Port in a new BBC drama.

Fred West Documentary

Previously pulled from transmission at the last minute, ITV will now screen the documentary about Fred and Rose West and the Gloucester House of Horrors on Thursday, February 21.

Julian Fellowes New Drama

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is set to adapt his novel Belgravia into a new six-part series for ITV.

UK Eurovision Song

Michael Rice, winner of the BBC talent show All Together Now last year, has been chosen to fly the flag for the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

A Very Northern Hotel

BBC One has commissioned a new show set in a unique Liverpool hotel which caters for large groups of visitors out to have fun.

Saturday Night Takeaway

Resting Saturday Night Takeaway for a year was the “right decision”, ITV executive Kevin Lygo has said.

Modern Family To End

Award-winning US sitcom Modern Family is to end after its 11th series.

Blue Peter Badge For McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney says he has now finally "made it" after being awarded a rare gold Blue Peter badge.

Licence Fee Up

The television licence fee is going up from £150.50 to £154.50 on 1 April 2019, the government has announced.

ITV Drama Pulled

An ITV documentary about the crimes of Fred and Rose West was cancelled just hours before transmission on Thursday due to unspecified "legal reasons".

Clive Swift Dies

Actor Clive Swift, known to millions as Hyacinth Bucket's husband Richard in BBC One's 90s sitcom Keeping Up Appearances, has died aged 82.

Sky News Raw

Sky News is to offer millions of viewers unprecedented access to every aspect of its digital, television, and radio operations during a full day of live ‘behind the scenes’ broadcasting.


Dame Vivienne Westwood, Peter Gabriel and Wolf Alice are among 50 artists who have called for the Eurovision Song Contest to be relocated from Israel.

Jill Dando

The BBC is marking the 20th anniversary of the murder of Jill Dando with a new documentary.

Eurovision You Decide

Former X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent hopefuls are vying to represent the UK in the Eurovision song contest.

National Television Awards

Waveguide’s list of this year’s winners

George Alagiah

Newsreader George Alagiah is to return to present the BBC’s News at Six on Wednesday.

Simon Mayo

Former BBC Radio 2 DJ Simon Mayo is to lead the line-up on a new classical music radio station.

David Jason

David Jason has been pictured in his new US road trip documentary for the first time.

Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson is set to play Margaret Thatcher in season four of Netflix's The Crown.

New Michael Jackson Documentary

Channel 4 is facing a backlash from the family of Michael Jackson for a new documentary which is understood to make fresh allegations about the late singer.

New Stacy Dooley Series

Stacey Dooley is best-known for her hard-hitting documentaries tackling topics such as Isis, gun violence and sex offenders.

This Morning On Sunday

A new Sunday edition of This Morning has been launched by ITV.

Golden Globes

Richard Madden and Ben Whishaw were among the winners at this year's prestigious Golden Globe Awards.

June Whitfield Has Died

Dame June Whitfield has died at the age of 93, her agent has said.

BBC Axes Film Series

The BBC has confirmed it has dropped its long-running Film... series next year.

Most Complained About Shows

Celebrity Big Brother was the most complained about TV programme of 2018, broadcasting regulator Ofcom has confirmed.

Sister Wendy Beckett Dies

TV art historian and nun Sister Wendy Beckett has died at the age of 88, it has been announced.

Christmas TV Viewing

The Queen's Christmas Broadcast was the most watched TV programme on Christmas Day, overnight viewing figures show.

The Queen

In her Christmas Day message today, the Queen will that the Christian message of "peace on earth and goodwill to all" is "needed as much as ever".

Chris Evans Farewells Breakfast

Chris Evans paid an emotional tribute to his wife as he broadcast his final BBC Radio 2 show.

Chris Evans

Chris Evans has revealed he has agreed to take part in next year's series of Strictly Come Dancing.

EastEnders – Spoiler Alert

EastEnders characters 'Lofty' Holloway and Mary 'The Punk' Smith are to return to Albert Square in the New Year.

Friends Star For Sky One

Friends star David Schwimmer will appear in a new Sky One comedy.

ITV New On Screen Identity

ITV today announced a new on-screen identity for the ITV main channel, in the form of a new year-long project, "ITV Creates".

Moira Stuart

Moira Stuart is joining radio station Classic FM as a newsreader and to host a new show.

The Cruise

ITV’s The Cruise returns with a new six-part documentary series travelling through Asia, Australia and New Zealand - following the lives of almost 5,000 passengers and crew. 

Granchester Returns

Grantchester starring Robson Green and James Norton, and new cast member Tom Brittney, returns to ITV for a fourth series starting on Friday, January 11.

Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker has been criticised by cricket host Jonathan Agnew for expressing his political views on Twitter.

LGBT Correspondent

BBC Africa presenter Ben Hunte has been named as the corporation's first LGBT correspondent.

Michael Barrymore

Michael Barrymore will receive only nominal damages from Essex Police after an unlawful arrest which he claimed had "destroyed his career".

BBC One Schedule Change

The BBC will broadcast a special news update reacting to the result of Theresa May’s vote of no confidence.

The London Studios

Dickie Davies, Paul O’Grady, Michael Aspel, Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are amongst the array of stars who pay tribute to ITV’s iconic London Studios in a special 60-minute programme.  

The Cruise

ITV’s The Cruise returns with a new six-part documentary series travelling through Asia, Australia and New Zealand - following the lives of almost 5,000 passengers and crew.  

Ant McPartlin

It has been reported by a newspaper that Ant McPartlin will return to his TV work next month after taking time off to go into rehab.

Doctor Who

It has been confirmed that the next series of Doctor Who will start in 2020.

The Paras On ITV

ITV will show a  new documentary series on the Parachute Regiment in 2019 after its doors were opened to a UK network broadcaster’s cameras for the first time since the early 1980s.





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