On the eve of the 39th London
Marathon, Gabby Logan meets some of the athletes who make the
event so special.
Rylan Clark-Neal has said it is “a
dream” to be joining Zoe Ball as a co-host on Strictly Come
Dancing’s It Takes Two when it returns later this year.
Filming began today on BBC One’s brand
new comedy, Scarborough. Written and directed by Derren Litten,
creator of the hit series Benidorm, the series is set in the
iconic North Yorkshire seaside town and the follows the lives of
a motley band of Scarborough residents who are bonded by family,
friendship and their love of karaoke.
Hill Actor Joins EastEnders
Former Grange Hill star Lee MacDonald,
who played drug addict Zammo McGuire, is joining the cast of
EastEnders, the soap has confirmed.
Bishop In Ireland
John Bishop will embark on a 600-mile
road trip around Ireland in a new series to be broadcast on ITV.
Sunday's episode of Line of Duty was
the most-watched show of 2019 so far, according to overnight
Waveguide’s list of this year’s Bafta
Martin Clunes has returned to Cornwall
to play the nation’s favourite grumpy medic in a brand new
series of Doc Martin for ITV.
Jason Donovan’s daughter is heading
for her father’s old town of Erinsborough.
Apple has unveiled its new TV
streaming platform, Apple TV+, at a star-studded event in
David Dimbleby is set to guest present
Have I Got News For You for the first time when the new series
launches in April.
Grylls Series For Netflix
Bear Grylls is set to star in a new
interactive show that will give viewers control over his
Documentary For Jesy Nelson
Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson has said she
is doing her latest project, a documentary for the BBC exploring
body image and mental health, because she “wants to make a
change and a difference to other people’s lives”.
Channel 4 has
signed a new two series deal for The Great British Bake Off.
Vegas Series For C4
Channel 4 has commissioned Llas Vegas
following the glamping adventures of actor and comedian Johnny
Vegas and his long-suffering assistant Bev, as they set about
establishing a holiday home camping site in North Wales.
MasterChef judge John Torode and
actress and food writer Lisa Faulkner have been given their own
weekend cooking show.
Series’ From BBC Two
BBC Two, has today announced new
series’, the first of which is The Claim.
Dead Good Adventure
Miriam Margolyes embarks on a Dead
Good Adventure in a new two-part series for BBC Two.
Best Home Cook
Michelin-starred chef Angela Hartnett
joins the judging panel for the second series of BBC One’s
Britain’s Best Home Cook, alongside Mary Berry and Chris Bavin.
Channel 4 has announced that it will
continue to broadcast Crufts until 2022.
ITV has commissioned a new primetime
game show called Rolling In It.
The Great British Menu is to move to
prime time on BBC Two.
For Sara Cox
BBC Radio 2 presenter Sara Cox has
signed up to host a new weekend show on ITV.
Call the Midwife has been renewed for
two more series, the BBC has confirmed.
Brenda Blethyn will return as the
unorthodox and witty DCI Vera Stanhope for a 10th series of
ITV has announced the commission of
brand new drama series called Glass Houses. The new six-part
series will go into production on location in South Devon in
joins as series regular DS Madeleine Dumas alongside Ardal
O’Hanlon, Don Warrington, Tobi Bakare, Shyko Amos and Elizabeth
Eurovision Song Contest
Ukraine has pulled out of this year's
Eurovision Song Contest after its selection process became
embroiled in political tensions involving Russia.
British broadcasters BBC and ITV have confirmed plans for a
joint UK streaming service in the wake of competition from the
likes of Netflix and Amazon.
Broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh and
Grantchester actress Tessa Peake-Jones will take to the stage
when they appear on the All Star Musicals show.
Pointless: The Good, The Bad And The Bloopers is
to be shown on BBC One later this month.
Crimewatch Roadshow Live
Crimewatch Roadshow Live returns to
BBC One Daytime from Monday, March 4 for three weeks, appealing
to the public to help crack the UK’s biggest unsolved cases - as
well as tackling the everyday crimes which could affect any one
Comedy From The Inbetweeners Creators
The Inbetweeners co-creators Iain
Morris and Damon Beesley are back with a new comedy called
Afternoons about the “misadventures” of three young football
players at a fictional Premier Club team, the BBC has announced.
BBC Sport today released the invitation to tender for BBC Sports
Personality of the Year - the first of its programmes to be put
out for competitive tender as part of the Charter requirement to
open up more of the BBC’s TV programmes to competition.
Jeremy Clarkson returns to ITV on
Monday, March 4 with a new series of Who Wants To Be A
Contestant Claimed Benefits Illegally
A former Big Brother contestant has
been ordered to pay back more than £12,000 she fraudulently
claimed in benefits.
Set To Return
BBC One has announced that a fifth
series of the Bafta award-winning observational documentary
Ambulance has been commissioned.
The Hairy Bikers (Si King and Dave
Myers) are about to embark on America’s Route 66, spanning over
two thousand miles of tarmac from Chicago to California.
Mars Chinese Version
The BBC is seeking to “captivate
Chinese audiences” with a Mandarin adaptation of hit series Life
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
The BBC's late-night political show
This Week is to end, after presenter Andrew Neil decided to step
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.
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.
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 is to play real-life
serial killer Stephen Port in a new BBC drama.
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,
Fellowes New Drama
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes
is set to adapt his novel Belgravia into a new six-part series
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.
BBC One has commissioned a new show set in a
unique Liverpool hotel which caters for large groups of visitors
out to have fun.