Friday, July 29 2016

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 aged 92.

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 England.

Strictly Professional Dancers

Three new professional dancers have joined the line-up for Strictly Come Dancing 2016 – and they are all British champions.

Red Dwarf

The original cast of Red Dwarf have been pictured together in character for the first time in four years.

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.

Kenny Everett Tapes Found

Rare recordings of radio DJ Kenny Everett broadcast on local radio in Portsmouth in the 1970s have been unearthed.

Game Of Thrones Delayed

Game Of Thrones fans will have to wait a little longer for series seven of the show.

Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping Up Appearances will return for a one-off prequel called Young Hyacinth, and preview photos offer a glimpse of Kerry Howard as Hyacinth Bucket.

Big Spell

The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins is to join forces with comedian Joe Lycett and broadcaster Moira Stuart to front new Sky 1 spelling-based family show, The Big Spell.

BBC News Channel Will Not Merge

The BBC will not merge its TV News Channel with its World News programming, the broadcaster has said.

Birds Of A Feather To Go Overseas

The Birds Of A Feather cast are to travel abroad for a feature-length Christmas special, ITV has announced.

Len Goodman To Quit Strictly

Strictly Come Dancing head judge Len Goodman is to step down after the next series, the BBC has announced.

Sir Cliff - BBC Stands By Decision

BBC director general Tony Hall has stood by the corporation’s controversial coverage of a police raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home after the singer launched legal action against the BBC and South Yorkshire police.

New Job For Lucy Alexander

Lucy Alexander has taken up a new position following her decision to leave Homes Under The Hammer, she has been announced as the Brand Ambassador for Carpetright.

Warning Over Channel 4

Privatising Channel Four would badly damage the quality of its output and probably see the broadcaster fall into foreign hands, peers have warned.

Sir Cliff To Sue The BBC

Sir Cliff Richard is reported to be planning to sue the BBC and South Yorkshire Police for "colluding" to broadcast a police raid on his home.

Nigel Farage On LBC

LBC is bringing in Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage to cover Katie Hopkin’s two hour Sunday morning show on LBC tomorrow.

New Emmerdale Cast Member

Dynasty and Robin Of Sherwood actor Michael Praed has joined the cast of Emmerdale.

No Plans For More TFI

Channel 4 has confirmed it has "no plans" to commission more episodes of TFI Friday.

Bake Off Specials

The Great British Bake Off is to get two Christmas specials later this year, with four bakers from previous series doing three seasonal challenges.

Grand Tour Visits The UK

Jeremy Clarkson’s new Amazon Prime motoring show The Grand Tour will be making a stop-off in the UK.

Tom Daley Documentary

ITV has commissioned a new documentary, following one of Britain’s best loved sporting heroes, Tom Daley, between the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.

ITV Loch Ness Drama

ITV has announced a new murder mystery series, Loch Ness, only the monster at the heart of it is human and not the mythical creature.

BBC Appoints First Female DG

The BBC's head of finance, Ann Bulford, has become the corporation's first female deputy director general as part of a management restructure.

Poldark Series 3

The BBC has today confirmed that Aidan Turner’s Ross Poldark will be returning for a third series in 2017.

BBC Monitoring Job Cuts

At least 98 jobs at the BBC Monitoring department are to be cut ahead of a £4m reduction in funding.


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