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Investigate Comments Made By Biggins
Ofcom has launched an investigation
into comments made by axed housemate Christopher Biggins about bisexuality
on Celebrity Big Brother.
Martin Bashir Rejoins BBC
Martin Bashir, famous for his
interviews with Princess Diana and Michael Jackson, is rejoining the
BBC as its religious affairs correspondent.
Coronation Street Actor - Police
Comments that sacked Coronation Street
actor Marc Anwar made about Indian people are being investigated by
Matt LeBlanc Returns To Top Gear
Matt LeBlanc has signed a two-series
deal with the BBC to continue hosting Top Gear.
Springwatch host Chris Packham has
been cleared by the BBC Trust after he said those involved in
hunting were part of “the nasty brigade”.
Victoria To Return
ITV drama Victoria is to return for a
second series, it has been confirmed.
Mary Berry Quits Bake Off
Mary Berry has announced she is to
leave The Great British Bake Off ahead of the show's move to Channel
BBC Shows Out For Tender
Holby City and Songs of Praise are
among the first TV series to be put out to tender to independent
companies by the BBC, the corporation has announced.
Coronation Street Actress Returns
Former Coronation Street actress
Georgia Taylor is set to reprise her role as Toyah Battersby more
than 13 years after quitting the programme.
Phillip Schofield Meets Prince Phillip
Phillip Schofield will interview the
Duke of Edinburgh for a new ITV documentary about the royal’s
The first episode of the new car show
fronted by former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May and
Richard Hammond will be made available on November 18.
X Factor To Stay With ITV
The X Factor is to stay on ITV for at
least the next three years, despite declining viewing figures and
the arrival of The Voice to the channel.
Outnumbered is returning for a
Christmas special this year, the BBC has announced.
Star Trek Delayed
The latest TV edition of Star Trek
will be launching a few months later than planned.
New Sky Sunrise Presenter
Sarah-Jane Mee will take over the
reins from Eamonn Holmes as the new anchor for Sky News’ flagship
breakfast programme Sunrise.
Channel 4 Commissions George Michael Feature
Channel 4 today announced it has
commissioned a new feature documentary Freedom: George Michael
(w/t), which covers an eventful five year period in George Michael's
Let It Shine
Martin Kemp, Dannii Minogue and Glee's
Amber Riley have been named as the permanent judges on BBC One's new
Saturday night talent show, Let It Shine.
Sue and Mel Leave Bake Off
Presenting duo Sue Perkins and Mel
Giedroyc will not return to host The Great British Bake Off when it
moves to Channel 4, a spokeswoman confirmed.
Open All Hours
Arkwright’s convenience store will
once more open its doors to BBC One viewers for a Christmas special
and third series of Still Open All Hours.
Leaves The BBC
British Bake Off will cease to be a BBC programme, it has been
confirmed this evening.
Inbetweeners Actress Joins Emmerdale
Inbetweeners actress Emily Head says
she is "so excited" to join the cast of Emmerdale as Rebecca White.
Christopher Eccleston has admitted he
regrets not continuing his role in Doctor Who for more than one
Eurovision In Kiev
The Ukrainian city of Kiev will host
the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, it has been announced, after a
fortnight of delays.
New David Walliams BBC Series
David Walliams’ one-off Christmas
comedy sketch show Walliams & Friend, featuring Joanna Lumley, has
been commissioned for a full series by the BBC.
BBC Four today announced that James
May returns to the channel at Christmas in his series James May: The
Reassembler, once again slowly building everyday items from their
component parts, and discovering what it takes to actually get them
Tom Burke In JK Rowling Series
War & Peace actor Tom Burke will star
in a TV series based on the crime novels JK Rowling wrote as Robert
Sky News Presenter To Retire
Veteran television journalist Jeremy
Thompson has announced he will be retiring at the end of the year.
Former Blue Peter Presenter Changes Name
Former Blue Peter presenter Andy
Akinwolere is to change his name to Ayo, which is his original birth
BBC Two Dedicated To The Arts
BBC Two is to dedicate its Saturday
night schedules to the arts during the autumn, the corporation has
Sir Terry Wogan
To commemorate the life and career of
one of the UK’s most loved presenters, Sir Terry Wogan, the BBC has
today announced plans to broadcast special tribute programmes on BBC
One and BBC Radio 2 looking back at the life and career of the
TV Choice Awards 2016
Geena Davis is to head up the cast of
chilling new series The Exorcist.
BBC To Investigate Strictly Sound Issues
The BBC are investigating after the
Strictly Come Dancing launch show was marred by sound issues.
Claudia Winkleman Quits Film Show
Claudia Winkleman has announced that
she has quit Film 2016, saying that it “wasn’t an easy decision” to
leave the movie review show.
World Of Weird
Channel 4 has announced the return of
World of Weird for a new six part series to start this autumn.
Anastacia To Donate Strictly Fee
Singer Anastacia is to donate her fee
from Strictly Come Dancing to a breast cancer charity, she has
The Crystal Maze
Stephen Merchant is to host a one-off
celebrity revival of 1990s game show The Crystal Maze for charity.
Eamonn Holmes To Leave Sky News
Eamonn Holmes has announced his
retirement from Sky News after 11 years.
Rav Wilding Sues For Injury
Former Crimewatch presenter Rav
Wilding is suing the production company behind Splash!, saying an
injury he suffered while training for the diving show has derailed
Mary Berry and Chip Fryers
The London Fire Brigade has weighed into the spat between Mary Berry
and Gregg Wallace over deep-fat fryers – saying that the baking
queen was right to say that no home should have one.
New BBC Two Drama
BBC Two has commissioned Working Title
Television to produce The Luminaries, a six-part drama series, which
will be written by its award-winning novelist Eleanor Catton.
Ice Road Driver Dies
Darrell Ward, one of the long-haul
drivers made famous on TV's Ice Road Truckers, has been killed in a
plane crash at the age of 52.
Line Of Duty
Thandie Newton is to star as the guest
lead character in the next series of hit BBC drama Line of Duty.
Eric Idle In Christmas Special
Eric Idle is to star in a one-hour
Christmas Special for BBC Two.
ITV has confirmed it will be making a
Christmas episode of the show, 14 years after it was last on air.
Television Weatherman Dies
Television weatherman Trevor Baker has
died at the age of 94, ITV has announced.
Final Strictly Line-Up
Long jump star Greg Rutherford, Birds
of a Feather's Lesley Joseph and EastEnders actress Tameka Empson
have completed this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
Former BBC DJ Chris Denning has
pleaded guilty to 21 child sex offences committed between 1969 and
Grantchester Christmas Special
James Norton and Robson Green will
return to Grantchester for the show’s first Christmas special and a
third series next year, ITV said.
Deal Or No Deal Comes To An End
TV game show Deal Or No Deal will end
this autumn after more than a decade on screens.
Dallas Star Joins Hollyoaks
Dallas star Linda Gray has joined the
cast of Hollyoaks.
ITV To Shut Down For An Hour
ITV is switching off all seven of its
channels for an hour to encourage people to get off their sofas and
take part in sport following Team GB's Olympics success.
Miranda Hart will not be returning to
Call The Midwife despite suggestions from producers that she would.
Presenter For Strictly
BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty
has been named as the ninth celebrity on this year's Strictly Come
X Factor Return Date
The new series of The X Factor starts
on Saturday August 27, ITV has confirmed.
New Quiz For ITV Daytime
Warwick Davis to present new quiz show
for ITV Daytime.
Bake Off Contestants
A pastor, a hairdresser, a nurse and
an aerospace engineer are among those who will be seen competing for
this year's Great British Bake Off crown.
New Agatha Christie Drama
Sex And The City star Kim Cattrall and
Dad’s Army actor Toby Jones will star in the BBC’s adaptation of
Agatha Christie’s The Witness For The Prosecution.
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