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Saturday, July 13 2019     


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John Leslie

Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman.

Celebrity Masterchef

EastEnders actor Adam Woodyatt will swap Albert Square for the kitchen as he competes
against the likes of Vicky Pattison, Dame Zandra Rhodes and Oti Mabuse in this year’s Celebrity MasterChef.

Alison Steadman Drama

Alison Steadman and Peter Davison are among the cast in a new BBC One drama
series from the team behind Doctor Foster.

Question Time

A BBC Question Time special with the two Conservative leadership candidates
"now looks unlikely to go ahead".

Supermarket Sweep

Rylan Clark-Neal has said it is a “dream come true” to be hosting a rebooted version of popular
game show Supermarket Sweep.

Emmerdale Actor Dies

Emmerdale actor Freddie Jones has died at the age of 91, his agent has said.

Race Across The World

BBC Two’s global travel series, Race Across The World, has been recommissioned for two new eight-part series.

New Living Well Series

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Steph McGovern are to host new BBC series Easy Ways To Live Well.

New Series For Rylan Clark-Neal

Rylan Clark-Neal is to host a new BBC Oneseries it has been announced.

Love Island Complaints

Ofcom will not investigate the more than 700 complaints made about the Love Island
episode which saw Maura Higgins try to kiss Tommy Fury.

John McCririck Dies

John McCririck has died at the age of 79, his family has announced.

Yorkshire Airport

ITV is to screen a new six-part series called Yorkshire Airport filmed over the summer
of 2018 at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Women’s World Cup Viewers

The Women’s World Cup semi-final between England and the USA has attracted the
highest peak audience of any TV show so far this year


Female broadcasters said they do not believe “that pay inequality is in the past” as the broadcaster
unveiled a list of 20 top-earning stars featuring five women.

A League Of Their Own

Amanda Holden has been confirmed as guest host of Sky One’s A League Of Their Own.

New Series Of All Creatures

A new series of All Creatures Great and Small is to be filmed later this year for Channel Five
shot on location in the Yorkshire Dales.

New ITV Drama

ITV has commissioned the two part drama, Honour, written by Gwyneth Hughes, starring Keeley Hawes.

Jo Martin Joins Holby Cast

Actress Jo Martin will be joining the cast of the long running medical drama this autumn.

Heartbeat Actor Dies

Heartbeat actor William Simons has died aged 79.

Gary Lineker

The Second World War continues to touch all of our lives, but despite the number of films
and print stories dedicated to the war, there are still extraordinary new stories to be told.


Following the success of the year’s documentary, Bros: After The Screaming Stops,
1980’s pop icons Matt and Luke Goss have been invited to return to BBC Four in July.

Jeremy Kyle

Jeremy Kyle has turned down a request to appear before MPs investigating reality TV.

All Male Comedy Teams Banned At ITV

ITV will no longer commission comedy shows with all-male writers' rooms,
the broadcaster's head of comedy has said.

New Agatha Christie Drama

The BBC and Agatha Christie Limited have announced the commission of the latest Agatha Christie
story to be adapted for television. The Pale Horse.

Brexitcast For BBC One

The BBC has announced its award-winning podcast, Brexitcast, is to make its TV debut in September.

Blue Peter

The Duchess of Cambridge has joined forces with the longest running children’s TV programme
 in the world, Blue Peter, to launch a once-in-a-life-time competition as part of her mission to
encourage children and families to get back to nature.

George Alagiah

Newsreader George Alagiah is to begin another round of treatment for bowel cancer,
his agent has confirmed.

Sara Pascoe

BBC Two has commissioned a new two-part series fronted by comedian and writer Sara.

Bob Harris Takes A Break

Veteran broadcaster Bob Harris is to take a break from presenting his
BBC Radio 2 country show after suffering an aortic dissection.

Nick Knowles Banned

DIY SOS host Nick Knowles has been banned from driving for six months
and fined almost £1,500 for speeding and using his mobile phone at the wheel.

‘Allo ‘Allo

A blue plaque is to be unveiled to remember the BBC's World War Two-set
sitcom 'Allo 'Allo at an event which will see many of the cast reunited.

BBC To Scrap Free TV Licence

The BBC is to axe millions of free TV licences for the elderly, ending the blanket
exemption – and restricting the free licence to over-75s on Pension Credit.

New ITV Drama

ITV commissioned a new six part thriller Tenacity, written by Peter A. Dowling.

Jeremy Kyle

Jeremy Kyle has been asked to appear before a Digital, Culture,
Media and Sport Committee inquiry into reality TV.

Robert Rinder

Robert "Judge" Rinder is swapping the court room for the news room, with
a new current affairs show on Channel 4.




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