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Charlotte Church Announces Second Baby On The Way

Charlotte Church has confirmed that she and boyfriend Gavin Henson are expecting their second child.The Voice of an Angel star has announced on her web site that she is pregnant, just nine months after giving...

By on 19 June 2008

Alexandra Thrown Off Big Brother 9 After 'Gangster Threats'

Alexandra De-Gale has been removed from the Big Brother house for threatening other housemates with references to her "gangster friends".The 23-year-old, from Croydon, south London, was due to face eviction alongside Mario Marconi, 43, on...

By on 19 June 2008

Big Brother 9 Housemates Fail Crisp-licking Task

The housemates in the ninth series of Big Brother have missed out on being awarded a gift token after failing a new task.The group's failure to correctly sort some 6,250 grams of crisps represented the...

By on 17 June 2008

Tv Stars Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

Television celebrities Des O'Connor, Victoria Wood and Paul O'Grady have all been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.O'Connor, 76, has been awarded a CBE for his services to the entertainment industry after a career...

By on 14 June 2008

Hundreds Complain After Big Brother 'Bullying' Row

Hundreds of viewers have lodged complaints after a Big Brother housemate was accused of bullying another contestant.Watchdog Ofcom said it had received 361 complaints following Tuesday's broadcast, which saw Alexandra De-Gale verbally attack three fellow...

By on 12 June 2008

Ting Tings, Alphabeat And Duffy Set For T4 On The Beach

The Ting Tings, Alphabeat and Duffy are among new acts confirmed for next month's T4 On The Beach event.The That's Not My Name stars will be joined by the Danish pop act and the Welsh...

By on 12 June 2008

Bb Alexandra Warned Over "Bullying" After Food Row

Big Brother 9 contestant Alexandra De-Gale has been warned that her "bullying" could have "serious consequences".The 23-year-old had criticised Rebecca Shiner after the nursery nurse burnt chips while preparing dinner and accused her of volunteering...

By on 11 June 2008

Big Brother Housemates Prepare For Fake Wedding

Two Big Brother housemates are hoping to fool their fellow contestants they are a couple with fake wedding to be staged on the Channel 4 show.Within minutes of entering the house on Thursday, Mario Marconi,...

By on 08 June 2008

Big Brother House Ready For Ninth Set Of Contestants

A new group of housemates are to enter the Big Brother house this evening.The ninth series of the show launches at 21:00 BST on Channel 4 this evening, and producers have stressed that this year's...

By on 05 June 2008

Cps And Police To Apologise For Documentary Smear

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and West Midlands Police are to publicly apologise for accusing the makers of a Channel 4 documentary of distorting scenes of alleged extremism.A joint press release issued by the force...

By on 15 May 2008

Return For Celeb Big Brother?

Celebrity Big Brother is set for a return to our screens despite last year's race row, according to a report.The Sun newspaper claims the controversial show will make a comeback in January after being axed...

By on 13 May 2008

Davina Returns For Big Brother 9

Davina McCall will return to present the ninth series of Big Brother, Channel 4 has confirmed. The show will return to TV screens in June, despite reports that Channel 4 bosses were considering resting the...

By on 13 May 2008

Celebrity Big Brother Back On UK Screens?

CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER is reportedly going to return to Channel 4.The controversial show was axed last year after the race row involving JADE GOODY and Bollywod star SHILPA SHETTY.It was replaced by BIG BROTHER CELEBRITY...

By on 13 May 2008

Skins Lead British Charge For Prestigious Rose D'or Awards

E4's Skins has helped the UK to lead the way at the esteemed Rose d'Or awards in Switzerland.The teen drama took the best drama prize while Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd was named the...

By on 07 May 2008

Artists Emerge For Second Series Of Live From Abbey Road

JAMES BLUNT, MARY J BLIGE, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS and PANIC AT THE DISCIO will be among the first handful of performers that are confirmed for new episodes of the television show Live From Abbey...

By on 25 April 2008

Gavin And Stacey And Harry Hill Take Bafta Honours

BBC3's Gavin and Stacey and Harry Hill's TV Burp were the big winners at last night's Bafta awards.James Corden took the comedy performance award for his title role in Gavin and Stacey, a sitcom about...

By on 21 April 2008

Happy Mondays' Bez Declared Bankrupt For Second Time

Celebrity Big Brother winner and former Happy Mondays' dancer Bez has been declared bankrupt for a second time.Bez, real name Mark Berry, was declared bankrupt at a high court on Match 31st.He was previously declared...

By on 17 April 2008

Richard And Judy Set For Autumn Move To Digital Tv

Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan are to move to digital television this autumn after 20 years of terrestrial broadcasting, it has been confirmed.The chatshow duo announced in November they were to step down from hosting...

By on 17 April 2008

Happy Mondays' Dancer Bez Declared Bankrupt For Second Time

Celebrity Big Brother winner and former Happy Mondays' dancer Bez has been declared bankrupt for a second time.Bez, real name Mark Berry, was declared bankrupt at a high court on Match 31st.He was previously declared...

By on 16 April 2008

Ofcom Recommends Splitting Licence Fee Among Channels

The licence fee could be split among commercial channels under new proposals from media watchdog Ofcom.As Ofcom launched its review of public service broadcasting (PSB), it emerged that dwindling audience figures and a drop in...

By on 10 April 2008

Hd Channels On Freeview By Next Year, Regulator Says

Three new high-definition (HD) television channels will be made available on Freeview services next year, Ofcom has said.A fourth HD channel will follow when the digital switchover is completed across all regions of the UK...

By on 03 April 2008

Four New High-definition Channels Coming To Freeview

A major upgrade of digital terrestrial television will allow viewers to access more television channels, including programmes broadcast in high definition, the communications watchdog said.The changes mean that Freeeview viewers should be able to receive...

By on 03 April 2008

Ashes To Ashes Loses 1.6 Million Viewers For Final Episode

BBC1's time-travelling cop drama Ashes to Ashes bowed out with 5.4 million viewers in last night's season one finale.When the show, starring Keeley Hawes and Philip Glenister, debuted in February more than seven million people...

By on 28 March 2008

Record Audience Figures For Apprentice Curtain Raiser

The first episode of season four of BBC1's The Apprentice earned a record number of viewers last night, unofficial overnight figures have shown. More than 6.4 million viewers tuned in to watch Sir Alan Sugar...

By on 27 March 2008

Pete Plays Impromptu Gig

PETE DOHERTY treated fans to an impromptu performance on a recent shopping trip.The BABYSHAMBLES singer was at Music Man music store in Reading when he entertained other shoppers with a few of his hits –...

By on 20 March 2008

The Bill Wins Main Prize At Royal Television Society Awards

The Bill has picked up the award for best soap and continuing drama at the Royal Television Society Awards.The jury at the awards said the ITV police show "reflected the best of powerful contemporary drama...

By on 20 March 2008

Judi Dench Handed Record 24th Bafta Nomination

The 2008 British Academy television awards nominations include a record 24th Bafta nomination for Dame Judi Dench after her performance in Cranford.The Oscar-winning actress earned her 12th Bafta TV nomination to equal comedienne Victoria Wood's...

By on 18 March 2008

British Network To Cut U.s. Tv Shows

With U.S. television shows failing to attract the huge audiences they once did, British network Channel 4 plans to cut its spending for U.S. TV productions by 20 percent over the next two years and...

British Network To Cut U.s. Tv Shows

With U.S. television shows failing to attract the huge audiences they once did, British network Channel 4 plans to cut its spending for U.S. TV productions by 20 percent over the next two years and...

British Network To Cut U.s. Tv Shows

With U.S. television shows failing to attract the huge audiences they once did, British network Channel 4 plans to cut its spending for U.S. TV productions by 20 percent over the next two years and...

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