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Sky Anchor Jeff Stelling Confirmed As New Countdown Host

Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling has been named as the new host of Channel 4 quiz Countdown.The veteran host, renowned for his excitable presiding over Gillette Soccer Saturday, replaces Des O'Connor who announced he was...

By on 21 November 2008

Vorderman To Quit Countdown

Carol Vorderman has announced she will quit Countdown after more than a quarter of a century presenting the Channel Four quiz show.The programme has been a staple of the channel's schedule since its launch in...

By on 26 July 2008

Des O'connor Quits As Countdown Host

Des O'Connor has announced that he is to quit as the host of Channel 4's Countdown in November.The 76-year-old declared he missed the "thrill" of performing in live concerts and the challenge of live TV...

By on 23 July 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

Kylie And Parky Head Ny Honours

Kylie Minogue, Michael Parkinson and Sir Ian McKellen are the leading lights topping the Queen's new year honours list.Chatshow host Sir Michael, who fronted his last show earlier this month, has been knighted, while Sir...

By on 29 December 2007

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