The best of British TV over the holidays.
Christmas telly is the best, and this year's no different. Instead of re-watching the old holiday movies you've seen numerous times, get stuck in to what the BBC and Sky have to offer over the festive period. From 'Bake Off' to 'Sherlock', you're sure to find something to glue you to the box.
Here are our top 10 Christmas must-see shows:
1. The Great Christmas Bake Off (Christmas Day and Boxing Day - 4.45pm on BBC1)
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The presenter made the controversial decision to jump ship to Channel 4 back in September.
‘Great British Bake Off’ judge Paul Hollywood says that his decision to follow the show to Channel 4 meant he got worse press than the Yorkshire Ripper.
Speaking to The Times, Hollywood opened up about his decision to jump ship from the BBC, saying that he knew he would be made out to be the villain in the situation.
Paul Hollywood has opened up about his decision to stay with 'Bake Off'
The Great British Bake two paired up for the BBC Good Food Show
In what may be the last time these two cooking stalwarts get together, Great British Bake Off professionals Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood shared a toast as they reunited for the BBC Good Food Show in Birmingham.
Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood teamed up for the BBC Good Food Show - but could it be the last time?
Fans of the two chefs (and mostly fans of Bake Off) were delighted to see the judges enjoying each other’s company - particularly after the tumultuous summer viewers have had when it was announced Bake Off was moving to Channel 4.
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There’s going to be no shortage of Mary Berry on the BBC over the next year.
Mary Berry might be done with ‘The Great British Bake Off’, but the 81-year-old’s loyalty to the BBC has been rewarded with another new show.
After announcing ‘Mary Berry's Secrets from Britain's Great Houses’, earlier this month, the BBC has now revealed Mary will front another new show titled ‘Mary Berry Everyday’.
Mary Berry will soon be back on the BBC
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'Bake Off' may have disappeared from the BBC, but Mary Berry certainly hasn't.
‘The Great British Bake Off’ may have departed the BBC leaving millions mourning in its wake, but at least one person is already looking to the future, as Mary Berry has announced details of a new programme on the network combining British stately homes and food history.
Nearly two months ago, the nation was left surprised and saddened when the BBC lost the huge ratings winner to Channel 4 after producers Love Productions accepted a £75 million bid – promptly causing co-head judge Berry and co-hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins to say they wouldn’t sign up for the new series.
Mary Berry has revealed details of a new BBC cooking show
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Britain's best-loved TV show is moving to Channel 4
Despite the final ever episode of Bake Off as we know it already airing on the BBC, the drama between Britain’s best-loved show, the corporation and programme makers, Love Productions, continues as the public’s patience is tested yet again now BBC bosses have been forced to axe a Comic Relief Bake Off special.
Bake Off BBC style has officially come to an end
The show would see Paul and Mary reunite one last time but Love Productions have said no.
Those perfect cakes shown off by the two judges were not actually made by their hands.
‘Great British Bake Off’ judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry do not make the technical cakes featured in each episode on the show, it has been revealed.
The Sun reports that the baking masterpieces are actually made by experts hired by the show’s production team, baked while Paul and Mary sit in hair and make-up.
Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry posing with baked goods that they probably didn't make themselves
The pair are said to have a ‘tense exchange’ on tonight’s episode.
‘Great British Bake Off’ stars Sue Perkins and Paul Hollywood are said to not be on the best of terms, with tensions boiling over on tonight’s episode.
The competition is now in its semi-final stages and according to reports, Sue and Paul have a 'tense exchange' in a scene which will air tonight.
Sue Perkins and Paul Hollywood may not be on the best of terms anymore
The ‘IT Crowd’ star could be the saviour Channel 4 needs to keep ‘Bake Off’ fans happy.
Richard Ayoade has reportedly become the frontrunner to host ‘The Great British Bake Off’ and fans of the show are welcoming the news.
After the departure of Mary Berry and hosts Mel Geidroyc and Sue Perkins, many viewers said they would boycott the show when it moves to Channel 4, but Ayoade may be the key to keeping the fan base happy.
Richard Ayoade is said to be the frontrunner to host the 'Great British Bake Off'
The duo are said to be top of Channel 4’s list, along with Delia Smith.
Channel 4, who bought the baking show from the BBC for £75million last month, are also said to be after cookbook legend Delia Smith, 75, to work alongside Paul Hollywood as the replacement judge for Mary Berry.
Channel 4 are reportedly after legendary duo French and Saunders as the next ‘Great British Bake Off’ hosts