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Ulrika Jonsson Is Named Celebrity Big Brother Champion

23rd January 2009

Television presenter Ulrika Jonsson has won the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother.The 41-year-old ex-weather girl, best known for her...

Rapper Coolio Finishes Third In Celebrity Big Brother

23rd January 2009

Grammy winner Coolio has finished in third place in the current series of Celebrity Big Brother.The Gangsta's Paradise star has...

Coolio: Mission Accomplished

23rd January 2009

Coolio had spoken of his unbridled joy at surviving through to the final of Celebrity Big Brother.Just five people remain...

Latoya And Tommy Evicted From Celebrity Big Brother

22nd January 2009

Singer LaToya Jackson and Scottish politician Tommy Sheridan have become the latest contestants voted off Celebrity Big Brother.Michael Jackson's sister...

Ofcom Calls For Itv To Be 'Set Free'

21st January 2009

Both ITV and Channel 5 could be set free to pursue commercial programming without a public service remit, under an...

South Bank Show Award For Mercury Winners Elbow

20th January 2009

Mercury Music prize winners Elbow and theatre impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh have been honoured at the annual South Bank Show...

U.k.'S Channel 4 Founder Blasts Its Programming

19th January 2009

The founder of Britain's Channel 4 says that it has brought its current financial difficulties on itself. Jeremy Isaacs, who...

Slumdog Millionaire Cleans Up At Critics' Choice Awards

9th January 2009

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire swept the board at the 14th annual Critics' Choice awards with five prizes including best picture.The...

Father Ted Writer Backs Atheist Bus Message

9th January 2009

Father Ted writer Graham Linehan says the spirit of his best-known show motivated him to back the atheist advertising campaign...

Ulrika And Lucy Face Celebrity Big Brother Eviction

7th January 2009

Ulrika Jonsson and Lucy Pinder are the first contestants to face the public vote on the new series of Celebrity...

It Crowd Writer Linehan Hopes For Fourth Series

7th January 2009

Graham Linehan, the creator of Emmy-winning sitcom The IT Crowd, says he is crossing his fingers for a fourth series.The...

Davina To Enter Celebrity Big Brother House

6th January 2009

Tonight Celebrity Big Brother host Davina McCall will enter the house to surprise the housemates during the live show.Davina's entrance...

Andrew Sachs To Join Coronation Street Cast

5th January 2009

Former Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs is to appear in Coronation Street, it has been announced.The 78-year-old will join the...

New Stars Enter Celebrity Big Brother House

2nd January 2009

Ulrika Jonsson, Verne Troyer and LaToya Jackson are among the new contestants on Celebrity Big Brother.The former weather girl, actor...

La Toya Signed Up For Bb After Pulling Out Of Jungle

2nd January 2009

LA TOYA JACKSON signed up for the latest series of CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER after pulling out of a deal to...

Celebrity Big Brother 'Not Sanitised' For Tv Return

2nd January 2009

Despite attracting record complaints in 2007, Celebrity Big Brother will not be "sanitised" for its return to the screen, Channel...

Revealed: Inside The Celebrity Big Brother House

30th December 2008

Channel 4 have released pictures of the new Celebrity Big Brother house.Eleven well-known personalities will enter into the makeshift house...

Britons Offended By Iranian President's Address, Says Govt.

26th December 2008

The British government has criticized commercial broadcaster Channel 4 for broadcasting a message by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as its...

Bear Grylls Breaks Shoulder After Antarctic Fall

8th December 2008

Television adventurer Bear Grylls has suffered a broken shoulder while taking part in a charitable expedition in Antarctica.The 34-year-old presenter...

Project Kangaroo Video Service Fails To Bounce Into Life

3rd December 2008

A video on demand service dubbed Project Kangaroo would unfairly dominate the market, the Competition Commission (CC) has ruled.The online...

Hollyoaks Wins At Mental Health Media Awards

27th November 2008

Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks has been rewarded for its handling of the issue of eating disorders by winning a Mental...

Brits Sweep The Board At International Emmy Awards

25th November 2008

Seven of the ten awards on offer at the International Emmys were taken by British recipients in New York last...

Sky Anchor Jeff Stelling Confirmed As New Countdown Host

21st November 2008

Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling has been named as the new host of Channel 4 quiz Countdown.The veteran host, renowned...

Jamie Oliver Not Steering Clear Of Swearing

12th November 2008

Jamie Oliver will not be told to steer clear of swearing in his upcoming series, according to Channel 4.ITV chairman...

Hd Hollyoaks, Football And Films Under New Rulings

17th October 2008

Freeview audiences will be able to enjoy soaps, movies and sports in high definition (HD) from next year, media watchdog...

London Film Festival Opens With Frost/nixon Premiere

16th October 2008

The stars of Frost/Nixon have attended the film's world premiere in Leicester Square as the 52nd BFI London Film Festival...

Take That Travel To The Circus For Album Five

13th October 2008

Take That have announced their fifth album, due for release in December, is to be entitled The Circus.The award-winning boyband...

Channel 4 Exits Dab Consortium

10th October 2008

Channel 4 has abandoned plans to launch a series of digital radio stations, blaming a lack of potential advertising revenue.The...

Audiences 'Miss Out' On New Music, Says Culture Minister

6th October 2008

UK television audiences are not being exposed to new music due to poor scheduling, according to the culture secretary.Andy Burnham...

Eastenders Cleans Up At Soap Awards

30th September 2008

EastEnders swept the floor at last night's Inside Soap awards, winning nine gongs in total.The BBC1 primetime show was helped...

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