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Hd Hollyoaks, Football And Films Under New Rulings

Freeview audiences will be able to enjoy soaps, movies and sports in high definition (HD) from next year, media watchdog Ofcom has announced.HD Freeview services will initially roll out in the Granada region in 2009,...

By on 17 October 2008

London Film Festival Opens With Frost/nixon Premiere

The stars of Frost/Nixon have attended the film's world premiere in Leicester Square as the 52nd BFI London Film Festival got underway.Veteran broadcaster David Frost joined the man playing him on the big screen, Michael...

By on 16 October 2008

Take That Travel To The Circus For Album Five

Take That have announced their fifth album, due for release in December, is to be entitled The Circus.The award-winning boyband are also to take to the road again, following 2007's hugely successful Beautiful World tour,...

By on 13 October 2008

Channel 4 Exits Dab Consortium

Channel 4 has abandoned plans to launch a series of digital radio stations, blaming a lack of potential advertising revenue.The broadcaster said it was pulling out of 4 Digital Group "very reluctantly" but insisted its...

By on 10 October 2008

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

UK television audiences are not being exposed to new music due to poor scheduling, according to the culture secretary.Andy Burnham has said broadcasters must "promote and champion new music in this country, rather than having...

By on 06 October 2008

Eastenders Cleans Up At Soap Awards

EastEnders swept the floor at last night's Inside Soap awards, winning nine gongs in total.The BBC1 primetime show was helped by Lacey Turner, who took three awards including best actress, best couple with Charlie Clements,...

By on 30 September 2008

Tv Presenter Edmonds Boycotting Licence Fee

Former BBC presenter Noel Edmonds has said he intends to boycott paying his TV licence fee in protest at the "aggressive" tactics of the broadcaster.Edmonds, who used to present shows on TV and radio for...

By on 13 September 2008

Channel 4: We Look Forward To Big Brother 10

Channel 4 has hit back against reports of falling viewing figures for reality show Big Brother.The station said in a statement that the finale of Big Brother 9 peaked at an audience of 5.3 million...

By on 07 September 2008

Remaining Big Brother 9 Housemates Shocked To Reach Final

The five remaining Big Brother housemates have reacted with surprise at reaching the final of the ninth series.Mohamed Mohamed and Kathreya Kasisopa were evicted from Big Brother 9 on Tuesday, with three days remaining in...

By on 03 September 2008

Mohamed And Kathreya Given Boot From Big Brother 9

Mohamed Mohamed and Kathreya Kasisopa have been evicted from Big Brother 9 with three days remaining in the series.Mohamed, a 24-year-old toy demonstrator, and Kathreya, 30, a masseuse, were not aware they were due to...

By on 03 September 2008

Rory Bremner Turns Down Countdown Presenting Job

Rory Bremner has rejected the chance to take over Des O'Connor as the host of Countdown.The comedian has been the front runner to become the new presenter of the Channel 4 programme following O'Connor's departure...

By on 30 August 2008

Former Bbc Head Of Comedy Dies In Road Accident

Geoffrey Perkins, the former BBC TV head of comedy, has died after a London road accident.The 55-year-old produced The Hitch-Hikers' Guide to the Galaxy for BBC Radio as well as masterminding the success of The...

By on 30 August 2008

Lisa Becomes 11th Contestant To Leave Big Brother 9 House

Lisa Appleton has become the 11th contestant to be evicted from Big Brother 9 after being voted out by the British public.Lisa, 40, earned 52.6 per cent of the public vote to be narrowly booted...

By on 30 August 2008

Bb9 Housemates Lisa And Sara To Share £50,000 Jackpot

Big Brother 9 contestants Lisa Appleton and Sara Folino have offset the pain of being nominated for eviction by sharing a £50,000 prize.Housemates on the Channel 4 reality show were forced to announce their nominations...

Bb9 Housemates Lisa And Sara To Share £50,000 Jackpot

Big Brother 9 contestants Lisa Appleton and Sara Folino have offset the pain of being nominated for eviction by sharing a £50,000 prize.Housemates on the Channel 4 reality show were forced to announce their nominations...

By on 28 August 2008

Last Channel 4 Show For Richard And Judy

Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan will broadcast their last ever Channel 4 show later today.The married pair began presenting their show on ITV in 1988, before moving to Channel 4 in 2001.Today's final show will...

By on 22 August 2008

Bb9 Housemates Have Mixed Reactions To Nominations

The three contestants facing eviction from Big Brother 9 have reacted to their nominations in varied ways.Nicole, Sara and Lisa all face the public vote this week with the two younger housemates having amassed five...

By on 20 August 2008

Lisa, Nicola And Sara Face Big Brother 9 Eviction

Big Brother 9 housemates Lisa, Nicola and Sara are to face the public vote this week having amassed the most nominations from their fellow contestants.Sales representative Lisa and student Nicole were each nominated four times...

By on 20 August 2008

Bb9 Rex And Nicole Leading Separate Lives

Problems have continued between Big Brother 9 housemates Rex and Nicole, with the latter growing isolated from her boyfriend.While Rex may have been expected to be happy to be reunited with his girlfriend on the...

By on 18 August 2008

Bb9 Rex And Nicole Leading Separate Lives

Problems have continued between Big Brother 9 housemates Rex and Nicole, with the latter growing isolated from her boyfriend.While Rex may have been expected to be happy to be reunited with his girlfriend on the...

It Crowd Writer Wants Set Ideas

Fans of the Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd have been given the chance to contribute to the show's look.Writer Graham Linehan used his blog to issue the appeal to fans in a bid to...

By on 13 August 2008

U.s. Version Of U.k. Dog Show To Be Launched

British reality-show producers Ricochet Television, who originally developed the Supernanny series for U.K. television before mounting it for American TV, has announced plans to do the same for another series it produces, It's Me or...

Gavin And Stacey Star Slams Aspirational Hollyoaks Cast

Former Hollyoaks actor James Corden has criticised the arrogance of the Channel 4 soap's cast.Before becoming a Bafta and British Comedy award winner for Gavin and Stacey, Corden had a small part in the Chester-set...

By on 07 August 2008

Big Brother 9 Rex Worried About Break From Nicole

Big Brother 9 contestant Rex Newmark has let his insecurities show by quizzing girlfriend Nicole about her time outside the house.Nicole, a 19-year-old student from Surrey, only entered the house on Friday August 1st, some...

By on 07 August 2008

Bb9 Rachel Risks Punishment By Washing Dishes

Rachel Rice has risked a Big Brother backlash by breaking house rules while installed as 'Head of House'.Despite holding the position of control on the Channel 4 reality show, the Welsh contestant has continued to...

By on 06 August 2008

Big Brother: Luke Out, Rex's Girlfriend In

Luke Marsden has become the latest contestant to be kicked out of the Big Brother house after Friday's eviction show.But as the politics student was leaving the house grumbling about his eviction he was almost...

By on 02 August 2008

Nine Bb9 Housemates Up For Eviction After Rule Breaks

Nine of the contestants on Big Brother 9 are facing eviction after several broke rules discussing nominations.Dale Howard and Luke Marsden will face the public vote on Friday having been nominated by their fellow housemates.But...

By on 29 July 2008

Bb9 Luke Complains Of Boredom And Missing Rebecca

Big Brother 9 housemate Luke Marsden has complained of his boredom in the house since the eviction of Rebecca Shiner.The pair became close during their time on the Channel 4 reality show, kissing on several...

By on 29 July 2008

Richard Whiteley's Ex 'Appalled' At Vorderman Treatment

The ex-partner of the late Countdown host Richard Whiteley has attacked the "nasty" treatment of his former colleague Carol Vorderman.Vorderman has left the Channel 4 show after some 26 years and more than 5,000 editions...

By on 28 July 2008

Evicted Bb9 Contestant Rebecca: I Really Care For Luke

Former Big Brother 9 housemate Rebecca Shiner has admitted she has real feelings for fellow contestant Luke Marsden.The nursery nurse, 21, was evicted on Friday night after taking 65 per cent of the vote, leaving...

By on 27 July 2008

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