Dancing On Ice 2013: Meet the celeb skaters

It’s back! Dancing On Ice, the celebrity ‘reality’ show that demands the most work of the contestants while offering the least reward. Seriously, which of the former winners have gone on to do particularly well? We reckon you’d even struggle to remember who actually won in previous years. Go on, try and remember Sam Attwater...More


Wiggins wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, wears double-breasted Mark Powell suit

Via Brandish.tv It seemed a pretty much done deal last night that Tour de France/Olympic Time Trial Champion would win the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year. So in this parish at least it was as much about the suit he chose to wore as it was scooping the award. Wiggins plumped for a bespoke […]...More

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Sports Personality of the Year: Who’ll win is anyone’s guess

Every other year the winner of the BBC’s Sports Personality of the year is fairly easy to spot. Usually there has been little of no British sporting success and so all anyone has to do is come second in something and they are a shoe-in to win. This year, though, is very obviously a different […]...More


Queen’s Christmas speech to be broadcast in 3D

The Queen’s speech, the royal’s annual address to her subjects, is to be broadcast in 3D for the first time this year. Moving with the times, Elizabeth II had her speech recorded by BSkyB last Friday, with the broadcasters recording the speech using 3D equipment. It’s been a busy year for the Queen, what with […]...More

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X Factor: What happened to the past winners?

So James Arthur has fought off double-pronged attacks from a 9-foot tall, perma-tanned, blubbing scouser and a midget bible-basher with weirdly angular hair to become the winner of X Factor 2012. And doesn’t he seem delighted about it? No, he doesn’t. He just continues to shuffle around sulkily like a grumpy teenager who’s been told […...More

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Charlie Brooks condemns I’m A Celebrity for going ‘too far’

The new I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Queen of the Jungle Charlie Brooks has lashed out at the show’s producers for involving her daughter in the one of the show’s trials. Brooks’s daughter Kiki was hidden behind one of four doors in a jungle trial while she and Eric Bristow tried to […]...More

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BBC and ITV confirm their Christmas Day schedules

Although these days there are a million TV channels and programmes can be recorded or viewed on catch-up with ease, there is still a great deal of interest in what the BBC and ITV have got planned for us on Christmas Day. Well today we found out. The BBC lead with the now-traditional Doctor Who […]...More


New BBC Red button options lets you catch up with off-air channels

The BBC has launched a new Connected Red Button service. Hitting Virgin Media’s TiVo box first, it adds a host of new functionality to the established digital TV feature. First up, the new Connected Red Button will let you catch programmes on channels that are off-air, including the BBC children’s channels, BBC Three and BBC […]...More

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The 10 Best Musical Moments On TV

Forget the X Factor, forget the Brit Awards, forget Top Of The Pops (what do you mean, you have already?) – when it comes to great, memorable musical moment s on your tellybox all of them come from non-musical shows. Supposed ‘musical programming’ is all well an good but it’s the times when the music […]...More

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The Rolling Stones Secret Songs Joey Barton’s amazing French accent 21 of the best gadgets for under £200 Mick Jagger’s ten worst crimes against fashion Football boots – the original Nike Tiempo Top 10 Subbuteo accessories The ten weirdest Jimi Hendrix covers Why Chelsea fans will never accept Rafa Nintendo Wii Mini to launch in ...More

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Helen Flanagan booted out of I’m A Celebrity with the worst bushtucker performance. Ever!

Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan became the latest contestant to leave the jungle maintaining that she was proud of her performance despite having achieved the worst performance in the bushtucker trials ever. Appearing a little dazed and confused as she left the camp to be interviewed about her time on the show, Flanagan described [&hel...More

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The 10 Best I’m A Celeb Moments

With the current series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here proving a little thin on classic moments we thought we’d trawl the archives to find some highlights from previous series. Now, admittedly, this list contains a lot of eating trials but, let’s be honest, they are always the best bits. And we […]...More

RIP Larry Hagman. Dallas’ JR Ewing hangs up his cowboy hat

ALL IMAGES: PRESS ASSOCIATION Larry Hagman has died at the age of 81.  The actor who spent more than a decade playing TV villain JR Ewing suffered from cancer and cirrhosis of the liver. He died in hospital on Friday afternoon according to a family statement. Born in Texas, Hagman battled alcoholism for many years. Even on the […]...More

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The truth about Brian Conley’s I’m A Celeb exit finally revealed

After days of avoidance, obfuscation and evasion the real reason why Brian Conley left I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here has been revealed, by Conley himself. Speaking on Daybreak he said that producers had removed him from the show after he refused to take prescribed anti-depressants. Conley was only allowed to take part […]...More

Bill Tarmey’s funeral details announced

The funeral of the late Bill Tarmey will take next Tuesday at the Albion United Reform Church in Ashton-Under-Lyme, Greater Manchester. Bill died at his home in Tenerife on November the 9th at the age of 71, he was, of course, famous for playing legendary Corrie character Jack Duckworth. His family have asked that, in […]...More

Comedians Morecambe and Wise recreated by artists as, er, breakfast. Why, of course.

Here’s Morecambe and Wise as you’ve never seen them before – as breakfast. OK it’s a stunt to raise awareness for TV channel’s Gold latest tribute to the late, great comedians, Bring Me Morecambe and Wise. But as stunts go it’s quite impressive.  The theme for the picture follows a survey of 2000 comedy fans [&h...More

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The 10 best Christmas TV adverts

‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’ sang Andy Williams sang of Xmas. It’s certainly the best time of the year for TV ads. Traditionally, the big firms pull out all the stops in an attempt to grab attention in the build up to the festive period. Big budgets, big stars and big piles […]...More

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A Beginner’s Guide To Helen Flanagan – All you need to know about the jungle babe

She may be currently ‘wowing’ the nation by wearing a series of very revealing bikinis and crying at the sight of anything that comes within 10 feet of her, but Helen Flanagan did, in fact, have a life before joining I’m A Celebrity Get me Out Of Here. Not a very varied one, but a […]...More

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Have I Got News For You makes another attempt to break US TV

British TV institution Have I Got News For You has been piloted in a third attempt to sell the show to the US.   The BBC show, which features long-term team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton, has been made by production company Hat Trick since 1990. They have made two previous unsuccessful attempts to […]...More

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Coronation Street’s Jack Duckworth dies. RIP Bill Tarmey

One of Corrie’s greatest stars, the man who played Jack Duckworth for more than 30 years, Bill Tarmey has passed away. Bill left the soap in 2010 to spend more time with his family after suffering with heart problems for many years. Details of his death are not yet available. Bill Tarmey joined Corrie after […]...More