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Loose Women presenters angered by sacking of co-stars Kate Thornton and Zoe Tyler

A number of Loose Women presenters are threatening to mutiny following the sacking of Kate Thornton and Zoe Tyler. Lynda Bellingham, Carol McGiffin and Andrea McLean are among those said to be irritated by the way show executives told the two they were leaving. They are threatening to reduce the number of days they appear […]...More

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Helen Wood to appear on I’m A Celeb?

Apparently Helen Wood has been offered £35,000 to appear on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! The former escort, who infamously bedded England striker Wayne Rooney alongside pal ‘Juicy’ Jenny Thompson, is reportedly in talks to spill her secrets about the affair with the married dad-of-one on the ITV1 jungle-based reali...More

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Joanna Lumley to star in Downton Abbey

Joanna Lumley is to appear in Downton Abbey after badgering writer Julian Fellowes to give her a part in the hit drama series. The Absolutely Fabulous star is a huge fan of the ITV1 period drama and when she met the show’s creator she twisted his arm so she could get a role in it. […]...More

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Tom Pellereau wins The Apprentice – despite a record eight defeats

Bookies’ favourite Tom Pellereau was crowned winner of The Apprentice  last night (17.07.11).  The 31-year-old inventor beat fellow finalists Helen Milligan, Susan Ma and Jim Eastwood to land a business partnership with Lord Alan Sugar and an investment of up to £250,000. All four finalists had to undertake challenging interviews with Lord...More

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Ex-Coronation Street star Johnny Briggs says the soap is no fun any more

Johnny ‘used to be Mike Baldwin in Corrie’ Briggs has broken his 6-year long silence to chip in his two penn’orth to the current Corrie debate. The 75-year old former Weatherfieldian (or is it Weatherfieldoldian), who left the soap in 2006, told the Daily Mirror: “There’s no laughter or humour. The Duckworths have gone...More

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Vernon Kay to host Through The Keyhole

Do you remember Through The Keyhole with the strange transatlantic-sounding Loyd Grossman – him of the sauces fame – and his not very good catchphrase ‘Who lives in a house like this?’ Well it’s back. This time with All Star Family Fortunes host Vernon Kay. Vernon is set to team up with chat show host […]...More

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Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model (BINTM) Episode 2 Review

We’re one week late into the action of the catwalk for this year’s hunt for Britain’s next top model, but not like we’ve missed much. This year Ireland has been invited to join in on the fun as well! Every Monday at 9pm on Sky Living we can follow the team of judges as they […]...More

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Preview: Torchwood, Miracle Day, BBC1, 9pm

New series. Death has become a thing of the past. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, people no longer die – despite getting sick and injured – leading to a population boom across the world. As experts predict it will be only four months before the ageing human race will no longer be able to cope, […]...More

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Aaron Carter lined up for I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here

Aaron Carter (pictured right)  is being lined up to appear on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! The Crazy Little Party Girl hitmaker – who shot to fame when he was just 10 – will head Down Under to the Australian jungle to compete in a series of gruesome challenges. According to […]...More

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Gavin and Stacey star Joanna Page in new sitcom The Gates

Joanna Page is to play a mother in a new sitcom. The 33-year-old actress, best known for playing the lead role in Gavin and Stacey, is to star in The Gates, a sitcom which follows the rivalries of different parents on the school run and has already been praised for her “incredible” performance. Her co-star […]...More

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Natasha Scribbins narrowly loses out on Apprentice final place

Natasha Scribbins was the latest candidate to be fired from The Apprentice last night (13.07.11).  The 31-year-old recruitment manager narrowly lost out on a place in the final of the BBC One show to fellow hopefuls Helen Milligan, Tom Pellereau, Jim Eastwood and Susan Ma after failing to impress in a task which saw the […]...More

Zoe Tyler: axed from Loose Women

Zoe Tyler ‘shocked’ by Loose Women axe

Zoe Tyler admits her Loose Women axing was a “shock”.  The 41-year-old singer and co-anchor Kate Thornton were told by programme bosses their contracts would not be renewed as part of plans to try and boost viewing figures and freshen up the show. And while Zoe was stunned by the move, she accepts changes are […]...More

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Have X-Factor judges found the new Katie Waissel?

X Factor judges think they have found another Katie Waissel. Kitty Brucknell – who claimed her friends had refused to support her audition – impressed panellists Louis Walsh, Kelly Rowland, Tulisa Contostavlos and Gary Barlow with her performance and received cheers from the audience for her voice. Gary told her: “Your voice is am...More

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Pictures of the day. Dr Who’s Daleks on Westminster Bridge

Could it be Rupert Murdoch, aka Davros, hitting back at politicians trying to thwart his evil plans for world domination. Not yet anyway. Actually it’s the Doctor Who Experience which has recreated a classic Doctor Who story: The Dalek Invasion of Earth from 1964. Taking place on Westminster Bridge in central London, the photoshoot used [&hel...More

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Dodgy accents, stupid storylines or too many gay characters. Just why are Coronation Street’s ratings falling?

Coronation Street needs to address the concerns of the actors and bring back some of the traditional storylines and humour, reckons Corrieblog’s editor Dave Lee… We’re used to seeing the stars of Corrie on the settees of the nation’s TV shows plugging upcoming storylines or their imminent appearance in panto, but in the past...More

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Carol Vorderman and Sally Lindsay join Loose Women panel. Replace Kate Thornton, Zoe Tyler

Carol Vorderman and Sally Lindsay are joining the panel of Loose Women. The former Countdown maths whizz and the ex-Coronation Street star – who portrayed Shelley Unwin in the ITV1 soap from 2001 to 2005 – will replace axed stars Kate Thornton and Zoe Tyler in a bid to shake up the daytime chat show. […]...More

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Dominic West: Playing Fred West gave me nightmares

Dominic West has recurring “nightmares” since playing serial killer Fred West in forthcoming ITV drama, Appropriate Adult. The 41-year-old actor portrays the notorious murderer – who along with wife Rose killed at least 12 young women – and admits the role is still haunting him. He said: “I have this recurring dream wh...More

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Melanie Sykes signs contract with ITV1 to host Missing Millions

Melanie Sykes has signed a new two-year contract with ITV1.  The TV presenter will front a new prime time show, Missing Millions, for the network, which is set to start in the autumn, and sees her go hunting for long lost fortunes on behalf of families. A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “It’s a […]...More

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Ricky Gervais encourages dwarf fight in Life’s Too Short!

Ricky Gervais encouraged the dwarf actors on his latest comedy series to fight each other. The funnyman has directed Life’s Too Short – a fictional day-to-day account of dwarf actor Warwick Davis and his talent agency, Dwarves for Hire, and he and writing partner Stephen Merchant admit they couldn’t help making their actors fight ...More

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Rosie Webster’s new look as she prepares for exclusive online Coronation Street drama

Actress Helen Flanagan shows off her glam new look as she prepares to start filming on a new Rosie Webster internet spin off. Coming soon exclusively to ITV’s official Corrie website (www.itv.com/corrie),the three part drama will see Rosie swapping the cobbles of Weatherfield for the bright lights of London as she pursues her dream of [&helli...More