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Meet the I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here contestants

It’s that time again. A smatterin of C list celebrities don khaki and spend a couple of weeks sweating, rowing, starving, sulking and eating animal testicles. I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here is back. Ace. The show starts on Sunday at 9PM on ITV1 but today the line-up was officially announced and the […]...More

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Felix Baumgartner breaks sound barrier and most YouTube live streams ever

Regardless of what you think about the ridiculously named Felix Baumgartner (translates as tree gardener apparently) crazy stunt, there’s no denying the guy has got some balls doing what he did. Jumping out a balloon-powered space capsule from 128,000 feet, spinning apparently out of control for part of the plunge – yet still not passin...More

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Lots of Laughs

Sponsored post Summer may be over but that doesn’t mean it has to be all doom and gloom from now on. With a stellar line-up of comedy in London this autumn, you can book into one of the capital’s many hotels and enjoy a whole weekend of laughter. From now until Christmas, many of the […]...More

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Ed Milliband shares his ‘one nation’ vision to Coronation Street’s Rovers Return regulars

Labour leader Ed Miliband chose to end his week at his party’s conference in Manchester with a visit to Weatherfield. Mr Miliband went into the Rovers to meet Michelle Collins (Stella Price), Catherine Tyldesley (Eva Price) and Michelle Keegan (Tina McIntyre) and out on the cobbles he spoke to Eileen Derbyshire (Emily Bishop and Malcolm [&hel...More

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X-Factor for geeks? Simon Cowell and Will.i.am discuss TV hunt for tech entrepreneurs

News has been spreading like wildfire across the internet this morning that super knowledgeable tech experts (and fame whores) Simon Cowell and Will.i.am are soon to be launching the hunt for the next big name in the industry to rival the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Yep, we have no words either. According […]...More

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Jeremy Clarkson rakes in a fortune as he sells out to the BBC

Jeremy ‘Jezza’ Clarkson has reportedly pocketed £15 million from the sale of his production company to the BBC. Clarkson owned 30% of the firm Bedder 6 which makes Top Gear and owns the worldwide sales rights. The BBC already owned 50% of the company and the purchase of Clarkson’s share leaves 20% in the hands […]...More

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I’m A Celebrity cast takes shape as Eric Bristow and Linda Robson sign up

Several sources are stating that former darts legend Eric ‘Crafty Cockney’ Bristow and Linda ‘Her from Brids of a Feather’ Robson have both signed up for the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. They join Helen ‘Rosie Webster in Corrie’ Flanagan, Ryan ‘Jason Grimshaw in Corrie’ Thomas and Grace ‘Bound […...More

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YouView ‘official’ launch with national treasure Joanna Lumley

Not sure how many launches digital terrestrial TV service YouView has had now, but at the latest ‘official’ launch we were treated to national treasure Joanna Lumley appearing to beat the hell out of the original Austin 1300 car used in the famous Fawlty Towers sketch (actually she wasn’t hitting it that hard because the […...More

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Sherlock ‘remake’ Elementary is coming to the UK but do we really want it?

Since the BBC reinvented Sherlock Holmes for the small screen there have rumours about a US version set in the modern day. Now it’s here. Elementary stars Johnny Lee Miller as Sherlock and Lucy Lui (yes, Lucy Lui) as Watson and is set in current day New York. Similarities to the UK’s Sherlock, with Benedict […]...More

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Sir Jimmy Savile’s huge headstone unveiled – it’s also available on Kindle

Since his death in October last year, Sir Jimmy Savile’s grave at Scarborough has been unmarked. This is because he requested that to be buried at a 45 degree angle (so he would be looking at the sea?!?!) and so his family had to wait until the land to settle before his stone could be […]...More

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Gary Lineker appeals to Simon Cowell to do the right thing

For the past few years one of the later live shows of the X Factor has aired at the same time as the Sports Personality of the Year. Both shows have suffered reduced ratings as a result. With 2012 being a landmark year for British sport, SPOTY host Gary Lineker has taken matters into his […]...More

Baggage: Would Gok Wan’s new show be better named ‘Garbage’?

It doesn’t sound promising, does it? Gok Wan hosting a Blind Date-style dating show where desperate singletons tell prospective dates about their faults in the hope of getting a snog? Well, that’s the premise of ‘Baggage’, which starts this Friday on Channel 4. The eight part series will see contestants open suitcases containing details of ...More

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Bruce Forsyth and Louis Walsh capture valuable headlines with pointless feud

With X Factor struggling in the ratings and the new series of Strictly Come Dancing launching tomorrow, both shows need is to grab as many tabloid pages as possible to increase ratings. If only there was some way that they could do that. What’s that you say? There is? Wonderful. Apparently, a couple of years […]...More

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Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Your guide to the celebrities

And so it’s back, the hugely popular (but terribly titled) Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC1 for a new run this Saturday. This year’s line up of hot-footing slebs is the usual mix of sports stars, soap stars and TV presenters and, as always, the judges include Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Len Goodman […]...More

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Red or Black cancelled: Is Simon Cowell’s empire crumbling?

With the Sun reporting that the Simon Cowell produced ITV show Red or Black has been axed, X Factor suffering deteriorating ratings and rumours of ill-health we ask ‘Is the end is sight for Simon Cowell’s TV empire?’ Despite giving away TV’s biggest ever prize (£1.5 million) and enjoying 5 million viewers, the Ant & […]...More

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The odds are on Julian Clary to win Celebrity Big Brother

With just a few hours left, it’s Julian Clary that is looking most likely to win the current series of Celebrity Big Brother. One betting shop punter has even placed a £15,000 bet on the camp comic triumphing over his housemates. After Julie Goodyear and Prince Lorenzo were evicted on Wednesday night, bookies Ladbrooks took […]...More

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Sky Atlantic confirms transmission dates for Boardwalk Empire season 3

Exciting times ahead for those of you hooked on HBO’s prohibition drama Boardwalk Empire. Season 3’s first episode will air on Sky Atlantic on Saturday the 29th of September at 9PM. The new season will pick up a year after the dramatic events at the end of season 2, which saw Atlantic City’s de facto […]...More

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Is former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan suffering ‘frozen mouth syndrome’?

Ex Corrie ‘babe’ Helen Flanagan, who used to play Corrie ‘babe’ Rosie Webster, is apparently suffering from the highly amusing condition ‘frozen mouth syndrome’. Helen, who hasn’t worked much since leaving Weatherfield, recently posted a series of pictures of herself on Twitter showing her trying to look li...More

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Emmerdale films fake music festival

Top ITV soap Emmerdale have been busy creating their own fake music festival to feature in an upcoming episode. The festival “Home Fields’ has been organised (in the soap, like, not in real life) by Home Farm residents Declan and Megan Macey and it features real stages, bars, toilets and mud. Headlining the entirely fictitious […]...More

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The Thick Of It is back! Here’s the trailer

After a couple of years off TV, during which time the creative team made a film (In The Loop) and a major US series (Veep), The Thick of it is back for its fourth series. The magnificent political satire has not been on our screens since before the election of the coalition government so this […]...More