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  • Miriam Margolyes heads up new BBC Four comedy series

    Miriam Margolyes is set to star in Bucket, a new comedy series that will air on BBC Four. The show - described by the Beeb as ‘bittersweet’ - will… More »

  • Kids now spend more time online than watching TV

    A study by telecoms regulator Ofcom has found that the internet has overtaken TV as the most popular pastime among children. In fact, kids spend around 15 hours a… More »

  • Twitter can now tell you what TV you should be watching

    EE is blurring the lines between social media and TV, with its new set-top box, which uses Twitter trends to encourage you to turn on your TV and get… More »

  • Professor Green to present documentary on child poverty

    BBC Three has commissioned a series of documentaries on “important social issues”, investigated by none other than musician Professor Green, aka Stephen Manderson. More »

  • Stephen Mangan, Heather Graham to star in new Sky Atlantic comedy

    Sky Atlantic has commissioned a brand new sitcom about the trials and tribulations of living a double life: Bliss, starring Stephen Mangan (Episodes, Green Wing), Heather Graham (Austin Powers,… More »

  • Hollyoaks is the ‘healthiest’ TV soap, says study

    Which TV shows offer the best healthspiration? A study by Fitness First has named Hollyoaks as the healthiest soap on telly, with characters exercising the most, drinking less, and… More »

  • Annual Strictly Come Dancing Christmas line-up announced

    Hold on to your bowler hat, because the special guests on Strictly this year are going to rock you around that Christmas tree like you’ve never been rocked before. More »

  • New David Walliams sketch show coming to BBC One

    David Walliams is coming back to BBC One later this month… and he’s bringing some friends. The Little Britain and X-Factor star is making a sketch show, which will… More »

  • Everyone's favourite streaming service could soon be getting an update

    Everyone’s favourite streaming service could soon be getting a long-awaited update that allows customers to download films and TV shows to watch while out and about. More »

  • Virgin Media tease big reveal… is it the 4K TiVo?

    Virgin Media has announced it will hold an event on 30 November for… something. The company’s staying tight-lipped about what it’s going to unveil, but smart money’s on it… More »

  • BBC reveals new presenter of Film 2016 is… loads of people

    The BBC’s long running late night film show finally has a new presenter… or rather presenters. The departing host Claudia Winkleman will be replaced by a who’s who of… More »

  • Mel and Sue swap Bake Off for dance off

    Great British Bake Off presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins may have walked away from Paul Hollywood and soggy bottoms, but it looks like they won’t be off our… More »

  • Only Fools and Horses is most watched TV show of all time in UK

    Can you believe that it’s been 80 years since TV started in the UK? The Press Association has celebrated by listing which shows most captured the nation’s hearts -… More »

  • BBC announces new dance shows for winter

    The BBC will be strutting its stuff on the dancefloor this winter, with a new setlist of dance-themed programming. Highlights include a behind the scenes look at the Royal… More »

  • BBC Three commissions Making A Murderer parody

    BBC Three has ordered a series of Sexy Murder, a short-form parody of reality crime series like Making A Murderer, Serial, and The Jinx. More »

  • Sky News announces extensive US election coverage plans

    Sky News has unveiled big plans for the upcoming US election, with nightly shows live from the States, and streaming across multiple platforms and services, including Facebook, Twitter and… More »

  • Virgin Media TV gets more on-demand box sets

    Virgin Media has signed a new deal with Viacom - the folks behind Channel 5 and a bunch of other channels - that will bring loads more on-demand TV… More »

  • New Sky Q app lets you take recordings on the go

    Sky has launched a new Sky Q mobile app, which lets you watch live TV and on demand shows while you’re on the move. No more waiting to get… More »

  • Two Champions and Europa League matches free-to-view on BT Sport

    Tonight and tomorrow, you can catch Barcelona v Manchester City and Manchester United v Fenerbahçe for free on the BT Sport Showcase channel. More »

  • ITV announces horse racing line-up for 2017

    In anticipation of its major coverage next year, ITV has announced the line-up for its horse racing shows - including some top-notch presenters, commentators, and equestrian experts. More »