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  • Game of Thrones breaks Emmy Award records

    The world’s favourite fantasy drama broke records at the Emmy Awards this weekend. It won a whopping 12 awards, bringing its total up to 38 - the most ever… More »

  • Great British Bake Off gets half a million more viewers

    The latest episode of The Great British Bake Off garnered half a million more viewers than the last episode, according to figures from the BBC. 10.3 million of us… More »

  • Sarah-Jane Mee to replace Eamonn Holmes as host of Sky’s Sunrise

    Sky News has announced who’s taking over from Eamonn Holmes as lead host of its flagship breakfast show, Sunrise. And, as you’ve probably already worked out by reading the… More »

  • Sky Sports to air Drone Racing League races

    Sky has invested $1 million in The Drone Racing League (DRL) - yes, a sporting league where participants race their drones - in a deal that will see DRL… More »

  • BBC loses The Great British Bake Off, thousands sign protest petition

    The Great British Bake Off won’t be on the BBC any more once this series ends. Instead, Channel 4 has signed a three-year deal with Love Productions to broadcast… More »

  • Vodafone planning to soft launch pay TV service in October

    Vodafone will launch its pay TV service next month, according to industry sources. The broadband and mobile phone provider is said to be putting the finishing touches to the… More »

  • Boxing update: here’s how to watch Golovkin vs Kell on Saturday

    TalkTalk has announced that Saturday’s boxing match between Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook will be available to watch for £14.95. The provider says this makes it the cheapest way… More »

  • Tom Burke cast as Cormoran Strike in TV adaptation

    The BBC has announced that it’ll make a major TV adaptation of Robert Galbraith’s (aka JK Rowling’s) crime novels, starring Tom Burke as protagonist Cormoran Strike. More »

  • James May to rebuild a Kenwood food mixer for ‘slow’ BBC show

    Do you get a weird satisfaction from watching middle-aged men slowly rebuild mundane household objects? Don’t worry - the BBC has your particular niche covered with its latest BBC… More »

  • Marcus Brigstocke and Alexis Conran to host new gadget show

    Comedian Marcus Brigstocke and Celebrity Masterchef Alexis Conran are set to host a new show about gadgets for Dave called Joy of Techs. More »

  • It’s official - you now need a TV licence to watch iPlayer

    It’s 1 September, which means the ‘iPlayer loophole’ has officially closed. From today, you need a TV licence to watch anything on BBC iPlayer, including catch-up and on-demand shows.… More »

  • David Tennant tipped to host Crystal Maze comeback

    Rumours are afoot that David “Doctor Who” Tennant will host a one-off comeback edition of arguably the greatest game show of the 90s, Crystal Maze. The show will return… More »

  • Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses gets BBC adaptation

    BBC One has commissioned a TV adaptation of Noughts and Crosses, the groundbreaking young adult book by Malorie Blackman OBE. More »

  • David Walliams to host one-off Blankety Blank

    Vintage game show Blankety Blank is set to return for a one-off special this Christmas, hosted by David Walliams who says he has “some very big shoes to fill”. More »

  • Mrs Brown’s Boys voted best British sitcom

    The British public has voted for its favourite British sitcom of the 21st century in a Radio Times poll, and leading the way is Brendan O’Carroll’s Mrs Brown’s Boys.… More »

  • Sky launches new sports TV channel

    Sky has announced the launch of a new sports channel, Sky Sports Mix. Arriving this Wednesday, it’ll be available to all Sky TV customers, even if you don’t have… More »

  • ITV to switch off all channels next bank holiday weekend

    On Saturday 27 August, ITV will take all seven of its channels off the air for an hour. It’s doing so as part of an Olympics-inspired campaign to get… More »

  • Gossip Girl creators to make Marvel TV show

    Spotted: A bunch of teenage superheroes tearing up a city and causing havoc. These guys aren’t a fan of subtlety - if their outfits are anything to go by. More »

  • Amazon commissions new Jack Ryan series

    Tom Clancy’s famous action hero, Jack Ryan, is making his way to TV. Amazon has commissioned a new 10-part series that will explore the early days of the character’s… More »

  • Virgin Media TiVo gets smart search updates

    Virgin Media is ready to roll out a software update to its TiVo boxes, which will make it easier to search for and save your favourite shows on the… More »

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