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  • BBC orders new Saturday night show with Gary Barlow

    BBC One has commissioned a new Saturday night entertainment show. Let It Shine, hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Graham Norton, will see Gary Barlow search for a band for… More »

  • Sky, ITV and Ginx team up to launch first 24-hour eSports channel

    The UK’s first channel dedicated to eSports will launch this month. Sky and ITV have partnered with GINX TV for the channel, which will show competitive video game championships… More »

  • Sky to launch Sky Cinema, the new Sky Movies

    Sky is about to replace Sky Movies with a new service: Sky Cinema, which the provider says will be bigger and better than ever. With the new name will… More »

  • BBC Two to adapt Zadie Smith’s NW for TV

    Nikki Amuka-Bird and Phoebe Fox are to star in a 90-minute TV adaptation of Zadie Smith’s bestseller NW, the BBC has announced. More »

  • New X-Men TV series to air on Fox UK

    Fox has confirmed that the first season of Legion, a new series based on Marvel’s X-Men, will air on its UK channel as well as in the US. Even… More »

  • Six channels are disappearing from TalkTalk TV

    TalkTalk is dropping six channels from its TV service, including Discovery, TLC and Animal Planet. It’s not all bad though - it’s added a new TalkTalk Film Club, which… More »

  • Sky Arts to air Wagner’s Ring Cycle live from Germany

    The Bayreuth Festival in Germany will include a performance of Richard Wagner’s iconic Ring Cycle this year - and Sky Arts will broadcast it live. More »

  • Lleyton Hewitt, Jim Courier, Annabel Croft join BBC Wimbledon team

    The BBC is ready to cover Wimbledon 2016, from 27 June to 10 July, and this year’s coverage includes some new faces, an exciting line-up, and more ways of… More »

  • Virgin Trains launches free film and TV streaming app

    Your train journeys could be about to get a lot more enjoyable. Virgin Trains has announced a new service that lets you stream top films and TV shows to… More »

  • Peter Kay’s Car Share returning for a second series

    Peter Kay’s newly BAFTA-winning Car Share will return for a second series, the BBC announced this week. Like the first series, it’ll premiere exclusively on iPlayer. More »

  • The case from the Serial podcast is getting a TV show

    Addicted to true crime podcast Serial? Then we have good news. The Adnan Syed case, explored in the hugely popular podcast, is set to hit our TV screens. Investigation… More »

  • The opening tee shot of the Open will be live on Sky Sports

    We’re just a few months away from the Open, and Sky Sports has started to reveal its plans for covering the event. It’s fair to say it’s taking the… More »

  • Rupert Grint and Nick Frost to star in new comedy Sick Note

    Rupert “Ron Weasley” Grint, Nick Frost, and Don Johnson are to star in a new comedy show for Sky Atlantic: Sick Note, the hilarious story of a compulsive liar… More »

  • ITV commissions four brand new TV shows

    ITV has commissioned a whole host of new TV shows, from drama to game shows and more. It’s even working with Oscar-nominated producers and some well-known reality TV stars.… More »

  • EU plans big shakeup for video streaming services

    Changes may be afoot for the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant. The European Union has proposed new regulations for both online and traditional TV services, including adding… More »

  • 204 million people watched Eurovision this year

    Everyone’s favourite Europe-based song contest netted more views than ever in 2016. Globally, a whopping 204 million people tuned in for the three televised shows - 5 million more… More »

  • Sir Lenny Henry joins the Broadchurch cast

    This week, ITV began filming the third and final series of Broadchurch - and some new faces are joining the cast, including favourite comic actor Sir Lenny Henry. More »

  • BBC commissions trainspotting show

    It’s fair to say that Trainspotters haven’t particularly well-served by broadcasters in this country. Sure, there’s been the occasional documentary or period drama on the rails, but for the… More »

  • BT Sport to show tons more women’s tennis

    BT Sport and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) have signed a new deal to bring loads more tennis to BT Sport subscribers - up to 52 live tournaments, in… More »

  • Michelin-star chefs help out amateurs in new BBC show

    The BBC has announced a brand new cooking show, The Big Chef Showdown, in which Michelin-starred chefs will mentor amateur cooks to take each other on in, well, a… More »

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