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Newzoids: Can Any ITV Satire Exorcise the Spectre of Spitting Image?

Marc Paterson | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Marc Paterson

Newzoids debuted on ITV on Wednesday 15 April and brought with it the return of puppetry to our screens. In place of latex, Newzoids has marionettes, ...

Media Psychology: TV and Politics - If Media Keep It Real, So Will The People

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK
Jasmine Dotiwala

Where I work at Media Trust, we claim that media is a powerful tool to influence and change lives. We work with the media industry to empower charities and communities to have a voice and be heard.

People Tell Me What I'm Doing Is Amazing, but Just Taking the Time to Get in Touch. That's Amazing.

Suzanne Burnett | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Parents
Suzanne Burnett

Although coping with an invisible illness isn't just about how you feel. Yes I am in pain every second of every day but I can manage my pain. I also get horrific migraines and all kind kinds symptoms pop up that I don't expect. What makes life difficult is attitude, not mine.

Thunderbirds Are Go: The Preview

Roger Crow | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Thunderbirds are back, but is the new version of Gerry Anderson's classic puppet saga any good? Well, the answer is yes and no.

Don't Stop Your Talking

Simon Daglish | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK
Simon Daglish

Advertising Week Europe is an all too rare chance for us to get together as an industry and reflect, challenge, contemplate and celebrate. It is a co...

'Billion Dollar Chicken Shop' Doc Reveals The Life Of Fast Food Birds

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK

A new documentary about fast food giant KFC is set to show the reality of conditions for the millions of chickens its customers eat every year. In ...

Is ITV's New Game Show 'Back in the Room' Really That Bad?

Steve Miller | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Steve Miller

Well it has been a dramatic week in the world of hypnosis and hypnotherapy. The launch of ITV's new game show 'Back in the Room' where a hypnotist supposedly hypnotises game show contestants, has created outrage from the hypnotherapy profession.

Saturday Night TV Just Got Great Again...Or Did It?

Paul Marshall | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

As a concept, it's incredible that You're Back in the Room hasn't been thought of before. Maybe it has and no one from the other side had the common sense, bravery or foresight to green-light it. BBC executives will be regretting that decision now.

TV Weatherman Sentenced For Indecently Assaulting Children

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for five years for indecently assaulting two schoolboys when he was a teacher. Talbot, 65, a regular on t...

Cameron Squirms Out Of All But One TV Debate

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has agreed to take part in just one televised debate ahead of the May 7 election -– an event that will feature all seven party leaders...

'Bondage For Beginners' Proves A Step Too Far For Viewers Of ITV's This Morning

Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

A 'bondage for beginners' slot on ITV's This Morning has prompted 120 complaints from startled audience members. Broadcaster watchdog Ofcom confirm...

'Broadchurch': Why Another Instalment Can Banish the Second Series Blues

James Brinsford | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Brinsford

The 'second album' syndrome was bound to bring a few problems and, as is the case with many follow ups to great debuts, it had some moments of high tension and nail-biting drama that just about wins out over some of the 'filler' moments that appeared (insert second episode here).

Why the Business Giants Are Failing Our Apprentices

Becky Wells | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Becky Wells

Anyone not wanting to attend university is often force-fed the idea that apprenticeships are the way forward. Nearly half a million people started an apprenticeship in the 2013/14 academic year, including, surprisingly, more than 80,000 people aged over 35...

The Curious Case of 'Bad Behaviour' in Charities

Abdurahman Sharif | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK
Abdurahman Sharif

The reaction from the Charity Commission on these cases was in my eyes exemplary. Not only did it act swiftly to remove a charity that should have never been on their register in the first place but it also was quick to reassure the public on social media and elsewhere that the programme did 'not reflect the vast majority of charities that are properly run by honest trustees'.

Easy Never Fail Pancake Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I feel I could be in danger of teaching grandmother to suck eggs. But I'm ploughing on through anyway. It's pancake day, or rather Shrove Tuesday. The day to use up all the fat and eggs in the house before the first day of Lent.

Has Broadchurch Finally Found Its Direction?

James Brinsford | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Brinsford

The first series of Broadchurch was a revelation and it was no surprise that it scooped up the awards but the twists and turns that it brought were quickly undone in the first episode of the second venture.

ITV's 10am Bondage Program Receives Mixed Reviews

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

ITV's daytime television stalwart 'This Morning' has been the butt of a few jokes after featuring a raunchy bondage session on live TV at 10am. Pre...

Mr Selfridge: All Window Dressing and Very Little Else

Paul Marshall | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

We long for him to stomp along the corridors ranting and raving like a mad man. In a fit of uncontrollable rage, we want him to smash office equipment to bits as he humiliates and insults another of his employees. More than anything though, we hope for a few choice expletives to come out of his mouth.

FINALLY! Fans Rejoice As Adrian Chiles Sacked By ITV

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Adrian Chiles has been removed from ITV's football coverage with immediate effect. He will be replaced by sports journalist Mark Pougatch, starting...

Are TV Formats Boring?: Welcome to #Britishshowsrenamed

Josh Marshall | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Josh Marshall

These days I've become increasingly bored of television formats and much prefer the company of my laptop, the neighbours cat (who wanders through my conservatory in a daily escape bid from captivity) and a mug of beef tea.

Reporter Photobombed By Man Brandishing A Dead Squirrel

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK

ITV's political correspondent Romilly Weeks got photobombed by a man casually walking near Westminster Abbey with a dead squirrel at arm's length. ...

ITV Reporter Oblivious As Moped Crashes Into Pedestrian Behind Her

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK

People watching ITV News on Sunday evening saw something the journalist didn't - a moped drive straight into a passing pedestrian. The reporter Ria...

Under Attack From a Beige Establishment: Why the Green Party Are Now a Major Political Force

Karl Davis | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

The Green Party have a duty to continue to provide for the nation a fresh, fair and radical alternative to the 'business as usual' establishment, just as media chiefs from the BBC, ITV, SKY et al have a duty to promote and encourage a wide, engaging and relevant debate involving those extended the right to vote and elect.

TV Channels In 'Tug Of War' Over Mark Wright

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

He was one of the surprise stars of the most recent series of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, and now it seems the BBC are keen to keep Mark Wright all t...

Is 'X Factor' To Blame For ITV's Shoddy Viewing Figures?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

ITV are losing the TV ratings war, it appears, as new stats indicate that audiences are deserting the channel, in favour of its rivals. Figures fr...