UK Television

How One Boy With Autism Changed The Way I See The World

Takuya Maruyama | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Takuya Maruyama

There are so many people, like Naoki and myself, who are struggling to find a way to live with enormous challenges. Together, I hoped we might be able to help and guide people in today's world, because disability, disease, accident and bereavement are life-changing events that we all have to face.

13 Reasons Why Was Wrong To Show Hannah's Death  - And It Could Be Dangerous

Emma Kelly | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Emma Kelly

I knew the scene was coming. But the graphic nature of Hannah's death was too much to bear. I burst into tears during it, and cried about it when I went to bed. I couldn't stop seeing it. It was the first thing I thought of when I woke up. And I don't think Netflix should have included it in the show.

'13 Reasons Why' Teaches People To Reconsider Their Actions, And That's Okay

Kate Holliday | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Holliday

This is not a mystery of a manic pixie dream girl and her story is not meant to be romanticised - this is a story of an imperfect 17-year-old who takes her own life after a series of terrible things happen to her. Her death is violent and bloody and scary to watch, and seeing how it affects those around her is no less haunting. The show is profound and thought-provoking, and it certainly made me consider my previous and future actions towards others.

Sharon Osbourne Speaks Out In Support Of Fellow ‘X Factor’ Judge Mel B

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sharon Osbourne has spoken out in support of Mel B, after the former Spice Girl filed for divorce from her husband Stephen Belafonte, amid abuse alleg...

'Peppa Pig' - Not Just For Girls

Laurie Morrissey | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Parents
Laurie Morrissey

So we sit and we watch and you could say I've come to know Peppa Pig quite well without even really meaning to. Obviously her reputation had preceded her. So many parents find her interminably annoying, bold beyond reason and irritating in the extreme.

What If...? My Take On SS-GB And Alternative Reality

Spencer Jones | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Spencer Jones

For students of history, mapping backwards and working out how history could have changed - if at all - and how the new reality would have looked can be as challenging a mental exercise as working out what really happened!

Screen Time To Wild Time: 60 Years Of The BBC Natural History Unit

Mike Collins | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Mike Collins

Telling stories that inspire must be at the heart of getting people back into nature and captivating the next generation. Films and radio produced by the Natural History Unit will without any doubt play an essential role in allowing us to see the sheer beauty and diversity of wildlife around the world and getting us in to nature in our own backyard.

John Torode Admits He’s Not Friends With Fellow 'Masterchef' Judge Gregg Wallace

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Despite their chummy image on screen on ‘Masterchef’, judge John Torode has admitted that he’s not close with fellow judge Gregg Wallace. The TV...

Sky News Australia Host Sacked For Calling Teen 'Gay' For Supporting Women's Rights

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A Sky News Australia host has been fired after he called a high school student “gay” for supporting women’s rights. Mark Latham, former leader ...

Apple Issues A Software Update After iPhone Users Are Fooled By Fake Ransomware

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Tech

The latest update for the iPhone’s operating system thwarts cybercriminals’ attempts to con users with fake ransomware. Hackers have been exploiti...

Are British TV Shows More Intellectual Than Their American Counterparts?

Quora | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Quora

Is British television in general pegged to a higher intellectual level than American television? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and ...

'Great Pottery Throw Down' Could Be A Casualty Of Bake Off's Move To Channel 4

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

The future of ‘The Great Pottery Throw Down’ looks to be in doubt, and it’s all because of The Great British Bake Off’s move to Channel 4. Th...

A Filth Peddler Talks TV

Jacquie Lawrence | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jacquie Lawrence

all women everywhere In today's political climate we need, more than ever, to get our stories out there. We need a forum where we can normalize our lifestyle without fear of erasure or dilution, because if we don't exist on in visual media then how can we promote, propel and prioritise our very existence in real life?

Why Sesame Street's New Character With Autism Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Parents

’Sesame Street’ has welcomed its first character with autism. The children’s TV show will introduce Julia, a character with a short orange bob, ...

This New Netflix Feature Will Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Tech

We’ve all been there, you’re waist deep in a five-hour Netflix marathon and you’re watching the opening credits for what feels like the billiont...

Cyber Criminals Will Start Holding Our Fitness Trackers To Ransom

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech

Smartphones, smartwatches, tablets, TVs and fitness trackers are now all at risk of being held to ransom by cyber criminals. With almost every device ...

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: 9 Things It Taught Us About Relationships

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you don’t fancy feeling really, really old, then you might want to stop reading as today marks the 20th anniversary of ‘Buffy The Vampire Slaye...

TV Is Not Dying, Millennials Aren't Switching Off

Rob Hodgkinson | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Tech
Rob Hodgkinson

The latest such myth is the death of television. If you have read the tech press even a little over the last decade, you could be forgiven for thinking that the box in the corner of the living room is about to blow up - that booming use of the internet, mobile apps and social services are causing viewers to turn away from TV.

Boy Talks About Farts On Live TV, Weatherman Has Every Parent's Reponse

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Parents

Parents will be only too familiar with kids’ obsession with farts, bottoms and generally anything to do with poo. We don’t know what it is, but to...

Netflix Is Working On Technology That Will Let You Decide The End Of A Show

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Tech

Didn’t like the way ‘Breaking Bad’ ended? Soon you could stop your pointless shouting at the television over the final episode of your favourite...

Toddler Runs Riot During Live ITV News Interview

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Parents

The joys of live TV! Toddler with a bionic arm runs riot in the @itvnews studio https://t.co/O9A4psYxha pic.twitter.com/ol8w4Ks8pa— ITV News (@itvne...

‘The Big Family Cooking Showdown’ Set To Take On ‘Bake Off’ As BBC Announces Rival Show

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

The (oven) gloves are off after the BBC unveiled ‘The Big Family Cooking Showdown’, a brand new cookery show that is set to take on ‘The Great B...

Linda Robson Issues Apology After 'Loose Women' Comments Lead To Ofcom Complaint

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Linda Robson has apologised to the town of Stoke-on-Trent, after a comment she made on ‘Loose Women’ wound up sparking a complaint to Ofcom. Earli...

When My Daughter Asked 'Mummy, What's A Terrorist?' I Knew I Had To Work On Extremely British Muslims

Fozia Khan | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK
Fozia Khan

I have been making documentary films for the past 16 years. But unlike many other Muslims I know working in the industry, I have avoided making documentaries about Islam and Muslims. This was a deliberate choice I made very early in my career; I didn't want to be typecast.

Steve Coogan Says Jeremy Clarkson's 'Affected Machismo' Is 'Profoundly Dull'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Steve Coogan has laid into Jeremy Clarkson, claiming the controversial TV presenter’s “affected machismo” is not something he wants to replicate...