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Just Having More Disabled People on TV Is Not Enough

Simon Stevens | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Simon Stevens

The current problem any disabled person has being on TV is that as opposed to being allowed to be themselves, they can find themselves with a massive cultural responsibility to represent all disabled people, even when that is extremely impossible.

Why Eurovision Should Unite Over Anti-Gay Laws, Once Again

Liam Beattie | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Beattie

I would like to wish 28-year-old Polina Gagarina the best of luck, however she will not be receiving my support, and I hope this will be the case for many fellow LGBT viewers across Europe. The Eurovision song contest may be just that, a singing competition, but it is a platform that celebrates diversity and gives a voice to so many voiceless groups in our continent.

Unbearable Cruelty: 'The Island With Bear Grylls'

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mimi Bekhechi

Had this violence taken place in the UK, the contestants would almost certainly be facing cruelty charges and, potentially, time in prison for the suffering they inflicted on these terrified animals.

Look Who's Making A Comeback

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Morph is set to make a television comeback, 15 years after the animated star was last on our screens. The clay figure, who first appeared on the BB...

Katie Hopkins Lays Into 'Chubster' Coleen Over Gay Cake Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Coleen Nolan’s comments on ‘Loose Women’ where she appeared to draw comparisons between gay rights and supporting ISIS haven’t gone down well ...

LG's Astonishing "Wallpaper TV" Is So Thin You Can PEEL It Off The Wall

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Tech

LG has unveiled a stunning "Wallpaper TV" which is just 1mm thin and weighs so little that it can be 'pressed on' using magnets. Taking flexibl...

Watch Anna Kendrick Slay James Corden In 'Late Late Show' Riff-Off

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ star Anna Kendrick was never going to appear on James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’ without challenging him to a riff-off and,...

Simon Has Some Rather Unique Ideas For The Next Leaders' Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

He’s brought us ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, 'X Factor' and errrm, ‘Food Glorious Food’, and now Simon Cowell has his eye on another TV format....

Above, Below and on the Line: What's the Best Way to Reach an Audience?

Gavin Devine | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Gavin Devine

There are changes afoot that all of us in communications need to confront. So do those who report on our sector. The biggest change of all is the need to stop thinking of competition between television and online, or between above the line and below. We should think instead about collaboration, cooperation and integration, and the significant results that we can achieve together.

Paul O'Grady's Show Investigated By Ofcom Over Live Stunt

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Paul O’Grady’s ITV chat show is being investigated by Ofcom after he was shown inhaling helium on live TV. READ MORE: Paul O'Grady Isn't Going...

Eurovision 2015: Ones to Watch

Kaushik Ray | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Kaushik Ray

Whatever your preference - anthemic Russians, operatic Italians or telegenic teens from Tel Aviv - you'll find something to whet your aural and visual tastes at Eurovision. Crack open a bottle this Saturday night (you'll need one!) and enjoy the festivities!

'EastEnders' Star June Brown Reveals She's Losing Her Sight

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘EastEnders’ star June Brown has revealed she is losing her sight. The 88-year-old actress, who plays Dot Cotton in the BBC soap, has also admi...

Mad Men: Has TV Advertising Really Changed in the Last 50 Years?

Ted Mico | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ted Mico

Don would probably pause here for dramatic effect and ask his assistant to hold all his calls before the final flourish. These days the most effective way to talk to the consumer is in situ, in the content itself.

Louise Ridley

The Kickstarter Project That Could Revolutionise How Colour Blind People Watch TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Tech

When Liverpool took on Bulgarian team Ludogorets in a Champions League game last year, some TV viewers had no idea which team was which. The two si...

'The Simpsons' Could Be Losing The Voice Of Mr.Burns, Ned Flanders AND Principal Skinner

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Has ‘The Simpsons' just lost the voice behind major characters like Mr.Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner? Harry Shearer, who has worked on ...

Once Upon A Time

Rosie Choueka | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rosie Choueka

The other main reason I love the show is that at its core is a marriage characterised by true love and partnership. In Series 1 we find out how Snow White fell in love with and married her Prince Charming. Their true love is key to saving the day on more than one occasion.

The David Brent Film Is Happening!

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais’s long-awaited David Brent film, ‘Life On The Road’, is set to go into production, as the comedian and actor has now scored fundin...

The Moment That Got 'X-Files' Fans Ever So Excited

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson have shown just how close they still are, years after they starred in ‘The X-Files’ together - and it’s a be...

Kym 'Calls Off Engagement'

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ star Kym Marsh has reportedly called off her engagement to personal trainer Dan Hooper. According to reports, the couple ha...

Is Grimmy About To Land Himself One Of The Biggest Jobs On TV?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Nick Grimshaw is reportedly in advanced negotiations to replace Louis Walsh on the ‘X Factor’ judging panel. READ MORE: Who Could Possibly Rep...

'Pointless' Star Alexander Is The New Katherine Jenkins (No, Really)

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Is there no end to Alexander Armstrong’s talents? ‘Pointless’ presenter, comedian, actor - and now recording artist. A classical recording ar...

Are Clarkson And Co About To Defect To ITV?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have reportedly had a secret meeting with ITV bosses as the channel attempts to to try and woo the form...

The Modern Punishment for the Modern Child

Jeff Brazier | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents
Jeff Brazier

I have an 11-year-old, soon to be 12, who thinks he is 21. I was warned to expect lots of personality changes when senior school started for him this year, just how much would change and how quickly I'm not sure we can ever prepare ourselves for.

Ruth Reveals Eamonn's Alternative (But Very Romantic) Proposal

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Ruth Langsford has revealed that husband Eamonn Holmes didn’t exactly get down on one knee when he proposed to her. The 55-year-old, who married ...

The Only Legitimate Government Is One Which Carries With It a Majority of the Representatives Voted For by the People

Chris Addison | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Politics
Chris Addison

As much as we're all fed up of the election campaigns, these will be the rosy, perfumed days of contentment we look back on when the screaming about who has a right to form a government really takes up in earnest in about two days' time...