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Zayn's 'Thailand Girl' Set To Spill The Beans

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

The girl linked to Zayn Malik’s decision to quit One Direction could be about to spill the beans on the former boybander after signing up to ITV2 sh...

Open Letter to Ben Stephenson, Outgoing Commissioner of BBC Drama

Danny Lee Wynter | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Danny Lee Wynter

Your trailer. I noticed there were no BAMEs or disabled performers about the gaff. Perhaps, on this occasion the inclusion of the BAME talent in BBC Two's new season of drama, simply wasn't seen as something worth selling to the global market?

Did You See Through 'BGT' Magician's Trick?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Magician Jamie Raven might have sailed through to this year’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ final - but some viewers were rather less impressed by hi...

Jake Wood Confirms 'EastEnders' Exit

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘EastEnders’ bad boy Max Branning is set to leave Albert Square after actor Jake Wood announced he wants a break from the BBC soap. The 42-year...

The BBC Licence Fee Is Killing Creativity

M.R. Hall | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
M.R. Hall

When was the last time a BBC drama gave you that zinging sense of witnessing something dazzling, wonderful and challenging? Or opened up new areas of consciousness and forged hitherto unmade connections in your brain?

'X Factor' Contestant Pushed To Nervous Breakdown By Online Trolls

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

'X Factor' contestant Christopher Maloney has revealed he suffered a nervous breakdown caused by online trolls, in his first TV appearance since under...

Judge Rinder's Greatest Quips And Put Downs... So Far

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Judge Rinder - or Robert Rinder as he’s known to his mum - has been spitting out some of the best put downs this side of Simon Cowell ever since his...

Deirdre Set For Spooky Return To The Street

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Deirdre Barlow is set to make a comeback - of sorts - in ‘Coronation Street’. The popular character will return to the ITV soap as a ghost to h...

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 26.05.2015 | 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...