Into It

As 'Love Island' continues to trounce 'Big Brother' in the ratings battle, the 'Into It' team debates what's making the ITV2 show thrive, while 'BB' flounders. Then, as Katie Price's live vocals get a lukewarm response from 'Loose Women' fans, does she deserve such harsh criticism for a pop career she's said many times she's only trying for fun? And are we all getting a bit too precious when it comes to having our favourite TV shows spoiled?
Following Katy Perry's latest comments about her past cultural appropriation, the 'Into It' team is taking a closer look at her 'Witness' album campaign in this week's episode, and assessing whether or not she followed through with her prior promise of "purposeful pop".
As the whole nation gets swept up in election fever, the 'Into It' team is no exception, and this week they're discussing what happens when the worlds of celebrity and politics collide. Can famous people really make an impact when it comes to matters of politics, or should they stay in their own lanes?
The 'Into It' team is back after a week off, and this week they're chatting all things 'Britain's Got Talent'. There's some brief respite from 'BGT'-mania as they pick apart Noel Gallagher's recent comments about Harry Styles' solo career, before a brief stroll down memory lane as they recall some of the most weird and wonderful 'BGT' acts in ever in the week's quiz.
In this week's 'Into It', the team are asking whether Piers Morgan has gone too far this time with his comments on gender identity. Do 'Good Morning Britain' bosses have a responsibility to rein him in, or are they just pleased he's bringing in the ratings?
In this week's 'Into It', the team are taking a closer look at Channel 5's plans to make the new series of 'Big Brother' a "social experiment" that will showcase the diverse nature of UK society in 2017.
This week in 'Into It', the HuffPost UK Entertainment podcast, the team weighs in on Zayn Malik's latest controversy, after he divided opinion among his fans when he shared a link to a GoFundMe page to help a family friend with stage-four cancer.
In the latest episode of 'Into It', the team reflects on last week's 'Broadchurch' conclusion predictions (spoiler alert: no one is giving Hardy and Miller a run for the money any time soon), and compares the farewell episode to other hit shows' finales. Plus, in honour of Her Maj's 91st birthday, they're putting their knowledge of queens from the big and small screen to the test in the big quiz of the week.
Kendall Jenner dominated the headlines this week thanks to her controversial Pepsi commercial, and in the latest episode of 'Into It', the team is weighing in on the ensuing media furore, and pondering how much the 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star is to blame for the backlash.
In this week's 'Into It', the team discusses some of the week's most controversial news stories, including 'TOWIE' star Chris Clark's racism scandal and the discussion ignited by Ricky Gervais about whether there's ever a limit to what's acceptable in comedy.
In the latest episode of 'Into It', the team discusses the rumours that 'Neighbours' could be about to disappear from UK screens, and debate when is the right to pull the plug on long-running TV series.
In this week's 'Into It', the team pick apart the two biggest announcements of the week: one shockin (Noel Fielding stepping into Mel and Sue's presenting shoes on 'Great British Bake Off') and one not-so-shocking (Ed Sheeran headlining at this year's Glastonbury).
As Ed Sheeran dominates the UK top 10 with tracks from his new album, ÷, the 'Into It' team discuss whether streaming has killed the singles chart for good, and if so, does that actually matter in 2017?
This week we're sharing some of our favourite awards season moments (most of which, admittedly, revolve around Taraji P Henson in some way or another), as well as putting our knowledge of this year's Academy Award winners to the test.
It's a Brit Awards special in the newest edition of 'Into It', and we had plenty to say about this year's ceremony. As well as checking back on our predictions from last week to see how correct we were, we reflect on Robbie Williams' Brits Icon victory, and suggest ways producers can improve for next year. Plus, diversity was such a hot topic in the lead-up to the Brits, did the show itself really reflect that? Spoiler alert: no, no it did not.
In the latest episode of 'Into It', we're still recovering from the shock news Lee Ryan is joining the cast of 'EastEnders'. With the news splitting fans right down the middle, we ask whether stunt casting is ever a good idea in soapland. We're also getting our teeth into Katy Perry's new brand of 'purposeful pop', as well as putting our money where our (big) mouths are, as we predict who will triumph at next week's Brit Awards.
In the latest episode of 'Into It', we're discussing the TV drama that's had everyone talking, The Moorside, which tells the story of the disappearance of Shannon Matthews in 2008. While the two-part series has won critical acclaim, some have suggested that focussing on a real-life case involving a child so soon after the event is in bad taste.
In the third edition of Into It, we're discussing the recent SAG Awards, which saw a staggering number of celebrities using their platforms to speak out amid the current political climate, and debating whether awards ceremonies are really the place for such statements.
Plus - can you believe it's been 10 years since 'Skins' debuted?
About Into It
HuffPost UK's Entertainment team offers an irreverent look at three of the biggest - and, at times, most ridiculous - stories from the world of TV, film and celebrity in 'Into It', offering their take on what's going on in the world of pop culture. New episodes will be uploaded each Friday on this page, or you can subscribe on the iTunes Store.