Broadcasting News

ITV announces a second series of Grantchester

Grantchester is to return to ITV for a second series. The broadcaster has recommissioned the mystery drama after its first series, which concluded earlier this month, averaged a consolidated audience of 6.6 million viewers. Set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire hamlet of the same name, Grantchester stars James Norton as detective-clergyman Sidney

Soap News

EastEnders actor Khali Best written out of soap

EastEnders star Khali Best has been axed from the soap. The Daily Star Sunday reports that Best’s character of Dexter Hartman will depart Walford before Christmas, after the decision was taken not to renew his contract. “We can ­confirm that Khali Best will be written out of EastEnders before Christmas. We wish him all