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Jennifer Ellison voted off Dancing on Ice

Jennifer Ellison was voted off Dancing on Ice last night. The actress ended up in the bottom two with fellow actress Jorgie Porter who plays Theresa McQueen in Hollyoaks. After the skate-off the judges opted to send home Jennifer Ellison – with all of the judges voting to save Jorgie Porter. Upon hearing the news Ellison told presenters Christine Bleakley and Phillip Schofield ‘I’ve loved every single minute of it. 

Teen EastEnders actors to be axed?

A tabloid report claims that younger cast members on EastEnders fear they’ll be axed by the incoming new producer following Bryan Kirkwood’s decision to step down as executive producer. The BBC announced last week that Kirkwood was leaving EastEnders after just two years in the role. The producer joined the BBC One soap following a success stint on Hollyoaks where he turned around the fortunes of the Channel Four soap

Max Brown joins CW Beauty and the Beast pilot

British actor Max Brown has joined the cast of The CW’s Beauty and the Beast pilot. The CW pilot is currently one of two based around the Beauty and the Beast fairy-tale. ABC has also ordered a Beauty and the Beast pilot which is a “reimaging” of the fairy tale. The CW version is a loose remake of the 1980s series which aired on CBS. Deadline reports that British actor

EastEnders in ‘crisis’ as ratings slump

A tabloid report claims there is a crisis at EastEnders as ratings have slumped. Last year it was Coronation Street which was in crisis this year it’s EastEnders if the tabloids are to be believed. The Mirror is claiming that bosses at the BBC are in crisis talks as ratings for flagship soap EastEnders have fallen, the paper claims, by 1.5 million viewers meaning it has fallen back behind long-term

Coronation Street ‘defends’ rape storyline

Rape isn’t new to soap opera, all the British sagas have covered it in some form or other over the years, however a recent storyline in Corrie concerning the subject has had to be defended by the producer. Phil Collinson spoke about the recent plot which saw the character Carla Connor raped by boyfriend Frank Foster and the subsequent court case. On the criticism that the portrayal was inaccurate at

Brookside DVD for Autumn 2012?

4DVD have given their biggest indication yet that a best of Brookside DVD will be released in time for Channel 4’s 30th anniversary in November. As we reported yesterday the Brookside DVD Campaign had in the last week been gaining a lot of support from users on social networking site Twitter backing the idea of a DVD containing classic episodes of the Liverpool based and produced soap opera. The DVD

The UK’s celebrity hotspots

A new study, looking at where Britain’s top celebrities grew up, highlights certain areas of the UK that act as hotspots for breeding celebrity success. The analysis* by property portal FindaProperty.com shows where stars with particular talents were born and raised. Unsurprisingly, London comes out on top when it comes to celebrity hotspots, with those growing up in the capital enjoying an 80% greater chance of finding fame. Other regions

Prisoners’ Wives launches with just under 5 million viewers

BBC One’s new drama series Prisoners’ Wives made a modest debut last night with just under 5 million viewers. The new drama, starring former Hollyoaks actress Emma Rigby and Rome/Caprica actress Polly Walker, made a somewhat modest debut at 9pm. The six-part drama kicked off with 4.9 million viewers. Channel Five‘s Body of Proof, starring former Desperate Housewives actress Dana Delany, rated well for the broadcaster with 1.3 million viewers

Prisoners’ Wives launches with just under 5 million viewers

BBC One’s new drama series Prisoners’ Wives made a modest debut last night with just under 5 million viewers. The new drama, starring former Hollyoaks actress Emma Rigby and Rome/Caprica actress Polly Walker, made a somewhat modest debut at 9pm. The six-part drama kicked off with 4.9 million viewers. Channel Five‘s Body of Proof, starring former Desperate Housewives actress Dana Delany, rated well for the broadcaster with 1.3 million viewers