Posts From Doug Lambert

Five WILL air Home and Away kiss

Five, the UK broadcaster of Aussie soap Home and Away, will now show a lesbian kiss that features in a forthcoming episode of the soap. The saga of the lesbian storyline in Home and Away takes yet another twist today as Five announce they will broadcast the lesbian kiss. Last week it emerged that Network Seven were going to remove the lesbian kiss from an episode because of the controversy

Moving Wallpaper at centre of complaints

ITV’s struggling comedy series Moving Wallpaper, set behind-the-scenes of a Zoombie production, has been accused of prompting transphobia. Moving Wallpaper has been accused of promoting transphobia after a recent episode of the ITV1 sitcom featured a transgender character. However, the transgender character was at the centre of many of the jokes used in the episode and was referred to as “it” and “he/she” on a number of occasions. References were

Angel actor Andy Hallett passes away

Andy Hallett, best known for his role of Lorne in Buffy spin-off series Angel, has died of heart failure.   Actor and singer Andy Hallett has died from heart failure at the age of 33, his agent confirmed to E! Online. The actor was probably best known for his role of Lorne in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off series Angel. Hallett’s character was originally a recurring character but proved

Not Coming Back – BBC axe sitcom

The BBC has axed its sitcom series Not Going Out after three seasons. BBC sitcom Not Going Out has been axed by the corporation after three seasons. The series was written by Lee Mack, who also starred in the sitcom, and Andrew Collins. Appearing alongside Mack in the series was Tim Vine, Sally Retton and Miranda Hart. The sitcom was studio bound and performed in front of an audience. The

The Invisibles axed

BBC drama The Invisibles, starring Warren Clarke, Anthony Head and Jenny Agutter, won’t be back for a second series. The BBC has decided not to renew drama series The Invisibles for a second season due to low ratings. The drama starred Warren Clarke and Anthony Head as a pair of retired criminals who are tempted back to a life of crime. The series also starred Dean Lennox-Kelly, Jenny Agutter and

Chav King Dropped By ITV?

The Jeremy Kyle Show has reportedly been dropped by struggling broadcaster ITV from their daytime schedules. The show, which is famous for “exploiting” dysfunctional families, will first be cut back to three airings a week before finally leaving the schedules entirely early next year. The audience debate show launched in 2005 as a replacement for the long-running Trisha chat show, hosted by Trisha Goddard, when it switched to Channel Five.

Historical Casualty to return

A new series of BBC One’s Edwardian medical drama is to air on BBC One later this year. The BBC has confirmed that it’s Edwardian based medical drama is to return later this year. The new six-part series, entitled Casualty 1909, will once again star Cherie Lunghi and Sarah Smart in their respective roles. The series follows the success of Casualty 1907 last year, a three-part drama commissioned after the

Corden blasts Hollyoaks

James Corden has once again attacked Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks just a week after critics blasted his new film, Lesbian Vampire Killers, and his BBC Three sketch show – both of which feature Matthew Horne.

TV BAFTA Nominations Announced

The nominations for this year’s Bafta awards has been announced. The nominations for this year’s Bafta awards has been announced. Stephen Fry, Harry Hill, Jonathan Ross and presenting duo Ant and Dec are all competing for this year’s Best Entertainment Performance Prize. It’ll be interesting to see who wins this as Jonathan Ross was involved in the sachs-gate scandal, for which he was suspended for a number of weeks, while

Countdown Ratings Plunge

Ratings for Channel Four quiz-show Countdown have plunged below the one million mark. Long-running Channel Four quiz-show Countdown has seen its ratings plunge below the million mark this week. Ratings for the quiz-show have been declining since hosts Carol Voderman and Des O’Connor were replaced in January by new team Jeff Stelling and Rachel Riley. Despite Channel Four initially reporting good ratings for the new team the reality was, as