Broadcasting

Stephen Fry joins Sherlock sequel

Actor, writer and comedian Stephen Fry is to appear in sequel to Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film, Sherlock Holmes.   Actor, writer and comedian Stephen Fry is to appear in the sequel to Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film, Sherlock Holmes. The actor revealed his role in the sequel to the box-office hit on The Danny Baker Show on BBC Radio 5 Live. Fry will play Mycroft Holmes – the brother of Arthur Conan-Doyle’s

Sunday Ratings: X Factor and Downton Abbey Give ITV Strong Ratings

The X Factor and new period drama Downton Abbey gave ITV some very strong figures on Sunday evening.   The X Factor and new period drama Downton Abbey gave ITV some very strong figures yesterday evening. The second weekend edition of The X Factor, which shifted away from the auditions and onto the boot-camp stage of the talent competition, had big figures for ITV1 between 7.45pm and 9pm. On Saturday

Duncan Pow to leave Holby City

  It’s been revealed that actor Duncan Pow, who plays Linden Cullen, is to leave BBC One’s medical drama Holby City.   Actor Duncan Pow has become the latest actor to announce his departure from BBC One’s medical drama, Holby City. Fansite Holby.tv has confirmed that the actor has quit his role of Linden Cullen in the popular drama and has already finished filming – his final scenes are due

Downton Abbey launches to over 7 million viewers

The launch of ITV’s lavish new period drama, Downton Abbey, had over 7 million viewers according to overnight ratings.    Downton Abbey, ITV’s lavish new period drama from the Oscar winning writer Julian Fellowes, launched with over 7 million viewers according to overnight ratings information for Sunday. The Edwardian drama has an all-star cast with Maggie Smith and Hugh Bonneville leading and had 7.4 million viewers at 9pm. The drama

Darren Criss to join Glee

Actor and singer Darren Criss has landed a role on Glee and according to Entertainment Weekly it’s as a new gay character. Actor and singer Darren Criss has landed a role on Glee and according to Entertainment Weekly it’s as a new gay character. Crisis, familiar to audiences for his role in the ill-fated ABC series Eastwick, will play Blaine in the show. The character is described as a cute

Neighbours Lags In ‘Network 11’ Poll

Network 10’s new sister channel, Network 11, has launched its website revealing it’s purple ‘11’ logo. However the site also shows Australian audiences have put Neighbours in last place as the show they’re most likely to watch on the channel. Network 10’s new sister channel, Network 11, has launched its website revealing it’s purple ‘11’ logo. (Let’s hope this purple newbie is more successful than Daybreak) However the site also

Joe McElderry ‘glad’ he came out as gay

Joe McElderry, the winner of last years’ X Factor, has revealed he’s glad he came out as gay, to the press, over the summer. Joe McElderry, the winner of last years’ X Factor, has revealed he’s glad he came out as gay, to the press, over the summer. The singer came out as gay during the Summer following speculation about his sexuality. Although he original stated he was straight –

Gay Indian Film faces Censorship

Dunno Y… Na Jaane Kyun, the latest film from Sanjya Sharma, could face censorship cuts because of its gay love scenes.     Dunno Y… Na Jaane Kyun, the latest film from Sanjya Sharma, could face censorship cuts because of its gay love scenes. The film stars Kapil Sharma and Yuvraaj Parasher and features the two kissing and gay sex scenes. However, because of its homosexual content the film is

Another Bold and the Beautiful clip

  We present another clip from the world’s most watched daytime soap; The Bold and the Beautiful. We present another clip from the world’s most watched daytime soap; The Bold and the Beautiful – actually its two clips. The clips are from several years ago and revolve around Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) revealing to her family that she faked a heart-attack. Stephanie faked the heart-attack to wreck her son, Ridge

Friday low for Daybreak ratings

Friday’s edition of Daybreak hit a ratings low according to a tabloid report.   Friday’s edition of Daybreak hit a ratings low according to a tabloid report. The GMTV replacement, launched by ITV several weeks ago to much hype, has struggled to pull in the viewers and fight of criticisms. Fans of GMTV have not taken to the replacement offered to them by ITV and the broadcaster has invested millions