Broadcasting

No new series for The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners is set to finish with a movie and a special episode because the actors are getting too old.  The Sun newspaper has apparently spoken with co-writer of the show Damon Beesley who said “I don’t anticipate there being another series of them at school. We’ve got a movie in the pipeline, where they are going away on their first holiday together without their parents – which is obviously

Katy’s Sesame Seeds Too Much For Street

  Children’s favourite Sesame Street has decided to cut out the section in which singer Katy Perry appears with Elmo.       Katy Perry, who is best known for her hit single ‘I Kissed  A Girl’ and being engaged to Russell Brand, had filmed her part on Sesame Street singing her song ‘Hot and Cold’ with character Elmo. The video was posted online. It has been removed from the

Facebook goes down

The perils of not having access to a social networking site highlights just how reliant we have become on sites like Facebook to communicate with each other.   Facebook is experiencing severe problems tonight, leaving many users unable to gain access to the site. Using Twitter, often seen as a rival, they posted the following “Facebook may be slow or unavailable for some people because of site issues. We’re working to fix

Carmella and Oliver return to Neighbours

Former Ramsay Street residents Carmella and Oliver are set to return to the show for a two week stint. Actors Natalie Blair and David Hoflin are to reprise their roles as Carmella and Oliver in Neighbours albeit for a limited period of time. Their return will coincide with the demise of a ‘controversial couple’. The pair last appeared in the soap in 2008. Executive producer Susan Bower told the official Neighbours website in Australia “It’s

UK Gay Population Revealed

The Office for National Statistics have released details of a survey which suggests out of the 450,000 adults in the UK questioned 1.5 per cent of them were willing to identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual.     The details were formed as part of the Integrated Household Survey, which is the second largest UK wide poll after the census. The research asked those taking part to provide details

Cathy Murphy to join EastEnders

Cathy Murphy is to join BBC One soap EastEnders as a character from Billy Mitchell’s (Perry Fenwick) past. The actress is known for her roles in Family Affairs, Glory Glory Days and the 1990s drama The House of Elliot which was created by Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins.  “Like our characters, I’ve known Perry since I was 16 and he is a brilliant actor. We’ve never worked together before so

Wednesday Ratings: Midsomer Murders beats Waterloo Road

Ratings data for Wednesday reveals that ITV’s Midsomer Murders once again had the better of BBC One’s school drama Waterloo Road. Channel Four’s new reality series, Seven Days, got off to a poor start at 10pm with little over 1 million viewers watching.  As ever we start our ratings round-up with the breakfast slot and once again it was BBC One’s Breakfast which came out on top. Daybreak had 780,000 viewers while

Weak return for Gossip Girl to ITV2

The return of American drama Gossip Girl to ITV2 got off to a weak start according to overnight ratings.   The return of American drama Gossip Girl to ITV2 got off to a weak start according to overnight ratings. The drama, about the lives of privileged young adults on the Upper East Side of New York, returned to ITV2 for the opening episode of Season Four. The drama returned in

Emmerdale keen to keep James Sutton

  Emmerdale bosses are reportedly keen to get James Sutton, who plays Ryan Lamb in the Yorkshire soap, to renew him contract. Emmerdale bosses are reportedly keen to persuade James Sutton, who plays Ryan Lamb in the Yorkshire soap, to renew his contract. According to tabloid newspaper The Sun the actor is considering his future with the soap and bosses fear he may quit. In recent months actors Amanda Donohoe, Alice