Broadcasting

Second season of Glee starts strongly for Fox

The second season of Glee kicked off to a strong start for last night according to early ratings data from America. The second season of Glee got off to a strong start for last night according to early ratings data from America. The second season of the smash hit musical comedy series was seen by 12.3 million people on Fox at 8pm. Meanwhile Fox’s new sitcom Raising Hope had 7.5 million viewers while

Million Pound Drop returns to Channel 4

Channel 4 have confirmed Million Pound Drop is to return in October. The Million Pound Drop, which is hosted by Davina McCall sees contestants starting with £1 million, and trying to keep as much of it as they can as they gamble a certain amount on eight questions. The show is due to begin on 5th October, with this series having an extended run. Davina McCall announced on her twitter

Tuesday Ratings: Strong start for Tiger Documentary

The start of BBC One’s new nature documentary The Land of the Lost Tiger started strongly last night with nearly 5 million viewers. Updated to include ratings for 0Daybreak, Lorraine and Hollyoaks.   Tuesday morning saw Daybreak pull in nearly 800,000 viewers once again as the new ITV breakfast show fails to break the 1 million mark for a third week and fails to take over Breakfast on BBC One.

UK Bold and the Beautiful fans launch Facebook Campaign

  UK fans of the American daytime soap The Bold and the Beautiful have launched a Facebook campaign to get the soap back on television after it was dropped by digital broadcaster DIVA TV. UK fans of the American daytime soap The Bold and the Beautiful have launched a Facebook campaign to get the soap back on television after it was dropped by digital broadcaster DIVA TV. For the past

BBC defends coverage of Pope’s Visit

  The BBC has defended its coverage of the State Visit by Pope Benedict XVI after 750 complaints made by viewers who felt the visit dominated the BBC’s output or was too positive.   The BBC has defended its coverage of the State Visit by Pope Benedict VXI last week. The somewhat controversial visit by the head of the Catholic Church had been the subject of much criticism and protest

Kym Marsh praises Kieron Richardson for coming out

Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh has praised Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson who came out as gay last week on This Morning.       Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh has praised Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson who came out as gay last week on This Morning. The actor, who plays Ste in the Channel Four soap, came out to Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on the ITV magazine programme while discussing

Kimberlin Brown to appear in All My Children

  Actress Kimberlin Brown is to appear in the ABC daytime soap All My Children – the actress is probably best known for her role of the nutty Shelia Carter in the CBS soaps The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful. Actress Kimberlin Brown is to appear in the ABC daytime soap All My Children; the actress will play a Judge presiding over the David Hayward

Susan Flannery leaving The Bold and the Beautiful?

  There’s speculation that actress Susan Flannery, who plays matriarch Stephanie Forrester, could be leaving the CBS soap The Bold and the Beautiful. According to rumour and speculation Emmy winning actress Susan Flannery could be about to leave the CBS soap The Bold and the Beautiful. The actress plays the ruthless matriarch Stephanie Forrester on the soap and is an original cast member having appeared in the series since its

Law & Order: Criminal Intent renewed for final season

USA Network has renewed Law & Order: Criminal Intent for a 10th and final season.   USA Network has renewed Law & Order: Criminal Intent for a 10th and final season. There had been some doubt over the future of the spin-off with rumours of a cancellation or a final season order. The final season of the Law & Order spin-off will run to eight episodes and air in 2011.