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TV File Extra!

As an extra special treat we’re giving you two helpings of TV File in one week. In this extra special file Fiona Phillips once again proves just how grateful she is for any exposure on television [yes we’re being sarcastic] while James Corden is savaged by the critics who have been circling round for some time like sharks waiting for the chance to bite. Phillips: Apprentice was Hideous Once again

Bi Weekly Extra! Apprentice Boys

  The Apprentice returns to BBC One this Wednesday for its fifth season so we decided to give you a sneak peak at the male talent competing in this year’s quest to be Sir Alan Sugar’s apprentice.           Multi-award-winning business reality-show The Apprentice returns for a fifth series in what promises to be the toughest yet. Britain’s best aspiring tycoons have taken time out from their

Trek writer supports Ellison lawsuit

Fellow Star Trek writer David Gerrold has spoken out in support of Harlan Ellison over the writers lawusuit against CBC Paramount following internet speculation surrounding the lawsuit. Writer David Gerrold has given his support to fellow Star Trek writer Harlan Ellison who earlier this week launched a lawsuit against CBS Paramount for “merchandise, publishing” and other “exploitations” regarding his Star Trek episode City at the Edge of Forever. The episode

Scissorhands Axed!

BBC Three charity series Celebrity Scissorhands has been axed leaving the BBC looking for a new “channel-defining” programme. BBC Three has axed its reality television series Celebrity Scissorhands. The series, which raised money for Children In Need, saw a group of celebrities work in saloon and ran from 2006 to 2008 but the axe has now fallen on the series. Instead the BBC are looking for a new “channel-defining” programme

Being Human special for Three

The BBC has commissioned a behind-the-scenes documentary on Being Human, its supernatural drama series starring Russell Tovey. The BBC has commissioned a one-hour documentary taking a look at the BBC Three supernatural series, Being Human. The first series of the supernatural drama recently draw to a close and attract impressive, and steady, audiences for BBC Three despite airing opposite Lost on Sky One. The BBC has already commissioned a second

TV File: Low Grades

Welcome to the first TV File of 2009, the new name for TV Weekly. It’s also the last in our regular series, but we’ll be back in May with a new monthly file wrapping up entertainment and TV stories in bite-size nibbles. In this issue Michael Grade wants an apology, STV continue their dropping of ITV programming and Moving Wallpaper continues to slide. Dyke Blasts ITV and Grade In a

Two new Dragons

The BBC has revealed the identity of two new Dragon Den panellists who will reign over an internet only version of the hit BBC Two series. Contains the BBC Press Release. The BBC announced today the identities of two new Dragons who will preside over an online-only version of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den. Shaf Rasul and Julie Meyer, two highly successful entrepreneurs, will give Britain’s budding business men and woman

BBC announce new Springwatch presenters

The BBC has announced two new presents for its wildlife programmes Autumnwatch and Springwatch following the announcement earlier this year that Bill Oddie had quit both shows. Contains BBC Press Release. This Spring Chris Packham joins Kate Humble as co-presenter of BBC Two’s popular natural history series Springwatch and Autumnwatch. And former Springwatch producer Martin Hughes-Games makes his debut in front of the camera as he joins the presenting team.

First Issue – Back with a Bang

  After much persuasion we’ve decided to re-launch our gay spy section as a bi-weekly magazine style round up of the latest news from the LGBT world but as you’ve come to expect from us we don’t just report the news, we comment on it as well. So along with news and views we also have a few other features lined-up for you in this opening issue of Bi-Weekly.  

The End is Tigh

Pardon the pun but we couldn’t resist it but this week see’s the real beginning of the end for Battlestar Galactica as the first part of it’s’ finale, Daybreak, airs on Sky One. The end is here as the first part of Battlestar Galactica’s finale, Daybreak, airs on Sky One tonight at 9pm. There’s some confusion as to whether the finale will be two episodes of three episodes long or