Broadcasting

ATV Icon: Jean Marsh

This month we celebrate the career of Jean Marsh who is soon to return to our-screens in, perhaps, her most memorable role; that of Rose Buck in Upstairs, Downstairs.

Joe McElderry thanks fans for their support

X Factor winner Joe McElderry has thanked fans for their support following his decision last week to come out as gay. X Factor winner Joe McElderry has thanked fans for their support following his decision last week to come out as gay. The star, who beat Olly Murs and Stacey Solomon, to be crowned the winner of the 2009 series revealed on Friday he was gay. It followed speculation about

Rebecca Creskoff to guest in Desperate Housewives

Entertainment Weekly are reporting that Rebecca Creskoff – of HBO’s Hung – is to guest-star in the forthcoming season of Desperate Housewives.   Entertainment Weekly are reporting that Rebecca Creskoff – of HBO’s Hung – is to guest-star in the forthcoming season of Desperate Housewives. The actress plays Jane Adams in the popular HBO drama but according to Weekly she has signed u7p for a guest stint in the ABC

Sky lines up new drama against Doctor Who

Sky One is reportedly planning to air its planned adaptation of Sinbad the Sailor against next year’s series of Doctor Who.   Sky One is reportedly planning to air its planned adaptation of Sinbad the Sailor against next year’s series of Doctor Who. According to The Sun the 13-part series, with a budget of £2million per episode, is being given a modern makeover and will be set in Basra! Sky

Indira Varma to join Human Target

Actress Indira Varma, known for her roles in Rome and Torchwood, will join the cast of Fox drama series Human Target it has been announced.   Actress Indira Varma, known for her roles in Rome and Torchwood, will join the cast of Fox drama series Human Target it has been announced. The actress will join the drama for its second season in the role of Isla Pucci, a beautiful billionaire

Stars line up for new season of The Simpsons

The stars are lining up for the 22nd second season of Fox’s highly popular animated series The Simpsons with Hugh Laurie, Daniel Radcliffee, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Martha Stewart and Alyson Hannigan amongst those lending their voices in the new series.   The stars are lining up for the 22nd second season of Fox’s highly popular animated series The Simpsons with Hugh Laurie, Daniel Radcliffee, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Martha

Sherlock continues strong performance

BBC One’s modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes continued to perform well last night for the broadcaster as 6.5 million viewers returned for the second part in the new series.   BBC One’s modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes continued to perform well last night for the broadcaster as 6.5 million viewers returned for the second part in the new series. Sherlock has been adapted by Doctor Who writers Mark Gattis and

Luke Roberts quits Holby City

  Luke Roberts has quit his role of Joseph Byrne in the popular BBC One medical drama Holby City.   Actor Luke Roberts has announced he has quit BBC One’s medical drama Holby City after four years in the Casualty spin-off. The actor joined the drama in 2006 as Joseph Byrne and since then has been at the forefront of several storylines such as the love triangle between Joseph, Faye

BBC Breakfast Presenters May Quit Over Salford Move

Several presenters of BBC Breakfast may quit the morning news programme over the corporations plans to move production from London to Salford according to tabloid reports.   Several presenters of BBC Breakfast may quit the morning news programme over the corporations plans to move production from London to Salford according to tabloid reports. The BBC announced in July that by 2012 production on the popular breakfast television programme would move