As Friday 21st December 2012 supposedly marks the end of the world and all humanity, more than one in 10 Brits would choose to spend their final minutes on the sofa – watching Coronation Street a poll shows.
The broadcaster has won a ‘Campaign of the Year’ award for its Meet the Superhumans promotion.
Homeland has been renewed for a third season by Showtime.
Viewers have rushed to online retailer Amazon in a pre-order frenzy for series two of drama Homeland after the second run debuted on television earlier this week.
Homeland will return to UK screens on October 7 on Channel 4.
Prestigious drama Downton Abbey and fantasy drama Game of Thrones were amongst the winners of Television Critics Association awards.
BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who has been nominated for three TV Choice Awards.
BBC One/PBS drama Sherlock was amongst the winners at the 2012 TV Critics Choice Awards.
Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his co-star Lara Pulver have been nominated in the 2012 Critics Choice TV Awards.
Star Trek icon William Shatner will guest present an edition of Have I Got News For You.