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BBC One axes Tumble after debut series

BBC One has axed Tumble after its debut series. The corporation claims it has not renewed the show in order to make room for new ones; however disappointing viewing figures are more likely to be behind the decision. “Whilst we are proud of Tumble and very grateful to everyone involved, we sometimes have to take difficult decisions in order to make room for new shows.” a BBC spokesperson told Digital Spy Fronted

Bobby Lockwood wins Tumble

Bobby Lockwood has been crowned the winner of BBC One’s Tumble. The Wolfblood actor saw off competition from Amelle Berrabah, Carl Froch, Ian ‘H’ Watkins, Lucy Mecklenburgh and Sarah Harding to take home the title in tonight’s live final. His victory came despite being bottom of the leader board with 33.5 points after all six celebrities had performed. At the top of the leader board was Steps’ Ian ‘H’ Watkins with a perfect

Peter Duncan exits BBC One’s Tumble in semi-final

Peter Duncan has become the fourth celebrity to leave BBC One’s Tumble. The former Blue Peter host exited the gymnastics competition in tonight’s semi-final, after competing against Carl Froch in the vault-off. Following a brief appraisal of their performances, head judge Nadia Comăneci chose to retain the professional boxer as a contestant and send Duncan home. Explaining her decision, Comăneci said: “Carl’s vault was more difficult and the fact he did a great

Actor John Partridge third celebrity to leave BBC One’s Tumble

John Partridge has become the third celebrity to be eliminated from BBC One’s Tumble. The former EastEnders star exited the gymnastics competition in tonight’s episode, after competing against fellow low-scorer Lucy Mecklenburgh in the vault-off. Following a brief appraisal of their performances, head judge Nadia Comăneci chose to retain former TOWIE babe Lucy as a contestant and send John home. “That’s showbiz baby” John said after the result was announced, while his

Actress Emma Samms exits BBC One’s Tumble

Emma Samms has become the second celebrity to be eliminated from BBC One’s Tumble. The Dynasty actress competed against Amelle Berrabah in tonight’s vault-off, after the pair came bottom of the leader board. Head judge Nadia Comăneci chose to retain Sugababe Amelle as a contestant, explaining that she had performed a “more difficult” vault. She added that Emma’s vault was “not very impressive”. Emma said her Tumble experience had been “absolutely fantastic”

Andrea McLean becomes first celeb to exit BBC One’s Tumble

Andrea McLean has become the first celebrity to be eliminated from BBC One’s Tumble. The Loose Women presenter competed against Peter Duncan in tonight’s vault-off, after the pair received the lowest combined scores across weeks 1 and 2. Despite McLean executing a better vault than Duncan, head judge Nadia Comăneci chose to retain the former Blue peter host as a contestant, bringing to an end McLean’s time on the show. McLean,

BBC One’s Tumble launches with 3 million viewers

BBC One’s new gymnastics show Tumble launched with disappointing ratings on Saturday. An average of 3.16 (20.7%) tuned in to the beeb’s latest entertainment offering between 6.30pm-8.00pm. The show sees ten celebrities partner with professional gymnasts as they learn and perform various disciplines from the world of gymnastics. The famous faces taking part include former EastEnders star John Partridge, Loose Woman Andrea McLean and Girls Aloud’s Sarah Harding. In recent

Mr Motivator withdraws from Tumble, replaced by Peter Duncan

Mr Motivator has had to withdraw from Tumble due to a knee injury. The fitness guru – real name Derrick Evans – dislocated his knee during a trial run of the show and will need to undergo corrective surgery. “I’m devastated. A heartfelt thanks goes to all the team but especially my gymnastics partner Kerry and coach Alberto, who have been so supportive and brilliant to work with – I’m sorry our journey

BBC unveils Tumble celebrity line-up

BBC One has confirmed the line-up of famous faces who are to partake in its new entertainment show, Tumble. The show will see ten celebrities partner with professional gymnasts as they learn and perform various disciplines from the world of gymnastics. The females taking part are Girls Aloud’s Sarah Harding, Loose Woman Andrea McLean, TOWIE favourite Lucy Mecklenburgh, Sugababe Amelle Berrabah and Dynasty icon Emma Samms. The men joining them are current