Adam Sherwin

Adam Sherwin is a News reporter who specialises in entertainment, broadcasting, music and popular culture stories.

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The BBC’s remake of ‘Poldark’, pictured, has been scheduled to compete directly with ITV’s ‘Mr Selfridge

The Media Column: ITV ratings are falling, but with digital and ad revenues up, US buyers are interested

ITV Studios is now the UK’s biggest production company and aggressively sells formats and shows to US channels

Annie Mac’s Friday night dance music show was the first to give airtime to Disclosure, Rudimental and Duke Dumont

Annie Mac speaks on being the first woman to take over from Zane Lowe's Radio 1 weekday evening show

‘I’m proud to be the first woman to do this slot solo’

80s trailblazer: comedian Tracey Ullman

Tracey Ullman returns to BBC with new show

Emmy-winning comedian to leave the US

Jeffrey Archer holds up a copy of 'Kane and Abel', a book he says was ripped-off by Bollywood

Jeffrey Archer accuses Bollywood of stealing his bestselling storylines

“Forget Hollywood, just look at your Bollywood!”

Rona Fairhead said she would not act as a 'cheerleader' for the BBC

BBC Trust should be abolished and replaced with external regulator, says trust chairwoman Rona Fairhead

'It's clear the BBC has been damaged in recent years'

Graham Norton is believed to be the BBC's highest earner

BBC cuts talent costs but faces an exodus of star presenters, report warns

Overall spending on talent has gone down from £221 millon to £188 million

DJ and broadcaster Paul Gambaccini gives evidence to the Home Affairs Committee on Tuesday

Paul Gambaccini hits out at Yewtree police over false sex assault arrest

DJ told MPs of the “12 months of hell” over a false allegation of sexual assault

Sara Mohr-Pietsch joined Radio 3 in 2005, after winning a BBC Talent competition

Classical music needs to address lack of female composers, Radio 3 presenter claims

Sara Mohr-Pietsch was speaking ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday

Travis Kalanick, the co-founder of Uber, is now worth $5.3bn

Forbes billionaires list: Founders of Uber car app make first appearance

Bill Gates is the richest man for the 16th time, with $79.2bn

Tony Hall, the BBC director-general, described last year as being 'fantastic' for the corporation

BBC boss promises myBBC digital revolution will protect personal data

Lord Hall was discussing BBC's future plans

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'We will not sit down with Nicola Sturgeon'

In an exclusive interview, Ed Balls says he won't negotiate his first Budget with SNP MPs - even if Labour need their votes to secure its passage
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13 best picnic blankets

Dine al fresco without the grass stains and damp bottoms with something from our pick of picnic rugs
General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
Why patients must rely less on doctors: Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'

Why patients must rely less on doctors

Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'
Sarah Lucas is the perfect artist to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale

Flesh in Venice

Sarah Lucas has filled the British pavilion at the Venice Biennale with slinky cats and casts of her female friends' private parts. It makes you proud to be a woman, says Karen Wright
11 best anti-ageing day creams

11 best anti-ageing day creams

Slow down the ageing process with one of these high-performance, hardworking anti-agers
Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1: Five things we learnt, including Iker Casillas is past it and Carlos Tevez remains effective

Juventus vs Real Madrid

Five things we learnt from the Italian's Champions League first leg win over the Spanish giants
Ashes 2015: Test series looks a lost cause for England... whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket

Ashes series looks a lost cause for England...

Whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket, says Stephen Brenkley
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night