BBC announce Match of the Day 2 presenter will be replaced from next season
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Monday 19 April 2010
Adrian Chiles is quitting BBC1's The One Show for a new four-year deal with ITV, it was announced today.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
Perhaps it's the beard wot done it. Adrian Chiles's controversial face fur arguably doesn't cut it on Friday nights when, it was confirmed this week, Chris Evans (pictured, top), will occupy The One Show sofa alongside the sufficiently glamorous Christine Bleakley. BBC bosses expect Evans, the clean-cut (well, clean-shaven) new star of mainstream BBC programming, to sprinkle the 7pm magazine show with a bit of stardust in a new-look end-of-week edition. Expect sharper suits and more purple – a house band, perhaps.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Chris Evans is to make his return to television as host of The One Show on Friday nights.
Friday 12 March 2010
Exhausted TV host Christine Bleakley completed her water-ski challenge across the English Channel today - and said it was "utter torture".
Monday 01 March 2010
Sunday 28 February 2010
More than 50 jobs are going at The Times,but what of Joanna Weinberg?
Sunday 10 January 2010
Monday 28 December 2009
Friday 27 November 2009
Chris Evans is set to make another TV comeback by joining The One Show team.
Sunday 22 November 2009
Has the level of political debate really come to this? The next prime minister will probably be elected on the basis of the biscuit he nibbles. Winning an election is about cleverly targeting undecided voters, and you can guess what group the spin doctors have in their sights this time. In 1992 the Tories wooed the "pebbledash people" who'd bought their own council houses under Maggie Thatcher. In 1997 Tony Blair's team was obsessed with middle-class voters they tagged Mondeo Man and Worcester Woman. This time around it's mums.
Thursday 22 October 2009
According to the advertisements for his latest book, The Making of Modern Britain, Andrew Marr is "Britain's favourite broadcaster". Marr may indeed be the favourite broadcaster of Britain's media and middle classes, though messrs Paxman, Dimbleby or Davies – Evan, not Alan – might have something to say about it. Surely, however, the BBC's former political editor can't lay serious claim to the title of most popular man on the box when the two big programmes he presents go out at 9am on a Sunday (The Andrew Marr Show, BBC1), when nobody but the cabinet minister being interviewed and a couple of their aides is even awake; and 9am on a Monday (Start the Week, Radio 4), when most of us are out of earshot on a tube somewhere, glazedly wondering where the weekend went.
Monday 21 September 2009
Monday 13 July 2009
Tuesday 09 June 2009
Last Night's Television: A World of Pain: Meera Syal on Self-Harm, BBC2<br />Calendar Girls: 10 Years On, BBC1
Friday 05 June 2009
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
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