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Saturday 09 July 2011
Thursday 30 June 2011
Takeover rumours were back on the schedule for ITV last night, as chatter that the broadcaster could be in line for an approach turned it into the stock to watch.
Sunday 26 June 2011
Finally a night off from touring, and I was very much looking forward to slouching in front of the TV. I'm doing some television reviewing at the moment. This is about as good a job as it gets. You just lie around, watch TV and then slag it off. No need for any creative process, no blood sweat and tears... what a job. It's even better when Stacey walks in and tells me to get up, because I can truthfully tell her I'm working. It makes you wonder why most TV critics seem so unhappy.
Friday 17 June 2011
Singing star Susan Boyle is to see the story of her incredible rise to worldwide success brought to life in a new stage musical.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Friday 10 June 2011
Sunday 05 June 2011
Jai McDowall wins 'Britain's Got Talent'. Nick Duerden on how Simon Cowell's applecart was upset
Saturday 04 June 2011
Police sources indicated that there may not be a formal investigation into a complaint from Simon Cowell against an anonymous blogger who alleged that Ronan Parke, a 12-year-old boy contesting this evening's Britain's Got Talent television final, already had a management deal with Cowell's company Syco and had been moulded to appeal to the audience – something Cowell denies.
Saturday 04 June 2011
At school, children are always encouraged to think in terms of their talent, be it the ability to exquisitely replicate Leonardo Da Vinci from memory or simply to avoid being caught by the police. Now though, talent has become a devalued sort of nothingness, more adjectival than anomalous, and the cultural equivalent of the E.coli that is thought to be squelching away in so many European cucumbers.
Friday 03 June 2011
Pop mogul Simon Cowell has called in police over an anonymous internet claim that popular TV contest Britain's Got Talent is fixed.
Monday 23 May 2011
Happy times for Peter Fincham. ITV, for which he is in charge of programming, is enjoying its best start to a year for more than two decades. The Queen has been on the television screens all week and looking in fine fettle and Fincham’s team has recently broadcast the marriage of her grandson to much critical acclaim.
Thursday 19 May 2011
On the face of it, it looks embarrassing that the Government has had to turn away the vast majority of applicants to open up free schools under its flagship education policy – as we reported last week.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Thursday 12 May 2011
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