Inventing new panel games, like changing the welfare system or redesigning the wrap dress, is so much harder than it looks. It's all very well whingeing that Quote... Unquote is tired or Round Britain Quiz too anoraky, but thinking of a variant is like dreaming up alternative sources of energy. You imagine there will be millions of possibilities. You end up with biofuel.
Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles today played down an on-air rant against the BBC for not paying him for two months, claiming he could be "moody" first thing in the morning.
Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles hit out at his BBC bosses today in an extraordinary rant on his breakfast show, accusing them of "a huge lack of respect" and revealing he had not been paid since July.
Sachsgate. Wogan's retirement. The threat to close one of his stations. To Bob Shennan, controller of Radio 2 and 6 Music, it's all part of the challenge – as he tells Ian Burrell
Political satire The Thick Of It scooped a hat-trick at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, it was announced today.
Sir Terry Wogan said today he is living a "student" lifestyle - lying in bed watching TV until the afternoon.
BBC Radio 2 has been told it must do more to appeal to older listeners – particularly over-65s. In a major review of the station, the BBC Trust said Britain's biggest network should find a "more varied and challenging selection of programmes", even if this meant losing some of its audience.
Old habits die hard for Sir Terry Wogan - he still wakes up early despite hanging up his breakfast show headphones.
They look good on the uber-trendy child models in the ad campaign, and you know they'd look good on your offspring, too. As of yesterday morning, any pampered kid aged between the ages of 0 and 10 can work their new look from Stella McCartney – or more specifically, Stella McCartney for GapKids and BabyGap – while sipping their babyccinos. It's another coup for Gap, which has a successful history of bringing designers like Pierre Hardy and Roland Mouret on board to give their adult clothing some cutting edge. And when Hit & Run frisked the rails at 8am when the first collection hit stores yesterday morning, it looked like Stella had scored the chain yet another hit. She's designed exactly the sort of retro-cool clothes that will appeal to the adults buying the clothes.
Amid economic gloom, war and postal strikes, Britain's most serious radio network is experiencing its largest audiences in more than a decade.
First Peter Sissons laid into the "autocuties." Now Sir Terry Wogan, rosy-cheeked leprechaun of breakfast radio, has added his voice to the clamour, writing off TV news reading as "the easiest job in media".
A week after re-confirming his status as king of breakfast radio, Sir Terry Wogan said today he expected rival DJ Chris Moyles to "broadcast for six hours a day" to try to catch up with his listener figures.
Controversial DJ close to overtaking rival's listener figures
Maybe the Mail will be yelling, ‘Smash the bosses, get the worker’s Mail’
Chat show host Graham Norton will replace Sir Terry Wogan as commentator on the Eurovision Song Contest, the BBC said.
"Grasping" and "tacky" were among reviewers' moderate descriptions of Cherie Blair's self-invasive memoirs. Selling 3,877 copies in a week can be spun as an achievement – until one considers the newspaper serialisation; the blanket Radio 4 coverage (Book Of The Week, Woman's Hour); Cherie's reported £1m advance from publisher Little, Brown; and the decision by stores and websites to sell at half the £18.99 cover price from day one.