Category Archives: BBC

Why British TV Broadcasters Like ITV Are Prime Takeover Targets

British television is facing uncertain times, as U.K. broadcasters have become targets for foreign takeovers. The recent $14.6 billion deal that will see 21st Century Fox take over London-based European pay TV operator Sky underscores the fact that the plunge in the value of the pound, provoked by last June’s Brexit vote, has made British……

http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/british-tv-takeover-targets-1201951687/

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5 mind-blowing fan theories about the new season of ‘Sherlock’

After years of anticipation, Sherlock Season 4 finally premiered Sunday night on PBS and it’s a toss up as to whether or not it was worth the wait. While the episode ended with a huge and shocking twist, it was a mess of fan service, recycled jokes, convoluted plot points and ret-con that has fans…

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2017/01/sherlock-benedict-cumberbatch-martin-freeman-the-six-thatchers/

BBC Wants More Shows Starring ‘The Great British Bake Off’s’ Mary Berry

The BBC is keeping Mary Berry, until recently a judge on the U.K.’s most-popular show, “The Great British Bake Off,” tied to its apron strings with yet another starring role in a food-themed series. The U.K. public broadcaster has commissioned Endemol-Shine’s Sidney Street to produce “Mary Berry Everyday,” which celebrates traditional British cuisine. The BBC……

http://variety.com/2016/tv/global/bbc-the-great-british-bake-off-mary-berry-1201917348/

Paul Hollywood is staying on ‘Bake Off’ and everyone is making the same joke

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https://killerconettv.wordpress.com/2016/09/22/paul-hollywood-is-staying-on-bake-off-and-everyone-is-making-the-same-joke/

Mary Berry is leaving ‘The Great British Bake Off’ and no one can cope

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https://killerconettv.wordpress.com/2016/09/22/mary-berry-is-leaving-the-great-british-bake-off-and-no-one-can-cope/

Lord Alan Sugar confirms The Apprentice will be back in October

Lord Sugar (Picture: Boundless – Photographer: Jim Marks)Lord Alan Sugar has played music to our ears and confirmed The Apprentice WILL be back for another series. It’s one of the highlights of the autumn TV calendar and one super-eager fan took to Twitter to double-check they’d be getting their Apprentice fix this year. What better…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/07/20/lord-alan-sugar-confirms-the-apprentice-will-be-back-in-october-6018919/

EastEnders spoilers: Ryan Malloy to make dramatic return from behind bars with emotional Whitney Dean reunion

Ryan Malloy EastEnders (Picture: BBC1)Ryan Malloy is set to make a dramatic return to EastEnders from behind bars as part of a gripping end of summer plot. Whitney Dean’s brother, played by Neil McDermott, is currently serving time after handing himself into the police in January. But fresh reports are claiming EastEnders fans will be…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/07/20/eastenders-spoilers-ryan-malloy-to-make-dramatic-return-from-behind-bars-with-emotional-whitney-dean-reunion-6017759/