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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - Bake Off, Vampire Diaries

4 March 2015 4:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Great Comic Relief Bake Off: BBC One, 8pm

It's the final Bake Off for Comic Relief - at least until the champions (including Gok Wan and Michael Sheen) face off on the night itself.

Tonight, it's Chris Moyles, Alexa Chung, Kayvan Novak and Victoria Wood hoping to out-do each other in the kitchen and impress Paul and Mary.

The People's Strictly for Comic Relief: BBC One, 9pm

More fun for Comic Relief, as this non-celebrity variant on Strictly Come Dancing continues, with three more members of the public putting on their dancing shoes.

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman narrate the contestants' heart-warming stories, revealing just why they were picked for this special event.

Dci Banks: ITV, 9pm

Stephen Tompkinson returns for a fourth series as the sour-faced detective, who has even more cause to look miserable this time round.

After suffering a personal loss, Banks is forced to »

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Vernon Kay would "seriously consider" taking part in Strictly Come Dancing

19 February 2015 8:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Vernon Kay has revealed that he would "seriously consider" taking part in Strictly Come Dancing.

The presenter told Loose Women that he already feels like part of the family as he's on set so often with wife Tess Daly, who co-hosts the Saturday night show with Claudia Winkleman.

He said: "If they asked me, I would seriously consider it."

He added that he has "never, ever had one conversation" about joining the show, explaining: "I think it's because I'm there on a regular basis. They must feel like I'm part of the family.

"It's been 11, 12 years that they've been doing it and I'm always down there causing a nuisance. It's such a good show."

Kay also revealed that he likes to recreate Strictly at home with his daughters Phoebe and Amber when Daly is out at work.

"It's quite nice that we know when Strictly Come Dancing is [scheduled]," he said. »

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National Television Awards 2015: As it happened

21 January 2015 11:21 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

For the next three hours, the best of 2014's television will be celebrated at a lavish ceremony starring everyone from Danny Dyer to the bloke from The Chase.

The 2015 National Television Awards will reward the very best (or highest-voted) soaps, dramas, comedies and more. Dermot O'Leary will once again host the event live from The O2 in London on ITV.

So grab a cup of tea, prepare for madness and enjoy Ant & Dec winning the Best TV Presenter(s) trophy, as Digital Spy takes you through the evening from 7.30pm.

22:03So there we have it for another year! A pretty darn well-run ship by Dermot, and a generally enjoyable show. What did you think of the winners? Any big snubs? All in agreement? Let us know in the comments below. Thanks for joining us!

22:02Of course, one more mention of Mrs Brown before the end.

22:00Claudia Winkleman can be seen going "What? »

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NTAs 2015: Thierry Henry's walk-on song being 'hurriedly translated'

21 January 2015 3:32 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

A handful of walk-on songs have been revealed for tonight's guests at the National Television Awards.

Thierry Henry has chosen a French rap song to play as he walks on stage, which is being 'hurriedly translated' to make sure it is not explicit.

Kardashian 'momager' Kris Jenner is keeping it in the family by choosing to walk on to son-in-law Kanye West's 'Flashing Lights', while Natalie Gumede will be accompanied by Mark Ronson's chart-topping hit 'Uptown Funk'.

Strictly Come Dancing duo Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman will enter the stage to the suitable strains of 'Dancing Queen' by Abba.

The NTAs will be hosted by Dermot O'Leary and will feature a tribute to Coronation Street's Anne Kirkbride, who passed away Monday (January 19) aged 60.

The evening will also feature a clue in regards to the identity of Lucy Beale's killer in EastEnders.

The National Television Awards 2015 will broadcast »

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Zoe Ball: 'I'm not gunning for Tess Daly's job on Strictly Come Dancing'

15 January 2015 9:38 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Zoe Ball has said that she does not want Tess Daly's job presenting Strictly Come Dancing.

The 44-year-old, who presents BBC Two spin-off show It Takes Two, co-hosted Strictly when Claudia Winkleman took leave following her daughter having an accident.

After her time presenting, some said that Ball should to replace Daly.

However, speaking to the Daily Express, Ball said: "Oh I love Tess, she's my homegirl. Also, it's Tess and Claud's job, and I like my job on It Takes Two because I get to muck about.

"It's a bit like Live & Kicking because I get to have a good gossip with them. I think the three of us, it works quite nicely."

She added: "I love that job, so I'm not gunning for Tess's job or anything like that. I'm happy with it like that."

Speaking to Digital Spy in November, Scott Mills said that he had »

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The People's Strictly for Comic Relief confirms contestants

8 January 2015 4:34 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

BBC One has announced the contestants who will be taking part in The People's Strictly for Comic Relief.

The four-part series, which will air in the lead-up to Red Nose Day on Friday, March 13, selected the six individuals for their "tireless and selfless work which has helped change so many lives for the better".

The contestants who will perform in the ballroom include:

- Phillip Barnett, who has raised more than £2 million after founding a children's theatre charity 20 years ago;

- Trishna Bharadia, who as an Ms sufferer has worked to raise awareness around the condition;

- Anna Kennedy OBE, who set up the UK's largest school for autism;

- Cassidy Little, who lost the lower half of his leg in an explosion while serving as a medic in Afghanistan and has helped his colleagues through rehab;

- Heather Parsons, who set up a charity to support intensive care patients »

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