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10 items from 2014


Tumble's Amelle Berrabah and Sarah Harding preview daring outfits

30 August 2014 7:15 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Tumble stars Amelle Berrabah and Sarah Harding have given fans a brief glimpse of their daring outfits for tonight's show (August 30).

In an attempt to avoid the same fate as last week's eliminated contestant Emma Samms, the duo will attempt to impress judges with their routines and costumes.

"In a bid to impress with their moves, the ex-Sugababe and Girls Aloud stars are baring the flesh in the hope their sexy costumes this week will leave a lasting impression on the Tumble judges," a source told Digital Spy.

"Sarah will be striking a pose as she embodies a flamboyant disco diva complete with her own Glitter ball for her rhythmic floor routine, and Amelle will be shining bright for her sky-themed trampoline routine."

Berrabah competed in The Vault last week after failing to impress the judges with her difficult routine.

The singer stumbled while attempting a hands-free aerial cartwheel, but »

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - The X Factor, Doctor Who

30 August 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Tumble: BBC One, 6.15pm

In week four, the remaining celebs and their professional partners are looking to win a place in the semi-final - but who will succeed, who will follow Emma Samms out the door and who will take a tumble?

This week's special guests are modern circus troupe, Circulus.

Doctor Who: BBC One, 7.30pm

Peter Capaldi soars in his second outing as the Doctor, taking on the Time Lord's greatest foes in slick, sharp blockbuster adventure 'Into the Dalek'.

Encountering a 'good' Dalek with "morality as malfunction", the Doctor and Clara (the superb Jenna Coleman) are miniaturised and venture inside the creature - but what horrors lurks within?

The X Factor: ITV, 8pm

It's back - finally! Simon Cowell's reality sing-a-thon behemoth returns for its 11th series, and thankfully the man himself is back at the helm.

Cheryl Cole - now Cheryl Fernandez-Versini - is »

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Tumble watched by slightly increased audience of 3.31 million

24 August 2014 5:09 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

BBC One's Tumble was seen by an average audience of 3.31 million (21%) on Saturday evening (August 23).

The BBC gymnastics show narrowly improved on last week's average of 3.30 million, as Emma Samms became the second celebrity to exit the show.

As previously reported, the return of Doctor Who was the highest-rated show of the evening by some distance, entertaining 6.79 million (32.5%) at 7.50pm.

The feature-length episode, which marked the full debut of Peter Capaldi as the new Time Lord, peaked with an audience of 6.96 million at 8.45pm.

It was followed by 4.20 million (21.4%) for Casualty at 9.10pm, while Match of the Day rounded off the evening with 3.47 million (26.6%).

Tipping Point was seen by 3.12 million (15.6%) over on ITV, while All Star Family Fortunes played to 2.81 million (13.7%).

Celebrity Big Brother continued to do well for Channel 5, with 1.43 million tuning in to the latest episode.

Channel 5's evening began with 791k (4.4%) for The Abba Years at 7.10pm, »

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Amelle Berrabah suffers aerial cartwheel mishap on BBC One's Tumble

23 August 2014 2:20 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Amelle Berrabah took Tumble quite literally on the BBC One gymnastics show this evening (August 23).

The Sugababes star suffered the mishap while attempting a hands-free aerial cartwheel, which resulted in low scores from the judges.

A Vine of the mistake has already become an online social media hit.

Despite having to reflect the error in their scores, the judges did praise the singer for attempting the move and for carrying on with the difficult routine.

Admitting that she was "disappointed", Berrabah promised that she would not give up on mastering the move, adding: "I'll do it next time!"

Having scored 24 out of 30, she finished second last, taking on Dynasty actress Emma Samms in The Vault.

Samms became the second to exit the series, leaving eight famous faces to battle it out again next week.

Gallery: Tumble week 3 »

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Emma Samms becomes second celebrity to exit BBC One's Tumble

23 August 2014 12:14 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Emma Samms has become the second celebrity to leave Tumble.

The Dynasty star lost out to singer Amelle Berrabah after taking on The Vault, in the third episode of BBC One's gymnastics competition.

Head coach Nadia Comăneci made the decision, explaining that she had chosen to save Berrabah for her "more difficult vault".

Both women found themselves competing against each other after finishing bottom on the leaderboard, having failed to impress the judges with their respective routines.

Speaking to host Alex Jones, Samms said that she had had an "absolutely fantastic" time on the series, admitting that she was now in "better shape".

Actors Bobby Lockwood and John Partridge lead the judges' scoreboard, with the former achieving a series high of 32.5.

Tonight's episode also featured a set from girl group The Saturdays, who performed a medley of their hit singles.

Tumble continues next Saturday at 6.30pm on BBC One. »

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Andrea McLean becomes first celebrity to leave BBC's Tumble

16 August 2014 12:03 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Loose Women presenter Andrea McLean has become the first celebrity gymnast to leave BBC One's Tumble.

The result was decided by head judge Nadia Comăneci after McLean took on former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan in the Vault challenge.

The pair faced the deciding challenge after finishing bottom of the leader board when scores from weeks one and two were taken into consideration.

McLean told presenter Alex Jones that she had "loved every minute" on the show. The ex-weathergirl battled through ankle injuries to perform her routine, winning praise from Comăneci for overcoming a mistake during the live performance.

Speaking after the result, Jones teased that the discipline next week will be trampolining. Other remaining stars include Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding, ex-Sugababe Amelle Berrabah, boxer Carl Froch and actor John Partridge.

Steps star Ian 'H' Watkins topped the judges' leaderboard with an impressive 31 points, while Dynasty star Emma Samms »

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Mr Motivator departs BBC's Tumble due to knee injury

28 July 2014 4:57 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Mr Motivator has departed BBC One's gymnastics show Tumble.

The fitness expert and former GMTV personality dislocated his knee during a trial run of the show.

Mr Motivator, whose real name is Derrick Evans, will need to undergo surgery to correct the damage done to his knee.

Evans said that he was "devastated" not to be able to continue in what he describes as an "amazing experience".

"A heartfelt thanks goes to all the team but especially my gymnastics partner Kerry and coach Alberto, who have been so supportive and brilliant to work with - I'm sorry our journey has been broken this way," he added.

Former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan will replace Evans, it has been reported.

BBC recently released the first cast photo for its upcoming primetime show.

Contestants include Sugababes singer Amelle Berrabah, EastEnders star John Partridge, and Girls Aloud member Sarah Harding.

Steps star »

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BBC's Tumble: See Andrea McLean, Sarah Harding, more in cast picture

27 July 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The first cast photo from BBC One's Tumble has been revealed.

The newly-released picture features the ten celebrities taking part in various gymnastic activities, aided by ribbons and hoops.

Sugababes singer Amelle Berrabah, EastEnders star John Partridge, and Girls Aloud member Sarah Harding are all taking part in the competition.

Steps star Ian 'H' Watkins, presenter Andrea Mclean, and The Only Way is Essex's Lucy Mecklenburgh are also involved, as are Wolfblood's Bobby Lockwood and Dynasty actress Emma Samms.

Middleweight boxing champion Carl Froch and Mr Motivator complete the lineup of celebrity competitors, although the fitness expert's involvement was recently called into question due to injury.

Alex Jones is presenting the Saturday night series, while Olympian Beth Tweddle takes on a mentor role to the celebrities.

Watkins has shared gruesome injury photos with fans during his time training for the show.

Tumble will air on BBC One »

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Girls Alouds Sarah Harding joins BBC gymnastics show Tumble

13 June 2014 2:34 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Line-up of contestants also includes Mr Motivator, boxing champion Carl Froch and Ian H Watkins from Steps

Former Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding and Dynasty actor Emma Samms are among the stars who have signed up to take part in new BBC celebrity gymnastics show Tumble.

They will be joined in the BBC1 contest by one-time TV fitness guru Mr Motivator. boxing champion Carl Froch and Ian H Watkins, who enjoyed a chart career with Steps.

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Towie, EastEnders, Girls Aloud stars join BBC gymnastics show Tumble

13 June 2014 12:35 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

BBC One has announced the 10 celebrities to compete in new gymnastics reality show Tumble.

Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding, former EastEnders actor John Partridge, Towie's Lucy Mecklenburgh and Sugababe Amelle Berrabah will all be taking part.

Current super middleweight boxing champion Carl Froch, Dynasty icon Emma Samms, Wolfblood actor Bobby Lockwood and Loose Women host Andrea McLean will also feature.

The lineup is completed by Steps singer Ian 'H' Watkins and '90s TV star Mr Motivator.

Alex Jones will present the primetime Saturday night series, while British Olympian Beth Tweddle will act as a mentor for the celebrities.

The judging panel will be made up of Olympic gymnastics legend Nadia Comaneci, London 2012 hero and Strictly Come Dancing champion Louis Smith, Team Gb gymnastics captain turned sports broadcaster Craig Heap, and cirque artist Sebastien Stella.

Tumble will see the famous faces learning and mastering gymnastic skills across six weeks of live TV shows. »

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