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6 items from 2014


What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - Waterloo Road, The Apprentice

15 October 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Waterloo Road: BBC One, 8pm

Tonight marks the beginning of the end for Waterloo Road as it starts its final season with new cast members Neil Pearson and Nicola Stephenson joining as the new headmaster, Vaughn Fitzgerald, and his partner, Allie Westbrook, the new art teacher.

The first episode of the series introduces both Vaughn and Allie and their raucous home life as they set out to help students at the famous comprehensive - as well dealing with returning cast members' issues as the new term starts.

The Apprentice: BBC One, 9pm

The tenth series of The Apprentice kicked off last night, introducing us to the twenty new candidates - and bidding farewell to the Boardroom's first victim.

Tonight's episode sees the teams tasked with designing and pitching a new piece of wearable tech, testing their abilities in fashion, technology and presenting in front of major retailers.

Sleepy Hollow: Universal, »

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Global Showbiz Briefs: Christopher Eccleston To Guard ITV’s ‘Safe House'; Martin Freeman In ‘The Eichmann Show'; More

7 October 2014 12:20 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Christopher Eccleston has been cast with Marsha Thomason (White Collar) and Paterson Joseph (The Leftovers) in ITV’s new four-part drama series Safe House. Produced by Eleventh Hour Films, Safe House is a thriller set in the wilderness of England’s Lake District. Eccleston plays Robert, a former detective who is asked by a close friend and police officer to turn his family’s remote guest house into a safe house. Their first ‘guests’ are a family in fear of their lives after they are violently attacked. For Robert, protecting them resurrects fears and anxieties bound up in a terrifying night gone wrong with a star witness. As a consequence of running the safe house, Robert begins to questions the incident and uncovers a web of lies. Inspired by a real couple, Safe House is written by Michael Crompton (Kidnap & Ransom, Carrie’s War), and directed by Marc Evans (Hinterland, »

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Christopher Eccleston to lead new ITV thriller Safe House

6 October 2014 2:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Christopher Eccleston is to the lead the cast of ITV's new drama series Safe House.

The Leftovers actor will play a retired detective in the four-part series, also starring White Collar's Marsha Thomason.

Safe House follows Robert (Eccleston) and Katy (Thomason) - a married couple asked by close friend and police officer Mark (Paterson Joseph) to turn their remote guest house into a safe house.

The first 'guests' are a family in fear for their lives, after being violently attacked by a stranger who claims to know them.

18 months previous, Robert was shot trying to protect a star witness due to testify against her gangster husband. Protecting this new family causes the ex-cop to re-examine that terrifying night and soon he uncovers a web of lies.

Jason Merrells (Emmerdale), Nicola Stephenson (Holby City) and Peter Ferdinando (Doctor Who) will also star in the drama, set in the Lake District and inspired by true events. »

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Waterloo Road: Watch first trailer for new series

3 October 2014 6:52 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Waterloo Road's upcoming season has been previewed in a new trailer.

The trailer teases the arrival of Drop the Dead Donkey actor Neil Pearson as new headteacher Vaughan Fitzgerald.

Nicola Stephenson has also joined the cast as new art teacher Allie, who is the partner of Vaughan.

It was announced in April that Waterloo Road would be coming to an end after its tenth series, but bosses promised to send the show out "on a high".

The cast and crew filmed the show's final scenes in Greenock, Scotland on August 22.

Waterloo Road returns to BBC One on October 15 at 8pm. »

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Waterloo Road return date confirmed by BBC One

1 October 2014 8:35 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Waterloo Road will return on Wednesday, October 15, it has been confirmed.

The first of ten new one-hour episodes will air at 8pm, with ten final episodes scheduled to air in 2015.

The new episode will feature the introduction of new head teacher Vaughan Fitzgerald, who is played by Drop the Dead Donkey actor Neil Pearson.

Nicola Stephenson has also joined the cast as new art teacher Allie, who is the partner of Vaughan.

It was announced in April that Waterloo Road would be coming to an end after its tenth series, but bosses promised to send the show out "on a high".

The cast and crew filmed the show's final scenes in Greenock, Scotland on August 22. »

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Pride in London 2014: 13 landmark Lgbt moments in UK and Us TV

28 June 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

London Lgbt+ Community Pride's annual Pride Festival kicked off on Sunday (June 22) and runs through til June 29.

To mark the festival and today's Pride in London Parade - travelling from Baker Street to Whitehall, between 1pm and 4pm - Digital Spy presents 13 landmark Lgbt moments in UK and Us television.

1. February 1971 - Us sitcom All in the Family breaks new ground, featuring Us television's first ever openly homosexual character in ex-pro football player Steve (Philip Carey).

2. January 1989 - BBC One's EastEnders becomes the first UK soap to screen a kiss between two gay men - middle-class yuppie Colin Russell (Michael Cashman) and Guido Smith (Nicholas Donovan).

3. February 1991 - A little over two years later, NBC becomes the first Us network to air a lesbian kiss in primetime on its Emmy-winning legal drama L.A. Law - Abby Perkins (Michele Greene) and Cj Lamb (Amanda Donohoe) shared an intimate moment in season »

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