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Here is your first look inside the explosive Big Brother: Timebomb house

6 hours ago

The Big Brother house has had an explosive re-design to fit in with its Timebomb theme.

Channel 5 unveiled the first peek inside this year's house one week ahead of the show's return for another summer of twists, turns and betrayals.

What do you think of the new House? http://t.co/xIjLf2TLbf #Bbuk pic.twitter.com/2jkZl6rKLC

Big Brother UK (@bbuk) May 4, 2015

A full tour of the newly-redecorated Big Brother house can also be seen here.

Show bosses previously touted the new-look facility as being full of Mad Men-influenced, '60s-style decor as part of an "upbeat, glamorous, thrilling and mischievous" series.

The clock is ticking. Don't miss the live launch of Big Brother: Timebomb on Tuesday 12th May at 9pm #Bbuk http://t.co/1wlxzpF8Ec

Big Brother UK (@bbuk) April 30, 2015

Emma Willis and Rylan Clark offered the first hints about this summer's Timebomb theme in a Channel 5 preview last week. »

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Here is what BAFTA host Graham Norton thinks about the year in TV

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It's only the BAFTA TV Awards on Sunday, so what better way to prepare than by looking over the year in television? And who better to do that with than with BAFTA host Graham Norton himself?

"By the time you get to the Oscars, there's been so many award shows you know what's winning," Graham said. "In this, it really is up for grabs. You really don't know until the night and then it becomes obvious – the minute something wins you go, 'Well, of course that won, of course it did'. But until then, you don't know."

But who does he think will be picking up some of those lovely little trophies? Which show does he think should have been nominated? And is he a fan of Mrs Brown's Boys? Read on for all that and more...

"I would say that Leading Actor is a very hard category. Benedict Cumberbatch has been up before, »

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Things heat up as Geordie Shore travels to Wales to stay in a caravan

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Tonight's Geordie Shore (May 2) sees the group have a change of scenery as they travel to Wales.

Although less than impressed with their caravan accommodation, they soon find their own ways to keep warm.

Kyle says: "It's absolutely freezing in this caravan tonight, and there's only one way me and Holly know how to warm up!"

"If the caravan's rocking, don't come knocking!" adds Holly.

Marnie finds herself caving in to Aaron's flirting, but after spending the night together she soon feels guilty when a special delivery arrives from Dan the next day.

"Oh my god I'm kissing Aaron, I'm getting carried away and I can't stop myself," says Marnie, while Aaron realises he's woken up in Marnie's bed - "what the f**k is going on here?"

Elsewhere, Kyle, Aaron, Charlotte and Chloe get sent to work at a 25th birthday party, but things turn sour when Kyle pockets two different phone numbers. »

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Are Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin the new hosts of Top Gear?

10 hours ago

If rumours are to be believed, Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin could be the next presenters of Top Gear.

According to the Sunday Express, the show's co-creator Andy Wilman was overheard describing the new line-up while having lunch with Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay.

All three stars have relevant experience: former model Kidd presents Channel 5's Classic Cars Show, Life on Mars actor Glenister hosts For the Love of Cars on Channel 4 and Martin is a TV presenter and former motorcycle racing champion.

It could all be pure speculation, but what if this was the new trio? Let us know your thoughts in the poll:

The BBC car show is in transition after Jeremy Clarkson was axed in March following an altercation with a producer.

Fellow presenters James May and Richard Hammond have indicated that they will not return without Clarkson.

Ronnie O'Sullivan and Will Mellor have both »

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The Enfield Haunting spooks over 750k on Sky Living

16 hours ago

The Enfield Haunting opened to over 750,000 viewers on Sky Living on Sunday night, overnight data suggests.

Timothy Spall's supernatural thriller was the second most-watched broadcast on the multichannels with 752k (3.4%) at 9pm.

ITV's new Women's Institute drama Home Fires rallied 4.82m (21.8%) at 9pm (519k/3.1% on +1), while Sheridan Smith's The C-Word on BBC One was seen by 3.79m (17.4%) at 8.30pm.

Earlier on in the evening, Celebrity Squares and Sunday Night at the Palladium entertained 1.77m (9.3%) and 4.0m (18.9%) respectively (45k/0.2% and 228k/1.0%).

As usual, Countryfile topped the night's ratings with 5.42m (30.8%), while Antiques Roadshow collected 5.22m (26.1%).

On Channel 4, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown returned with 1.09m (5.0%) at 9pm (320k/2.0%), and Henning Wehn's An Immigrant's Guide to Britain pulled in 780k (4.3%) from 10pm (214k/1.9%).

Channel 5 aired Legally Blonde to 813k (4.1%) at 7.10pm (133k/0.6%) and Resident Evil: Afterlife to 801k (4.1%) at 9pm (108k/0.8%).

BBC Two's Snooker World Championship coverage pocketed 1.95m (9.5%).

Elsewhere, »

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Former England footballer Jimmy Greaves in intensive care after stroke

18 hours ago

Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke.

The former footballer and broadcaster, who previously had a minor stroke in 2012, was taken ill on Sunday (May 3).

A statement from the 75-year-old's family read: "His wife, Irene, and four children have asked for privacy during what is a worrying time for the family. They will issue a bulletin on his condition when it is appropriate.

"He was due to be inducted into the Tottenham Hotspur Hall of Fame on 13 May at a sell-out ceremony at White Hart Lane."

Greaves scored 44 goals in 57 games for England between 1959 and 1967, putting him fourth on the list of all-time scorers for the national team.

The striker played for Chelsea, AC Milan, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham, Brentwood, Chelmsford City, Barnet and Woodford Town in club football.

He enjoyed a successful broadcasting career after retiring from the game in 1980.

He presented ITV's TV-am and »

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Deborah Meaden goes from Dragons' Den to Murder in Successville

19 hours ago

Deborah Meaden will swap Dragons' Den for crime-solving when she appears on BBC Three's new show Murder in Successville.

The show sees a host of celebrity sidekicks teaming up with Di Sleet (Tom Davis) to solve various crimes in the fictional town of Successville.

The famous faces have no idea what they're getting themselves into before filming begins, but with Successville populated by celebrities, will they be able to arrest the right suspect?

Meaden will be challenged to solve an Agatha Christie-style murder mystery, but will she be able to decide whether Lady Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, retired Scout master Boris Johnson, invalid aunt Nicki Minaj or the suspicious butler Jay Z was responsible?

"I had the best time and actually got real and uncontrollable giggles more than once," Meaden said. "The cast were unbelievably good especially as they were improvising around my reactions. I was so immersed at times I »

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - Game of Thrones, Revenge, Gotham

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Revenge: E4, 8pm

Now that we know this will be the last season, the light is more than a dot at the end of the tunnel for Revenge.

A grief-stricken Emily tries to repair the unintentional damage she has caused, while Victoria pursues a fresh lead with renewed vigour. When Louise returns from her brother's funeral and tells Nolan that she wants a baby, Jack advises his friend to come clean to her about Tony.

Game of Thrones: Sky Atlantic, 9pm

After the Khaleesi (well, kind of) made a guest appearance on Jimmy Fallon earlier this week, Daenerys returns to Essos as the military legion of the Faith of the Seven grows more aggressive in the west.

Elsewhere in Westeros, Ellaria and the Sand Snakes vow vengeance, and Jaime and Bronn head south.

Safe House: ITV. 9pm

Michael has a breakthrough in his hunt for the Blackwells and the police believe his arrest is imminent. »

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Joey Essex: "I don't think people take politics seriously anyway, really"

21 hours ago

If you had to think of one TV star to sit down with the country's politicians ahead of this week's General Election, then it probably wouldn't be Joey Essex.

The former Towie star has previously admitted to having a seriously limited knowledge of what goes on in Westminster, and he's never before voted at an election. So what did he learn when he sat down with Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage recently?

We met up with Joey last week to talk about his first impressions of the candidates, what he thinks politicians can do to improve their reputation, and whether he sees any future for himself in politics...

What was the most surprising thing you learned about the world of politics while filming the show?

"The most surprising thing for me was being around people who are almost like royalty. David Cameron lives behind big gates; do you know what I'm saying? »

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