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Rylan Clark to fill in for Richard Arnold on 'Daybreak'

29 November 2012 4:01 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rylan Clark has been announced as a guest presenter on Daybreak next week. The eliminated X Factor singer will fill in for Richard Arnold while he takes a break from the ITV morning show. Clark will front the daily showbiz slot at 7.50am with Aled Jones and Lorraine Kelly from December 3-7. Richard Arnold will return the following week after taking a holiday following his stint on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing alongside his ITV duties. Clark said of his role: "I can't believe it! I only left X Factor a week ago and now I'm joining Lorraine and Aled on the Daybreak sofa! "I'm a massive fan of the show and it's going to be so much fun sharing all the (more) »

- By Tom Eames

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Mutya Keisha Siobhan: 'New album is better than our last'

26 November 2012 2:58 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Mutya Keisha Siobhan have insisted that their new album is better than their first. The group teased details of the LP, which follows up their 2001 debut One Touch as the Sugababes. Mutya Buena told Ponystep Magazine: "I think it's a step up from the first album. I just hope people will enjoy it. Actually, I know people will enjoy it!" Keisha Buchanan also revealed that the group decided to reform after watching Buena being interviewed by Lorraine Kelly. She explained: "I remember sitting on my couch watching Mutya being interviewed on Lorraine just after I'd left the Sugababes, (more) »

- By Robert Copsey

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Lorraine Kelly does Audrey Hepburn for Lbd diet launch

9 November 2012 2:05 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Lorraine Kelly dressed up as iconic Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn to launch the Lorraine Little Black Dress Diet for ITV1 yesterday afternoon (November 8). The 52-year-old Scottish TV presenter's diet plan will feature on her breakfast show Lorraine from November 12 for four weeks and include guest stars, such as Dannii Minogue, sharing diet tips, fashion advice and exercise plans. Kelly modelled herself on Hepburn's Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany, (more) »

- By Naomi Gordon

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'Coronation Street' Michelle Keegan: 'Success is down to luck'

6 September 2012 9:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan has claimed that her success is down to luck. The 25-year-old actress, who plays Tina McIntyre on the ITV soap, said that she couldn't believe how far she had come in a relatively short amount of time. Speaking on today's (September 6) edition of Lorraine, Keegan recalled: "I always wanted to be an actress but I thought you had to start at a young age and I didn't know how. "I started acting at 19, and was just really lucky. It was a case of right place, right time." Keegan went on to admit (more) »

- By Daniel Sperling

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Michelle Keegan 'lucky' to get Coronation Street

6 September 2012 9:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Michelle Keegan still feels ''really lucky'' to star in 'Coronation Street'. Michelle, who plays Tina McIntyre in the soap, worked in a shop and as a check-in agent at Manchester airport before landing the role in 2007. She told ITV1's 'Lorraine': ''I've always wanted to be an actress, but I didn't know how to do it. ''And I know there's loads of people out there that do the same thing and I always thought you had to start at a young age as an actor - I started at 19/20, and I got the job a few months after I started acting. »

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'Coronation Street' star Kym Marsh 'laid-back over wedding'

3 August 2012 6:26 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has insisted that she is feeling relaxed about her upcoming wedding. The actress, who plays Weatherfield's Michelle Connor, will marry former Hollyoaks cast member Jamie Lomas at the Nunsmere Hall Hotel in Cheshire next month. Speaking on Lorraine this morning (August 3), Marsh insisted that she isn't worrying about the big day ahead.

Pictured: Kym Marsh on Lorraine. She commented: "I've been so laid-back. And actually, Jamie's sisters - who I'm very close to - have both been going, 'Kym, you do know we've not got long?!' I've got some help as well - organising it with my friends helping me." Marsh enjoyed her hen celebrations in Marbella last weekend, with family and friends in attendance. Reflecting on the gathering, the 36-year-old said: "We (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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Queen Elizabeth starts Scottish celebrations

3 July 2012 5:02 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has begun her Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Scotland. The monarch - accompanied by her husband Prince Philip - is spending five days hosting events in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth and started today (03.07.12) with a ceremony to formally receive her into the City of Edinburgh. At the annual Ceremony of the Keys, she was handed the keys of the city by the Lord Provost. Her first engagement after that was to visit the city's newly-restored Portrait Gallery - which reopened in December - to view a new painting of formula one legend Sir Jackie Stewart. Meanwhile, Scottish presenter Lorraine Kelly was to receive an OBE today for her charity work. Speaking on her 'Lorraine' show outside »

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Kim Kardashian: Thank Goodness for Spanx

30 June 2012 6:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Kim Kardashian makes a pretty impression whether she's sporting a leopard-print mini dress ... or a pair of sweatpants. But when asked whether she felt comfortable with her body, the reality star, 31, had a difficult time giving a straight answer. "I think so, for sure," she said Thursday on the U.K.'s ITV Lorraine show, before changing her answer. "Well, no, I'm such a perfectionist. I don't think I'm ever really comfortable." It's a departure from the confidence she boasted to People in 2009, when a bikini-clad Kardashian proclaimed, "I'm comfortable in my own skin." One of her biggest insecurities? Her thighs, »

- Alison Schwartz

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ITV Warn Morning Presenters Over Product Placement

28 June 2012 6:05 AM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

A fashion expert on ITV's Lorraine has come under fire for plugging clothes from a shop he works for, it was revealed on Wednesday, sparking investigations into the channel's other presenters and possible product placement.

Lorraine's fashion guru Mark Heyes was given a warning after he promoted clothes from Debenhams while being paid as the store's brand ambassador.

This Morning's Holly Willoughby and TV chef Gino D'Campo have also reportedly been warned over plugging brands they are associated with.

A source told The Mirror: "In the past Holly has worn a number of her own dresses from the brand Very and Gino often wears bright watches which are on camera a lot, so we have to look at things like this now to make sure we don't do anything wrong."

ITV were previously accused of product placement in 2011, when hit reality show the X Factor was investigated by Ofcom »

- The Huffington Post UK

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Holly Willoughby warned by ITV over product placement?

27 June 2012 2:34 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A number of ITV stars have reportedly been warned over their involvement with product placement. Executives have apparently met with the likes of Holly Willoughby and Gino D'Acampo and advised them not to advertise brands in which they have a vested interest on screen. TV bosses have also given Lorraine fashion expert Mark Heyes a warning after he promoted clothes from Debenhams while being paid as the store's brand ambassador. "There was a change in the Ofcom ruling with regards to undue prominence and product placement in TV. When there are changes we chat to talent and agents about them," an ITV source told The Mirror. "In the past Holly has worn a number (more) »

- By Colin Daniels

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New presenters to join Lorraine Kelly on Daybreak

12 June 2012 4:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Matt Barbet and Ranvir Singh will join Lorraine Kelly on 'Daybreak'. Matt, who currently presents Channel 5 news, and Ranvir will present the first hour of the new look programme between 6am and 7am followed by 'Daybreak's new main presenters Lorraine and Aled Jones. The pair will take up their new roles at ITV1 later this year. Matt wrote on twitter: ''Excited to say I'll be joining the new team at Daybreak to present 6-7am with Ranvir Singh... ''...sad to leave all my friends at 5News but after almost five years, a fresh challenge is due.'' He also said in a statement: ''I'm hugely »

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Matt Barbet, Ranvir Singh join ITV1's 'Daybreak'

11 June 2012 1:49 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Matt Barbet and Ranvir Singh have signed up for ITV1's Daybreak. The pair will present the first hour of the morning magazine show at 6am later this year, before main hosts Lorraine Kelly and Aled Jones take over. Ranvir Singh is currently on maternity leave, and has presented and reported on BBC North West Tonight since 2005. Barbet currently presents 5 News for Channel 5, but has previously worked for BBC London while also covering for Bill Turnbull on Daybreak's rival show BBC Breakfast on occasions. Singh said of her appointment: "I'm very excited about joining Lorraine, Aled and Matt. We'll be buzzing with all the morning news and having a laugh along the way I hope. I can't wait to get started!" Barbet (more) »

- By Tom Eames

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Boohoo wins at 'Lorraine' High Street Fashion Awards

8 June 2012 2:41 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Boohoo has been named as the 'Best Online Retailer' at this year's Lorraine High Street Fashion Awards. The UK company beat Next, Very, The Outnet and Asos to take home the prize from Lorraine Kelly's ITV breakfast show. Boohoo joint-chief executive Carol Kane said: "We are delighted to have been recognised as the best online retailer by the viewers of Lorraine, especially within such a strong category. "Winning any award is always an honour, but there is something particularly special about winning when the public have voted." Boohoo was praised for its unique supply chain, which means that clothing, accessories and shoes go from drawing boards to customers in a matter of weeks. Since launching in 2006, it has become one of the fastest-growing online clothing businesses in the UK and Europe. Other winners at the (more) »

- By Daniel Sperling

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Kelly Brook: 'Thom Evans has zero interest in my showbiz life'

29 May 2012 3:16 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Kelly Brook has revealed that her partner Thom Evans has "zero interest" in her showbiz-centred lifestyle. The model described the rugby player as "refreshing" for his attitude in comparison to her past boyfriends. "He has zero interest. I invited him to Cannes, but he had no interest," she told Lorraine Kelly on Lorraine. "He's training, he's an athlete, he has his thing. We're so opposite, but it's so refreshing. Some people get attracted to that side of my life, and they're there for the wrong reasons." The British actress appeared at the (more) »

- By Tom Eames

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Lorraine excited about working with Aled

25 May 2012 2:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Lorraine Kelly can't wait to host 'Daybreak' with Aled Jones. The pair were recently announced as the new hosts of ITV1's flagship morning programme and the 'Lorraine' presenter is a big fan of her co-host's sense of humour. She said: ''I am excited about hosting with Aled. I've known Aled for a long time. When we did a screen test together, something just clicked. He is a lovely, funny, positive man with a brilliant sense of humour.'' As well as brightening her mornings by working with Aled, Lorraine will give her mood a boost with her wardrobe, in particular her shoes. She told TV »

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Doctor Who's River Song is bisexual

16 May 2012 9:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Lorraine Kelly has a crush on 'Rome' actor Ray Stevenson. The 52-year-old presenter - who has been married to husband Steve since 1992 - admits she fancies the brooding actor because of his handsome good looks and was delighted when she got to meet him. She said: ''My secret crush is Ray Stevenson, who plays Titus Pullo in the TV series 'Rome'. ''Ray is a terrific actor and extremely handsome. I was lucky enough to interview him and he is utterly charming.'' Lorraine recently recovered from a horse riding accident which left her unable to present her ITV morning show, and is »

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Aled Jones to join Lorraine Kelly on Daybreak couch

4 May 2012 11:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Pair to take over later this year as ITV looks to rejuvenate show after failure of Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley

Lorraine Kelly will be joined on the Daybreak couch by Aled Jones, as ITV looks to rejuvenate its breakfast show after the failed pairing of Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley.

Kelly and Jones will take over later this year, although ITV did not give an exact start date.

Jones, who became a child star in the 1980s when his version of The Snowman song Walking in the Air became a hit, now presents Songs of Praise, along with BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday, Cash in the Attic and Escape to the Country.

"I am so thrilled to be joining ITV for their breakfast show," said Jones. "I am thoroughly looking forward to sharing the sofa every morning with such a consummate professional as Lorraine Kelly."

Kelly, who already »

- Mark Sweney

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Lorraine Kelly returns to host TV show after fall

16 April 2012 2:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Lorraine Kelly has returned to host her ITV1 chat show after being trampled on by a horse. The 52-year-old presenter was ''lost for words'' on her return to 'Lorraine' after two months away following the accident, which saw her lose three pints of blood from a ''deep wound'' in her thigh, but she admits the incident could have been ''much worse''. She said: ''I'm fine, I just kept telling myself you have to keep looking on the bright side and it could've been a lot worse. I could've broken bones so it could've been much worse.'' Just Bieber led tributes to the Scottish »

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Lorraine Kelly has landed 'Daybreak' job, say reports

27 March 2012 2:53 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Lorraine Kelly has landed the job of hosting ITV1's flagship breakfast show Daybreak, say reports. Kelly has been linked to the series for a number of months following the departures of original hosts Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley. According to The Mirror, Kelly now has the job and there are four men in line to join her on the breakfast sofa. Former Strictly Come Dancing winner Chris Hollins, Katherine Jenkins's ex-lover Gethin Jones, Five News's Matt Barbet and ITV correspondent Keir Simmons are apparently the final four contenders for the gig. A source told the tabloid: "Lorraine is a tried-and-tested favourite with viewers. Some will say that we're playing it rather safe (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Lorraine Kelly on horse riding accident: 'I lost three pints of blood'

10 March 2012 6:33 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Lorraine Kelly has revealed the full extent of her recent horse-riding accident. The presenter lost three pints of blood and needed a transfusion after a horse "stamped on" her back in February. Kelly called into her ITV Breakfast show Lorraine, currently being hosted by stand-in Nadia Sawalha, to inform viewers of her recovery. "I tried a jump and wasn't experienced enough to get the horse to do it," (more) »

- By Colin Daniels

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