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Ninja Warrior vs Getaway Car: can either top Total Wipeout?

14 hours ago | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Which new Saturday action gameshow deserves to wear Total Wipeout's crown? Den Of Geek investigates...

Saturday nights are all about falling over. Just look at your average British town centre and you’ll see people all over the ground, stranded where they fell. And Saturday night TV is no different.

But since the sad loss of Total Wipeout in 2012, the people of our televisions have been too upright. There just haven’t been the obstacle courses around to trip them up. That’s all changed though, with the BBC’s The Getaway Car taking on ITV’s Ninja Warrior UK in the family-friendly 7pm-ish timeslot.

But are either of them a worthy successor to the great of the genre?

Falling over

Falling over is integral to the joy of the Saturday night obstacle course. And Total Wipeout lived up to its name; the whole show was »

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Dermot O'Leary to return to X Factor?

6 February 2016 3:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Dermot O'Leary has reportedly been offered a sensational deal to return to his hosting gig on 'The X Factor' this year. The 42-year-old presenter, who fronted the programme for eight years, was dropped from the show in 2014 but it seems bosses are now regretting their decision as they've reached out to him and begged him to make a return. A source told The Sun newspaper: ''There has been a quiet approach via his management company. He's got more offers than he has ever had in his career at the moment.'' However, Dermot is currently tied up with his new BBC weekend »

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Your Field Guide to the Many Girlfriends, Ex and Otherwise, of One Direction

4 February 2016 2:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

One Direction, so many girlfriends. The boys, as they're lovingly referred to by Directioners, have - in the manner of young, attractive, famous and wealthy men since time immemorial - had a lot of girlfriends. Some have been serious, some have been … not. Some have been famous, some have been not. Here, a field guide to the many girlfriends of One Direction. Pay attention, there will be a short quiz afterwards. Harry StylesHarry has had quite a few girlfriends including Felicity Skinner (a girl from his hometown), when they were 15 … a poem that Harry wrote for his ex girlfriend Felicity »

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Your Field Guide to the Many Girlfriends, Ex and Otherwise, of One Direction

4 February 2016 2:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

One Direction, so many girlfriends. The boys, as they're lovingly referred to by Directioners, have - in the manner of young, attractive, famous and wealthy men since time immemorial - had a lot of girlfriends. Some have been serious, some have been … not. Some have been famous, some have been not. Here, a field guide to the many girlfriends of One Direction. Pay attention, there will be a short quiz afterwards. Harry StylesHarry has had quite a few girlfriends including Felicity Skinner (a girl from his hometown), when they were 15 … a poem that Harry wrote for his ex girlfriend Felicity »

- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl

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Stephanie Davis to pen 'explosive' autobiography

4 February 2016 8:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Dermot O'Leary has reportedly been offered a sensational deal to return to his hosting gig on 'The X Factor' this year. The 42-year-old presenter, who fronted the programme for eight years, was dropped from the show in 2014 but it seems bosses are now regretting their decision as they've reached out to him and begged him to make a return. A source told The Sun newspaper: ''There has been a quiet approach via his management company. He's got more offers than he has ever had in his career at the moment.'' However, Dermot is currently tied up with his new BBC weekend »

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You're Never Too Old to Start Crushing On Harry Styles

1 February 2016 10:30 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Harry Styles has been the object of teen-girl affection ever since he broke onto the scene as a slightly shy 16-year-old during the 2010 season of The X Factor with One Direction, but the over-18 crowd didn't really take notice of him until he started dating Taylor Swift in 2012. While their relationship didn't last, that doesn't mean that we can't still nurse our crush on Harry. In honor of his recent 22nd birthday, we've rounded up all the reasons Harry is so lovable. Keep reading to get more of the sexy star, then check out 22 struggles of being an adult One Direction fangirl. »

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Simon Cowell won't give X Factor hiatus

30 January 2016 12:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Simon Cowell is refusing to give 'The X Factor' a hiatus. The 56-year-old music mogul, who launched the show 12 years ago, is adamant the singing contest will return to screens later this year, despite many people claiming it needs time off following a drop in ratings, because he thinks his programme is doing well in comparison to its rivals. He said he has no plans to take it off air, adding: ''I think a lot of people should be taking a break at the moment but I think now that I've taken a step back and it was a very interesting »

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X Factor winner Ben Haenow dropped by Simon Cowell's label

28 January 2016 1:31 PM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Ben Haenow has been dropped by Syco. The 31-year-old singer beat Fleur East to become the champion of 'The X Factor' in 2014. As is the way with the winners of the programme, he was automatically signed to Simon Cowell's record label and released his debut single 'Something I Need' in December that year. The track shot to the top of the charts, and Ben followed it with 'Second Hand Heart', a duet with Kelly Clarkson that he released in October 2015. However, the track failed to make the top 20 of the British charts. But it was the poor performance »

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ITV Entertainment, Comedy Chief Elaine Bedell Steps Down

28 January 2016 5:26 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

London — Elaine Bedell, the director of entertainment and comedy at U.K. commercial network ITV, has stepped down after seven years.

Bedell, who joined ITV in 2009, has been responsible for commissioning and overseeing a wide-ranging slate of entertainment and comedy shows, including “Britain’s Got Talent,” “The X Factor,” “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” and “Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway,” the winner of the BAFTA best entertainment award for the past two years. She will leave ITV at the end of February.

ITV director of television Peter Fincham said: “Elaine has been a tremendous colleague over the past seven years, and has led the entertainment and comedy team with unswerving commitment and enormous flair. I can completely understand why she wants to seek new pastures, and I wish her the very best of luck. I’ve had such fun working with Elaine and her team — she’s a class act. »

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ITV’s Elaine Bedell Exiting As Director Of Entertainment & Comedy

28 January 2016 4:15 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Little more than a week after ITV Director of Television, Peter Fincham, announced his departure, the broadcaster’s Director of Entertainment and Comedy, Elaine Bedell, is also set to exit. Bedell is a seven-year veteran of the UK’s leading commercial network and has been responsible for ordering and overseeing a wide-ranging slate of hit programs including Britain's Got Talent, The X Factor, I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, and Ant & Dec's Saturday Night… »

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David Gest wants return to Celebrity Big Brother house to help Stephanie Davis pick a guy

28 January 2016 3:50 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Simon Cowell is refusing to give 'The X Factor' a hiatus. The 56-year-old music mogul, who launched the show 12 years ago, is adamant the singing contest will return to screens later this year, despite many people claiming it needs time off following a drop in ratings, because he thinks his programme is doing well in comparison to its rivals. He said he has no plans to take it off air, adding: ''I think a lot of people should be taking a break at the moment but I think now that I've taken a step back and it was a very interesting »

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Zayn Malik on Leaving One Direction: 'I Wanted to Go From the First Year'

27 January 2016 6:10 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Embedcode {}] Zayn Malik never wanted to be in a band. But when the opportunity to be a part of One Direction came in 2010 on U.K.'s The X Factor, the now solo artist knew he had to take it. "I think I always wanted to go, from the first year, really," Malik, 23, said of wanting to leave 1D. "I never really wanted to be there in the band, I just gave it a go because it was there at the time." In a new interview with Beats 1 Radio's Zane Lowe, the singer explains his decision to separate himself from former bandmates Harry Styles, »

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Video: Zayn Malik on Leaving One Direction: 'I Wanted to Go From the First Year'

27 January 2016 6:10 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Embedcode {}] Zayn Malik never wanted to be in a band. But when the opportunity to be a part of One Direction came in 2010 on U.K.'s The X Factor, the now solo artist knew he had to take it. "I think I always wanted to go, from the first year, really," Malik, 23, said of wanting to leave 1D. "I never really wanted to be there in the band, I just gave it a go because it was there at the time." In a new interview with Beats 1 Radio's Zane Lowe, the singer explains his decision to separate himself from former bandmates Harry Styles, »

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Coronation Street's Callum Logan's murder to unravel

27 January 2016 3:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Ben Haenow has been dropped by Syco. The 31-year-old singer beat Fleur East to become the champion of 'The X Factor' in 2014. As is the way with the winners of the programme, he was automatically signed to Simon Cowell's record label and released his debut single 'Something I Need' in December that year. The track shot to the top of the charts, and Ben followed it with 'Second Hand Heart', a duet with Kelly Clarkson that he released in October 2015. However, the track failed to make the top 20 of the British charts. But it was the poor performance »

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One Direction Remembers Music Journey in Emotional 'History' Video - And It Will Give You All the Feels

26 January 2016 10:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

One Direction is taking a trip down memory lane. The band released the official video for their song "History" on Tuesday, and the video pays tribute to the band's five-year journey - including their days as a quintet. The emotional video is comprised mostly of footage spanning back to One Direction's start on The X Factor U.K. to their December performance on the show's finale - a farewell bid to their fans before beginning their lengthy hiatus. "History," written by Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson alongside producers, is the third single from the band's fifth studio album Made In the A. »

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One Direction Remembers Music Journey in Emotional 'History' Video - And It Will Give You All the Feels

26 January 2016 10:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

One Direction is taking a trip down memory lane. The band released the official video for their song "History" on Tuesday, and the video pays tribute to the band's five-year journey - including their days as a quintet. The emotional video is comprised mostly of footage spanning back to One Direction's start on The X Factor U.K. to their December performance on the show's finale - a farewell bid to their fans before beginning their lengthy hiatus. "History," written by Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson alongside producers, is the third single from the band's fifth studio album Made In the A. »

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One Direction's Music Video for "History" Is Here and So Is Zayn Malik, Prepare for All the Nostalgia

26 January 2016 10:07 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

One Direction is all grown up. The fivesome-turned-foursome released their music video for "History," the latest single that was written as a tribute to the Directioners, and it is insanely nostalgic. Although Zayn Malik has made it clear that he has moved on in his life, that doesn't mean his participation never happened, so the guys included him in the video. Talk about emotional, right? The music video features black-and-white footage from the very beginning, including their time on The X Factor. Simon Cowell makes a cameo in it and launches what would become one of the most successful boy bands of a generation. They all look adorably young, jumping for joy at their victory. It splices »

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ITV's National Television Awards show draws lowest audience for eight years

21 January 2016 3:35 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Ceremony pulls in more than a million fewer viewers than last year amid competition from BBC coverage of Leicester and Tottenham’s Fa Cup clash

ITV’s coverage of the National Television Awards has attracted its lowest audience in eight years, with fewer than 5.5 million tuning in to see Strictly Come Dancing beat The X Factor to the best talent show prize.

Related: National Television Awards: Downton Abbey crowned best drama

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FremantleMedia Acquires Israeli Production Company Abot Hameiri

21 January 2016 2:40 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Growing its international footprint, FremantleMedia has taken a 51% stake in Israel’s Abot Hameiri. The production company specializes in entertainment formats, scripted reality and drama. Since being founded by Eitan Abot and Guy Hameiri in 2006, the outfit has produced local versions of The X Factor, Survivor and Amazing Race. Abot Hameiri also develops and produces its own formats, including Power Couple. Scripted programming has included Shtisel and A Good… »

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Rebecca Adlington thinks Beth Tweddle will be better than her on The Jump

18 January 2016 8:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Rylan Clark-Neal wants to host 'The X Factor'. The 27-year-old singer-turned-presenter is keen to take the helm of the ITV show where he found fame, admitting it would be his ''ultimate dream''. He said: ''My ultimate dream would be to present 'The X Factor' - I only left three years ago and to go from contestant to presenting would be a tick in my box.'' And Rylan - who is nominated at tonight's (20.01.16) National Television Awards for Best TV Presenter against the likes of Ant & Dec, Graham Norton and Mel & Sue - is still shocked he beat former 'X Factor' »

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