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The BBC has announced details of its inaugural Music Awards event.
BBC One, Radio 1 and Radio 2 will team up for a simultaneous live broadcast of the ceremony, celebrating the best in popular music over the past 12 months.
Along with live performances and surprise collaborations, the night will also review and celebrate the past 12 months in music.
Three awards will be presented during the night as well, with British Artist and International Artist of the Year to be decided by a BBC Music panel and leading music journalists. The Song of the Year prize will be voted for by members of the public. »
Children in Need peaked with 9.81 million viewers on BBC One last night (November 14).
The annual fundraiser attracted an average audience of 8.29 million (35.9%) from 7.30pm until 10pm.
Average viewing figures dropped to 4.21 million (21.8%) when it switched to BBC Two for 45-minutes at 10pm, while the final few hours were seen by 2.76 million (34.6%).
Over on ITV, Secrets from the Sky was seen by 2.36 million (10.4%) at 8pm, while drama series Lewis reeled in 3.51 million (15.1%) at 9pm.
BBC Two's evening kicked off with 860k (4.1%) for The Home That Two Built at 7pm, followed by 1.27 million (5.5%) for Mastermind, 930k (3.9%) for Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes and 1.10 million (4.7%) for The Fish Market: Inside Billingsgate.
Matt Baker has been eating lots of cake while doing the BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge. The 36-year-old television presenter has been travelling around the UK on a rickshaw to raise money for the telethon, and admits that he's had lots of support from the public who have been making him scoff their baked goods. He exclusively told Bang Showbiz: ''People are piling out the door with jelly babies and trays of cakes - we're meant to be athletes - maybe some fruit next time?!'' Despite consuming lots of treats, 'The One Show' host admitted that he has secretly loved the amount »
It only took ten minutes for staff to feel ''depressed'' when Adrian Chiles joined 'Daybreak'. An ITV executive has described the 47-year-old television presenter - who was forced to leave 'Daybreak' in 2011 after only 13 months due to poor viewing figures - as too ''grumpy'' to present early morning TV. The unnamed ITV executive said: ''There was so much excitement because they had been so successful 'The One Show'. But it took about 10 minutes on day one for optimism to give way to depression. ''Despite the critics he appeared to dig deep and gave his all to make it a success. »
Marvel's Agents of Shield enjoyed a ratings boost on Friday (November 7), as 1 million (4.6%) tuned in to watch the third episode.
The latest episode improved on last week's viewing figures of 840k, playing to a peak audience of 1.14 million from 8pm.
Elsewhere, The Passing Bells kicked off BBC One's evening with 2.89 million (15.2%), followed by 2.71 million (13.5%) for The One Show at 7.30pm. The second episode of Citizen Khan was seen by 3.05 million (14%) at 8.30pm.
Lewis was ITV's most popular show outside of soaps, »
The One Show's Rickshaw Challenge embarked on its epic journey from Salford to Walford to raise money for BBC's Children in Need today (November 7).
Celebrity guests are set to support Team Rickshaw during its 450-mile-long route, as the challenge returns for its fourth consecutive year.
Presenter Matt Baker will act as a mentor by cycling alongside the five young people powering the rickshaw, who have been supported by projects funded by the charity.
In addition to pedalling, the young riders will give a speech to an audience about their motivations for the challenge and their own personal journeys.
The riders - aged between 16 and 20 - will be giving their motivational talks at events including the Barclays Atp World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena, the BBC Good Food Show, and Derby County's home ground Pride Park.
Alex Jones will be covering the challenge - which has raised over £5 million »
ITV drama series Lewis was Friday's (October 31) highest-rated show outside of soaps.
The fourth episode of the current series was seen by an average audience of 4.4 million (21%) at 9pm on ITV.
Between visits to Coronation Street, a Secrets From The Sky Stonehenge special entertained 2.41 million (11.9%) at 8pm on ITV.
The first episode of the second season was seen by an average audience of 1.1 million (5.2%) from 8pm. A further 174k (0.8%) tuned in on Channel 4+1.
It was followed by Gogglebox, which was seen by 2.95 million (13.8%) at 9pm, and Alan Carr: Chatty Man with 1.34 million (8.4%) at 10pm. Channel 4's evening ended with 560k (7.4%) for The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night at 10pm.
An hour-long episode of Lewis also proved popular, playing to an average audience of 4.31 million (20.1%) at 9pm on ITV.
Secrets from the Sky also proved popular for ITV, attracting 2.3 million viewers (11%) at 8pm.
Gogglebox: Celebrity Special played to an audience of 3.72 million (16.5%) on Friday evening (October 18).
Average viewing figures rose to 2.28 million (10.4%) between 8.30 and 9.15pm, before the end of the Gogglebox: Celebrity Special.
Over on ITV, the second episode of drama series Lewis was the evening's highest-rated show excluding soaps, playing to an average audience of 4.54 million (20.5%) at 9pm.
2.87 million (13.6%) watched Secrets from the Sky an hour earlier at 8pm.
Would I Lie to You? entertained 3.15 million (14.5%) at 8.30pm, while »
The National Television Awards 2015 longlist nominations have been announced and voting is now (October 14) open.
Hosted by Dermot O'Leary, the NTAs celebrate the best and most popular TV and are exclusively voted for by viewers. The 2015 awards take place at London's O2 on January 21.
The Nta shortlist will be announced in January when the final round of voting begins. Viewers can vote for free online at nationaltvawards.com or by calling the Nta vote form request line 0844 646 2060.
Full list of 2015 nominations:
Chat Show Host
Mrs Brown's Boys
Animal Saints and Sinners
Antiques Road Trip
Escape to the Country
Fifteen to One
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The X Factor topped Friday's ratings outside of soaps with an average audience of 6.01 million viewers (27.7%).
As the Judges make their final selections for the live shows, the latest episode peaked with 6.11 million (28.8%) from 9pm.
Earlier on ITV, Gino's Italian Escape: A Taste of the Sun was seen by 2.47 million (11.9%) at 8pm.
Friday's show, which saw six couples take to the dance floor, was seen by an average audience of 6.53 million (28.5%) at 9pm on BBC One.
The X Factor, which also started at 9pm on ITV, was seen by an average audience of 5.28 million (23.3%).
Would I Lie To You was seen by 3.33 million (15.4%) at 8.30pm, while the first in a new series of The Graham Norton Show entertained 3.14 million (24.1%) at 10.35pm.
Gino's Italian Escape: A Taste of the Sun was another ratings success for ITV, picking up viewing figures of 2.38 million (11.6%) at 8pm.
Over on BBC Two, Mastermind played to 990k (5.6%) at 7pm, »
Writing in Top Gear magazine, the controversial presenter spoke out about his future on the motoring show.
"There has been a lot of stuff in the newspapers recently about the future of Top Gear.
"Some seem to think there isn't one. But I can assure you, there is. There are also those who think I won't be part of it.
"Well, sorry, but I am. Unless I am eaten by a pack of wild dogs before the next series starts early next year."
France has also announced its own version of Top Gear with new presenters. It will stick closely to the UK format. »
The latest Celebrity Big Brother live eviction peaked with 1.74 million viewers on Channel 5.
In a change from the regularly scheduled programming, it was followed by 811k (5.9%) for an episode of The Joan Rivers Position and 519k (0.9%) for Big Brother's Bit on the Side.
The One Show kicked off the evening with 2.95 million (17.2%) at 7pm on BBC One. It was followed by 2.57 million (13.7%) for A Question of Sport at 7.30pm, and 2.62 million (13%) for Scrappers at 8.30pm.
Outnumbered and Live at the Apollo ended the evening with respective viewing figures of 1.83 million (14.3%) and 1.22 million (12.3%).
Over on ITV, Gino's Italian Escape: A Taste of the Sun entertained 2.62 million (13.4%) at 8pm, »
Meanwhile, Wallace said that he loves the show and dancing, adding: "I cannot wait to get engrossed and live in a Strictly bubble!"
Wonnacott revealed that he is "delighted" to be part of the cast, saying: "My wife and I are big fans of the show and this »
MasterChef presenter Gregg Wallace is among the final three names confirmed for this year's Strictly Come Dancing, joining a lineup of contestants that also includes Wimbledon champion Andy Murray's mother, Judy.
The south London greengrocer turned TV star, Bargain Hunt's Tim Wonnacott and Mrs Brown's Boys actor Jennifer Gibney were the final three contestants to be announced by the BBC on The One Show on Friday evening.
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- Jason Deans and agencies
The television presenter announced the news on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show during a chat with Scott Mills - who will also be a contestant on the show.
"Ever since I was a presenter on Cbbc and used to see the Strictly judges walking around Television Centre I have wanted to be on the show," Flack said.
"I am so excited to get started and I just want to get through the first dance with no mistakes... plus I really want to master my 'dance face'!"
Gahhhhhhh! I'm taking part in this years Strictly ...I haven't been this nervous since I entered the Norfolk Disco Dance championship 1992
— caroline flack (@carolineflack1) August 28, 2014
Ready to dazzle us again this autumn, series 12 of Strictly Come Dancing is on the horizon.
15 more celebrities are preparing to strap on some sequins and slap on the fake tan, all in the name of Saturday night entertainment.
Here's everything we know so far about the biggest British TV show's return:
1. When is it back?
The BBC are always particularly coy and prickly about confirming the start dates of TV shows, but a simple look at the official site for audience tickets reveals that the first two shows of the series will air on Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27.
The Launch Show will air, as usual, three weeks earlier. Due to some funny little show called Tumble, it looks like the Launch Show will air on a Sunday this year, on September 7.
That is the show where the celebrities meet the partners for the first time, and it's also »
Sky1 has announced that it will bring The CW's "Arrow" spin-off "The Flash" to the UK this fall. As part of the announcement they also debuted some superb new banner art featuring Grant Gustin as Barry Allen running at super speed - click the link for the full version. [Source: Digital Spy]
Grace and Frankie
Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) are women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married. The women, much to their dismay, find that their lives are permanently intertwined and, much to their surprise, find they have each other. [Source: The Live Feed]
- Garth Franklin
The actress, who plays the Doctor's companion Clara Oswald, said that she wouldn't confirm her departure because she believed that the uncertainty was benefiting the show.
"The truth is, I don't want to tell you the truth," Coleman said.
"I quite like these rumours. People don't have any idea [if I'm staying or going]. I think people can watch the show, not knowing whether I am [going] or not, and I think that's exciting."
Speaking about working with new Doctor Peter Capaldi, Coleman claimed that her new leading man had a "glimpse of naughtiness", and that the pair had been laughing continually since the third day on set.
During an appearance on The One Show on Thursday (August 21), Capaldi played down rumours about his co-star departing the sci-fi show.
"I'm not looking for a new assistant, »
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