The British public broadcaster will be glad that the technology failure happened after the match, so as not to remind viewers of the torrid time experienced by ITV during the 2010 World Cup where high-definition viewers missed England’s first goal against the United States thanks to a similar error.
The feed cut out three times during the coverage, which featured former Manchester United defender Phil Neville, ironically, discussing the controversial video technology Var, which is used to decide close calls during the game. Neville was in the BBC’s studio alongside former England footballer Alex Scott and ex-Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. It was being hosted by Mark Chapman.
During the black-out, screens initially went to an error message,
A host of famous faces including Zoe Ball, Greg James and Alex Jones will lead the charge and take on their own epic challenges to raise money and inspire the public to make their steps count as part of Team Sport Relief.
Running, dancing, dog walking or Zumba-ing all count towards the step total as the nation comes together to raise money and help vulnerable people, across the UK and the world, to live happier, healthier and safer lives.
To help the nation keep track of their hard earned steps and ensure they count towards the national total, the brand new Sport Relief App will be available to download for free. Packed with innovative challenges, exclusive
Thank you so much for the really interesting, thought-provoking and cool questions. I hope you all have a cracking Thursday afternoon in the pissing rain. And good luck all kids who started school this week. Bye!
PimpmasterFlex 3d asks:
Do you think Strictly is losing its mojo?
No. It's terribly sad that Bruce died and there will be a different feel to it this series because he passed away. But my god I think Claudia and Tess are the most brilliant duo. I think they're great together. This is the great thing about TV - there's room for moving dramas and move for simply feelgood entertainment where there's no agenda and it's just people wearing beautiful outfits and doing sometimes beautiful dance routines.
Besetment stars Abby Wathen (The Bay) as Amanda Millard, a young woman who takes a hotel position in a small town where she ends up fighting for her life…. Struggling and desperate for a job, Amanda takes a position at a hotel in a small town in Oregon. It’s a creepy, back country kind of town but owners Mildred Colvin and her son Billy seem nice enough at first. It’s not long before Amanda discovers their real intentions, and her struggle to make a living becomes a nightmarish fight for her life.
The tone of Besetment is set straight away during the films opening credits: creepy imagery of blood running down shower drains, fluids being injected into… something/someone, and stitches being removed,
Read an Excerpt from Horror Library Volume 6: Horror Library Volume 6 is now available from Cutting Block Books:
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Shepherded by new editor Eric J. Guignard -- himself a past Stoker winner -- Horror Library Volume 6 is imbued with a new level of literary energy and purpose. It features 27 brand new horror short stories, written by 27 different authors, including well-known pros and up-and-coming new talents.
As always, if you'd like a snapshot of where modern literary horror fiction is headed, you've found the right book.
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Children in Need returns for 2016, with the early shift helmed by Tess Daly, Greg James, Graham Norton and former Paralympian Ade Adepitan, who introduces a kids’ version of Would I Lie to You and announces the winner of the first ever Sir Terry Wogan fundraiser of the year award. Later, switch to BBC2 for music from Michael Bublé, Take That and Ellie Goulding, while the late show on BBC1 sees a comedy dance performance from the cast of Citizen Khan. Ben Arnold
On Tuesday, the same dayÂ the couple honoredÂ British Olympians and Paralympians at Buckingham Palace, they also hosted a party for a special group of young leaders.
TheÂ winners of BBC Radio 1’s Teen Heroes awards, which celebrates the exceptional achievements of young people, were invited to spend an evening with Will and Kate.
This year’s teen heroes haveÂ focused on volunteering and mental health awarenessÂ â. a cause that’s important to William, Kate and Prince Harry.
Alongside presenters Greg James,
The new additions join a stellar voice cast that also includes Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz–Plasse, Christine Baranski, Russell Brand, James Corden, Jeffrey Tambor, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Kunal Nayyar, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Cleese and Gwen Stefani.
See Also: Watch the trailer for Trolls here
From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks’ Trolls. This October, enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have Trolls in their stomach.
Hosted by Frank Skinner, the show will be back for an eight-part series to air in early 2016 on BBC One.
The chat show sees three celebrities banish their top pet peeve, annoyance or worst nightmare to the depths of Room 101 forever.
Sir Trevor McDonald, Noel Fielding, Heston Blumenthal, Russell Howard, Aisling Bea, Adil Ray, Greg James and Ian Wright will also be paying a visit to the studio.
Other guests include Meera Syal, John Humphrys, Russell Kane, John Torode, Katherine Parkinson, Greg Davies, James Acaster, Kirsty Wark, Shaun Ryder, Sam Simmons, Bridget Christie, Robert Peston and Joanna Scanlan.
"It's great to be back as the gatekeeper of Room 101 with another bunch of brilliant celebrity complainers," said Skinner. "They are the whinge beneath my wings."
Skinner recently announced a new weekly talk show,
The BBC Radio 1 DJ previously worked with the National Youth Theatre and studied drama at the University of East Anglia, and has now co-written and starred in his own comedy pilot, titled Dead Air.
James stars as late-night radio DJ Jake Cross in the 17-minute BBC iPlayer short, who is given the surprise job as the breakfast show host when the former presenter dies. He faces the dilemma of selling out or staying with his loyal fanbase. Digital Spy chatted to Greg James about his TV acting debut and his comedy heroes.
Dead Air must have been a lot of fun to make, has this been something you've wanted to do for a while?
"It's weird that people are now watching it, because it's been under lock and key for a long time.
While the presenter said she hadn't thought about taking on a presenting job alongside Chris Evans, James tried to persuade her that she could be the 'new James May' on the show.
Suzi Perry addresses Top Gear rumours: 'It would be pretty tough for me to do it and BBC F1'
Speaking about the prospect of presenting the programme, she said: "I'm very busy. I'm away 20 weeks of the year.
"I honestly haven't really thought about it that much… we don't know what format it's going to take."
Discussing the new-look Top Gear, Perry said: "We know its going to be the wonderful Chris Evans and his team, and that is all we know."
James then said: "I'll do it with you!
He added: "I can be Hammond, you can
The “Burn” babe cuddled up with her McFly man as they publicly displayed their affection for the paparazzi and other boaters nearby.
And though she’s usually pretty private about her romantic endeavors, Ellie posted a series of shots to her Instagram account to give fans a look at her handsome beau.
One photo was captioned, “Doug’s I hate selfies face,” while another was titled, “Just said this rock was spoiling the view.”
In the past, Ms. Goulding has been tied to guys like Radio 1 deejay Greg James, Skrillex and Ed Sheeran, who supposedly wrote his song “Don’t” about a time she cheated on him.
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