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Kevin Hart Stands Up For Drake: ‘How Do You Hate Drake?’

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Kevin Hart can’t stand people who can’t stand success. The “Night School” actor and his co-star Tiffany Haddish stood up for Drake in a new segment on BBC Radio 1’s “Breakfast with Greg James”. Related: Kevin Hart Tells Donald Trump To ‘Suck It’ At MTV VMAs A caller told the celebrities that Drake is the “Nickelback of
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BBC’s Live World Cup Feed Cuts Out During Video Technology Discussion Of France’s Win Over Australia

The BBC are having a hard time with their live feed of the World Cup today with its post-match analysis of France’s narrow win over Australia cutting out a number of times.

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,
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Taylor Swift Fans Have No Chill When a Reporter Tells the Sweaty Singer She Needs to Shower

Why you gotta be so mean? That's the question Taylor Swift fans are asking one reporter who told the singer she needed a shower during an on-camera interview. After performing a six-song set at the BBC’s Biggest Weekend in Swansea concert — where humidity was at 80 percent — radio DJ Greg James hinted the pop star needed to rinse off. "I think you need to have a shower now," he jokingly told Taylor, who took the brutally honest advice in stride. "I’m not offended that you said that. There’s a lot going on and none of it’s good here." While Taylor was able to laugh off the ~rude~ comment, many of her most loyal fans took to Twitter to drag the BBC reporter. #TaylorSwift has her first recorded interview after years of not doing them and she's told that she needs a shower...
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BBC America To Launch British Music Format ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’

BBC America is to launch British music format Sounds Like Friday Night, produced by The Late Late Show with James Corden co-producer Fulwell 73. The U.S. cable network has picked up the entertainment show and will air on Friday March 16 at 11 Pm (10 Pm central). The show, which aired on BBC One in October, featured musical guests including Foo Fighters, Dua Lipa, Rita Ora and Paloma Faith. The six-part series is fronted by Greg James and rapper Dotty and is exec produced…
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Sport Relief Is Back With The Challenge Of All Challenges

Sport Relief is back and for the first time ever is asking the entire nation to take on a huge collective challenge – beating a billion steps a day, every day, from 17th-23rd March.

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
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Kate Winslet Had a Brilliant Reaction to Being Reminded About Her Music Career

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Kate Winslet Had a Brilliant Reaction to Being Reminded About Her Music Career
Did you know that Hollywood's head girl, Kate Winslet, once had a top 10 single? Back in 2001, Kate voiced the character of Belle in the animated film Christmas Carol: The Movie, and for the role she was required to sing. The filmmakers took advantage of Kate's popularity at the time to release one of the songs, the ballad "What If?", as a single. And though it reached a very respectable number 6 in the UK charts (not to mention hitting number 1 in Ireland, Belgium, and Austria!) it seems like Kate doesn't want to be reminded of her brief foray into pop music. During an interview with BBC Radio 1's Greg James, Kate was forced to listen to a snippet of the song, which she said her husband also uses to torment her during the worst possible moments. Though Kate took it all in good humor, she did ask Greg to "turn it off!
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Fearne Cotton webchat – your questions answered on Keith Lemon, Teletubbies and the future of radio

The presenter and writer spilled the beans on anger management, meeting the Royals and what she really thought of the ropiest Live Lounge performances

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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!

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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.
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[Media] - "Besetment " New Trailer arrives

Here's the new trailer for Brad Douglas's highly-anticipated horror/thriller/mystery "Besetment", starring Abby Wathen ("The Bay") as a young woman who takes a job working in a very sinister hotel where she ends up fighting for her life. Wathen co-stars with Marlyn Mason, Michael Meyer, Douglas Rowe, Lindsea Kline, Greg James, Hannah Barefoot, John T Woods, Sonya Davis, Max Gutfreund, Liam O'Sruitheain, Sadndra Doolittle, Tanner McCullough, Ashley Layton, Nona Bigham, and Edward Simper. "Besetment" premiered on VOD June 6 and the DVD release is locked for September 5th from Uncorked Entertainment.Amanda Millard, struggling and desperate for a job, 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...
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‘Besetment’ Review

Stars: Abby Wathen, Marlyn Mason, Michael Meyer, Max Gutfreund, Greg James, Hannah Barefoot, Lindsae Klein, Douglas Rowe, Sonya Davis | Written and Directed by Brad Douglas

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,
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Horror Highlights: Horror Library Volume 6 Excerpt, Exclusive Besetment Clip, Death Camp, Living Dead Dolls Resurrection XI, The Dead Next Door Blu-ray, Light Dawning

Kicking off today's Highlights is an excerpt from 's Horror Library Volume 6. Also: a new exclusive clip from Besetment, Death Camp foreign distribution details, a Living Dead Dolls Resurrection XI teaser video, The Dead Next Door Blu-ray release details, and information on Ty Arthur's new novel, Light Dawning.

Read an Excerpt from Horror Library Volume 6: Horror Library Volume 6 is now available from Cutting Block Books:

From Amazon: "The multiple Bram Stoker Award® nominated Horror Library anthology series is back!

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.

Don't miss Horror Library
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Friday’s best TV: Children in Need, Unreported World, American Horror Story

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Take That and Michael Bublé rattle their tins for Pudsey. Plus: dangerous beauty treatments in South Africa, and season six of Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology reaches its bloody climax

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

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Party at Will and Kate’s! Royal Couple Hosts Young Heroes at Their Palace Home

Party at Will and Kate’s! Royal Couple Hosts Young Heroes at Their Palace Home
Prince William and Princess Kate laid out the welcome mat for a party at their Kensington Palace home this week.

On Tuesday, the same day the couple honored British Olympians and Paralympians at Buckingham Palace, they also hosted a party for a special group of young leaders.

The 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 have focused on volunteering and mental health awareness â€. a cause that’s important to William, Kate and Prince Harry.

Alongside presenters Greg James,
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British cameo roles announced for DreamWorks’ Trolls movie

DreamWorks have announced that British stars Susanna Reid, Greg James, Abbey Clancy, Connie Glynn and Carrie Hope Fletcher have joined the cast of the animated Trolls movie, where they will lend their voices to five singing, dancing (and overly optimistic!) Trolls.

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.
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Sir David Attenborough's Narration Is What Adele's "Hello" Video Has Been Missing

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It hasn't been two weeks since Adele's "Hello" video dropped, and it's already inspired tons of funny videos and covers. In the most British viral video ever, BBC Radio 1 host Greg James asked famed broadcaster Sir David Attenborough to narrate the beginning of the "Hello" video. At first, he's hesitant: "Won't Adele be cross with me?" But he gets over it, and the result is a genius narration. Look, listen, and wish that he could narrate all our lives.
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David Tennant, Katie Price and Claudia Winkleman announced for Room 101

David Tennant, Katie Price and Claudia Winkleman will be among the celebrity guests for the upcoming series of Room 101.

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,
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Why Taylor Swift Is the Latest Example of the Anti-Celebrity

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Why Taylor Swift Is the Latest Example of the Anti-Celebrity
Writer Ed Eubanks explains why he thinks Taylor Swift is a perfect example of an anti-celeb in this post originally featured on Medium. Ms. Swift is something of an antithesis of celebrity - the anti-celebrity, if you will. This is not to say that Swift has not earned bona-fide celebrity status; her 2014 release, 1989, was the year's best-selling album, and she released a string of hits from it. Her concerts sell out, her fashion choices fly off the racks; she's even popular with fellow celebrities, apparently as the one others seek out for home décor and gift-giving advice. She is truly a pop-culture phenomenon. Anti-Celebrity What makes her the anti-celebrity, then? To begin with, consider how she got where she is: from her earliest beginnings, Swift has written the lyrics and melodies to most of her own music. Her songs, while hardly of a depth that endures (no one wonders whether
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Greg James on becoming an actor, selling out and his idol Michael Palin: 'I love taking the piss out of radio'

Greg James has become one of the most popular DJs in the country, but did you know he can also act?

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.
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Suzi Perry talks about being 'Top Gear's new James May' in Greg James interview

Suzi Perry has spoken hesitantly about hosting Top Gear in an interview with BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg James.

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
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Ellie Goulding & Dougie Poynte: Sailing Mates in Ibiza

Joining a slew of fellow celebrities in Spain’s hottest vacation destination, Ellie Goulding and Dougie Poynte showed up on a boat in Ibiza on Wednesday (August 6).

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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