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Danny Dyer to star in Channel 5 drama Heat

4 Nov 2022

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Danny Dyer is to star in a new drama series for Channel 5. The 45-year-old actor revealed earlier this year he is leaving 'EastEnders' after nine years as Mick Carter, with his character departing over Christmas, and it's now been confirmed that his…

Alan Fletcher reveals Neighbours finale is full of 'twists and turns'

26 Jul 2022

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Alan Fletcher is "very sad" that 'Neighbours' is coming to an end. The 65-year-old actor has played GP Karl Kennedy on the Australian soap for almost 30 years and admitted that he is "full of gratitude" and feels "very lucky" that he got to play the…

Channel 5 boss says Neighbours axe was 'business decision'

12 Jul 2022

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Channel 5 boss Ben Frow insists 'Neighbours' money can be "better spent" on UK projects. The broadcaster's controller has opened up on why he cancelled the beloved Australian soap – which has been part of the UK's daytime TV schedule for 37 years – in…

Channel 5 to revive X Factor

10 Jul 2022

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'The X Factor' is to be revived by Channel 5. Simon Cowell is reportedly struck a deal with the network to bring back the singing competition – which ran for 15 series and two spin-offs on ITV from 2004 to 2019 – after taking "lots of meetings" with a…

EastEnders star Danny Dyer lands first acting role since quitting soap

24 May 2022

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Danny Dyer has landed his first acting gig since quitting 'EastEnders.' The 44-year-old actor will be leaving his role as Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter in the BBC soap opera later this year and has now reportedly landed a part in an upcoming drama for…

Dan Walker hasn't met Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije yet

24 Apr 2022

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Claudia-Liza Vanderpuije hasn't met Dan Walker yet. The 45-year-old presenter announced earlier this month he'll be leaving 'BBC Breakfast' to join rival network Channel 5, and although he'll be working with Claudia on '5 News' four days a week, his…

Shirley Henderson to star in new Channel 5 drama The Winter Child

21 Apr 2022

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Shirley Henderson is set to star in ‘The Winter Child’. The Scottish actress – known for playing Moaning Myrtle in the Harry Potter franchise – is gearing up to take on the lead in Channel 5's upcoming TV thriller. The four-part series will follow the…

Dan Walker explains decision to leave BBC for Channel 5

5 Apr 2022

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Dan Walker has insisted he has "never been motivated by money" as he opened up about his decision to leave the BBC for Channel 5. The 45-year-old star is to replace Sian Williams as the Channel 5 News anchor and he will also front "a whole host of new…

Natalie Imbruglia signs petition to help save Neighbours

7 Mar 2022

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Natalie Imbruglia has joined a campaign to help save 'Neighbours'. The 47-year-old singer starred on the Australian soap in the 90s, and she's joined a host of stars who have thrown their support behind a campaign to keep the show on the air, after it…

Natalie Imbruglia hopes fan pressure rescues Neighbours

14 Feb 2022

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Natalie Imbruglia hopes fan pressure can help to save 'Neighbours'. The 47-year-old actress starred on the Australian soap in the early 90s, and she hopes that another broadcaster will throw its support behind the soap, after Channel 5 announced it was…

Cash in the Attic reboot with Chris Kamara and Jules Hudson

29 Nov 2021

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'Cash in the Attic' is returning with co-hosts Chris Kamara and Jules Hudson. The football pundit has signed up for the reboot – which comes a decade after it was cancelled by the BBC – and he'll be fronting the show alongside the returning presenter on…

Sue Holderness lands post-EastEnders role in Channel 5 drama

30 Apr 2021

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Sue Holderness has lined up her next, post-'EastEnders' role. The 'Only Fools and Horses' legend is currently guest starring in the BBC One soap as talent agent Estelle Jones, and she is "very excited" about her part in upcoming Channel 5 drama series…

Eggheads moving to Channel 5 after 18 years on BBC

12 Mar 2021

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'Eggheads' is moving to Channel 5 after almost two decades on the BBC. The popular daytime game show's host Jeremy Vine confirmed the programme – which sees teams testing their knowledge against top quiz champions including first ever 'Who Wants To Be A…

DIY SOS host Nick Knowles signs Channel 5 deal for two new shows

4 Mar 2021

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Nick Knowles' 'DIY SOS' future is reportedly unclear after he signed a deal with Channel 5. The hit BBC show has been on air with the 58-year-old presenter – whose exclusive deal with the broadcaster has expired – at the helm since 1999, but there is no…

Celebs on the Farm moving to MTV for new series

21 Oct 2020

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'Celebs on the Farm' is set to make a comeback on MTV. The reality show – which aired on 5Star in 2018 and 2019 after originally being broadcast as 'The Farm' in 2004 and 2005 – is said to be in line for a return with comedian Stephen Bailey back as the…

Cruising With Jane McDonald returning to Channel 5

2 Oct 2020

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Jane McDonald is set to return to her 'Cruising With...' travel shows. The 56-year-old singer stepped away from her Channel 5 shows – including the 'Holidaying With...' spin-off – to "spend time in the UK" focusing on her music career and other…

BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 join forces for special film

8 Jul 2020

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BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 have collaborated on a special film. The unique project will see the four free to air broadcasters – and STV in Scotland – come together for the first time across 21 channels on Wednesday (08.07.20) at 8.58pm for a two…

Danielle Lloyd thinks pal Sarah Harding can win Celebrity Big Brother

16 Aug 2017

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Danielle Lloyd has backed her friend Sarah Harding to win 'Celebrity Big Brother'. The 33-year-old reality star, who took part in the show back in 2007, was surprised when the former Girls Aloud singer walked into the house earlier this week, but is…

Channel 5 launches Love Island rival show

23 May 2017

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Channel 5 is launching a show to rival ITV2's 'Love Island'. The new series thought to be called 'We're On A Break' will feature a group of lovers who are flown to a party hot spot in Mexico in an attempt to see if their relationship will survive as…

Paul O'Grady hopes Cilla Black would approve of his Blind Date hosting duties

7 May 2017

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Paul O'Grady hopes the late Cilla Black would approve of him hosting 'Blind Date'. The late television personality - who passed away in August 2015 - presented the iconic British television show between 1985 until 2003 and the 61-year-old star, who is…

Paul O'Grady 'morphed into' Cilla Black during Blind Date filming

24 Apr 2017

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Paul O'Grady felt Cilla Black's spirit during filming for 'Blind Date'. The 61-year-old TV presenter is the new host of the iconic dating show and has claimed he felt like he was turning into his good friend - who died after a fall at her Spanish home…

Paul O'Grady turned down The Nightly Show

18 Mar 2017

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Paul O'Grady reportedly turned down 'The Nightly Show'. The 61-year-old TV star was asked to present the show for five nights but told ITV bosses he could not take part. A source told The Sun: "Paul was approached at the end of last year but he wasn't…

Paul O'Grady set to replace pal Cilla Black as new host of Blind Date

16 Mar 2017

TV gossip

Paul O'Grady has been announced as new host of 'Blind Date'. The 61-year-old comedian will take over the role of matchmaker from his late friend Cilla Black, who fronted the show for 18 years, when the popular dating show returns to screens later this…

Danniella Westbrook to get boob job in March

27 Feb 2017

TV gossip

Danniella Westbrook has revealed her plans to have her breasts enlarged again. The former 'EastEnders' star has taken to Instagram to share an old photo of herself with a larger bust and said she is going to get her "bangers back" in March. Alongside…

Debbie McGee to perform magic on TV in honour of Paul Daniels

6 Feb 2017

TV gossip

Debbie McGee is to perform a heartfelt tribute to her late husband Paul Daniels on 'Celebrity Carry On Barging'. The 58-year-old widow has revealed she is to do some card tricks on the new Channel 5 show on Friday (10.02.17) for what will be the first…

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