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'EastEnders' Characters Get A Shoreditch Make-Over

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 02.03.2014 | Training

If you haven't already heard, 'EastEnders' is undergoing a 'Shoreditchification', giving Walford a trendier vibe to reflect the transformation that's ...

What Would Shakespeare Look Like In 2013?

Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts

Have you ever wondered what your favorite historical figures would look like if they were alive today? Would William Shakespeare be trendy, preppy or ...

Amy and Rory: Every Time We Say Goodbye...

Cameron K McEwan | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home
Cameron K McEwan

Last night's screening of the Doctor Who 2011 Christmas Special, The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe, brought with it the news that two of the show's lead characters, Amy and Rory, are to leave in the next series.

Show Biz

Ricky Gervais | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

"Life's Too Short" is a fake documentary about a showbiz dwarf. But it's not a sitcom about being short at all. It's about a man with a small man complex. He is angry, arrogant, manipulative, selfish, and above all, fame hungry.

Hugh Laurie's Major Career Shift: Will He Leave TV?

Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment

Maybe there's a reason why Dr. House is always so grumpy: he's got the blues. Hugh Laurie, the Golden Globe-winning TV doctor, has a number of secr...

Why The BBC Should Welcome Sky Atlantic's Spending Power

Andy Welch | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Entertainment
Andy Welch

Another day, another press release announcing a new series heading to Sky Atlantic. Last month the channel announced they were taking cult favourite Nurse Jackie off BBC Four's hands. It's the latest in a longish list of acquisitions from other channels, Sky's wallet proving too big for the rest of the UK terrestrial broadcasters to compete with. And I say let Sky have them.

Downtown Abbey Welcomes Another Famous Face - Will Havers Be Upstairs Or Downstairs?

www.mirror.co.uk | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

Smoothie Nigel Havers will be lording it up in ITV’s smash hit period drama Downton Abbey. Charmer Nigel, 59, will appear as aristocrat Lord Hepw...

Christina Wilkie

Martin Sheen Asks Senate For Drug Courts

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Actor Martin Sheen pressed senators to expand federal funding for drug courts on Tuesday during testimony before a Senate Judiciary subc...

PHOTO: Ashton Kutcher Goes Nude For 'Two And A Half Men'

Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment

Charlie Sheen's sexual proclivities -- amongst many other things -- got him booted from "Two and a Half Men," but CBS, it seems, has no problem emphas...

Why David Brent Is a Good Guy

Ricky Gervais | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

David Brent doesn't represent evil, or nastiness or even ignorance. He's just a little out of place. Out of time. His worst crime is that he confused respect with popularity.

PHOTOS: Who's Taking The BBC's Top Dollar?

Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

The BBC have refused to divulge which stars they are spending over £500,000 a year each on, despite their annual report being published today. The...

Rupert Murdoch: Comic Inspiration Even On His Own Fox Channel?

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

Rupert Murdoch has done one thing that enriches modern life - but it does not involve publishing a newspaper. Amid the boa constrictor of shame that h...

Words Of Advice From Ricky Gervais: Stop The Flow, Start The Flow, But Don't Go With It

Ricky Gervais | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

I don't know what happiness is but it's definitely NOT just going with the flow. Stop the flow, start the flow, but don't under any circumstance just go with the flow. It may ruffle a few feathers, but some people's feathers need a little ruffling.

Dawn French Being Wooed For Loose Women Lineup

www.mirror.co.uk | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home

FUNNYGIRLS Dawn French and Caroline Aherne and ex-Corrie fave Sally Lindsay are three of the stars being wooed by bosses desperate to save ITV's dayti...

Coronation Street Ratings Crisis As Four Million Viewers Switch Off

newsoftheworld.co.uk | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

Coronation Street faces a ratings crisis - after more than a QUARTER of their viewers switched off in less than a month. Figures for ITV1's flagshi...

WATCH: Coogan Says He Is 'Delighted' By NOTW Closure On Newsnight

Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.07.2011 | Media

Actor and comedian Steve Coogan appeared on Newsnight on Friday and said that he was "delighted" by the closure of the News of the World over the phon...

Sarah Dean

The Office Ten Years On: A Personnel Update

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 09.07.2011 | Home

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant struck gold on 9th July 20001, when their sitcom about the day-to-day lives of the employees of a Slough paper merc...

Pam St Clement To Depart Albert Square After 25 Years

Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

Actress Pam St Clement, who has played Pat Evans for more than 25 years, is to leave EastEnders later this year, the BBC has announced. The 69-year...

Boston Legal Star To Fill Carell's Office Chair

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

Steve Carell's shoes are a big pair to fill - but James Spader is hoping to fill the void as he is named as the new star of The Office. The 51-year...

Caroline Frost

RTD: Torchwood's Gone Big-Budget, But It's Bleaker Than Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.05.2011 | Home

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” said one the America’s Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin. Well, ...

Judge Talisa: £70,000 To Ditch 'Chav' Factor

www.thesun.co.uk | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

X FACTOR judge Tulisa will get a £70,000 makeover amid fears she looks like a chav. Bosses hired celeb stylist Gemma Sheppard to sort out her love...

BBC denies Twitter ban on stars

digitalspy.co.uk | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

The BBC has insisted that it is not planning to ban its staff, talent and writers from using social networking sites such as Twitter. It was report...

No Sugaring The Pill For Apprentice Losers

thesun.co.uk | Posted 09.03.2011 | Home

Losers fired from The Apprentice have been double-ditched - as bosses dump the final round where they traditionally make one last appearance. This...

BBC Chairman To Address 'Toxic' Problem Of Fat Cat Salaries

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 09.03.2011 | Home

Lord Patten, the BBC Trust chairman, has signalled that the corporation would address what he called a "toxic" public relations problem by cutting the...

Stage And Screen Star Dies Aged 73

The Guardian | Posted 09.03.2011 | Home

The veteran actor Anna Massey has died at the age of 73, her agent said. Massey won a string of awards for her stage and TV roles, including a Bafta f...