Millions tuned in to see Candice Brown crowned the winner on the series’ last-ever appearance on the BBC before it moves to Channel 4 next year. According to BBC News, Wednesday night’s final averaged an incredible 14 million viewers and the 14.8 million peak came just before the 9pm finish when judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood congratulated the star baker on her achievement. The finale’s 14 million average gave the show its highest overnight audience ever, trumping last year’s final when an average of 13.6 million tuned in to see Nadiya Hussain win the series.
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Colin also whispered sweet nothings into Eddie’s ear.
Jane was a finalist in last night's The Great British Bake Off:
The former One Direction singer is branching out on his own – and revealed he still holds a flame for Ellie.
It was an emotional end to the series, and the viewers tuned in in their millions.
We take a look at what happened in the final of The Great British Bake Off 2016:
There’s never a dull moment in the business reality programme.
Brian said the show’s team get “no sleep” when they have to prepare for the show’s theme each week.
Selasi Gbormittah held a Great British Bake Off final pizza party for 50 guests to celebrate the end of the series.
James Packer has called it quits with fiancée Mariah Carey, according to a new report. “I can’t really talk about them right now because everything is still being figured out,” she told People magazine, earlier this year.
Mark Austin is to leave ITV News after 30 years as presenter and reporter.
A trailer with brand new footage of Benedict Cumberbatch as everyone's favourite high-functioning sociopath aired following The Great British Bake Off finale last night, confirming that the first episode, titled The Six Thatchers, would air on January 1 2017. "CAN WE ALL TALK ABOUT THAT SHERLOCK TRAILER," another excitedly added. The trailer shows Sherlock's greatest adversary Jim Moriarty seemingly return from the dead as he asks "did you miss me?" in reference to the final moments of the season three finale.
Lynne Corlett was reportedly by her ex-husband Pete Burns’ side as he lay on a stretcher outside her North London home on Sunday. The couple first met when Pete was employed at the hair salon where Lynne worked in 1970, tying the knot a decade later, the chart-topping popstar described his wedding as the happiest day of his life. The trio lived together in Pete’s Notting Hill flat until he sold the property to pay for reconstructive facial surgery, but he reportedly gave Lynne £400,000 from the proceeds.
The Purple Rain singer died in April this year.
The actress and her husband are expecting their first child together.
Pop your kettle on early because you’re not going to want to miss a single second of The Apprentice tonight, as the BBC show is thrown into turmoil when one candidate QUITS the process before the task has even begun. During the opening of the show, Lord Alan Sugar summons the two teams to Draper’s Hall where they learn that for their next task they will have to introduce new project lines to London’s world-famous department store Liberty’s.
The Presidential hopeful said she is really grateful for Adele’s backing.
Megan Fox's son has made his social media debut! The star welcomed Journey River Green, her third child with husband Brian Austin Green, on 4 August in Los Angeles - and this week she finally gave fans their first glimpse of her beautiful baby boy. Megan and 43-year-old Brian are parents to three little boys - Journey, Noah Shannon, four, and two-year-old Bodhi Ransom, as well as Brian's 14-year-old son Kassius. News of Megan's third pregnancy was only revealed when she debuted a prominent baby bump at CinemaCon 2016 in April.
A similar illusion has the Internet arguing once again, but this time it is a heated discussion over two of our favourite Hollywood celebrities! In a snap that shows a Hollywood legend pulling a face, it appears that some people see Tom Hanks, while others are positive that they are actually looking at Bill Murray.
Kevin and Karen Clifton are now established as one of Strictly Come Dancing's most popular dance couples. The dancing professionals, who have been partnered up with Louise Redknapp and Will Young this year respectively, tied the knot in July last year after falling in love during the production of a Broadway show in 2009.
As Great British Bake Off airs for the last time on Wednesday night on BBC, HELLO! Online speaks exclusively to former finalist, Holly Bell, about her experience working alongside Mary Berry, and who she hopes will replace her when the show moves to Channel 4. The series two runner-up reveals that Mary is just as lovely off camera as she is on our screens. "She is so sweet, she was always helping me while I was baking – she would even get told off for it!" said Holly.
The Great British Bake Off had the nation welling up last night after Candice was named the champion of 2016's competition. However, viewers of the incredibly popular baking show seemed even more delighted by the announcement that Val, a firm fan favourite of the show, would be taking a baking trip to Ayia Napa.
He quit the show in July.
While all eyes were on The Great British Bake Off on Wednesday, former finalist Ruby Tandoh was busy making headlines for another reason. The cookbook author took to social media to unveil a dramatic new look, having taking the bold decision to shave off all her hair. Ruby first shared a close-up with her fans on Twitter, which she simply captioned: "do what you want." She then explained her reason for shedding her locks.