Netflix has confirmed British drug dealer drama Top Boy is to make a return with Drake at the helm. The 31-year-old rapper will executive produce the new 10-episode run of the programme, which will see Ashley Walters and rapper Kano reprise their roles as Dushane and Sully respectively. Drake is to revive Top Boy for Netflix.
Prue Leith’s fellow The Great British Bake Off judge has admitted he was “horrified” when she accidentally revealed who had won the show before the final aired. Paul Hollywood was shocked when his fellow judge made the gaffe by tweeting that Sophie Faldo had triumphed in the finale – nearly 12 hours before the episode aired. During an episode of The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice host Jo Brand couldn’t resist poking fun at Prue.
Channel 4 have confirmed Liam Gallagher will appear in a Celebrity Gogglebox special alongside his mum and son. The 45-year-old singer will feature on an upcoming Stand Up To Cancer special edition of the show with his mother Peggy and 16-year-old lad Gene as part of a star-studded line-up which also features Ed Sheeran, and Jessica Hynes. Liam Gallagher has been confirmed as one of the famous faces on this week’s Celebrity Gogglebox.
Yahoo Celebrity is choosing not to name the triumphant baker in question to ensure the finale is not spoiled for readers. Prue later expressed regret after her mishap, blaming the six-hour time difference in Bhutan. Following the gaffe, some Bake Off fans were up in arms at finding out who has won before the show has aired on Channel 4.
The Labour leader will wax lyrical about TV shows with a mystery celebrity for a charity version of the Channel 4 show.
Channel 4 News is facing criticism for providing a platform to a woman who has previously declared her support for terrorists and her hatred for "honkies" and "Israeli parasites".
As promised, a look at the new dramas due to air on Channel 4, following my recent BBC roundup. Joanna Scanlon is the brash and bold yet caring on-your-side Inspector Viv Deering, only ever upstaged by the scene stealing Paul Ritter as forensics expert Miller, with his colourful turn of phrase and brilliant deductions.
Paul Hollywood says the Great British Bake Off will remain “exactly the same” when it eventually ends up on Channel 4. Well, we can think of one or two or maybe even THREE things that’ll be a little bit different, Paul. “The Bake Off won’t change in the sense that the format will stay exactly the same, the tent will stay the same, the challenges and really the bakers (will not change),” the 50-year old told Jonathan Ross.
The last ever BBC series spluttered to an end last week, and now it looks like plans for one last hurrah via a Comic Relief special have been scuppered after an almighty row with the show’s owners, Love Productions. The Beeb had hoped to reunite Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry for one last time to judge the efforts of 12 assembled celebrities for a charity special – but Love Productions have told them exactly what they can do with that idea. “We would have loved a Bake Off Comic Relief special,” the BBC said in a statement last night.
If the simmering tensions between Sue Perkins and Paul Hollywood on display in tonight’s episode of Bake Off are anything to go by, it’s probably a good job they’re going their separate ways. The Sun claims Sue’s comments during tonight’s technical challenge are further evidence of an off-screen feud.
If you’re wondering why there’s a Steph and Dom-shaped hole in the latest series of Gogglebox, there’s a very good reason. Steph and Dom / Wenn The couple have announced they’ve quit the hit Channel 4 show – and it’s all because they want to give everybody else a chance to have their say. How very generous. “We think it’s important that everyone gets their chance to be on Gogglebox and give their opinion,” they told The Sun.