SIMON Cowell is considering an offer from the BBC to poach Britain's Got Talent. The TV mogul says he had been weighing up whether the show "would work better" on the Beeb. He told The Mail On Sunday : "‘You always wonder if this show (BGT) would work better on the BBC. "I have thought about that a lot recently, genuinely I have because do you always want to be in the same place? "I have thought about it, they did offer me a deal a few years ago and it’s something I am thinking about." Britain's Got Talent is still a ratings hit, and is now into its 11th year on ITV, with the final airing tonight. Simon Cowell talks about 10 years of BGT Simon recently sold his first new format to the BBC. The Greatest Dancer - with Cheryl, Matthew Morrison and Strictly's Oti Mabuse as judges should air early next year. A TV source told The Sun's Bizarre: “Cheryl’s always been associated with ITV. She was made a star by Popstars: The Rivals. “Moving to the BBC is a huge … [Read more...] about Simon Cowell reveals he’s ‘considering’ BBC bid to poach Britain’s Got Talent from ITV
Simon Cowell has hinted he could sound the dreaded buzzer for ITV – and take BGT to the BBC. Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Britain’s Got Talent final Cowell, 53, revealed he is now ready to talk after rebuffing a previous Beeb bid to poach the contest. Losing it would be a huge blow to ITV – it is one of their biggest shows, pulling in 10million viewers. Simon admitted: “You always wonder, would this show work better on the BBC? "I’ve thought about that recently… do you always want to be in the same place? “There have been no talks. They offered me a deal a few years ago. It’s something I’m thinking about now.” The move would come at a huge cost, with sources saying the Beeb could have to splash out upwards of £50million a series to get hold of it. BGT has proved to be an easy winner for ITV, keeping its ratings without execs having to tinker with the format. It has kept the judging line-up of Simon, Alesha Dixon, … [Read more...] about Simon Cowell hints at taking ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent to the BBC
THE British Soap Awards 2018 are TONIGHT and for the first time ever they are being shown live on TV. There will be a number of ways you can watch the ceremony, whether it's online or on TV. Let's get the lowdown on the different ways to follow the evening's events... When are the British Soap Awards 2018 on TV and what channel is it on? The British Soap Awards 2018 will air on ITV on June 2, 2018 and are being hosted by Phillip Schofield at The Hackney Empire in London. They are being broadcast live for the first time in the show's history, with the action kicking off at 8.00pm and lasting until 10.05pm. The ceremony was meant to go out live last year, however, those plans were scrapped due to a scheduling conflict that had resulted in ITV moving forward the live grand final of Britain's Got Talent. Can you watch the British Soap Awards 2018 online If you don't fancy sitting in front of the TV to watch the British Soap Awards 2018, then you can watch it online. Because it's on … [Read more...] about What time are the British Soap Awards 2018 on ITV tonight? Live stream details, red carpet coverage and how to watch on social media
AFTER starting her career on Live and Kicking back in the 90s, Zoe Ball is BACK on weekend telly with a brand new show. Here's everything you need to know about the shows, which air on Saturdays AND Sundays, and who Zoe's guests are tomorrow... When is Zoe on Saturday and Sunday on ITV? Zoe Ball's shows continue on June 15 and June 16 at 8.30am The show is running on both weekend days for a 23-week stretch, with each show lasting an hour. Each episode focuses heavily on live music, with a series of established and upcoming artists performing in the studio. Speaking about the new show, Zoe said: "I am super excited to return to weekend morning television (a few years on) with a glorious mix of all the things I love - live music from your favourite music stars, great chat with stars of television and big screen and new exciting authors. “Think of our show as your televisual weekend supplement. Your one-stop shop for all you need in the world of … [Read more...] about What time is Zoe Ball on Saturday on ITV, who’s in the line-up this week and what is the show about?
AN ACROBATIC dance group from Castle Bromwich made it to the semi-finals of ITV show Britain’s Got Talent – and survived a live TV comical mishap when a crew member mistakenly appeared on stage during a magic trick. Acrocadabra’s unique performers fuse dance, acrobatics and magic and delivered a series of pulsating performances. The group consists of 33 schoolchildren from Spotlight Stage School in Birmingham – aged between nine and 17. They were knocked out in Wednesday’s semi-finals but had made it to the final 40 shortlist beating thousands of other acts. It recovered from the bizarre mishap when one of the set staff appeared in an illusions big reveal. The millions of viewers will have seen his shocked expression behind a glass box, from which one of the performers disappeared. The staff member, Paul Darby, tweeted: “Bad day at work… I was clipping on the little girl who flew. The dancers were supposed to hide me by standing between me … [Read more...] about Solihull dance group’s live comical mishap during ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent