Pakistan's supreme court has deprived television lovers of some of the country's most popular shows after deciding to reintroduce a block on Indian content. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar made the ruling following a petition from local producers, but used his announcement to accuse India of cutting off water to Pakistan. The ruling reinstates a 2016 ban on airing Indian content on television or FM radio after it had been overturned by a lower court last year. The original 2016 ban drew criticism from television fans and from cable television operators. Indian soap operas and Bollywood films all have large followings, while police dramas and the local versions of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and Big Brother are also popular. Indian TV personalities are household names. Television and film have previously been the victims of tit-for-tat bans as the nuclear-armed neighbours clash over issues including Kashmir. Earlier this year, India banned performances by Pakistani artists, and … [Read more...] about Pakistan bans Indian TV shows after accusing neighbour of cutting water supply
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TV stars Dawn French and Iain Glen have been spotted filming in Plymouth again. The Delicious actors were at Boringdon Hall hotel in Plympton shooting for the Sky One hit yesterday. They were then photographed outside Torpoint Surgery this morning as filming for the new series continued. Comedienne French, who grew up in the Westcountry and has a home in Fowey, was seen outside the surgery in with her Game of Thrones co-star Glen. Season three of the Sky One show was confirmed earlier this summer and crews were at the former River Cottage restaurant in Plymouth's Royal William Yard filming last month. Sharing a photos on Facebook, Paul Trehern said: " Dawn French and Iain Glen filming this morning at Torpoint Surgery. Shelia Hancock also there." Meanwhile the stars of Delicious were turning heads across the border at Plymouth's poshest spa yesterday. Staff confirmed Dawn French and the stars were shooting scenes for the hit TV show for 'one day only' at Boringdon Hall. The celebs … [Read more...] about Dawn French spotted filming TV show at poshest place in Plymouth
The stars of hit TV show Grantchester have once again been delighting the people of Cambridge as film crews return to the city. The popular ITV drama is coming back for a fourth season - which will be James Norton's last as charming jazz-loving clergyman Sidney Chambers. Filming for the series is taking place in Cambridge, Grantchester and slightly further afield in St Albans. People in Cambridge have been sharing pictures of the cast hard at work in the city on social media, and those near Senate House Passage caught a glimpse of the stars earlier this week. Robson Green appeared to be filmed making an arrest in the passage while James Norton looked on. James Norton was also spotted punting along the River Cam on Thursday – adding to the long list of celebrity punting stars including David Beckham, Stephen Fry, Amanda Holden, William Shatner and Sigourney Weaver. Pictures show the stars of Grantchester return to Cambridge to film new series View gallery TV star Tom Brittney, … [Read more...] about Stars of hit TV show Grantchester return to Cambridge
Kelly Lawler and Patrick Ryan USA TODAY Published 1:46 p.m. UTC May 25, 2018 In the dog days of summer, finding a good show to watch can be a real beach. Save for your America's Got Talent or Game of Thrones-size hits, the season is typically a time when networks dump their cruddy newcomers or burn off that one series you stopped watching months ago. But fortunately for those of us who prefer surfing channels instead of waves, some bright spots emerge in the months to come. We pick 10 new and returning TV offerings that are shore things: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) May 30 After a lackluster Season 3, the Tina Fey-Robert Carlock comedy is back in fine, funny form for its fourth and final season. (Or some of it is back, anyway; the second half premieres later this year.) New episodes pick up as the always cheery Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) starts her new job as a tech start-up's HR manager, only to get sidetracked when an unauthorized … [Read more...] about Summer TV preview: 10 new and returning TV shows you don’t want to miss
DR CHRISTIAN Jessen has been helping Brits with their awkward medical problems for over a decade. But how old is the TV doc, and what other programmes has been in? Here's what we know... How old is Dr Christian Jessen? Dr Christian was born in London on March 4, 1977 - making him 41 years old. He was privately educated at Uppingham School, Rutland, in the Midlands. The TV presenter studied at UCL and has a degree in sexual health. Dr Christian, who spent two years working in Kenya and Uganda, is particularly interested in HIV and malaria. Who is Dr Christian Jessen's partner? Dr Christian is in a relationship with Brazilian native Rogerio Barreto - who's the head waiter at an upmarket restaurant in Central London. The couple live together in South London, near the River Thames. MOST READ IN FABULOUSSAVE OUR SCONES! Fury after Greggs stops selling SCONES because it claims customers aren't interested anymore FROCK HORROR People have noticed something very spooky about Kate Middleton's … [Read more...] about How old is Dr Christian Jessen, who is the Embarrassing Bodies star’s partner and what other TV shows has he presented?