CHANNEL 4 still has a big appetite for The Great British Bake Off – and it is not risking rivals having a nibble at it. After just one series, bosses are already in secret talks to keep screening Bake Off when its current deal runs out in 2019. It is believed creators Love Productions are not demanding more than the £75million that saw Channel 4 bag the show. This will be a blow to the BBC, which lost Bake Off after seven series when Love upped the price by almost £20million. A source said: “The ink on Channel 4’s Bake Off deal has barely dried, but they’re not taking any chances of losing it like the BBC did. After airing just one of the three series agreed in 2016 — which gave them some of their best ratings ever — securing its future has been a top priority. “By comparison, the BBC were still negotiating with Love while the third and final series of their last Bake Off deal was on TV. Channel 4 had to fight off ITV and Netflix to … [Read more...] about Channel 4 in secret talks to keep Great British Bake Off beyond current 2019 deal
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GOOGLEBOX has lost ANOTHER major star - Chris Butland-Steed. But why has he left the show and who's replacing him? Here's what we know... Why has Chris Butland- Steed left Gogglebox? Chris Butland-Steed has been a firm fixture on Gogglebox since series one, despite splitting up with his on-screen partner Stephen Webb. But the Brighton-based hairdresser's time on the hit Channel 4 show is over. The Sun exclusively revealed the fun-loving regular has been dropped for the new series. Chris has been a favourite with fans and is one of the few people who has appeared in the series since it first started five years ago. But he has fallen out with ex-lover Stephen Webb who appeared with him on the sofa at Chris’s home in Hove, West Sussex. Who is replacing Chris? Stephen is now joined on the sofa by his mum Pat. A show source told us: “It is a big move by the producers. “Chris is the biggest star to leave the show since Scarlett Moffatt. “Stephen has sorted out a deal … [Read more...] about Why isn’t Chris Butland-Steed on Gogglebox anymore and who’s Stephen Webb’s new partner Pat on the Channel 4 show?
This is the big one, a victory for Manchester City against Manchester United and Pep Guardiola will see his team clinch the Premier League title. If they are victorious, it will be the earliest a team has won the title during the Premier League era, the previous record was held by United. After the defeat at Anfield in the week, City will want to get back to winning ways this weekend, not that the Citizens will need much incentive to win the derby. As for United, their objective is simple - delay the inevitable for as long as possible. A win for the Reds would also help Jose Mourinho secure that second place position which is the best he can hope for at this point. Which TV channel is Manchester City vs Manchester United on? Manchester City vs Manchester City will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 5pm on Saturday, April 7. Kick-off from the Etihad Stadium is at 5:30pm. You will be able to follow all the action on our live blog as always right … [Read more...] about What TV channel is Man City vs Man United on?
LEE and Dean is Channel 4's new improvised comedy show. It centres around the bromance of two Stevenage based builders.. but who are the comedians behind the characters? Here's all we know... When is Lee and Dean on Channel 4? Lee and Dean continues on Friday, April 20, at 10.00pm on Channel 4 with the four of five episodes. The show is helmed by comedy writer-performers Mark O'Sullivan and Miles Chapman. The duo's first self-devised comedy Flavours was commissioned for Comedy Blaps in 2014 after Channel 4 had seen their short film on YouTube. Although the series is being aired weekly, the box set is available to watch in full on All 4. What is Lee and Dean about? Lee and Dean is an original improvised, unconventional comedy about two builders from Stevenage. The pair have been inseparable since childhood until Lee meets, and is smitten by, Nikki. Dean is left feeling left out when Nikki moves into their flat and takes over organising Lee's birthday party. The five-part … [Read more...] about When is Lee And Dean on Channel 4 tonight, who’s in the cast with Miles Chapman and what’s the sitcom about?
TV'S Chatty Man, Alan Carr, is back with a hilarious new game show featuring celebrity guests. Here's the lowdown on I Don't Like Mondays... When does I Don't Like Mondays start on Channel 4? I Don't Like Mondays kicks offf on Friday April 6 at 8pm on Channel 4. The series takes the form of three hour-long episodes. Episode 1 goes head to head with EastEnders which airs at the same time on BBC One and Coronation Street on ITV. Viewers will be able to catch up online with Channel 4 on demand. What's I Don't Like Mondays about? I Don't Like Mondays is a comedy game show hosted by comedian and chat show host Alan Carr. Everyone in the audience arrives with a letter of resignation and in the end one lucky contestant will resign live on air. With the help of celebrity guests and hilarious games, Alan will whittle down the competition. The winner will receive a cash prize that is equivalent to a year's salary. Who's in the lineup of I Don't Like Mondays? I Don't Like … [Read more...] about What time does I Don’t Like Mondays start on Channel 4 tonight, what is the Alan Carr show about and who’s in the lineup?