CRACKERJACK is returning to children's TV after 35 years off-screen. We take a look at when the new show is likely to air and who the new hosts will be. When is Crackerjack returning to TV? In February 2019, it was revealed that classic kids TV show Crackerjack will return to TV with a new reboot. An exact date of when the show will be aired is yet to be revealed. Cheryl Taylor, head of content for BBC Children's, said: "Crackerjack is just one of several fabulous series that Children's In-House Productions have developed this year." Who will be the new presenters of Crackerjack? The new show will be hosted by Sam Nixon and Mark Rhode AKA Sam and Mark. The comedy duo launched to fame on Pop Idol in 2003. After a brief assault on the music charts together, they moved into kids TV working mostly on CBeebies. In 2018 they also kicked off their new game show on BBC One called Ready Or Not. Speaking about landing the Crackerjack job, Mark said on Instagram: "Chuffed to bits … [Read more...] about When is Crackerjack returning and who will be hosting the children’s television classic?
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Former Apprentice candidate Khadija Kalifa has her sights set on new ventures following her appearance on the BBC business show.The entrepreneur had ambitions to expand her eco-cleaning business into London but narrowly missed out on a place in the final and the chance to win a £250,000 investment from Lord Alan Sugar.She has now taken Lord Sugar’s advice and “scaled back dramatically” to rebuild the brand and may even sell off the business to pursue other interests.Khadija, a mother of two, said: “I built something up from nothing but running a services business and employing staff takes up a lot of time.“Lord Sugar saw that and gave me some advice which I’ve taken on board.“Being away from my children for so long while I was filming made me realise that I need to give my all to them over the next few years.”While Khadija weighs up her options, Opal and Pearl continues to grow steadily and has attracted interest from social housing … [Read more...] about New venture lined up for Apprentice star
Joy Behar and ABC were silent Thursday after an old photo resurfaced of "The View" co-host using makeup to darken her skin for a Halloween costume, the latest flashpoint in a week when a series of blackface scandals made national headlines. The 76-year-old didn't mention the clip on Thursday's show, one day after an editor for the entertainment website The Wrap tweeted the three-year-old segment of Behar discussing a resurgence of curly hair.During the 2016 segment, Behar, an outspoken liberal, displayed a 1970s-era photo of herself at a Halloween party when she was 29. She said that the hair was her own and that she had dressed as a "beautiful African woman."Co-host Raven-Symoné, who gasped when she saw the image, asked whether she had on tanning lotion. Behar said she wore makeup "that was a little bit darker than my skin.""You mean blackface?" Symoné responded. Moments later, Symoné said, "I love it though."Messages seeking comment were not returned from Behar's … [Read more...] about Old photo shows “The View” host Joy Behar dressed as “African woman”
The 2019 Oscars will break in its 30 year tradition by having no host at this year's ceremony. A source from the Academy Awards told Variety that the board had struggled to find a suitable replacement for Kevin Hart, who was stepped down within hours of being selected. It's expected producers will instead call upon a selection of A-list talent to introduce various segments of the show as well and increase the number of musical interludes. But time is fast running out with the ceremony now just six weeks away from airing live at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre. In December, US comedian and actor Kevin Hart confirmed he'd be taking over from talk show host Jimmy Kimmel to front the 91st Academy Awards. He announced the news on his Instagram page , telling fans 'it was the opportunity of a lifetime.' But just hours later Kevin stepped down from the role after homophobic comments he made resurfaced online. The tweets originally posted between 2009 and 2011, contained offensive language … [Read more...] about Oscars make huge decision about new host after Kevin Hart stepped down
It may be Christmas but that doesn't mean that house hunting has to stop. Some new homes developments are open over Christmas and the New Year. So, if you fancy taking time away from the festivities to get back on track with your house hunting, here's when you can view new homes sites around the region. Sandlands Park, Lovesey Avenue, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, NG15 6WQ Four and five bedroom homes are available at Harron Homes' Sandlands Park development. Prices start from £299,995 up to £422,995. All Harron Homes sites will close on Monday, December 24, and reopen at 10:30am on Thursday 3, January 2019. Edwalton Fields, Melton Road, Edwalton, Nottinghamshire, NG12 4DR This Bovis site over in Edwalton has three-, four- and five-bedroom homes left to purchase. Prices start from £267,995 and there are purchasing schemes available on the properties including Help to Buy, Home Exchange and Smooth Move. The development is open: Saturday and Sunday, December 22 and 23 from … [Read more...] about This is when you can view new housing developments over Christmas