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Thursday’s best TV: Our Shirley Valentine Summer; Prison; Why Size Matters

Thursday’s best TV: Our Shirley Valentine Summer; Prison; Why Size Matters

Our Shirley Valentine Summer 9pm, ITV New series in which eight single women – Melinda Messenger Siân Lloyd, Nancy Dell’Olio, Aggie MacKenzie, Ninia Benjamin, Lizzie Cundy, Annabel Giles and Ingrid Tarrant – depart for a Greek island in the hope that...

Guardian, yesterday, 09:52
 
The OA: this sci-fi mystery dazzles if you push past its mumblecore moments

The OA: this sci-fi mystery dazzles if you push past its mumblecore moments

What is it? A sci-fi mystery about which you will definitely have an opinion. Why you’ll love it: The problem with launching a show in secrecy is that you have no way to guide viewer response. This has been the case with The OA. The only thing that...

Guardian, yesterday, 09:52
 
Makers of S-Town podcast sued by subject's estate

Makers of S-Town podcast sued by subject's estate

The makers of S-Town are being sued by the estate of John B McLemore, the hit podcast’s central subject. In a lawsuit filed by the estate’s administrator, it has claimed that McLemore’s privacy was invaded and that profits made from the podcast...

Guardian, yesterday, 09:52
 
EastEnders star Louisa Lytton is making surprise comeback 12 years after she last appeared

EastEnders star Louisa Lytton is making surprise comeback 12 years after she last appeared

Louisa Lytton is making a surprise EastEnders comeback. The 29-year-old actress will return 12 years after she last appeared on the BBC soap. She played Ruby Allen in in the soap for several years until 2006 and is now returning to star again. Louisa...

Daily Record, yesterday, 02:49
 

Two Love Island favourites unexpectedly QUIT the villa and walk out in explosive scenes

Two Love Island stars have unexpectedly QUIT the ITV2 dating show. The fan favourites, who have become popular with viewers during their time in the show, have sensationally walked from the villa. With less than two weeks left until the grand final...

Daily Record, yesterday, 02:49
 

Singer Paul Young goes on This Morning despite show's chef Gino D'Acampo stealing from him

Paul Young could be forgiven for refusing to appear on This Morning on a point of principle - given that the show's resident chef Gino D'Acampo was jailed for stealing from him. But it appears the Wherever I Lay My Hat singer is happy to let bygones...

Daily Record, yesterday, 02:49
 
Netflix and Amazon become more popular than pay-TV services

Netflix and Amazon become more popular than pay-TV services

Britain’s growing appetite for services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime has seen the number of subscribers to streaming services overtake those signed up to pay-TV providers such as Sky, BT and Virgin Media for the first time. The total number of UK...

Guardian, Wednesday, 21:13
 

Love Island fans demand Georgia and Sam are booted out villa for breaking rules by kissing

Love Island fans have called for Georgia Steel and Sam Bird to be booted out of the villa after they 'broke the rules'. The pair were caught kissing which could see them hit with a hefty punishment. The former couple agreed to part ways in a previous...

Daily Record, Tuesday, 23:10
 
Batwoman: lesbian superhero gets her own TV show

Batwoman: lesbian superhero gets her own TV show

A small screen adaptation of Batwoman is in development with an openly gay lead. The show will launch on the CW, adding to the network’s slate of shows based on DC Comics, which includes Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Black...

Guardian, Tuesday, 18:45
 
Robbie Williams and One Direction star Louis Tomlinson to join The X Factor as judges

Robbie Williams and One Direction star Louis Tomlinson to join The X Factor as judges

Former Take That singer Robbie Williams and One Direction star Louis Tomlinson will join Simon Cowell on the judging panel for the next series of The X Factor. Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field will also be joining the show as a judge. Their new roles...

Daily Record, Tuesday, 18:45
 
Peter Andre opens up on co-parenting kids as ex Katie Price parties hard with toyboy lover

Peter Andre opens up on co-parenting kids as ex Katie Price parties hard with toyboy lover

Peter Andre has given a rare candid interview about co-parenting with Katie Price in a searingly honest interview. The dad of four is normally reticent to talk about how he splits custody of his children Junior, 13, and Princess, 11, with his...

Daily Record, Tuesday, 18:45
 

Love Island's Dr Alex George turns cold against Alexandra Cane as he cockily says she has 'stronger...

Love Island fans may have been hoping that Dr Alex George had finally found his true love - but it looks like Alexandra Can isn't quite enough for the doctor. The unlucky-in-love doc will gather the rest of the 'lads' around as he admits he isn't as...

Daily Record, Tuesday, 18:45
 
Tuesday’s best TV: The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer; Random Acts

Tuesday’s best TV: The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer; Random Acts

The Five Billion Pound Super Sewer 9pm, BBC Two London’s sewage system was constructed in the 1860s for a city with a population of 2 million – now that figure is closer to 9 million and the city is struggling to cope, with 39m tonnes of toxic raw...

Guardian, Tuesday, 06:55
 
Peter Capaldi writes to reassure young fan about Doctor Who regeneration

Peter Capaldi writes to reassure young fan about Doctor Who regeneration

One young Doctor Who fan worried about the impending change of lead actor in the BBC One show got an unexpected Christmas surprise from the Doctor himself. Capaldi’s final episode as the Doctor, Twice Upon a Time, was broadcast on Christmas Day, and...

Guardian, Tuesday, 04:36
 
Australian media are in decline. The Fourth Estate reminds us why we need them

Australian media are in decline. The Fourth Estate reminds us why we need them

The scene is the New York Times newsroom. The paper’s executive editor, Dean Baquet, is watching the Trump inauguration on television. “Wow,” he murmurs. “What a story. What a fucking story. OK, let’s go.” Covering the reporters covering Donald Trump,...

Guardian, Tuesday, 04:01
 


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