Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack secrets revealed!

Big Brother returns to our screens on January 3 – with some major changes. E4’s Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack sees celebrities taking control of the house, and making a talented…

'Alesha's full of nerves', says Strictly's Tess

Strictly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly has revealed how hot favourite Alesha Dixon has been struggling with the pressures of battling for this year’s crown. The former Mis-Teeq singer has…

Ofcom pursues X Factor final investigations

TV watchdog Ofcom has asked ITV to hand over information relating to the final of The X Factor. The show was plunged into controversy after hundreds of viewers claimed that…

Basil Brush and Swap Shop to star again in 2008

Much-loved puppet Basil Brush is returning to TV screens on the 21st Century version of the Saturday morning classic, Swap Shop. CBBC presenter Barney Harwood will present Basil’s Swap Shop…

Channel 4 fined £1.5m over phone scams

Channel 4 has been fined £1.5 million by Ofcom for misconduct involving phone-in competitions on its TV shows Richard And Judy and Deal Or No Deal. Viewers watching Richard And…

Darren prepares for a blue Christmas

It’s not likely to be a very happy Christmas for Hollyoaks’ Darren Osbourne, as actor Ashley Taylor-Dawson explains… How did Darren get hooked on gambling? “It started out with a…

Rhydian wants to move on from X Factor

X Factor runner-up Rhydian Roberts has said that he wants to put the talent show behind him. The Welsh singer said he cried with disappointment after coming second, and added…

Strictly's Alesha backed by love-rival Javine

Strictly Come Dancing favourite Alesha Dixon has apparently received the support of an unlikely celebrity fan – the woman who stole her husband. It seems Alesha has been tipped to…

Coronation Street's Liz: 'My depression hell'

Coronation Street actress Beverley Callard has revealed how she battled with depression during her time on the soap. In an interview with The Sun, Beverley – the Street’s feisty barmaid…

David Tennant: 'Kylie's great to work with'

David Tennant has revealed it was ‘a great pleasure’ working with Kylie Minogue for the Christmas Day special of Doctor Who. The pint-sized pop princess guest stars in the special…

Sarah gets revenge... then leaves Weatherfield

Coronation Street’s Sarah-Louise Platt proves she’s just as evil as David when she gets the revenge that leads to her big exit! Actress Tina O’Brien reveals all… Sarah’s been desperate…

Leon won The X Factor fairly, says ITV

Leon Jackson won The X Factor ‘fair and square’, ITV has said as the number of complaints about his shock victory shot up to more than 1,500. Fans of runner-up…

TV watchdog says 'graphic' Casualty breached code

BBC One drama Casualty has come under fire from TV regulator Ofcom, which said the opening episode of the show’s latest series breached the broadcasting code. The edition, entitled One…

Kym Ryder discusses Michelle's shock discovery

When Michelle is told that Ryan isn’t her son all the wishes in the world can’t put Christmas back together again, says Coronaton Street star Kym Ryder Why would this…

Top TV chefs reveals their Christmas disasters

It’s comforting to know that even top TV chefs have their Christmas food disasters. Just ask Gary Rhodes. The presenter of UKTV’s Local Food Hero 2007 has revealed how his…

Holby's Elliot: I admire Richard Briers (VIDEO)

Holby City actor Paul Bradley has revealed that he had such fun filming scenes with Richard Briers that they both ended up ‘sore from laughing’. The Good Life actor appears…

Ofcom to investigate X Factor final complaints

Media watchdog Ofcom is to investigate 80 complaints about the result of the final of The X Factor, in which outsider Leon Jackson, 18, beat hot favourite Rhydian Roberts, 25.…

X Factor deny phoneline problems cost Rhydian

Some fans of The X Factor favourite Rhydian Roberts claim they couldn’t get through to vote for him during the final on Saturday night, a problem X Factor insiders dispute.…

Leon: 'I didn't start singing til I was 16'

The new X Factor champion 18-year-old Leon Jackson says that he didn’t start singing until he was 16. The Scottish teenager was inspired to start when his mother brought home…