Great British Bake Off fans rejoice – we have some very exciting news! Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins will be gracing our screens this December to spread some festive Christmas cheer, and to help those in need. Mary, Mel and Sue's Surprise Party, which will be aired on BBC One, will see the trio meet a group of exceptional people in South Wales who have pulled together to open a community centre, despite their setbacks. Mary and a gang of helpers will treat locals to a show-stopping Christmas dinner, while Mel and Sue will be tasked with giving
Following a difficult few weeks, EastEnders favourites Stacey and Martin Fowler finally came together to name their baby daughter, who has been put on a respirator after being born prematurely. Viewers were left in tears as the couple doted on their little girl and decided to name her Hope. Earlier on, Stacey (Lacey Turner) suffered a seizure, which was caused by her pre-eclampsia - she was then put in intensive care following her collapse and has since found it hard to bond with her baby. During the episode, Martin pleaded with her to name the child because it was "the only thing
The Strictly Come Dancing contestants will have one less judge to impress this weekend, as Bruno Tonioli will not be sitting on the panel. This will mark the first time that Bruno has ever missed a Strictly episode, in all his 13 years of judging. A BBC spokesperson confirmed: "As was always the plan, Bruno Tonioli is not on the judging panel this weekend due to a very busy work schedule. He will be back as normal for our Halloween special and the rest of the series." Bruno, 61, will be missing both shows on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22
Coronation Street's Pat Phelan has been keeping Andy Carver hostage in a cellar for the past eight months, and it seems that next week he might finally be set free - but there's a catch. Actor Oliver Farnworth, who plays the victim, revealed all about the soap's dark storyline on Friday's Lorraine, revealing that his character has realised that the only way to escape Phelan's clutches is for him to be replaced with someone else. The actor said: "This idea that he's created, bringing someone else on board, he's seen an opportunity here - that Phelan kind of needs someone to bully.
Britain's Got Talent star Ashley Banjo has been confirmed as the new judge of Dancing On Ice, which will return to ITV next year. The professional dancer, who is famous for being in troupe Diversity, will join head judges, Olympic ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean on the panel in the revamped series. The announcement was made on This Morning, with Rylan Clark sharing: "I can reveal a judge on Dancing on Ice… It's Ashley Banjo." To which, host Holly Willoughby remarked: "Ashley Banjo is going to be a great addition to the series." Ashley Banjo confirmed to join