• Which show beat Strictly to win the Christmas Day TV ratings battle?

    The winner of the Christmas Day TV ratings battle has been revealed. Call the Midwife took the title for the second year in a row, drawing in an audience of 9.6million viewers. The BBC One drama's special festive episode saw Sister Julienne (played by Jenny Agutter) embroiled in a harrowing storyline surrounding historic child abuse. It triumphed over Mrs Brown's Boys, which came in second place with nine million people tuning in, and Strictly Come Dancing in third position. The Christmas special of the dance show attracted an audience of 8.3million, with Katie Derham crowned the winner. Call the Midwife won

  • Emmerdale fans get emotional after the show 'replaces' Adam Thomas

    Emmerdale bid farewell to popular long-running character Adam Barton on Tuesday night, but the cast and crew of the ITV soap surprised viewers when they unveiled actor Adam Thomas' new 'replacement.' Emmerdale's official website uploaded a short spoof video showing actor Danny Miller (Aaron Dingle) and Natalie J Robb (Moira Barton) waiting for the new actor, which transpired to be none other than Adam's twin brother – Scott Thomas. The Love Island 2016 finalist said in a mock interview that he was "absolutely over the moon" to be taking over his brother's role. He added: "Between you and me,

  • Does Andy Murray remind you of a certain movie star in this childhood photo?

    Andy Murray has written a lengthy, emotional post on Instagram, apologising to fans after he was forced to pull out of the Brisbane International due to a hip injury. And while many sent their well wishes to the tennis champion, others were more interested in the uncanny resemblance between Andy and a certain child movie star – Sam from Love Actually, also known as actor Thomas Brodie-Sangster. Andy had posted a throwback photo from his childhood, showing him at school in Dunblane. His sweet smile, floppy hair and dark eyes made him look like the double of Sam, leading many

  • This is how Simon Cowell reacted to Olly Murs' new The Voice UK gig

    Olly Murs is set to add another string to his bow on Saturday night, when he will make his debut appearance as a judge on the new series of The Voice UK – but according to the 32-year-old, there is one person that "isn’t going to be happy". Olly – who quit his presenting job on The X Factor in 2016 - revealed to press including HELLO! Online just what Simon Cowell had to say about his new gig. Talking on Wednesday at The Voice UK's launch, ahead of its seventh series on Saturday night, Olly revealed: "I haven’t heard from

  • Holly Willoughby shares exciting news: 'It's been worth the wait'

    There's only one thing that will make Holly Willoughby's idyllic beach break that bit easier for her – although the weather conditions couldn't be more different! Ahead of the much-anticipated return of Dancing on Ice on Sunday, the TV presenter took to her Instagram account to share a series of the show's promo images, which she captioned: "It's been worth the wait…See you on Sunday 6pm @itv xx." The photos included one of Holly, with her co-host Phillip Schofield, professional ice skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, newcomer Ashley Banjo and returning judge Jason Gardiner. Dancing on Ice: Take a look at the celebrity couples Holly