• Strictly bosses reveal process behind picking celebrities - and it’s a lengthy one!

    While the Strictly Come Dancing line-up is introduced in August each year ahead of the show's return in September, there is actually a surprisingly long process that goes on behind-the-scenes to curate the perfect mix of celebrity contestants - starting some six months in advance. The show's talent exec, Stefania Alexander, revealed all about the booking process in a new interview on the Strictly Come Dancing podcast, explaining that they start approaching potential competitors as early as February. And although they have a huge array of would-be contestants to choose from, the team put careful consideration into who will make

  • Coronation Street spoilers: Two weddings and a funeral rock the cobbles

    There's never a quiet week in Coronation Street, but the show's leading characters are set to face even more drama than usual this October when two weddings and a funeral rock the cobbles. In a dramatic week of episodes, starting on Monday 8 October, secrets and lies threaten to overshadow the romance of Tracy Barlow and Steve McDonald's wedding - but will love conquer all? Read on for your spoilers of the major events to take place on the street from 8-12 October... As her wedding day to Steve (Simon Gregson) arrives, Tracy (Kate Ford) can't believe her dream is

  • Dancing on Ice 2018: the full confirmed line-up

  • Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford just got very honest about the worst guest they've ever had on This Morning

    Husband-and-wife duo Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have been celebrating the 30th anniversary of This Morning recently, and have even opened up about the worst guest they've ever interviewed on the beloved ITV show. Speaking to The Mirror, Ruth said: "David Cassidy was very rude. He was a very sick man." Eamonn added: "He was bankrupt, his house was up for auction and he was being paid a significant sum of money. He was live from Florida and I spoke to him during the break and he was fine. Ruth and Eamonn have revealed who their worst This Morning guest

  • Kym Marsh lost her voice filming upcoming emotional Corrie scenes

    Kym Marsh has opened up about the upcoming emotional week in Coronation Street, which sees her character, Michelle, breaking down after her son, Ryan, is hit by a car in a moment of revenge from Ronan. Joking about the storyline to HELLO!, she said: "I can't work out whether the writers hate me or love me!" The star revealed that she lost her voice following the emotional scenes, explaining: "It was like four, five days [of filming]. There was such a lot of screaming and shouting from me. It was great because I went back to my Wigan roots

  • Karen Clifton speaks out on Strictly same-sex dance debate

    It was the first time the Strictly Come Dancing audience and viewers at home were treated to a highly-energised dance performance with same-sex couples. And just moments later, professional dancer Karen Clifton waded into the debate which has seen the BBC show receive so much criticism over the years. "One step at a time... loved this routine choreographed by the superb @JasonGilkison," the Strictly star wrote as she heaped praise on the choreographer, Jason Gilkison. "Dancing is an expression that is beautiful with any partner." Fans were delighted with the same-sex dance Jason, who is Strictly's creative director of choreography, had

  • Paul Hollywood confirms huge change to Great British Bake Off

    Paul Hollywood has opened up about the latest series of Great British Bake Off, and has confirmed a major change to the series – he's getting rid of his famous Hollywood Handshake (except in VERY special circumstances). Speaking on The Jonathan Ross Show about how he has had some criticism for how many handshakes he has been dishing out throughout the series, he explained: "I've taken a bit of flack over [it]. The handshake came from when [bakes] looked very professional and they almost cross that line from being amateur to professional. Every year the standard has got better

  • Black Mirror reveals groundbreaking episode that'll change the way we watch TV

    Netflix has announced plans for a new way of watching television in the upcoming season five of their hugely popular show, Black Mirror. The anthology series, which is famous for its depiction of a dystopic future thanks to the progression of technology, has revealed that the upcoming season will include a 'choose-your-own-adventure' episode, where viewers will be able to select what they would like to see happen next in the episode, and as such create a brand new interactive experience of watching television. Black Mirror is hugely popular According to Bloomberg, season five will premiere in December 2018, and the interactive

  • Ben Schwartz talks returning as Jean-Ralphio on Parks and Recreation

    Ben Schwartz has opened up about potentially returning to Parks and Recreation should it ever return for another season, and revealed that he would be delighted to return to film more episodes of the show. Chatting to HELLO!, he explained: "I haven't heard anything, but I was a guest star so I would be the last person they would tell. But I would do anything they wanted ever. I think the writers on that show and the actors it was such a perfect moment so I would do anything that Mike [Schur] or Amy [Poehler] wanted to." Ben on Parks

  • Is this tennis star joining I'm a Celebrity 2018 line-up?

    The names of rumoured contestants for I'm a Celebrity 2018 are being bandied around, and the latest star reported to be joining the jungle is none other than Tim Henman. Bets are on that the tennis ace has signed up to this year's series, currently standing at 11/2 according to Betway. Shayne Ward is the front-runner, while other favourites include Love Island winner Dani Dyer and axed Strictly pro dancer, Brendan Cole. A spokesperson for Betway said: "The autumn is closing in and that means I'm A Celeb is just around the corner. Shayne Ward is one of the early

  • Strictly songs and dances for Movie Week revealed!

    One of Strictly Come Dancing's most anticipated weeks is almost here: Movie Week! The fun theme means that the celebrity dancers and their professional partners will be grooving along to all of our favourite hits from popular films (along with some snazzy costumes), and it has been now been announced which couple will be dancing to what. Find out the details for Saturday night's dances here… Katie and Gorka will perform the Foxtrot The new fan favourites, Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell, will be souring and flying by performing the American Smooth to Breaking Free from the popular Disney film High

  • I'm a Celebrity: see the rumoured contestants joining 2018 line-up including Tim Henman

  • Emmerdale spoilers: Kim Tate killed at masquerade ball after shock return?

    Emmerdale's much-anticipated masquerade ball will open its doors next week as the villagers put on their glad rags for a night many will never forget – but not necessarily for the right reasons. The party will put many of the residents in danger as Kim Tate makes a return to the Dales, but it doesn’t take long before she is pushed down the stairs by a mystery attacker. Whether she lives to tell the tale or not is another matter. Elsewhere, Debbie Dingle is jilted on her surprise wedding day, while Ross is hell-bent on getting revenge on his attacker

  • EastEnders spoilers: Ruby Allen assaulted by Martin Fowler's old school friends

    EastEnders has welcomed back Ruby Allen for a hard-hitting storyline which will air next week. Following a night out with Martin and Stacey, Ruby finds herself in a dark situation and will be heavily relying on her friends for support after a series of traumatic events. Elsewhere on Albert Square, Tiffany Butcher humiliates Bernadette when she invites her to hang out with her and the gang, while Whitney worries for her younger sister when she finds out she is still dating Jagger. Mel Owen, meanwhile, makes a big decision about her future, and Billy Mitchell continues to pine over

  • I'm a Celebrity 2018: Harry Redknapp leads rumoured contestants