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Posted Tuesday 1/30/18 at 2:04AM EST
Teri Hatcher signs on for the celebrity version of The Great British Bake Off
The Desperate Housewives alum is the first celebrity to sign on for the first celebrity edition of the hit British reality show.
Posted Monday 1/29/18 at 2:45PM EST
The Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood deletes his Twitter account after he was accused of buying fake Twitter followers
The reality star was one of several celebrities exposed in Saturday’s New York Times investigation into Devumi, a company that sells fake Twitter followers.
Posted Thursday 1/11/18 at 2:57PM EST
Another British TV Harvey Weinstein documentary is in the works
Weeks after the BBC announced two Weinstein docs, Channel 4 said it is making its own documentary on Weinstein as part of its Dispatches series. Channel 4's doc will pay special attention to Weinstein’s deep connections to the U.K. film industry.
Posted Monday 11/20/17 at 11:08PM EST
The Great British Bake Off's Paul Hollywood and his wife split
Hollywood and his wife Alex, who’s also a chef, have been married for 20 years. They previously separated in 2013 when he admitted to having an affair with his co-star on the CBS version of the show, Marcela Valladolid.
Posted Monday 11/20/17 at 1:56PM EST
Amazon will drop all 10 episodes of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams on Jan. 12
The dystopian drama premiered on British TV last month.
Posted Tuesday 10/31/17 at 6:30PM EDT
The Great British Bake Off Judge accidentally tweeted the name of the winner
Prue Leith blamed the time difference for saying “Bravo” and naming the winner in a tweet that was deleted within seconds. Leith wrote the tweet from Bhutan.
Posted Thursday 10/12/17 at 4:30PM EDT
Ronan Farrow is set to host a British late-night satire show from The Daily Show co-creator
Fresh off his Harvey Weinstein scoop, Farrow is joining Daily Show co-creator Madeleine Smithberg in collaborating on a Channel 4 show that Variety says is “billed as a deliberately satirical take on the U.K. as seen through the eyes of America.”
Posted Monday 10/02/17 at 8:13PM EDT
Web Therapy's British version will get visits from David Tennant, Charles Dance and Richard E. Grant
Episodes star Stephen Mangan will play the therapist role on Channel 4’s Hang Ups, which will also feature Game of Thrones star Conleth Hill.
Posted Monday 9/11/17 at 3:14PM EDT
Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood is under fire after an old photo of him wearing a Nazi costume surfaced
Hollywood took to Twitter to apologize, saying he was “absolutely devastated” and that the photo was from 14 years ago for a comedy show-themed New Year’s party.
Posted Wednesday 8/30/17 at 3:50PM EDT
Great British Bake Off is still great, despite the departure of its main stars
The new cast replacing Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins for the Channel 4 version of the hit former BBC reality show got rave reviews. So it appears that the show’s formula and its contestants are the true stars of the franchise. PLUS: It's almost the same show.
Posted Tuesday 8/22/17 at 9:14PM EDT
Web Therapy is getting a British remake, starring Episodes’ Stephen Mangan
Mangan will also co-write the remake of the Lisa Kudrow series.