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Posted Thursday 2/01/18 at 2:23PM EST
Simon Cowell and his fellow Britain’s Got Talent judges have had their security beefed up over acid attack fears
Audience members are now forbidden from bringing in water to the auditions following a spate of acid attacks around London.
Posted Saturday 1/13/18 at 12:37AM EST
Why Victoria is preferable to The Crown
Netflix’s Queen Elizabeth II series has received more buzz and critical acclaim than the Masterpiece drama based on Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother. Of the two, Mike Hale finds Victoria to be more “immediately gratifying.” He adds: “So call me shallow, or just contrary, for preferring the breezy, full-blooded pleasures of Victoria to the more finely wrought, stiffer virtues of The Crown. Who would have thought that the person for whom the Victorian Era was named would be this much fun?”
Posted Thursday 1/11/18 at 2:57PM EST
The Bletchley Circle is getting a San Francisco spinoff
The acclaimed ITV World War II female code breakers drama is getting spun off with The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, which will follow two of the original lead characters, Millie (Rachel Stirling) and Jean (Julie Graham), as they travel to the United States and work with American code breakers to help solve murder cases. The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco was commissioned by BritBox, the streaming service from the BBC and ITV.
Posted Wednesday 1/03/18 at 1:26PM EST
Kate Beckinsale to star in the thriller The Widow for Amazon
Beckinsale will play a woman who returns to the life she previously cut herself off from after seeing her “late” husband in the news. The Widow is a co-production between Amazon and Britain’s ITV, from the creators of Liar.
Posted Thursday 12/14/17 at 9:52AM EST
Netflix to show Sean Bean’s cult hit British drama The Frankenstein Chronicles
Each of the two six-episode seasons of the ITV e-imagining of Mary Shelley’s classic novel will join Netflix’s lineup.
Posted Tuesday 12/12/17 at 2:13PM EST
Victoria renewed for Season 3
ITV and PBS' Masterpiece have announced a third season of the royal family drama, with Jenna Coleman reprising her role as Queen Victoria.
Posted Tuesday 11/14/17 at 6:04AM EST
Victoria creator: I was groped at the British prime minister’s residence
Daisy Goodwin says she was visiting then-Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street to talk about her ITV series when, she alleges, an unnamed government official “put his hand on my breast.” "At the end of the meeting we both stood up and the official, to my astonishment, put his hand on my breast," she said. "I looked at the hand and then in my best Lady Bracknell voice said: 'Are you actually touching my breast?' He dropped his hand and laughed nervously."
Posted Wednesday 11/08/17 at 12:00AM EST
Simon Cowell feared he broke his neck when he fell down stairs
“I was lying on my back thinking, ‘I hope I haven’t broken my neck,’” The America's Got Talent and X-Factor UK boss tells The Sun, adding: “But the NHS (National Health Service) staff were the most amazing people I’ve ever met, genuinely. Fortunately it was all fine.”
Posted Monday 11/06/17 at 9:32AM EST
Simon Cowell returned to The X Factor UK after recovering from a fall
"The boss is back, Mr. Simon Cowell," host Dermot O’Leary said. ”It's good to have you back."
Posted Friday 11/03/17 at 2:43AM EDT
It’s not certain whether Simon Cowell will return to The X Factor UK this weekend
Although “it’s looking likely” that Cowell will return after a fall last week, Radio Times reports that nothing has yet to be confirmed. The X Factor UK airs live shows on Saturday and Sunday.
Posted Monday 10/30/17 at 8:01AM EDT
Simon Cowell misses The X Factor UK tapings, says his fall down the stairs “could have been a lot worse”
“Sometimes we get a reminder that we’re not invincible and this was certainly mine. It was a huge shock,” The X Factor UK and America’s Got Talent judge said of Friday’s fall, which resulted in him missing Saturday and Sunday’s X-Factor UK live shows. “They think I fainted because I had low blood pressure and so I have got to really take good care of myself to sort that out,” said the 58-year-old Cowell. “After all I am a dad and have more responsibility than ever.”
Posted Friday 10/27/17 at 1:08PM EDT
Simon Cowell smiles and gives thumbs up after being released from hospital
The America’s Got Talent and X Factor UK judge was rushed to the hospital early this morning in London after fainting and falling down the stairs. It’s still unclear if he’ll be able to attend Saturday’s live X Factor UK taping.
Posted Wednesday 9/27/17 at 11:39PM EDT
Liar shifts in tone in a way that is as startling as its is breathtaking
The SundanceTV British psychological thriller starring Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd turns a rape allegation into “the ultimate he said/she said.” ALSO: How many ways can a crime procedural go wrong?
Posted Friday 9/15/17 at 3:31PM EDT
British TV’s Celebrity Showmance fooled the public with fake celeb couplings
The ITV series features six celebrities who formed faux couples with the goal of convincing the public their romance was real via social media.
Posted Friday 9/15/17 at 3:31PM EDT
New UK reality show will instantly transform awful singers into polished performers
Changed Their Tune will let the audience decide which singer was most successful in going from awful to good in a matter of seconds.