Oven gloves come off as Bake-Off battle between BBC and Ch 4 heats up

Fortunately or, unfortunately, we all know the history of The Great British Bake-Off which resulted in the unthinkable parting of the ways between Love Productions, long-time producers of the series and the BBC, the broadcast home for GBBO since the beginning. When talks broke off last year and the dust settled, the series had found a new home on […]

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IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade heads to ‘The Crystal Maze’

There is now joy in Mudville today and, yes, Virginia there is a Santa Clause as Channel 4 has finally confirmed that the brilliant 90s classic, The Crystal Maze, will return for a 20-part series beginning in 2017. Originally hosted by the greatness of Richard O’Brien (Rocky Horror Picture Show), the newest incarnation will see former IT Crowd star […]

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BBC bids a Boxing Day farewell to ‘Great British Bake-Off’

The BBC ‘officially’ bid farewell to the Great British Bake-Off with a Boxing Day broadcast filled with their best contestants, heartwarming moments and a video tribute that capsulized the past six series into perfection and worthy of at least a few boxes of tissues. For the one person that may have missed the GBBO melodrama […]

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Brexit-like drama hits Great British Bake Off as Mary Berry says ‘farewell to soggy bottoms’

Another day, more drama from the GBBO baking tent. Taking a page out of the Brexit playbook, The Great British Bake Off  is bracing for another high-profile exit from the show. First, after seven seasons, the series leaves the BBC for greener pastures to the tune of more ‘dough’ from Channel 4, then series hosts Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc […]

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‘Indian Summers’ to end after second series

Indian Summers, the drama whose second series is currently showing on Sunday nights on Channel 4 in the UK and will premiere in America on Sunday, September 11 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, has been cancelled after two series. Set in the summer capital of Simla during the twilight years of the British Raj, Indian Summers starred Julie […]

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