Hugh Laurie is to receive the outstanding achievement award at the Edinburgh Television Festival, it has been announced.
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Emmy-nominated director and writer Paul Feig is to deliver a major speech at this year’s Edinburgh TV Festival.
The new series of Big Brother will be the last to air on Channel 5, it has been confirmed.
The Edinburgh TV Festival has wrapped up for another year.
Hugh Grant has said politics is like “show business for the ugly” and the ego and narcissism in politicians is often worse than in celebrities.
Steve Coogan has said he may not have returned to playing Alan Partridge if he had not made the film Philomena.
Danny Dyer’s expletive-filled rant about Brexit has been named the television moment of the year at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Actress Paula Wilcox told of how she once hit back against a sexually provocative remark from the late comedian Benny Hill, and how she never had “any trouble” with him after that.
Arlene Phillips has said she mostly only gets asked to appear on TV to discuss the latest Strictly Come Dancing line-up, and that she is not thrilled about it.
A ghost story and a re-examining of The Yorkshire Ripper case with “contemporary eyes” are among the new commissions announced by BBC Four.
Michael Palin has said that some of the people he met in North Korea have never heard of the Queen.
Declan Donnelly will not present I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! alone when it returns later this year.
Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the creation of a “sister organisation to the BBC” to rival Netflix and Amazon.
Jeremy Corbyn will propose a windfall tax on tech firms to fund journalism as he outlines a raft of suggestions for the BBC and wider media in a speech to the industry.
Jeremy Corbyn will propose a shake-up of the way the TV licence fee is paid and set as he outlines a raft of suggestions for the BBC and wider media in a speech to the industry.
Actress Michaela Coel has claimed she was sexually assaulted by strangers, but said that writing about it for a new TV show has been “therapeutic”.
Joanna Lumley has revealed that she has kept a number of items from her time filming travel documentary series Girl Friday nearly 25 years ago, one of which she wants to be “buried with”.
Drama series Peaky Blinders is making the move from BBC Two to BBC One.
Love Island winner Dani Dyer has said she originally turned down the chance to appear in the show because she did not want to do “love stuff” on TV.
The makers of Love Island have brushed off claims that there is an element of “fakery” involved in the show, and that it is completely different from rival shows like Big Brother.
A documentary about a teenage racing driver who lost both legs after a horror crash is one of four new commissions announced by BBC Three at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright will welcome Channel 4’s move outside of London and into the regions, and will encourage other broadcasters to follow suit.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and actress Michaela Coel will offer different opinions on the media at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Jeremy Corbyn will offer his opinions on the UK media when he delivers the prestigious Alternative MacTaggart lecture at this year’s Edinburgh TV Festival.
Love Island winners Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham will join previous stars from the reality show for an exclusive masterclass at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Actress Vicky McClure has said she does not understand why the gender pay gap exists as she told fans “it doesn’t happen on Line Of Duty”.