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Friday 30th June 2017

Televised awards shows are a popular pull for audience figures where people can see who’s hot and who’s not in the world of TV, film and music.

From the Academy Awards to the Primetime Emmys, the BAFTAs and the Mercury Prize, find out here when and where to watch all the big ceremonies of the coming year.

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Everything you need to know about the Mercury Prize 2017
Thursday 27th July 2017

The Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist has been announced. Twelve albums from a range of contemporary music genres have been chosen by independent judges to battle it out to win the coveted ‘album of the year’ title, along with £20,000…

Here are the shortlisted albums for the Mercury Prize 2017
  • alt-j - 'Relaxer'

  • Blossoms - 'Blossoms'

  • Dinosaur - 'Together, As One'

  • Ed Sheeran - '÷'

  • Glass Animals - 'How to Be a Human Being'

  • J Hus - 'Common Sense'

  • Kate Tempest - 'Let Them Eat Chaos'

  • Loyle Carner - 'Yesterday’s Gone'

  • Sampha - 'Process'

  • Stormzy - 'Gang Signs & Prayer'

  • The Big Moon - 'Love in the 4th Dimension'

  • The xx - 'I See You'

Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist to be announced today

Radio 1's Huw Stephens is presenting the list of 12 shortlisted albums from 11am.

Rylan Clark-Neal beats off stiff competition to win prestigious TV presenter award
Wednesday 12th July 2017

Everyone has heard of the Oscars, the Baftas and the Golden Globes, but there is another trophy that the great and the good of TV land are hotly contesting and that is the Radio Times Champion title.

Real people take centre stage at Manchester International Festival
Friday 30th June 2017

Reality TV gained momentum on television sets across the land because it stepped away from the remote and inaccessible world of celebrity and focused on the lives of ordinary folk.

Daniel Day-Lewis says adieu to Oscar and Hollywood
Tuesday 27th June 2017

This week, one of the most celebrated actors of his generation announced that, at the age of 60, he was going to retire. Although many feared that such an announcement was a euphemism for a health issue, it soon became apparent that Daniel…

Only three episodes left before Doctor Who's next regeneration
Tuesday 13th June 2017

With only three episodes of Doctor Who left in the current series, fans are getting jittery about the revelation of the next incarnation of the adored Timelord.

Taylors move in to save Walford
Thursday 8th June 2017

There is a new family moving into Albert Square next week and with them, along with their possessions, they will be carrying the hopes of the producers and writers that they can rejuvenate the flagging appeal of EastEnders.

Sean Bean and Anna Friel star in new BBC drama
Tuesday 16th May 2017

After the BBC’s success at the Bafta TV awards this weekend, it is clear that Auntie’s drama department is on the crest of a wave. Although lauded for years for its costume drama, it is now at the forefront of gritty social realism…

BBC dramas sweep the board at Baftas
Monday 15th May 2017

The great and the good of television land assembled at the Festival Hall on Sunday night to honour last year’s successes at the Bafta TV Awards.

BAFTA TV Awards hosted by Sue Perkins
Wednesday 10th May 2017

Never has there been such an extraordinary selection of TV programmes for the British public to enjoy. Gone are the days when a handful of terrestrial broadcasters held their audience to ransom. Now, the public service provider, or Auntie…

VIDEO: Orange is the New Black series 5 sees inmates fighting for justice and respect
Wednesday 10th May 2017

The women of Litchfield Prison are back – and they want justice.

Comment: Is EastEnders' bullying storyline cynical sensationalism or social commentary?
Saturday 6th May 2017

Last month we published an article concerning the impending British Soap Awards on June 3 at The Lowry theatre in Manchester. In it we warned of escalating storylines in our favourite serial dramas as the various production teams compete for…

Unexpected shades of grey in this year's Turner prize shortlist
Thursday 4th May 2017

There is an unexpected shade of grey in the Turner prize shortlist this year.

International Man Booker finalists unveiled
Thursday 27th April 2017

We have all become very accustomed to the fact that we have a myriad of options when it comes to our home entertainment and whether our guilty pleasure is catch-up, Netflix, box sets, streaming or terrestrial channels, they all involve our…

Storylines escalate as Soap Awards approach
Wednesday 26th April 2017

While the eyes of the nation are on June 8 and the outcome of the general election, there are other groups, aside from the Labour and Tory parties, who are strategising in exactly the same way, with just as much enthusiasm, about an event that…

Lisa Appleton supports her hometown to win the UK City of Culture
Thursday 13th April 2017

Lisa Appleton is throwing her support behind her hometown to win the UK City of Culture.

Harry Potter breaks records after scooping 9 Olivier Awards
Wednesday 12th April 2017

The annual celebration of everything theatrical, The Olivier Awards – which took place on Sunday night – was broadcast on ITV on Tuesday, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child taking a record-breaking nine trophies.

Line of Duty recap: Who’s alive, who’s dead and who’s a suspect
Monday 3rd April 2017

If there was any doubt that she was corrupt in the first episode, it’s fair to say she definitely is now.

Who will be the next James Bond?
Wednesday 15th March 2017

Whether it’s Connery or Craig, Moore or Dalton (but not Lazenby), every James Bond fan has a firm favourite. But if Daniel Craig doesn’t return as 007 in the spy’s 25th instalment, who is likely to take his place?

And for those who haven't had enough of Take That..
Tuesday 7th March 2017

Riding on the coattails of Take That inspired programme Let It Shine, ITV has announced a new TV special featuring the UK's best loved boyband.

Olivier Award nominations in full
Tuesday 7th March 2017

Nominations have been announced for this year’s prestigious Olivier Awards. Stars of the stage will once again gather together at the ceremony, which is named after actor and director Sir Laurence Olivier, to celebrate the very best of…

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