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'X Factor' runner-up Andy Abraham has returned to binman job

Andy Abraham, the singer who found fame as a runner-up on The X Factor, has returned to his pre-fame job as a binman. The 56-year-old was in the refuse industry when he auditioned for the 2005 series, earning him the nickname the ‘Singing Binman'. Abraham told Metro.co.uk that he made the decision in order to help the community and to keep himself busy amid the lack of live work available for those in the entertainment industry due to the...


All the best shows to watch on TV this Christmas

2020's festive offerings don't disappoint


I'm a Celeb's Bev Callard accidentally insults Vernon Kay's "stupid" job

"I wanted to curl up and die."


Neil Ruddock opens up on booze battle and partying with Robbie Williams and Nelson Mandela

EXCLUSIVE: Neil 'Razor' Ruddock has delved back in time to recall partying with old friend Robbie Williams as well as Nelson Mandela while on a tour of South Africa


BTS become first K-pop act to receive a Grammy nomination

The South Korean megastars BTS have notched up yet another achievement by becoming the first K-pop act to receive a Grammy nomination. The boy band’s latest hit single, Dynamite, will compete with releases by Justin Bieber and three other nominees in the best pop duo/group performance category when the US music awards are announced at an online ceremony on Tuesday. BTS’s seven members appeared as presenters at last year’s Grammys and have made...


'Boss Baby 2': 6 things we learned from director Tom McGrath and producer Jeff Hermann (exclusive)

It has been three years since Alec Baldwin’s business-minded infant first swaggered into our lives as the protagonist of the — Oscar-nominated, lest we forget — 2017 animation The Boss Baby. With one foot in 30 Rock and another in his iconic Glengarry Glen Ross cameo, Baldwin wowed young and old audiences alike with possibly the maddest family movie of recent years. For many, the character has never gone away. Netflix series The Boss Baby: Back...


Louis Tomlinson to perform in a livestreamed show for charity

Louis Tomlinson is set to perform virtually for fans with his worldwide live streamed show, 'Louis Tomlinson Live From London’, where proceeds will go to several charities.


I’m a Celebrity: What time does it start on ITV tonight and who is doing the Bushtucker trial? OLD

The 2020 version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! looks very different from the ones that have come before. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ITV show has moved to a new (much chillier) location and will have Covid-19 safety measures in place. Here’s everything you need to know, from when it starts and who the contestants are to where it’s being filmed… When is it on? The new series began on ITV on Sunday 15 November with a 90-minute...


The Queen's Gambit breaks records as Netflix's biggest ever limited series

The streaming giant shared some impressive facts and stats about the show.


Antiques Road Trip star Philip Serrell shares rare snap of daughter

Phillip Serrell shared a photo of Clementine to wish her a happy birthday


Playwrights prove they have ‘write stuff’

Eight emerging young writers from the north coast, Londonderry and Donegal will be partnering with two theatres - the Riverside Theatre in Coleraine and The Playhouse in Londonderry - in an innovative new project.


Covid's $325m hit to Australian screen productions 'unprecedented'

The near shut-down of the television and film industry due to Covid-19 meant 26 drama productions with a combined budget of $325m were delayed, the annual drama report from Screen Australia has found. Screen Australia’s chief executive, Graeme Mason, said the screen sector was on track for a record year when the pandemic hit, forcing the majority of scripted narratives – covering comedy as well as drama – across feature film, miniseries,...


Shane Richie in I’m a Celebrity 2020: How old is the Eastenders actor and is he married?

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! has returned to ITV – and Shane Richie has already made his mark. Richie – real name Shane Roche – has made no secret of the fact that he’s joined the show after a tough year due to the pandemic, and he’s one of 10 campmates to have made history as part of the show’s first ever edition filmed in Wales. Within the first two episodes of the beloved ITV show, Richie has entertained viewers with his quips and...


Gabourey Sidibe is engaged!

Gabourey Sidibe is engaged to Brandon Frankel, as she took to Instagram to show off her ring.


Netflix UK confirms Shaun of the Dead, Casper and more movies landing in December

Time to plan your festive viewing.


6 memorable celebrity proposal rejections: from Katy Perry to Nicole Scherzinger

Celeb proposal fails from Britney Spears to Selena Gomez – discover the shocking stories of the A-listers who got turned down.


BBC confirms that Gavin and Stacey will return 'one day' for a future instalment

Fans of Gavin and Stacey can expect a return of the much-love Ruth Jones and James Corden comedy series following the hit special aired on BBC One last Christmas


Kate Hudson: I'm a strict mother

Kate Hudson is a “strict mother”, as she says she has "no tolerance" for any of her children telling lies, no matter how small they are.


The best Lego Star Wars sets of 2020

Here's a look at the Lego Star Wars sets for 2020. Build, or build not — there is no try!


The Crown season 4: Princess Diana dancing to Uptown Girl – did it happen as shown in episode 9?

The Crown viewers have been left wondering if several scenes featured in the show actually happened in real life. One such moment occurs in the new season’s ninth episode, which focuses on the dissolution of Charles and Diana’s marriage. The opening of the episode sees them attend a ballet gala on Charles’ birthday. Towards the end of the performance, Diana slinks away only to appear on stage during the encore, to Charles’s shock. She is shown...


How Scott Disick and Eyal Booker know each other after Megan Barton Hanson DMs that got us all talking

Following THOSE Megan Barton Hanson DMs sent by Scott Disick, here's how the Keeping Up star knows Eyal Booker.


Chaser's lives before The Chase - doctor, barrister and living off quiz machine winnings

Most of The Chasers actually found fame on our tellies before joining the ITV quiz show - and two were part of the same quiz team


Review: A maximalist family romp in ‘The Croods: A New Age”

Remember “The Croods”? It’s understandable if the answer is a “sure, kinda?” The 2013 animated film about a cave family in a fictional prehistoric era featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman was pretty enjoyable, made a decent amount of money and even got an Oscar nomination. Nothing earth shattering, but it wasn’t surprising that DreamWorks Animation decided to greenlight a sequel. That it took seven...


Review: A breezy, lighthearted rom-com in ‘Happiest Season’

Who we are with our parents and who we are in a romantic relationship can seem like different people. For Harper (Mackenzie Davis), a newspaper reporter living a nice adult life in Pittsburgh with her art student girlfriend Abby (Kristen Stewart), the gap is more dramatic than most: She has yet to come out to her parents. She has also invited Abby, who intends to propose, home with her for Christmas only to drop the truth on her in the car ride...


Most successful Bake Off stars - TV empire, millionaire and worrying shelf life

The Great British Bake Off 2020 winner will join an illustrious group raking in the cash - but they had better act fast as their TV fame does not last


Craig Brown wins top prize for non-fiction with book about The Beatles

Brown, 63, took the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time, which was serialised in the Mail.


Cynthia Bailey reacts to NeNe Leakes' Real Housewives of Atlanta exit

"We were good friends for a long time. Obviously, that has changed."


Katy Perry's appearance gets people talking – and the reason might surprise you

Katy Perry sparked reaction in a new photo posted on Instagram. The Smile hitmaker recently welcomed her first child, daughter Daisy Dove, with fiancé Orlando Bloom


TV tonight: banana barrow meets homemade radio in The Repair Shop

The Repair Shop 8pm, BBC One Four family heirlooms find their way to The Repair Shop barn this week to be brought back to life by Jay Blades and his team of expert craftspeople. Up first is Julianna’s homemade radio, constructed by her late father. Metalworker Dominic Chinea, meanwhile, tries to wrap his head around Jacqui’s mini banana wheelbarrow, owned by her banana-wholesaler grandfather. Finally, Andrew hopes leatherwork expert Suzie...


Aria awards 2020: Australian music gears up for a star-studded lineup – and an empty room

This far into the global pandemic we’re pretty used to televised award ceremonies looking a little different. But for the Australian music industry’s biggest night, this evening’s Aria awards, there’s one silver lining: the ceremony has attracted perhaps its biggest lineup ever, with superstars Billie Eilish, Sia and Sam Smith all performing – pre-recorded – from across closed borders around the world. Broadcast from 7.30pm on Nine on Wednesday,...


Petition to fire Amber Heard from 'Aquaman 2' nears 2 million signatures

The petition to replace Amber Heard as Mera in "Aquaman 2" soared after Johnny Depp lost in his U.K. trial.


Dressed-down Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi spotted shopping in London

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were spotted picking up groceries from a supermarket in London on Tuesday


Nicole Kidman: 'Loneliness is an epidemic'


Who set up this mysterious metal monolith in Utah desert? (It's not aliens.)

Who embedded a 10-foot-tall metal monolith in the remote Utah desert?


The Weeknd breaks silence on Grammys snub; calls Recording Academy 'corrupt'

The Recording Academy has insisted that The Weeknd, given name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, wasn't snubbed on purpose.


As oil tycoon John Gilbert Getty dies, a who’s who of the Getty family dynasty

America’s Getty family has become known for many things over the decades: oil, immense wealth and a litany of tragedies now labelled by many as the 'Getty curse’. News today of heir John Gilbert Getty’s death is the latest in this line of tragedies to befall the descendants of billionaire oil baron Jean Paul Getty, the family patriarch. The 52-year-old was discovered unresponsive in a hotel room, leaving behind a daughter Ivy, 25, and brothers,...


Michelle Pfeiffer's sultry bathroom selfie is pretty incredible

Stardust actress Michelle Pfeiffer wowed fans and fellow celebrities when she shared a bathtime selfie and she looked beautiful


I'm A Celebrity's Shane Richie endures "horrible" Cruel Jewels trial

But some viewers thought Shane's Trial was an easy one.


Teyana Taylor blasts all-male Grammy nominees for Best R&B Album


Jane Fonda and Michelle Yeoh named among BBC's 100 Women of 2020


Once Upon a Time reboot gets canceled AGAIN at Pop TV

The critically-acclaimed reboot of One Day at a Time has been cancelled yet again, though the show's producers and stars hope the third time is the charm.


The Goldbergs' Hayley Orrantia makes surprising revelation about working with Simon Cowell

The Goldbergs actress Hayley Orrantia opened up to HELLO! and spoke about what it was like working with Simon Cowell during her time on The X Factor and her hopes for her future


Great British Bake Off pays tribute in emotional finale to Luis Troyano who died at 48

Great British Bake Off came to a end tonight with a touching memorial dedicated to the late contestant Luis Troyano. The baker - who competed in 2014 - sadly passed away at the start of November


Salma Hayek's throwback bikini photo sparks marriage proposal

Frida actress Salma Hayek received a marriage proposal after she shared an incredible throwback bikini photo from a modelling campaign in the nineties


On The Crown season 4, pop music is its own character

In an early episode of The Crown’s new season, the future Princess Diana dances jubilantly with her squealing roommates to Stevie Nicks’s “Edge of Seventeen”. Newly engaged to Prince Charles, she is 19, starry-eyed and in love. But by the time the end credits roll, that glow is starting to fade. As Diana’s wedding veil falls over her eyes and her gown’s miles-long train trails behind her, “Edge of Seventeen” plays again, with Nicks’s vocals...


Gemma Atkinson shares mesmerising holiday photos with Gorka Marquez

Strictly's Gemma Atkinson shared romantic holiday photos with partner Gorka Marquez, as he competes with Maisie Smith.


Taylor Swift releasing Folklore concert documentary


Who won Great British Bake Off 2020? Peter Sawkins confirmed as youngest winner ever

Great British Bake Off 2020 confirmed its winner during the final, that saw Peter Sawkins beat Dave Friday and Laura Adlington to the trophy


I'm A Celebrity fans scold hosts Ant and Dec for helping Shane win Bushtucker Trial

I'm A Celebrity 2020 viewers were not happy with Shane Richie being helped, when other contestants 'didn't get any' guidance


The Comeback: the farce with James Corden, Catherine Tate and Stephen Fry on board

If you’d placed a bet on which comedians would one day open their new farce in the West End – a fond tribute to end-of-the-pier comedy – you wouldn’t have plumped for The Pin. Or at least not until recently. Graduates of elite comedy finishing school Cambridge Footlights, Alex Owen and Ben Ashenden were always brilliant, but never anyone’s idea of heirs to Cannon and Ball. But that’s how they’ve cast themselves in The Comeback, a sort of...