UK TV

FOOLISHNESS ALERT/UK TV: THE ONLY WAY IS… URBAN – GOOD LOOKING MALE REQUIRED

A casting company is looking for a “good looking male” to star/act the fool in a new “Urban” “reality” TV show. Experience Required: Musicians Gender Required: Male Expiry Date: Jun 30th 2011 Casting Details: Are you a triple threat? Do you have the looks, swagger and talent?Looking for a male singer or rapper aged 24-28 to star in the UK’s first ever urban reality series. This exciting show will delve into the lives of urban industry talents and hopefuls.If you’re a lover of the []

UK TV: EASTENDERS CONFIRMS MERCY’S DEPARTURE

Digital Spy reports that actress Bunmi Mojekwu who plays Mercy Olubunmi in the BBC 1 soap Eastenders, will be written out of the hit show later this year. EastEnders bosses have today confirmed that Mercy Olubunmi will be leaving Albert Square later this year. The Walford student, played by actress Bunmi Mojekwu, will bow out on-screen in the summer after a year as a regular cast member on the show. Mercy is currently caught up in an immigration drama after the UK Border Agency threatened to deport her for outstaying her []

UK MEDIA VACANCY: ITV 1 SHOWS DAYBREAK & LORRAINE SEEK NEW EDITOR

Are you an experienced Editor looking for that next challenge within the online space? Do you thrive working in a fast paced, ever changing commercial environment? If so, then read on. We are looking for a talented Editor to help drive the Daybreak and Lorraine brands forward across our digital platforms. As our Editor, Daybreak and Lorraine you will be conceiving and producing high quality, imaginative and impactful editorial content for web, mobile and connected TV. You will be responsible for driving []

UK TV/VIDEO: BRITISH-NIGERIAN SITCOM ‘MEET THE ADEBANJO’S REVISITED

Last year it was announced that new British-Nigerian sitcom Meet The Adebanjo’s was  set to hit UK screens. The show was described as being, A brand new revolutionary comedy sitcom about a Nigerian -British Family living in the UK.In a comedic way it deals with how A Nigerian family with 2 Nigerian born parents and 3 British Born Kids adapt to life in the UK. Prepare yourself for the first time on UK TV a sitcom which shows a British African family []

VIDEO/UK TV: THE ONLY WAY IS ESSEX – HARRY SHOWCASES LADY GAGA ROUTINE AT HIS SEVENTEENTH BIRTHDAY PARTY

Hit ITV 1 “reality” show The Only Way Is Essex (TOWE) is back on our screens and has to be the funniest show on television at the moment. Anyway several weeks ago the lovely Harry celebrated his seventeenth birthday, turned up to his party dressed as Lady Gaga and treated his guests to a spectacular and well choreographed dance routine. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: WHAT’S UP – BRAND NEW EPISODES TO PICK TV

Brand new urban youth culture show to PICK TV, ‘What’s Up’, is airing it’s final episode of the series on Monday 11th April 2011 (today) at 7pm!! The show will be repeated again this coming Saturday 9th April 2011 at 9am. ‘What’s Up’ ends the series with thoughts of Peace, if only for just one day.. but before that we relax at African Jazz event IBILE…Have a tour around MBE designer and stylist Walé Adeyemi’s office, ask some crucial question to students about the EMA and []

UK NEWS: MIDSOMER MURDERS FANS DEFEND ‘RACE-ROW’ PRODUCER

Well it’s all kicking off now! Since it was announced earlier today that Midsomer Murders co-creator/producer Brian True-May has now been suspended, after saying in an interview that there was no place for ethnic minorities in his show, the fans and the show’s stars have come out to support him. Click HERE to read more…. I wonder what the script writers have planned for future episodes. I just know that there are plans to incorporate in the odd “ethnic” character now.  Will a Grime emcee with short dreads from Brixton just appear in []

UK TV THROW BACK INTERVIEW: GMTV INTERVIEWS JERMAIN DEFOE’S FAMILY

Several days ago it was revealed that footballer Jermain Defoe and his mother Sandra St Helen had won the right to build a £4.5 million mansion out in leafy Essex, and also won the right to build a nightclub in the basement, a hair salon, card rooms, an underground swimming pool and a giant outdoor hot tub. Many of you are still shaking your heads in disbelief and laughing. Anyway today a friend reminded me about the TV footage below filmed last year during the 2010 World Cup. Jermain managed to score a []

UK TV: SKY’S BRAND NEW YOUTH CULTURE SHOW ON PICK TV

Sky Three has changed its brand name to PickTV, and Youth culture show What’s Up joined the new look channel on Monday, 7 March to offer a unique take on urban culture in the UK.   Prepare for a whistle stop tour of the What’s Up world, as Fusion & Michelle Watson lead a team of fresh presenters on a journey through underground music, street level politics, high art and everything in between.   In the opening episode, Giggs talks about fatherhood in the []