UK TV

UK NEWS: FORMER BIG BROTHER WINNER SAY’S ‘CHANNEL 4 DON’T WANT ME’

Via Digital Spy Former Big Brother winner Brian Belo has said that Channel 4 bosses were against him returning to the show. The BB8 contestant, who was heavily linked with a place in Ultimate Big Brother, told Sky that he wasn’t too disappointed with the decision. “Channel 4 don’t want me back on Big Brother,” said Belo. “I can understand why because they are putting in people who are going to stir the pot. They are putting in people from the first []

UK NEWS: X-FACTOR ADMITS TO USING VOCAL ENHANCEMENT

Via BBC News X Factor bosses have admitted to using vocal enhancement processes on the ITV talent show. Fans had claimed after the opening show that “autotuning” had been used to improve some contestants’ voices. It is used in recording studios to improve performances by correcting pitch and disguising off-key mistakes. Continue Reading… Hilarious! How come they failed to enhance Jedward’s and Miss Frank’s vocals on last years show?

UK NEWS: GOLDIE TEAMS UP WITH PRINCE HARRY IN NATIONWIDE SEARCH FOR MUSICAL TALENT

Via BBC News Drum ‘n’ bass star Goldie has teamed up with Prince Harry to help organise a concert featuring 12 young musicians chosen after a nationwide search. BBC Two series Goldie’s Band – By Royal Appointment will follow Goldie as he searches the UK for 17 to 24-year-olds with “raw musical talent”. The musicians will then be mentored by artists including former Robbie Williams songwriter Guy Chambers. The series will end with a Buckingham Palace gig in front of Prince Harry. []

UK NEWS: THE ‘BIG DAWG’ TIM WESTWOOD OFFERED £50K TO APPEAR ON TV SHOW ‘DANCING ON ICE’

The “big dawg” Tim Westwood has claimed via Twitter that producers from ITV1 show Dancing On Ice have offered him £50K to appear on next years show as one of the ‘celebrity’ contestants. As expected most of Tim’s followers have encouraged him to join next years line up, I’m guessing  for their own amusement. The Hip Hop/Rap show BBC Radio 1/ 1xtra DJ replied, “I’d have to dance on ice with a woman who looks like a man in drag. But then later followed up with, “What time does Baywater rink shut tonite? []

UK TV: UK R&B GROUP FDM (FUNDAMENTAL) APPEAR AS CONTESTANTS ON SKY 1 TALENT SHOW ‘MUST BE THE MUSIC’

Photo Source. Last night I tuned into Sky 1 and watched the “innovative” new show Must Be The Music. Must Be The Music is basically The X-Factor but on a smaller budget, with rapper Dizzie Rascal, singer Sharleen Spiteri and singer/pianist Jamie Cullum fulfilling the roles as “our expert judges”. Dizzie, Sharleen and Jamie are on a search to find the best NEW music act in Britain and Ireland, and are looking for NEW acts of all ages, sizes and styles. I have typed the word []

UK NEWS: CHANNEL 5 FIRE FORMER FOOTBALLER IAN WRIGHT

Via The Daily Mail Ian Wright was last night sacked from Channel 5 after refusing to promote the broadcaster’s shows. The former Arsenal player, 46, was axed from his nightly show, Live at Studio 5, after a row with executives when he refused to promote the channel’s ailing talent show Don’t Stop Believing. A friend of the veteran sportsman – who has been capped 33 times for England – said: ‘Ian is not a puppet. Don’t Stop Believing has lost nearly a []

UK TV: TINCHY RYDER PERFORMS NEW SINGLE ON GMTV

Rapper Tinchy Stryder appeared on GMTV last week and discussed his business venture with Jay-Z, and performed his new single In My System. Tinchy is a focused young man who has done really well for himself. But I will never be a fan of his music. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: N-DUBZ STAR HOME BURGLED AFTER IT APPEARS ON TV

N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos’ has had her £550,000 home burgled days after it featured in the group’s Channel 4 documentary Being.. N-Dubz. Continue Reading….. I watched last weeks episode, and it did cross my mind that Tulisa might be asking for trouble allowing them to film the outside/inside of her new home.  But then again they did not show the street name or name the location. It wouldn’t surprise me if the thieves responsible are acquaintances.

UK TV: KATIE PRICE PERFORMS ‘FREE TO LOVE AGAIN’ ON GMTV

Glamour model, reality TV star, “author” and now “singer”, Katie Price aka Jordan performed her new single Free To Love Again on GMTV yesterday and looked absolutely ridiculous. To quote fellow blogger Kaydine “She looks like a damn bird”. The woman can’t even lip-synch properly. I don’t know what the woman’s trying to prove but she needs to STOP NOW! HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK TV: T4 ON THE BEACH 2010 – (HILARIOUS)

I watched T4  On The Beach 2010 today and was appalled. The sound was atrocious (heads will roll tomorrow morning) and some artists need serious vocal training. Check out Chipmunk ft Esmee Denters ( particularly from mark 2.50). Esmee is Justin Timberlake’s protege. Ellie Goulding – Starry Eyed. LOL! (shaking head)