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UK TV: ITV AXES HOSTS ADRIAN CHILES AND CHRISTINE BLEAKLEY FROM DAYBREAK

When it was first announced over a year ago that Christine Bleakley and Adrian Chiles were leaving the BBC and moving over to ITV for big bucks (£1million deal) and to front breakfast show Daybreak there was nothing but pure hype and excitement. Now it’s ended like this…. It was leaked on Friday that both presenters have been axed from the show and an angry and embarrassed Adrian Chiles had this to say about the axing, ‘Myself and Christine were told we []

UK NEWS: KERRY KATONA REALITY SERIES AXED BY ITV 2

Digital Spy reports that Kerry Katona’s reality series The Next Chapter has been axed by ITV 2, due to a ‘undisclosed contractual dispute’. Kerry’s spokesmen, publicist and joker Max Clifford said, “It is a shame as Kerry wants to be on TV, and after her success on Big Brother people obviously want to see her. But with the ITV deal she was caught up in something that was beyond her control.” For a start I don’t understand why ITV executives were even []

UK NEWS: TABLOID THE NEWS OF THE WORLD AXED / JAMES MURDOCH RELEASES OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Tabloid rag The News Of The World is shutting down folks! Over the past couple of days it has been claimed that the newspaper authorised the hacking of mobile phones belonging to murdered school girl Milly Dowler, the families of 7/7 bombing victims, the families of dead soldiers who died in Afghanistan/Iraq, and paid off police officers in exchange for confidential information.  Click HERE to read more. And now the proverbial has hit the fan! Read the full statement below from James Murdoch (son of Rupert) on the tabloid’s closure. News International today []

UK TV: ITV AXES THE BILL

This is sad news. I’ve always liked this show. It’s the end of an era.   Via Digital Spy ITV has confirmed that it is dropping police drama The Bill after 27 years on air. According to The Guardian, the decision comes after last year’s revamp and move to a 9pm slot failed to alter sliding ratings. The show, which is based in fictional station Sun Hill, switched from two weekly shows at 8pm to a single 9pm episode last July. It []