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UK TV: ANDI PETERS TO HOST ITV GAME SHOW

Television presenter, producer, journalist, voice-over artist and voice actor Andi Peters will return to our television screens this year. Peters  has signed up to host new ITV daytime quiz show Ejector Seat. Via Digital Spy The game sees six players sitting on “imposing” seats, each at the top of a track that leads towards “the edge”. If they answer questions incorrectly, their seat starts to move back towards the edge – and if they fail to stop themselves, they’re ejected from their seat []

BRITISH ACTOR/HOMELAND STAR DAVID HAREWOOD SAYS THERE ARE A LACK ROLES FOR BLACK ACTORS IN BRITAIN

British actor and star of the hit US drama Homeland David Harewood has admitted that since returning to Britain he hasn’t had “a single audition” and has spent the last six months out of work. In an interview with The Telegraph Harewood said, ”I’m looking forward to seeing  what comes up next year because I’ve been back six months now and I haven’t  really done anything, which is a bit scary. There really aren’t the roles for me here. I haven’t had a single audition. ITV executives decided []

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: PLAN B TO STAR IN FEATURE FILM THE SWEENEY

Vertigo Films announced today that rapper/”singer”  Plan B (real name Ben Drew) has signed up to play George Carter in the upcoming movie THE SWEENEY. He will star alongside Ray Winstone, who’ll play Jack Regan in the full-length feature film.   Based on the original ITV cult classic TV show, The Sweeney will be a modernization of the London Flying Squad, directed by Nick Love (The Football Factory, The Firm) and co-written by Bafta Winner John Hodge (Trainspotting).   Set in present day England, THE SWEENEY will []

UK NEWS: ROBBIE EARLE SAYS ITV BOSSES KNEW ABOUT THE 400 WORLD CUP TICKETS

Former footballer and fired TV pundit Robbie Earle has claimed that ITV bosses knew he was buying 400 World Cup tickets through them. Earle insisted that he had no idea friend Keith Higgins, would sell them on to a third party breaking FIFA rules. The Daily Mail also reports that ITV is now at the centre of a World Cup ticketing storm after it was revealed that, A top ITV executive – one of its four directors of news and sport – []