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Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.
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Michelle Keegan and Lorne MacFadyen as Tina and Bobby Moore.

Tina And Bobby: The warts and all story about football’s 1960s golden couple

When England won the World Cup in July 1966 Bobby Moore became a national hero. Swept up by the media frenzy and the nation’s adoration, he and wife Tina were the original ‘golden’ couple.

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Call The Midwife: The Casebook on BBC One.

TV choice: What to watch on TV and streaming this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
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Sherlock:  Mycroft Holmes (MARK GATISS), Sherlock Holmes (BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH), Dr John Watson (MARTIN FREEMAN) - (C) Hartswood Films - Photographer: Todd Antony

Sherlock finale at Vue Cleveleys

The anticipated series four finale of BBC’s Sherlock will be broadcast live on the big screen at Vue Cleveleys.

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Lisa Cox, aka Lucy Coates, pictured during a Miss Blackpool shoot in 2012 at the Sandcastle

Spy’s the limit for Lisa in TV contest

A Blackpool social worker has gone undercover as a spy – for a new Channel 4 TV programme.

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The bride gets absolutely no say in any of it

Couples in Preston wanted for 2017 series of Don't Tell the Bride

Couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don't Tell the B

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Do you fancy baring all?

Preston singles being sought to take part in audition for Channel 4’s Naked Attraction

Grab 2017 by the balls and take part in the UK’s most daring dating show

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Chatting to Ian Wright, hanging out in the tunnel and viewing the replays - behind the scenes with TV crews at PNE V Arsenal

On the eve of Preston North End’s mammoth clash with Premiership giants Arsenal, our reporter Mark White went behind the scenes to find out just how the big match was brought to your TV screens. Just don’t mention the result . . .

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Robson Green followed in the footsteps sort of  of Robinson Crusoe in a documentary on ITV

Robson Crusoe: A Surprising Adventure - One goes mad on an island

When I was a boy, I wanted to be a soldier, or a policeman, or possibly Alan Kennedy, the moustachioed, tightly-permed left-back of the all-conquering Liverpool team of the early 1980s.

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The best return of Christmas  Outnumbered

The BBC wins the Christmas TV war

It’s Christmas, the time of year when tradition dictates we give gifts, eat way too much and ignore all the other TV channels and watch the BBC.

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Streaming services such as netflix and Amazon Prime have made it easier to bingewatch than ever. Shutterstock

Half of Brits happy to binge watch

Whether you gorge on Game of Thrones or are glued to Breaking Bad, us Brits have become a nation of box set addicts with half of Brits (50 per cent) happy to watch between two and four one-hour episodes of a TV show in one go.
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Other programmes in the 2016 festive top 10 included Mrs Brown's Boys

Audiences for most-watched Christmas Day TV shows hit record low

Audiences for the UK's most-watched TV shows on Christmas Day have fallen to their lowest level on record.

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The cast will be welcomed by returning presenter Emma Willis

Housemates set to enter Celebrity Big Brother house

Celebrity Big Brother will return to screens tonight with a new line-up of stars both old and new to the show.

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This will wake you up in the morning

Celebrity Big Brother house undergoes pop-art makeover

Vibrant first-look pictures have been released of the Celebrity Big Brother house before its launch next week.

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Giant Haystacks feels the wrath of Big Daddy in January 1984

Seconds away... for return of the golden days of televised wrestling

For generations of ‘World of Sport’ fans Saturday afternoon meant wrestling. Stars like Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks were loved by millions. ITV has commissioned a wrestling special to air on New Year’s Eve. Wrestling commentator Greg Lambert looks back at a golden age for sports entertainment
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Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey went Inside the Christmas Factory this week

The ever-present Gregg Wallace is like an unwanted Christmas gift

As the old song goes, ‘I wish it could be Christmas every day’, but for TV’s most famous baldie, Gregg Wallace, I think it probably is.

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Citizen Khan  Episode: IT'S A KHANDERFUL LIFE. Pic credit: BBC - Photographer: Vishal Sharma

Comedy Carpet turns red for Beeb

Blackpool Comedy Carpet will be given the red carpet treatment to showcase a number of BBC premieres, next Wednesday.

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Forecasters pay tribute to ex-BBC weatherman Ian McCaskill

Popular former BBC weather forecaster Ian McCaskill has been remembered for kindness, sharp wit and exuberance following his death at the age of 78.
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Martin Compston and Douglas Henshall star in the new ITV serial killer drama, In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight comes second to Tom Roth in the battle of the serial killers

Serial killers are like seismic political events triggered by popular votes, aren’t they? You wait ages for one, then two come along at once.

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Peter Vaughan

Game Of Thrones and Porridge star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93

Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93, his agent said.
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