Articles Tagged 'Ant and Dec'

Ten Uncomfortable Live TV Moments of 2011

Live TV is a killer. No matter what the best intentions of a production team may be, no matter how many doomsday scenarios have been planned out, something will always come along to gum up the works. It can be a dry tongue skittering across nervous teeth and causing words to come out wrong, it […]

Cheryl Cole’s X Factor Fallout Reaches Lily Allen

So, Cheryl Cole is still out of the US X Factor, this much we know. And after Simon Cowell’s catty comments over the weekend — “She doesn’t travel well. We’ve made a terrible mistake” being a particular favourite — it’s looking incredibly unlikely that she’ll appear in the UK version either. And the dustcloud of […]

David Tennant “Most Powerful Actor” in British Television

And we don’t mean “emotionally powerful” – we mean cha-ching! The Guardian just released their British version of the Forbes list, the Media 100 power list. (A Media Guardian registration is required to access it.) Eric Schmidt, the American chief executive of Google, was No. 1 this year, replacing the BBC’s own Mark Thompson atop […]

America…Are You Ready for Ant and Dec?

Five-headed comedy duo Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly are HUGE in the UK, but can they make it here in the States? Supposedly, network execs have been “courting” them for a while now, but finally they’ve found the right vehicle: they’ve signed a deal with ABC to host a reworking of a German gameshow, Wanna […]