Davina McCall

The Masked Dancer heads to ITV this May

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A spin-off from the RTS-Award winning series The Masked Singer, the new series will see celebrities perform unique dances while dressed in extravagant costumes with gigantic, colourful face masks.

The show’s celebrity panel will then need to work out who is behind the mask, helped along by some cryptic clues.

Strictly star Oti Mabuse will be bringing her dance expertise to the panel, joining Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan and Davina McCall as they guess who is busting the moves beneath the giant suits.

Davina McCall to lift the lid on the menopause for Channel 4

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The hour-long programme will see Davina McCall recall the details of her own menopause journey while busting the myths, fear and shame surrounding hormone replacement therapy.

In order to shed some light on the lack of understanding and misinformation that still prevails, the film will take a deep dive into the science of the menopause and how it impacts women’s health.  

With personal contributions from a variety of women who have lived through the highs and lows of the menopause, the film aims to spark a frank discussion about a topic that should no longer be a taboo.

Iconic home-DIY show Changing Rooms returns to Channel 4

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Davina McCall will host the reboot with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen returning as the interior-designer-in-chief.

The renowned home-DIY series will see two sets of homeowners in the same neighbourhood attempt to renovate a room in each other’s house while battling against the clock.

While they may not share the same tastes for textures and colours, each opposing homeowner is completely in charge of creating a new design for the chosen room. What could possibly go wrong?

The Masked Singer UK adds Mo Gilligan to panel

Gilligan will be joining Davina McCall, Rita Ora and Jonathan Ross in using their power of deduction to guess the face behind the voice, while host Joel Dommett also returns to preside over the proceedings.

Gilligan commented: "It’s a real privilege to be joining The Masked Singer team.

“It’s one of the funniest shows out there and I’m really proud to play my small part to help bring a little bit of joy to the nation.”

Davina McCall to host new talk show on W

The eight-part series will explore a different contemporary issue each week, drawn from viewpoints of real people and their experiences.

Host Davina McCall will debate some of modern life's biggest dilemmas in an hour-long conversation with a small group of individuals and experts. 

The talk show, produced by Twenty Twenty (First Dates), will focus on emerging social trends and behaviours, with guests able to share their own experiences of these new social norms in the current climate in a lively discussion.

Sir Bradley Wiggins completes The Jump 2017 line-up

The Tour De France winner and eight-time Olympic medallist will join a raft of famous faces taking part in the fourth series of the perilous winter sport contest, held in Austria.

This year’s competition could be the toughest yet, as a large number of sports personalities are due to take to the slopes.

They include former England Rugby Captain Jason Robinson OBE, former England footballer Robbie Fowler, Olympic medallists Louis Smith and Jade Jones and Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox.

Grierson Trust unveils British Documentary Awards nominees

The shortlist for The Grierson Trust 2015 British Documentary Awards has been announced.

The BBC and Channel 4 dominate the list, with 34 and 25 entries respectively.

Channel 5 features in the list for the first time since 2009, with nods for GPs: Behind Closed Doors and Can’t Pay? Final Demand Special.

First-time nominees include Vice for The Islamic State, BBC iPlayer with Adam Curtis’ Bitter Lake, CNN for Extreme Antibiotics and, in a children’s first, CBBC with Mr Alzheimers and Me.