Linda Robson (Birds of a Feather), Pam St Clement (Eastenders), presenter and former darts player Bobby George, actor Christopher Biggins and ex-footballer Josh Fashanu take an unconventional trip across the US to discover the issues surrounding marijuana in the states where the drug has been legalised.
Daniel Lawrence Taylor discusses his new timetravelling sitcom Timewasters
Cameras will follow eight modern day couples as they're transported to a world where they'll live and fight like the Romans did 2000 years ago.
The boys will endure a gruelling training regime, overseen by the 'Doctore' (David McIntosh), to prepare for gladiatorial combat in front of a baying crowd in the colosseum. Their girlfriends will come along too, helping them to train, as well as immersing themselves in ancient Roman lifestyle, trying everything from wine making to sculpting.
Action Team is a spoof spy action series following the exploits of a top-secret team of special agents working for the British government and tasked with saving the world.
Written by Tom Davis (Murder in Successville, Plebs) and James De Frond, this new comedy will star Davis alongside Jim Howick (Broadchurch), Kayode Ewumi (#HoodDocumentary) and Laura Checkley (Bridget Jones’s Baby).
Beating Channel 5 staple Big Brother in Monday night's ratings, the erotically-charged TV contest won 6.9% of the audience share with 1.3million viewers over BB's 1.2million.
ITV2 has already started looking for 2017's participants after announcing earlier this week that season 3 had the green light.
The show caused uproar among the viewing public for broadcasting sexually explicit encounters between housemates. Nonetheless, Love Island's audience peaked at 1.5million, improving on last year by 700k.
The daily programme, hosted by comedian and actress Ellen DeGeneres, features a mixture of comedy, celebrity guests and topical human-interest stories.
The series will air on weekdays at 1.45pm, in line with the American air dates. Recent guests on the show have included the cast of Star Wars, US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and pop star Justin Bieber.
The news will please DeGeneres’ fans in the UK, who have had to resort to watching clips of the show on YouTube after UKTV channel Really pulled the plug after season 10.
On 18 September 2016, Steve November has a problem. At 9:00pm that night, the slot arrives in ITV’s schedule that would normally be filled by the season premiere of Downton Abbey.
As Director of Drama for the ITV network, November has to find a replacement – Downton is ending, with the last ever episode to air this coming Christmas Day. And, given Downton’s blockbuster ratings performance, it’s going to be a fiendishly difficult act to follow.