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BBC wanted a woman for Top Gear

The BBC tried to force Top Gear to take on a woman presenter shortly before the all-male relaunch that eventually made it a global hit.

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Old Top Gear trio in mystery meeting

A meeting between Clarkson, May and Hammond has fuelled speculation about the trio's future plans.

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James May not returning to Top Gear

Captain Slow has now practically confirmed that he will not be going back to Top Gear without Clarkson.

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All’s fair in love and war on ‘Vikings’
February 26 2015 at 11:58

In recent times, there’s been an insatiable appetite for TV shows that fall into the period (Mr Selfridge, Downton Abbey) or fantasy genres (Legend of the Seeker).

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Pals in biz: co-stars cut out for fame
February 26 2015 at 11:32

Best friends and often co-stars, Sdumo Mtshali and Pallance Dladla, return to the small screen with the hit show, Tempy Pushas.

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For Fox, content is king for TV
February 26 2015 at 11:27

Solid leadership is crucial when attempting to make impactful strides in the competitive and constantly evolving world of television.

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Church too broad for TV worshippers
February 26 2015 at 11:10

After cultivating as much interest as Twin Peaks, the British crime drama Broadchurch seems to have fallen off its pedestal in season 2.

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Creating ‘a female MacGyver to inspire’
February 25 2015 at 13:03

The Next MacGyver contest wants you to help create a new show with "an iconic female engineer character".

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Oscar ratings reach a six-year low
February 25 2015 at 15:08

Academy Awards viewership was down 16 percent from last year and reached its lowest point since 2009.

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Mac, Morgan bring comedy, but only one gets the laughs
February 23 2015 at 15:24

With the The Bernie Mac Show and The Tracy Morgan Show coming to our screens, we are in for a lot of laughs.

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It’s the world through my eyes: Hilton
February 23 2015 at 14:38

In a trailblazing move, DStv’s BoxOffice is following in the footsteps of Netflix with The Comedy Special. It starts with funnyman Barry Hilton’s The Live Series.

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Two and a Half Men wraps up 12 year run
February 23 2015 at 14:38

Charlie Harper lives – at least, he lived until the final moments of Thursday’s series finale of Two and a Half Men.

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Nombona: simply too good to be typecast
February 23 2015 at 14:05

Zola Nombona is one of those rising talents that people don’t usually talk about, yet she is constantly working.

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