British television

  1. Simon Cowell Being Sued By 'Talent' Contestant

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Simon Cowell's name is in the dock as the world's favorite nasty judge finds himself being sued for £2.5 million ($3.8 million) by a former contestant on the U.K. version of his "Got Talent" show, according to British press rep ...

  2. Jonathan Ross Signs ITV Deal

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. TV presenter Jonathan Ross will host a new primetime chat show on ITV1 in 2011. Ross is leaving the BBC this summer after nine years of hosting his Friday evening chat show on BBC One, in addition to the weekly Saturday show on AC network BBC ...

  3. BBC Radio 1 To Air Mid-Week Chart

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. national top 40 station BBC Radio 1 is to air a mid-week sales chart in addition to its weekly chart countdown. Presenter Greg James will present the "Official Chart Update" from 3.30pm to 4pm every Wednesday, from March 10. It will ...

  4. Susan Boyle Album Sets Pre-order Record On Amazon

    November 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The upcoming debut album by British singing sensation Susan Boyle has become the largest global CD pre-order in the history of Amazon.com, according to the online retailer. Boyle's album "I Dreamed a Dream" will be released on Nov. ...

  5. Boyle 'In Clinic' After TV Defeat

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT British internet singing star Susan Boyle has been admitted to a private clinic after being beaten into second place in the final of the popular "Britain's Got Talent" television contest, British media reported. Dowdy and unglamorou ...

  6. 'Britain's Got Talent' Singer A Global Hit

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A 47-year-old charity worker from Scotland has become a global star via the Web, scoring around 20 million hits on YouTube for assorted clips of her performance on U.K. TV show "Britain's Got Talent." Susan Boyle performed "I D ...

  7. Artists Confirmed For Nokia Green Room

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Chris Brown, the Courteeners, Robyn, the Count and Sinden and Beardyman are among the first acts confirmed to take part in the Nokia Green Room, a new weekly entertainment U.K. TV series due to start April 6. The 30-minute show will run for 15 wee ...

  8. Knighthood For Parkinson, Reports Say

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran TV talk-show presenter Michael Parkinson will be knighted in the New Year Honours list, according to reports. The Queen hands out the accolades to individuals each year to reward excellence across the various sectors of British culture. Pa ...

  9. New Business Launch

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Story: Target Ent. launches home video label This Week's Story: U.K. TV Firm Target Bows DVD Label By Sam Andrews LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- British TV production company Target Entertainment has launched a dedicated ...

  10. KaZaA Premises In Australia Raided

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Industry watchdog gathers evidence on P2P service. Industry watchdog gathers evidence on P2P service. News ...