United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest

  1. Eurovision or Euroderision? The UK's Engelbert Humperdinck Has A Plan

    May 04, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Engelbert Humperdinck's Plan To Transcend The Eurovision Song Competition Englebert Humperdinck, 76, is the U.K.'s Eurovision Song Contest entrant and the competition's oldest male . The 57th annual Eurovision Song Contest's gr ...

  2. Could the Eurovision Song Contest Go Global?

    May 17, 2011 7:20 AM EDT DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - The Eurovision Song Contest has become so popular around the globe that there may be scope one day for a Worldvision Song Contest, executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand told Reuters. The Norwegian director of the 56-ye ...

  3. German Teenager Wins Eurovision

    May 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nineteen-year-old German Lena won the 55th Eurovision song contest with the British-styled pop number "Satellite" on Saturday, beating 24 other contestants in one of Europe's most watched TV programs. Lena, the second German winner ...

  4. Oslo Set For Eurovision

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rehearsals have been underway today (May 28) in Oslo for the Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo on Saturday (May 29). After two semi-finals, 25 countries have gone through to compete in the contest in the Norwegian capital, which will be screened acr ...

  5. Graham Norton Replaces Jonathan Ross At Radio 2

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT TV presenter and comedian Graham Norton will be the new host of the Saturday morning show on U.K. AC network BBC Radio 2 . Norton will take over the three-hour show on Oct. 2, 2010. Norton has been standing in for breakfast host Chris Evans this w ...

  6. Controller 'Enormously Proud' Of 6 Music

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BBC 6 Music controller Bob Shennan says he is "enormously proud" of under-threat digital radio station. There is now less than three weeks left of the public consultation on the closure of 6 Music. Labels trade body the BPI sent a delega ...

  7. Terry Wogan Signs Off From Breakfast Show

    December 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. presenter Terry Wogan hosted the final edition of his hugely popular Radio 2 breakfast show on Friday, telling listeners it was a sad day that he had been dreading. "I'm going to miss you. Thank you. Thank you for being my f ...

  8. Terry Wogan To Exit Radio 2 Breakfast Show

    September 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Veteran broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan is to step down from his long-running breakfast show on national AC network BBC Radio 2. Wogan, who announced his departure live this morning (Sept. 7) to listeners following media speculation, will be replaced ...

  9. Graham Norton Takes Over Eurovision Job

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Comedian Graham Norton is to take over as presenter of the Eurovision Song Contest in the U.K., replacing Terry Wogan who bowed out after more than 30 years of hosting the show, the BBC announced on Friday. Wogan, who first commentated on the camp ...

  10. Eurovision A Big Turn-On In Europe

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it has since been dogged by controversy about alleged voting blocks, the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest proved a huge rating hit across Europe. The May 24 contest, held in Belgrade, Serbia, grabbed a TV audience of roughly 105 million viewe ...