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14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

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TV series 'The Secret Lives of 4 and 5 year olds' now recruiting

The Secret Life of ... is appealing for four and five-year-olds to help make a new series. Do you want your child to be involved?
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Blind Date is due to return to our screens later this year.

Derry singletons wanted for new series of Blind Date

A legendary TV dating show makes its return to our screens this year and the production company behind it is looking for Northern Ireland singletons to take part.

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TV Licence set to rise from £145.50 to £147

The annual TV licence fee is set to increase to £147 from April 1, 2017, the Government has today confirmed.

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Hollyoaks producers warn of FAKE Facebook casting call for extras

Lime pictures, producers of hit Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks have issued a warning after it emerged that companies claiming to be recruiting paid extras on their behalf were doing so WITHOUT the knowledge or consent of the producers.

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Naked Attraction presenter Anna Richardson.

Derry singletons wanted for Channel 4’s Naked Attraction

Fancy getting your kit off with the aim to find true love?

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As June Brown turns 90 here are Dot Cotton's Eastenders highlights

Chain-smoking, Bible-bashing Dot Cotton has been an EastEnders fixture since 1985, and has appeared in some of the soap's most dramatic - and sometimes funniest - scenes.

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'Blind Date' presenter, Cilla Black, who passed away in 2015.

Blind Date to return... but who’ll replace Cilla?

‘Blind Date’ will return to television screens with a new presenter in 2017.

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'Jedi Jim' (left) and Dr Leah Totten (right). Could you be the next NI contestant to impress Lord Sugar?

TV: Applicants wanted for BBC show The Apprentice

Think you could be the next Richard Branson or Bill Gates? The Apprentice is now looking for entrepreneurs to win Sir Alan Sugar’s next big investment.

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Ewan McGregor (left) and Piers Morgan.

McGregor snubs TV host Piers Morgan because of women’s march remarks

‘T2 Trainspotting’ star, Ewan McGregor, is refusing to appear on ‘Good Morning Britain’ because of host, Piers Morgan’s remarks about recent women’s marches.

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Official title of ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’ revealed

The name of the next instalment in the ‘Star Wars’ saga has been officially unveiled.

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BT price hike for all broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of 2 April as BT announces price changes.

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From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

There was big news in the TV world today as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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TV Licensing helping non-English speakers in Northern Ireland with iPlayer law change

TV Licensing has launched a new initiative with the Consular Corps /Association of Northern Ireland (CA-NI) to help highlight recent BBC iPlayer law changes to those whose first language isn’t English.
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Ardal O'Hanlon pictured in Derry for Channel 4 television programme 'Ireland With Ardal O'Hanlon'. (Photo: Channel 4)

Fr. Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon gives Derry the thumbs up

‘Father Ted’ actor, Ardal O’Hanlon, featured Derry in his new travel programme for Channel 4, ‘Ireland With Ardal Hanlon’.

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The 10 worst films of 2016

It’s fair to say that 2016 had more than its fair share of God awful films.

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Mary Berry and The Great British Bake Off is top of the TV charts so far in 2016.

BBC wins TV in 2016 with 31 out of 40 top programmes - but which was your favourite?

More than three-quarters of the top 40 most-watched programmes so far in 2016 were broadcast by BBC1.

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Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso and Diego Luna as Cassian Andor in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review: the movie the prequels should have been

With the rumours of extensive reshoots on Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars spin-off, you could be forgiven for a harbouring a certain amount of trepidation towards Rogue One.
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The best festive films to watch on Netflix this Christmas

Here are six of the best festive films to watch on Netflix, if you want to get into the spirit early.
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