BBC raid: ITV furious as Beeb raid big name talent led by Holly Willoughby

This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and Bradley Walsh, host of The Chase, have been signed up to front a BBC Christmas special. The appointments follow a failed attempt to poach Good Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan for a revived version of The Weakest Link and comes after Take Me Out’s Paddy McGuinness was snapped up for Top Gear. Other […]

The Rook Stars Talk Myfanwy’s Puzzling Name, the Bechdel Test and That Hive-Mind Makeout Session

If you’ve watched an episode of Starz’s supernatural drama The Rook, you already know that Emma Greenwell‘s character’s name — Myfanwy — rhymes with “Tiffany.” But you might not know exactly why, and Greenwell was happy to explain when she stopped by TVLine’s San Diego Comic-Con 2019 interview suite. We won’t go into the specifics here […]

Star Wars 9 title ‘leak’: Latest rumour – is THIS the name of JJ Abrams’ trilogy finale?

The film’s name is widely believed to finally be unveiled on Friday at Star Wars Celebration, a huge fan event in Chicago. Over recent months, multiple rumoured titles have surfaced online and been analysed by fans. Of course, without any official news from Disney or LucasFilm, all of them have had to be taken with […]

The Big Bang Theory season 12: Why Penny Hofstadter’s maiden name will NEVER be REVEALED

Known as Penny Hofstadter (played by Kaley Cuoco) after her marriage to Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki), fans have never been told of her maiden name. There is a reason why it has not been shared and it has been confirmed that fans will be left tormented forever and will never find out her maiden name. […]

Cruise secrets: Why you should be worried if you hear THIS name used by staff

Cruise ship staff are tasked with the smooth running of everything on-board the vessel, from meal times and social activities to allocating cabins and making sure guests can enjoy a jam-packed excursion list. They are often working in teams together for weeks on end, as the boat moors up at a number of jaw-dropping destinations. […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Shirley Ballas says bizarre ROYALTY mistake caused name gaffe

Last weekend’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing was an explosive one as the series trialled its first Lindyhopathon in a bid to give the remaining contestants a chance to win extra points. Chaos ensued on the BBC show as things started to go wrong with the carefully planned set up for the dance extravaganza. And […]

Taiko no Tatsujin Drum 'n' Fun lives up to its name: Nintendo Switch game REVIEW

If you’ve ever made the pilgrimage to visit the spiritual home of video games in Japan, then you’ve doubtless encountered Taiko no Tatsujin. A rhythm action series that feels like it’s been around forever, Taiko no Tatsujin is one of those quintessentially Japanese properties that’s adored by fans of the country’s culture. And it’s not […]

New York’s governor jokes he’ll change his name to ‘Amazon Cuomo’ to win the HQ2 bid hours before a report that New York City will be home to one of the company’s new headquarters (AMZN)

Kevin Hagen/AP “I’ll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that’s what it takes,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said to reporters on Monday in reference to his determination to land Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2. On Monday evening, The New York Times reported that Amazon is finalizing plans to open HQ2 in Long Island City […]

Can cities ban e-scooters in the name of public safety? Bird says no way

Enlarge / People ride shared electric scooters in Santa Monica, California, on July 13, 2018. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) The transportation startup Bird has sued the city of Beverly Hills over its temporary, six-month e-scooter ban. The suit argues that state law, which explicitly allows for “motorized scooters,” actually preempts any municipal prohibitions. The lawsuit, […]

Ariana Grande revealed the name of her new album, and it’s a phrase she used to diss Pete Davidson

Kevin Winter /Getty Ariana Grande has confirmed on Twitter that the title of her new album will be “Thank U, Next.” Grande previously used the phrase to chastise her ex-fiancé Pete Davidson The “God is a Woman” singer also tweeted what reads a lot like song lyrics.  In a Saturday morning series of Tweets, Ariana […]