Charlie Stayt clashes with Brandon Lewis in BAME infection row: ‘Give me one measure?’

Lewis began to respond: “Well, first of all, all the measures-“ But Stayt was quick to cut him off and demand a more direct answer. He yelled once again: “No, has anything been done since that report?” Again, Lewis replied: “In terms of that specific report, the minister for equalities, is taking forward a piece […]

GMB viewers incredibly distracted over Barry Manilow’s appearance: ‘Give it up!’

A third posted: “Give it up Barry, it went 30 years ago,” while another tweeted: “Special?? Top miming that.” A fifth commented: “Barry Manilow absolutely smashed that miming. #GMB.” However, there were some who enjoyed the performance, with one fan posting their support: “Thanks for lifting our spirits Barry.” Another added: “Just brightened my day, […]

Louise Minchin maddened as Ben Wallace refuses to give face mask guidance as supply so low

“There is PPE and there’s use of time, so the two metre rule is partly driven by length of time of proximity to another person. You know, the further away you are from someone, the longer you can be with them, the closer you are, the higher the likelihood of you catching something is. “So, […]

TVLine Readers Give Thanks for Schitt’s Happening, Gotham Closure, All Rise Duo, Plucky Wynonna Earp and More

As the holiday season gets underway, we know there are more important things to be thankful for than good television… but let’s celebrate the TV anyway, shall we? Earlier this month, we asked you to send us your gratitude for the past year of television, from the unexpected show renewals to the spot-on casting choices. […]

Friends: ‘Emma would be in therapy’ Showrunners give 2019 update on Ross and Rachel

The episode sees Phoebe get chicken pox just as her later love interest Ryan (Charlie Sheen) arrived back from the navy. Meanwhile, co-creator David Crane revealed that despite forgetting a lot of the specific storylines, he does occasionally question his judgment when rewatching old videos. He admitted to wondering “Wow, really? We went with that?” […]

Series will give Snap’s founding story the ‘Social Network’ treatment

Quibi, an upcoming mobile-first video streaming service, will create a series based on Snap’s founding. Film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman — HP Enterprise’s former CEO and current Quibi chief — have announced their plans for Quibi and SXSW, and they include making both scripted and unscripted originals available for streaming. The duo picked […]

Montana legislator introduces bills to give his state its own science

Enlarge / The Montana State Capitol building, site of a rather unusual hearing. (credit: Montana.gov) It’s no secret that some of our federal legislators don’t have a firm grip on scientific evidence; it only takes watching a session of the House Science Committee, where one member suggested the climate-driven rise of the oceans might instead […]

State of the Union Rescheduled, Stacey Abrams to Give Democratic Response — Which Shows Are Preempted?

President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address has been officially rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, to be held at the U.S. Capitol. Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democratic response, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Tuesday. The State of the Union was originally scheduled for Jan. 29, but […]

Verizon will give subscribers free access to anti-robocall tools

Verizon will give all its subscribers free access to its spam alert and call blocking tools, so long as their phones can support the features. The carrier originally rolled out those tools over a year ago as part of its $ 3-per-month Call Filter add-on. But starting in March, subscribers with compatible smartphones (including iPhone […]