TV tonight: dive into the thriving world of women's football

Clare Balding meets the female players gearing up for this summer’s World Cup. Plus: Sara Cox hosts a new chatshow. Here’s what to watch tonight The women’s game continues to increase in visibility: ...

Tuesday’s best TV – Icons: The Greatest Person of the 20th Century

Seven celebrities make the case for a worthy finalist before the public decides. Plus: Martin Clunes tours the islands of the Us The time has come for the overall winner from the seven categories – ...

New-look Spoty hits the right note with Baddiel, Skinner and Three Lions | Barry Glendenning

The organisers tweaked the format and a lively evening of music and razzmatazz ensued, with a little space left for sport Who knew netball was so popular? Is sliding downhill really a sport? And how ...

Best Variety Sketch Series Emmy episode submissions revealed for all 6 nominees (Exclusive)

Best Variety Sketch Series Emmy episode submissions revealed for all 6 nominees (Exclusive) Gold Derby can exclusively reveal all of the Emmy episode submissions for the six 2018 contenders as Best Variety Sketch Series. Each program enters one episode from this past season, and those will ...

‘The X Factor’s Dermot O’Leary & ‘Desert Island Disc’s Kirsty Young To Front BBC’s Royal Wedding Coverage

‘The X Factor’s Dermot O’Leary & ‘Desert Island Disc’s Kirsty Young To Front BBC’s Royal Wedding Coverage The BBC has revealed its programming plans to cover the May 19 wedding of Prince Harry and Suits star Meghan Markle. The British public broadcaster has lined up The X Factor host Dermot O’Leary and ...

Our dark political times have infected the Winter Olympics | Jack Bernhardt

From Russia’s drug-abusing to North Korea’s cheerleaders and way too much Mike Pence, the dystopian Games bode ill I think I could watch any live sport in the world for hours on end and still be ...

Dogs: An Amazing Animal Family review – canine genealogy with a soundtrack to howl for

Patrick Aryee is in his element in a show that’s mostly about saying ‘awwww. Plus Clare Balding on Who Do You Think You Are? A dog tree! In Dogs: An Amazing Animal Family (Sky1). A big tree on a ...

Thursday’s best TV: Who Do You Think You Are?; The Mash Report

Clare Balding unearths the secrets of her socialite great-grandfather. Plus: Nish Kumar is the latest to attempt to get a satirical handle on the news Clare Balding delves into her lineage, first ...

Tuesday’s best TV: When Football Banned Women; In the Dark

Fascinating lost sporting history as Clare Balding recalls the rise of women’s football, and a cracking cast shines in the serial-killer drama Clare Balding recalls the history of women’s football, ...

Sunday's best TV: Sports Personality of the Year; The Apprentice; Humans

The fresh king or queen of sporting culture is crowned – as is a new business overlord. Elsewhere, we bid farewell to our synth friends in Channel 4’s top-notch drama A particularly difficult year to ...

After the hipster: are you a createenager or a hugger mugger? Let's hope not

As BBC4 kills the hipster stone dead with a documentary that’s a decade late, we offer the commissioners some tribes to investigate for 2026 – from protein shake addicts to self-admiring members of ...

BBC under scrutiny as Wimbledon gender bias is revealed

Corporation three times more likely to feature men than women in its coverage, governing body told The BBC’s coverage of Wimbledon is set to come under close scrutiny after its governing body found a ...

Princess Kate Goes to Church with the Queen - and a Whopping 50 Royal Relatives!

Princess Kate Goes to Church with the Queen - and a Whopping 50 Royal Relatives! Prince William and Princess Kate joined Queen Elizabeth at a thanksgiving service at grand St. Paul's Cathedral in London on Friday as the Monarch kicked off three days of official celebrations of her ...

BBC says controversial Wimbledon 2day will not return

Corporation reverts to ‘traditional’ Today at Wimbledon with Clare Balding after dropping revamp featuring live audience The BBC has confirmed it will not be bringing back its much-derided highlights ...

Saturday's best TV: Crufts 2016, You're Back In The Room, Trapped

The world cup of tail-waggers enters its third day; ITV’s hypnotism gameshow returns; and BBC4’s enjoyable Icelandic drama concludes 7pm, Channel 4 Birmingham’s NEC plays host to the annual world ...

Thursday’s best TV: Crufts 2016; Secret History of My Family; Murder

Clare Balding leads coverage of the dog show in its 125th year; fascinating stories of the ‘families that history forgot’; Peter Bowles is an aristo determined to protect the family name after his son ...

Channel 4 signs up Allianz as Rio 2016 Paralympics coverage sponsor

Broadcaster seeking two sponsors for programming which will be hosted by Clare Balding and Breaking Bad’s Rj Mitte Channel 4 has signed up insurer Allianz to sponsor its coverage of the Rio 2016 ...

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 review: Fury adds edge, but Murray proves worthy

Self-congratulation was in the Belfast air as the BBC lauded its own regional diversity, while Gary Lineker pulled his punches when it came to challenging Tyson Fury about his controversial behaviour ...

Celebrate the last year in sport as tickets go on sale for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

This week sees tickets for BBC Sports Personality of the Year go on sale, with the ceremony set to be held in Belfast later this year. For those wanting to sit amongst the sportsmen and women to be ...

Clare Balding award

Presenter to be honoured for her ‘outstanding contribution’ to broadcasting Clare Balding is to receive The Media Society Award for 2015 for her outstanding contribution to television and radio ...

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