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Big Brother 2011: Charlie Sheen, Mohamed Al-Fayed And Cheryl Cole

BIG Brother is all set to be broadcast on Channel 5. It’s plus ca change at Richard Desmond Enterprises as Big Brother housemates tell all to OK! and show all on Channel X. It’ll be just like it was before – but better!

But what you want to know is who will be on this summer’s show? Anorak has compiled a list of the names the Daily Star – the official Big Brother newspaper (as it was when the show was on Channel 4) – has said might just be on the show:

Mohamed Al-Fayed – “Famous for his anti-establishment rants”
Charlie Sheen – “who has kept Hollywood spellbound with his off-the-wall antics”
Amy Childs – Katie Price would-be from The Only Way Is Essex
Chelsy Davy – “Prince Harry’s on-off girlfriend”
Andy Gray – Former football pundit
Peaches Geldof – “minx” 22
Max George – “The Wanted singer”
Tinie Tempah – Rapper
Joanna Lumley – Actress
Abbey Clancy – WAG
Jeremy Clarkson – Top Gear gang leader
David Walliams – TV funnyman
Katie Price – Author
Kerry Katona – Face of ownband ketchup
Samara Weaving – “Home and Away babe”
Ricky Hatton – “Former boxing champion”
Jenni Thompson – Wayne Rooney “hooker” who allegedly slept with the England ace
Natalie Rooney – Wayne Rooney cousin
Sam and Billie Faiers – “The Only Way Is Essex’s Faiers sisters”

Hosted by:
Emma Willis – “Big Brother’s Little Brother host”
Cheryl Cole – “No1 target for the most exciting job on UK telly”
Brian Dowling – “Ultimate Big Brother champ”

Posted: 3rd, April 2011 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Channel 5 Parties For A Rosy-Fingered Dawn

CHANNEL 5 is front-page news on the Daily Star, owner of, er, channel 5. News is that Channel 5 is brilliant and “SET TO THRIVE”. So. To the party at Northern & Shell’s London offices, with Barbara Windsor (a new show on the channel for post-EastEnders Babs?), Peter Andre looking clean and tidy, Matthew Wright, Vanessa Feltz (both looking as if they are gazing into an eclipse), Melinda Messenger, gadget head Suzi Perry, a recovered Jim Rosenthal, the ubiquitous Sinitta and Richard Desmond.

The Top 10 BBC Radio Fails

And though we like to be cynical about such things, the option of having a decent fifth chancel that pumps up a free-to-air alternatives to BBC bias, crappy ITV dramas and Channel Four fantasies about famous people being tortured is all to the good…


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(l-r) Matthew Wright, Vanessa Feltz and Richard Desmond arrive at a dinner to celebrate Northern & Shell's purchase of Channel 5, at their head offices in central London.

Posted: 20th, October 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Daily Star Plugs Channel Five Reality Show As Front-Page News

IT would always take something big to knock Katie Price and Kerry Katona off the front page of the Star and that something is here. And it is gargantuan. It’s the Chawner family, the fattest family in tabloids.

Says the front-page headline:


News is that:

The defiant Chawner clan have piled on more weight after flunking a fat-fighting telly show.

The Chawners have dug their heels in. Either that or else they are sinking into the wooden floor on Lorraine Kelly’s Big Challenge, a TV show in which the fat are brought down to size – literally – by a faux folksy TV presenter with a heart of gold and a nice line in pity.

It turns out that, as a unit, the Chawners have piled on another four stone. TV really does add weight.

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Posted: 5th, August 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

A Fatwa On Channel 4, Channel 5 And Richard Desmond

THE head of Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Judiciary Council says its OK to kill broadcasters of filth, depravation and debauchery. Richard Desmond, the BBC, the makers of Deal Or No Deal, and pretty much all British broadcasters are doomed:

A senior Saudi cleric has issued a religious decree saying the owners of television networks broadcasting “depravation and debauchery” may be killed, Al-Arabiya television reported on Friday.

“The owners of these channels propagate depravation and debauchery,” said Saleh al-Luhaidan, chief justice of the supreme judicial council, the highest judicial authority in the ultra-conservative Saudi kingdom…

“It is lawful to kill … the apostles of depravation… if their evil cannot be easily removed through simple sanctions,” Luhaidan said, according to excerpt of the remarks broadcast on the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya.

Turn the radio off, or kill the speaker. Tricky one…

Posted: 12th, September 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0