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<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Caroline_flack_headshot.jpg|75px|Nicholas Parsons]]</div>15 February '''Caroline Flack'''<br/>The suicide has been announced of [[Caroline Flack]], aged 40, after a trial by media following her 12 December arrest. She won the 2014 series of [[Strictly Come Dancing]] and had presented a series of [[The X Factor]] with [[Olly Murs]] but was best known for presenting the first five series of the revival of [[Love Island]]; this evening's 'unseen bits' episode will be replaced by [[You've Been Framed]] repeats and will not be aired, as will "The Surjury", a series she filmed for Channel 4 before her death.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Caroline_flack_headshot.jpg|75px|Nicholas Parsons]]</div>15 February '''Caroline Flack'''<br/>The suicide has been announced of [[Caroline Flack]], aged 40, after a trial by media following her 12 December arrest. She won the 2014 series of [[Strictly Come Dancing]] and had presented a series of [[The X Factor]] with [[Olly Murs]] but was best known for presenting the first five series of the revival of [[Love Island]]; this evening's 'unseen bits' episode will be replaced by [[You've Been Framed!]] repeats and will not be aired, as will "The Surjury", a series she filmed for Channel 4 before her death.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Parsons nicholas justaminute era.jpg|75px|Nicholas Parsons]]</div>28 January '''Nicholas Parsons'''<br/>The death has been announced of [[Nicholas Parsons]], aged 96, after a short illness. Although his showbiz career spanned three quarters of a century, Parsons was best known for chairing [[Just a Minute]] from its inception in 1967, as well as [[Sale of the Century]]. You can read Iain Weaver's two-part appreciation from 2017, starting with [[Weaver's Week 2017-08-13|part one]].<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Parsons nicholas justaminute era.jpg|75px|Nicholas Parsons]]</div>28 January '''Nicholas Parsons'''<br/>The death has been announced of [[Nicholas Parsons]], aged 96, after a short illness. Although his showbiz career spanned three quarters of a century, Parsons was best known for chairing [[Just a Minute]] from its inception in 1967, as well as [[Sale of the Century]]. You can read Iain Weaver's two-part appreciation from 2017, starting with [[Weaver's Week 2017-08-13|part one]].<br/><br/>

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Nicholas Parsons
15 February Caroline Flack
The suicide has been announced of Caroline Flack, aged 40, after a trial by media following her 12 December arrest. She won the 2014 series of Strictly Come Dancing and had presented a series of The X Factor with Olly Murs but was best known for presenting the first five series of the revival of Love Island; this evening's 'unseen bits' episode will be replaced by You've Been Framed! repeats and will not be aired, as will "The Surjury", a series she filmed for Channel 4 before her death.

Nicholas Parsons
28 January Nicholas Parsons
The death has been announced of Nicholas Parsons, aged 96, after a short illness. Although his showbiz career spanned three quarters of a century, Parsons was best known for chairing Just a Minute from its inception in 1967, as well as Sale of the Century. You can read Iain Weaver's two-part appreciation from 2017, starting with part one.

The Great British Bake Off
16 January 2020 Sandi's leaving the tent
Sandi Toksvig has announced that she is leaving The Great British Bake Off in order to focus on other work commitments. Her final series will be the next series of The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer, due to air in the spring. Searches for a replacement are underway.

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20 December Writ Ins Whitmore
Laura Whitmore has been announced as the new host of 2020's Winter Love Island and show narrator Iain Stirling her Aftersun co-host. It is currently unknown as to whether Caroline Flack will return for subsequent series, summer series or no series.

Love Island
17 December Flack's off
Caroline Flack has stepped down as host of Love Island. The presenter was arrested on 12 December after an altercation with her boyfriend at their shared Islington home. A replacement host will be named for the winter series, scheduled to begin on 8 January.

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