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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Square Rhod Gilbert.jpg|75px|Never Mind the Buzzcocks]]</div>9 July 2014<br/>Welsh stand-up comic Rhod Gilbert has been confirmed as the new permanent host of the music comedy panel game [[Never Mind the Buzzcocks]] after a 4 year reign of guest presenters filling in the chair. This will be the first series to have a permanent host after [[Simon Amstell]] left the show as a permanent host in 2008.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Square Rhod Gilbert.jpg|100px|Never Mind the Buzzcocks]]</div>9 July 2014<br/>Welsh stand-up comic Rhod Gilbert has been confirmed as the new permanent host of the music comedy panel game [[Never Mind the Buzzcocks]] after a 4 year reign of guest presenters filling in the chair. This will be the first series to have a permanent host after [[Simon Amstell]] left the show as a permanent host in 2008.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:The X Factor logo.jpg|75px|The X Factor]]</div>11 June 2014 '''Zig-a-zig-ah! Mel B joins The X Factor'''<br />Mel B has been announced as the fourth and final judge on this year's series of [[The X Factor]]. The former Spice Girl was previously a guest judge on the 2012 series, and has also judged on the Australian version of the programme, and on ''America's Got Talent''. She will join [[Simon Cowell]] and Cheryl Cole who are returning to the panel, as well as long-standing judge [[Louis Walsh]], who, contrary to earlier reports, has not left the programme. The new series will begin airing in the summer.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:The X Factor logo.jpg|75px|The X Factor]]</div>11 June 2014 '''Zig-a-zig-ah! Mel B joins The X Factor'''<br />Mel B has been announced as the fourth and final judge on this year's series of [[The X Factor]]. The former Spice Girl was previously a guest judge on the 2012 series, and has also judged on the Australian version of the programme, and on ''America's Got Talent''. She will join [[Simon Cowell]] and Cheryl Cole who are returning to the panel, as well as long-standing judge [[Louis Walsh]], who, contrary to earlier reports, has not left the programme. The new series will begin airing in the summer.<br/><br/>

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Never Mind the Buzzcocks
9 July 2014
Welsh stand-up comic Rhod Gilbert has been confirmed as the new permanent host of the music comedy panel game Never Mind the Buzzcocks after a 4 year reign of guest presenters filling in the chair. This will be the first series to have a permanent host after Simon Amstell left the show as a permanent host in 2008.

The X Factor
11 June 2014 Zig-a-zig-ah! Mel B joins The X Factor
Mel B has been announced as the fourth and final judge on this year's series of The X Factor. The former Spice Girl was previously a guest judge on the 2012 series, and has also judged on the Australian version of the programme, and on America's Got Talent. She will join Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole who are returning to the panel, as well as long-standing judge Louis Walsh, who, contrary to earlier reports, has not left the programme. The new series will begin airing in the summer.

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19 May 2014 They're in a League Of Their Own (Again)
That's the BAFTA-winning A League of Their Own, folks. Sky's flagship sports-and-entertainment quiz won the BAFTA award for Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme. Ant and Dec won Best Entertainment Programme and Best Entertainment Performance for Saturday Night Takeaway.

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10 May 2014 Please Welcome to the Floor, Claudia Winkleman
Claudia Winkleman has been confirmed as the new co-presenter of Strictly Come Dancing following Sir Bruce Forsyth's decision to step down. Winkleman has previously stood-in as a main presenter during Forsyth's abscence, and has also previously hosted spin-off programme It Takes Two. She will join Tess Daly when the series returns for its twelfth outing in the autumn.

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23 April 2014 They're in a League Of Their Own
A League of Their Own will air until at least 2017, according to a new deal. Hosted by James Corden, the sports-themed quiz has been one of Sky1's most consistent performers. The new contract, for three ten-episode series, will see the programme reach its eleventh series, making it one of Sky's longest-running game shows.

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4 April 2014 Nice to see you...
Sir Bruce Forsyth is to step down as host of the main Strictly Come Dancing show after 11 series. The 86-year-old entertainer said "it was the right time to step down from the rigours". He will continue to host the show for the Children in Need and Christmas specials.

The X Factor
10 March 2014 Cheryl Cole is Back Too
Following in the footsteps of a certain Mr Cowell, Cheryl Cole has today announced via Twitter that she will be returning to the judging panel on The X Factor after a four-year break. Ms Cole was the winning mentor twice during her previous tenure, guiding Alexandra Burke and Joe McElderry to victory. The talent show's eleventh series is due to air this summer.

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