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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[Image:Square BBC 2.jpg|Never Mind the Buzzcocks]]</div>26 May 2015 '''No More Buzzcocks'''<br/>The BBC has announced that long-running music-based panel show [[Never Mind the Buzzcocks]] will not return. The programme first aired in 1996, and has seen three permanent hosts, and more than 60 guest hosts during its 28 series run. The final episode, a best-of compilation of the previous series, aired in January.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:left">[[Image:Square Alan Sugar.jpg|The Apprentice]]</div>27 April 2015 '''Claude, You're Hired!'''<br/>The BBC has announced that Claude Littner will replace Nick Hewer as one of Lord Sugar's advisors on the upcoming series of [[The Apprentice]]. Littner, notable for his tough interview style on previous series, will line-up alongside fellow advisor Karren Brady when the programme returns in the autumn.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[Image:Square Alan Sugar.jpg|The Apprentice]]</div>27 April 2015 '''Claude, You're Hired!'''<br/>The BBC has announced that Claude Littner will replace Nick Hewer as one of Lord Sugar's advisors on the upcoming series of [[The Apprentice]]. Littner, notable for his tough interview style on previous series, will line-up alongside fellow advisor Karren Brady when the programme returns in the autumn.<br/><br/>

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Beat the Brain: BBC2, 11 May
Big Brother series 16: Channel 5, 12 May
A League of Their Own series 9: Sky1, 15 May
Eurovision Song Contest 2015: BBC3, 19 May
Who Dares Wins Eurovision special: BBC1, 23 May
The Box: BBC1, 25 May
Britain's Got Talent live shows: ITV, 25 May
Benchmark Channel 4: 1 June
Mock the Week series 11: BBC2, 11 June

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Never Mind the Buzzcocks
26 May 2015 No More Buzzcocks
The BBC has announced that long-running music-based panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks will not return. The programme first aired in 1996, and has seen three permanent hosts, and more than 60 guest hosts during its 28 series run. The final episode, a best-of compilation of the previous series, aired in January.

The Apprentice
27 April 2015 Claude, You're Hired!
The BBC has announced that Claude Littner will replace Nick Hewer as one of Lord Sugar's advisors on the upcoming series of The Apprentice. Littner, notable for his tough interview style on previous series, will line-up alongside fellow advisor Karren Brady when the programme returns in the autumn.

The X Factor
17 April 2015 Olly & Caroline have The X Factor
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack have been announced as the new hosts of The X Factor. The appointments were strongly rumoured for several weeks, and will re-unite Murs and Flack who previously hosted spin-off programme The Xtra Factor together in 2011-2. The new series will begin airing in the summer.

The X Factor
27 March 2015 Leaving the Competition Tonight is... Dermot O'Leary
Dermot O'Leary has announced that he has left The X Factor. He first hosted the programme in 2007, when he took over from original host Kate Thornton. O'Leary commented, 'After eight wonderful years on The X Factor it's time for me to move on'. A replacement has not yet been announced.

Big Brother
19 March Channel 5 moves in with Big Brother Again
It has been announced that Channel 5 has extended its deal to broadcast Big Brother for another three years. The agreement between the channel's owner Viacom, and Endemol subsidiary Initial, will see two celebrity series and one civilian series, as well as associated spin-offs, air each year until the end of 2018.

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12 March 2015 BBC = Big Bonanza Commissions
The BBC has announced an array of new series and pilot commissions as well as recommissions for the four main channels. BBC One were given two series commissions for Can't Touch This and Five Star Family Reunion as well as a pilot commission for Perfect Match and three recommissions for Win Your Wish List, Who Dares Wins and In It to Win It, BBC Two were given a pilot commission for Airheads and a recommission for Only Connect, BBC Three were given a series commission for Killer Magic and BBC Four were given a series commission for The Hive (working title).

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