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<div class="square" style="float:left">[[Image:Square jack dee.jpg|Jack Dee]]</div>11 September '''Jack Dee Hired for You're Fired!'''<br/>[[Jack Dee]] has been announced as the new host of [[The Apprentice]] spin-off programme You're Fired! The comedian replaces [[Dara O'Briain]] who has left as host after five years. Dee has previously appeared on the celebrity version of the programme. He will be joined by fellow comedian Romesh Ranganathan, who becomes a regular panellist, when the series returns later this year.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Square davina mccall.jpg|Davina McCall]]</div>22 August 2015 '''Davina's On Target Again'''<br/>[[Davina McCall]] now holds the title as the [[UK Game Show Records#Most formats hosted|most prolific game show host in the UK]]. With the upcoming darts show [[One Hundred and Eighty]] added on to her resume, she will now have done 17 main hosting roles (not counting stand-ins, one-offs and pilots). The previous record holder, the late [[Bob Monkhouse]], had 15 hosting jobs.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Square davina mccall.jpg|Davina McCall]]</div>22 August 2015 '''Davina's On Target Again'''<br/>[[Davina McCall]] now holds the title as the [[UK Game Show Records#Most formats hosted|most prolific game show host in the UK]]. With the upcoming darts show [[One Hundred and Eighty]] added on to her resume, she will now have done 17 main hosting roles (not counting stand-ins, one-offs and pilots). The previous record holder, the late [[Bob Monkhouse]], had 15 hosting jobs.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Square jenny ryan.jpg|The Chase]]</div>21 July 2015 '''Five For Chasing'''<br />Britain has a new [[The Chase|Chaser]]. Jenny Ryan from Bolton joins Mark, Shaun, Anne, and Paul on ITV's teatime show. Known as "The Vixen", her quiz pedigree includes the semi-finals of [[University Challenge]], a spot on [[Are You an Egghead?]], and an [[Only Connect (2)|Only Connect]] championship with the Gamblers in 2010.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Square jenny ryan.jpg|The Chase]]</div>21 July 2015 '''Five For Chasing'''<br />Britain has a new [[The Chase|Chaser]]. Jenny Ryan from Bolton joins Mark, Shaun, Anne, and Paul on ITV's teatime show. Known as "The Vixen", her quiz pedigree includes the semi-finals of [[University Challenge]], a spot on [[Are You an Egghead?]], and an [[Only Connect (2)|Only Connect]] championship with the Gamblers in 2010.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Phillip schofield 2011 headshot.jpg|75px|You're Back in the Room]]</div>21 July 2015 '''You're Back Again'''<br />ITV has announced that they have commissioned another run of [[You're Back in the Room]] with [[Phillip Schofield]] returning as host after the first series picked up an average of 4 million viewers. The second series will consist another 4 episodes.<br/><br/>
 
''Previous stories can be found in our [[News Archive]]. For more in-depth analysis, check out [[Weaver's Week]], usually published every Sunday.''
''Previous stories can be found in our [[News Archive]]. For more in-depth analysis, check out [[Weaver's Week]], usually published every Sunday.''

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Mock the Week series 14, part 2: BBC2, 10 September
In It to Win It new episodes: BBC1, 12 September
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One Hundred and Eighty: Sky1, 15 September
The News Quiz series 88: Radio 4, 18 September
Noel Edmonds plays Deal or No Deal: Channel 4, 18 September

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Jack Dee
11 September Jack Dee Hired for You're Fired!
Jack Dee has been announced as the new host of The Apprentice spin-off programme You're Fired! The comedian replaces Dara O'Briain who has left as host after five years. Dee has previously appeared on the celebrity version of the programme. He will be joined by fellow comedian Romesh Ranganathan, who becomes a regular panellist, when the series returns later this year.

Davina McCall
22 August 2015 Davina's On Target Again
Davina McCall now holds the title as the most prolific game show host in the UK. With the upcoming darts show One Hundred and Eighty added on to her resume, she will now have done 17 main hosting roles (not counting stand-ins, one-offs and pilots). The previous record holder, the late Bob Monkhouse, had 15 hosting jobs.

The Voice UK
14 August 2015 Boy George and Paloma Faith to join The Voice
The coaching line-up has been revealed for the upcoming fifth series of The Voice UK. New coaches Boy George and Paloma Faith will join returning coaches will.i.am and Ricky Wilson. They replace long-standing coach Sir Tom Jones and Rita Ora, who is now a judge on rival singing show The X Factor. The new series will begin filming in Salford next month, and will air in the new year.

2 August 2015 Taa-raa Chuck
Blind Date host Cilla Black suddenly died on 1 August 2015 at her holiday home near Marbella, Spain. She was 72 years of age. A post mortem examination later confirmed that her death was from a stroke.

The Chase
21 July 2015 Five For Chasing
Britain has a new Chaser. Jenny Ryan from Bolton joins Mark, Shaun, Anne, and Paul on ITV's teatime show. Known as "The Vixen", her quiz pedigree includes the semi-finals of University Challenge, a spot on Are You an Egghead?, and an Only Connect championship with the Gamblers in 2010.

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