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Sir Bradley Wiggins to compete in The Jump

Channel 4 has confirmed the fourteenth and final celebrity to join the all-star cast of hit winter sport series The Jump will be Tour De France winner and eight time Olympic medallist Sir Bradley Wiggins.

Wiggo, Britain’s most decorated Olympian, will compete alongside a raft of famous faces from across the worlds of sport and celebrity in the fourth series of The Jump. Seven bold women and seven daring men have been in training to compete in Austria, all vying to win the coveted Cowbell Trophy and be crowned Jump Champion 2017.

The nation’s top 25 festive dilemmas revealed



It may be the most wonderful time of year, but Christmas is not without its own unique stresses and strains according to 87% of British adults who took part in a new study which reveals the top 25 uniquely British dilemmas and quirky irritations most likely to be faced over the festive period.

From cooking Christmas dinner to unwanted presents and arguments over the Queen's speech, the study suggests that the festive season is a tinsel-topped minefield, albeit one with lots of fun and games and food and drink in-between.

Not Going Out... Going Out until 2019

In advance of the new series airing, BBC One has announced that Not Going Out will return to the channel in 2017 for a further two series.

Not Going Out is now the longest running sitcom on-air. Writer and star Lee Mack returns with a new take on family life and major new additions to the chaotic world of Lee and Lucy. Viewers last saw Lee (Lee Mack) and Lucy (Sally Bretton) as a newlywed couple just having their first baby.

Fast-forward seven years and baby Charlie now has five year old twin siblings, Benji and Molly. How has layabout Lee survived these dramatic life-changes? How do the not-so-new parents find the joy/relentless onslaught of bringing up kids? If this wasn’t enough for them to contend with, combine it with negotiating some tricky family members in the form of lovably feckless father, Frank (Bobby Ball), always on hand with the terrifying offer of childcare, and close friends including the world-weary, or more specifically wife-weary, Toby (Hugh Dennis) and uptight ice-queen Anna (Abigail Cruttenden). At least Lucy’s more dependable parents are on hand, but what exactly do Geoffrey (Geoffrey Whitehead) and Wendy (Deborah Grant) make of Lee and Lucy’s often mad house?


Bear Grylls’ Survival School Returns To CITV

CITV have re-commissioned ITV Studios production label Potato and Bear Grylls Ventures to make a second 12 x 30 minute series of Bear Grylls’ Survival School the highly acclaimed children’s adventure show. 
 
The second series, transmitting on CITV and ITV at 8.30am from 7th January 2017, will once again see ten British kids embark on the biggest adventure of their lives, learning how to take on the great outdoors from the world’s leading survival expert. 
 
In Bear Grylls’ Survival School, ten kids between the ages of 12 to 15, from a diverse range of backgrounds with their own personal stories are called on to abandon their much loved technology and follow survival expert Bear Grylls on an epic and life changing adventure in the famous peaks of Snowdonia in Wales. 

Roman Kemp and Vick Hope to host 2Awesome on ITV2

ITV2 today announce that Roman Kemp and Vick Hope are to host 2Awesome, the brand new two-hour Sunday afternoon show from 1pm to 3pm starting on the 8th January, which will feature exclusive UK premieres of some of AwesomenessTV’s most popular US programmes.
 
ITV and AwesomenessTV announced a partnership earlier this year, which sees ITV2 acquiring exclusive UK premiere rights to the global youth-brand’s premium series, a mix of drama, reality, comedy and thriller which will air in this new two-hour show.
 
Roman says, “I can't wait to start 2Awesome, it's great to have this type of show back on TV. Working with ITV is something that I am really enjoying, so being asked to co-host a great show like this, was an easy decision to make.”