Archie Panjabi and Jack Davenport to star in new ITV drama, Next Of Kin

Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee, Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife, Blindspot, The Fall), and renowned actor, Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean, Smash), will star in Mammoth Screen’s fast-paced family thriller, Next Of Kin, ITV has announced today.
The six-part series follows whip-smart GP Mona Shirani (Panjabi) who lives in London with political lobbyist husband Guy Harcourt (Davenport). Family life is shattered when Mona’s brother is brutally murdered whilst working for a medical charity abroad. As the death brings buried secrets to light, Mona’s family finds itself under suspicion, each drawn deep into a tangle of betrayal and conspiracy as they try to protect their loved ones and careers. Mona finds herself facing the ultimate dilemma: how far would you go to keep your family safe?

Ukrainian authorities have issued a travel ban on Russian Eurovision Artist

"It has been confirmed to the EBU that the Ukrainian authorities have issued a travel ban on the Russian artist chosen for the Eurovision Song Contest, Julia Samoylova, as she has been judged to have contravened Ukrainian law by entering Crimea in order to perform"

Sky Q unveils voice search and new features, making it easier to find and watch movies, shows and sports

Sky Q introduces voice search and new personalisation features, making it quicker and easier for people to get to the movies, shows and sports they love to watch. 
With voice search viewers can find TV by pressing and holding the voice button on the side of the Sky Q touch remote, and simply saying what they’re looking for. Customers at home can ask Sky Q to take them to ‘Zootropolis’, ‘Billions’ or the ‘Liverpool game’ and access a great line-up of TV. 

The Trial

The Trial is a brand new, ground-breaking five-part series to be stripped across one week on Channel 4.

In it, a fictional crime will be authentically tried by a team including eminent practicing QCs, a genuine judge and a jury of 12 members of the public. The only actors include the accused – a man who is pleading not guilty for the murder of his wife - the deceased, and some of the witnesses.

BBC Radio 2 Dj Sara Cox raises an incredible £1,071,264 for Red Nose Day

Yesterday morning, superstar DJ Sara Cox, completed her epic 24 hour 80s dance challenge, and this morning, Chris Evans announced that Sara has raised £1,071,264 so far, breaking the magic Million Pound barrier.

For 24 hours, Sara threw 80s inspired shapes non-stop to raise cash for Red Nose Day, which is back this Friday. Sara was joined throughout the challenge by a whole host of musicians, dancers and friends, who joined the DJ on the dance floor to show off their own moves. Guests included Dermot O’Leary, Jo Brand, Joe Lycett and Matt Baker, with special live performances from the cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, plus 80s legends Tony Hadley, Level 42, Nik Kershaw and Go West.