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Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

There was big news in the TV world today as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

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TV Licensing helping non-English speakers in Northern Ireland with iPlayer law change

TV Licensing has launched a new initiative with the Consular Corps /Association of Northern Ireland (CA-NI) to help highlight recent BBC iPlayer law changes to those whose first language isn’t English.
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Down Royal Down Course

Down Royal held their annual Boxing day meet

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The 10 worst films of 2016

It’s fair to say that 2016 had more than its fair share of God awful films.

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Mary Berry and The Great British Bake Off is top of the TV charts so far in 2016.

BBC wins TV in 2016 with 31 out of 40 top programmes - but which was your favourite?

More than three-quarters of the top 40 most-watched programmes so far in 2016 were broadcast by BBC1.

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Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso and Diego Luna as Cassian Andor in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review: the movie the prequels should have been

With the rumours of extensive reshoots on Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars spin-off, you could be forgiven for a harbouring a certain amount of trepidation towards Rogue One.
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The best festive films to watch on Netflix this Christmas

Here are six of the best festive films to watch on Netflix, if you want to get into the spirit early.
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Rogue One is out on Thursday (December 15)

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.

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Across The Line At 30

In September 1986 a new programme called The Bottom Line presented by Mike Edgar made its debut on BBC Radio Ulster. The programme was an early champion of new music from Northern Ireland and wider afield, often giving bands and artists their first radio play, interview or live performance.

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Andrew Sachs

Andrew Sachs: Manuel’s best moments

Actor Andrew Sachs,best known for his portrayal of Manuel in the 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86.

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Tiswas is one of the shows set to be archived digitally by the BFI

TV classics to be archived digitally

Thousands of classic TV shows are to be archived digitally - before they are lost forever.

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Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. 
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: a history of monsters, from werewolves to hippogriffs

The latest instalment in the Harry Potter franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, sees wizard Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) entering New York in 1926, smuggling a briefcase full of exotic animals through customs.

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Joey Essex was among the celebrities who took part in series one of the show.

Fancy dating a celebrity?

Have you ever wanted to date a celebrity? Well now’s your chance.

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Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia and Harrison Ford as Han Solo.

Carrie Fisher admits to having affair with Harrison Ford on set of ‘Star Wars’

Carrie Fisher has revealed she had a three month long affair with Harrison Ford while filming the original ‘Star Wars’ more than 30 years ago.

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Battle of the Christmas ads 2016: Which is your favourite?

With less than six weeks to go until Christmas Day, the annual round of festive adverts are now in full swing.

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Caroline Stillman has resorted to making her own range of shoes - because she can't find any to fit her size 11 feet.

6ft4 woman with size 11 feet launches range of fashionable shoes

A woman who stands at 6ft 4ins tall has launched her own range of fashionable shoes - because she can't find any to fit her massive size 11 FEET.
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Buster the Boxer. Picture: John Lewis via YouTube.

Meet Buster the Boxer: John Lewis releases 2016 Christmas advert

Well, they’ve done it again.

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Emilia Clarke, who plays 'Game of Thrones' character, Daenerys Targaryen.

Entire ‘Game of Thrones’ season seven plot ‘leaked’ online

The entire plot for season seven of ‘Game of Thrones’ has been leaked online, according to reports.

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What do you call it?

TV licensing survey reveals over 100 names for the TV remote, with viewers wielding the ‘Panic Button’, ‘Fat Enhancer’ and ‘Ronnie Remote’

In living rooms across Northern Ireland people use an extensive list of words to describe the remote control, a survey carried out by TV Licensing1 reveals.

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