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TV GOLD: Lady Gaga Meets June Brown on Graham Norton – Video

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Soap royalty met the princess of pop last night as Graham Norton brought Eastenders' June Brown and Lady Gaga together for one of the television highlights of 2013. We knew this would make for good TV but we had no idea Gaga and Dot Cotton would turn out to be the best Graham Norton guests ever. From the moment June Brown arrived on the popular BBC talk show's set, the hilarious quotes … [Read more...]

SHOWBIZ BUZZ: Kylie Minogue to Replace Jessie J on The Voice UK

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Aussie pop queen (Madonna, you've been stripped of your title) Kylie Minogue has confimed that she will be replacing Jessie J as a coach when The Voice UK returns next year. Boasting worldwide record sales of over 68 million, an O.B.E for services to music, and a Grammy award to boot, the former soapstar is more than equipped to join Tom Jones and Will.i.am for season three of the hit BBC … [Read more...]

SHOWBIZ BUZZ: Helen Flanagan Signs up for Strictly Come Dancing

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Costume designers at the BBC may have their work cut out for them this year if rumours that busty Helen Flanagan will be signing up for Strictly Come Dancing are to be believed! The ex-Coronation Street star has become far more recognisable for her reality TV antics on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, and has spoken about her desire to sign up to the dance programme, saying: "I would like to … [Read more...]

WATCH: Jessie J, Will.i.am, Danny O’Donoghue and Tom Jones Perform Together

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Sir Tom Jones, Jessie J, will.i.am and Danny O'Donoghue have recorded a group performance of Have Some Fun Tonight ahead of The Voice UK's return on Saturday. The foursome are seen performing with a full band in the two-minute teaser, uploaded to the BBC YouTube account last night. Check it out below.   … [Read more...]

FLASHBACK MONDAY: JUST A PERFECT DAY

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Christmas has arrived at TheDailyUpdate.ie and from now until the end of December, Flashback Monday will be dedicated to festive nostalgia. To ease us in gently, today’s video isn’t strictly a Christmas song but it has made its way on to several Christmas compilation albums and there was even a Christmas version of the accompanying video released to help sell more copies of the single. Step … [Read more...]

SOAP WATCH: WHAT’S HAPPENING IN SOAPLAND THIS WEEK?

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Eastenders Lola is seen in self-destruction mode this week, clearly not coping with her baby Lexi being taken by social services. Billy does his best to comfort the young mum but she walks away visibly upset and takes refuge in the charity shop. Cora spots the broken hearted girl and tells her not to give up on her daughter. Elsewhere in the Square, Syed’s financial problems are becoming … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: CHANNEL 4 DOCUMENTARY REVEALS JIMMY SAVILE CHILD SEX ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

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Quite disturbing news just in; several women have come forward, accusing the late Jimmy Savile of sexually abusing them as children. Saville, who passed away last year, has been dragged posthumously into the spotlight following a documentary which is due to air on ITV this Wednesday, delving into the alleged seedy past of the Jim’ll Fix It and Top Of The Pops presenter, as well as claims made … [Read more...]

THE VOICE UK: MICHELLE STOREY’S WEEK 4 VERDICT

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Week four brought with it an extra-terrestrial sitting upon Jessie J’s head, a fashion flop and a fashion triumph from Holly Willoughby. But there was some singing as well and we witnessed Team Jessie and Team Danny going head to head in a battle to the semi-finals! First up for Team Danny was Max Milner singing KT Tunstell’s “Black Horse and a Cherry Tree”. Kudos for embarking on the … [Read more...]

FLASHBACK MONDAY: BLUE PETER

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Last week, the BBC announced that its flagship children’s television programme, Blue Peter will be shunted from its traditional home of BBC One and will instead be aired exclusively on CBBC and CBeebies - the corporation’s dedicated children’s TV channels. Blue Peter began in 1958 and there have been 4,670 episodes to date, making it the world’s longest running children’s TV show. … [Read more...]

THE VOICE UK: MICHELLE STOREY’S WEEK 2 VERDICT

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So this week, it was the turn of Team Jessie J and Danny O’ Donoghue to battle it out in week two of The Voice UK live shows! And wow, what a turn up for the books, all judges and presenters changed clothes in the results show, so there was no phantom ‘we recorded the results on Saturday night’. What a bonus as we got to see even more fabulous outfits from the delectable Holly Willoughby and … [Read more...]