This one-off programme sees some of the brightest kids in the country battling it out for the coveted title of Britain’s Brainiest Kid.
From the thousands of exceptional young people who entered the competition, only 24 made it through to the grand final in 2001 and 10 girls and boys made it through in 2002. Hosted by Carol Vorderman, (with Tess Daly hosting the semi-final heats) these exceptional children are put to the ultimate test as they face questions on general knowledge and on their own chosen subjects with only the quickest and cleverest making it through, until just one contestant remains to become the proud owner of the Britain’s Brainiest Kid trophy.
Hosted by Jonathan Ross and broadcast live on the 12th December 2012 The British Comedy Awards returned for its 23rd year.
It featured all the top names in British comedy and guest stars from around the world – bringing together a raft of new comedy stars with long established talent, all vying for a prestigious British Comedy Award.
The show highlighted the funniest TV comedy moments of the year peppered throughout; and with some surprises along the way as we celebrated another vintage year in British Comedy.
The British Comedy Awards is a CPL/ Unique Production.
Forty years since the release of the Carpenters debut LP this musical spectacular for ITV1 celebrates the sounds and successes of the influential duo with some of the greatest pop stars of today.
Hosted by Amanda Holden and Ronan Keating and made in collaboration with Richard Carpenter, Celebrating the Carpenters, sees the following artists take to the stage to perform their own unique versions of some of the Carpenters best loved songs:
And, exclusively for the show, Jamie Cullum and Kimberley Walsh perform a duet of Rainy Days and Mondays.
Commercial Breakdown is an unmissable collection of the world’s funniest, wildest, and weirdest television adverts, selected from every corner of the globe, every one a mini-masterpiece in its own right. Trawling the highways and byways of television advertising for BBC One for over 17 years this is one of television’s longest-running entertainment series.
Over the years it has been hosted by some of the UK’s most popular names in comedy, including Jimmy Carr, Jon Culshaw, Ruby Wax, Jim Davidson Rory McGrath, Patrick Kielty, Jo Brand and Jasper Carrott.
The People Versus is the general knowledge quiz where the viewers at home set the questions, winning up to £1000 if they stump the studio contestant. If you’re in the hot seat, the amount you can win is unlimited, as long as you keep getting the questions right. But get the answer wrong, and the person who set the question will be trying to win your money playing the nerve-racking Beat the Bong game.
The Sexy Ads Show, presented by Spencer Brown, showcases some of the raciest, most politically incorrect and barely broadcast-able adverts to have emerged from ad-land. It takes TV commercials to a new level of rudeness never before seen on British TV.
Nigella Lawson, food maverick Anthony Bourdain, and critically-acclaimed chef Ludo Lefebvre search for the first British winner of the high stakes cooking competition where flavour is the only thing that matters.
Each week, Nigella and her fellow mentors will face a collision of fiery cookery challenges, blind-taste eliminations and simmering egos as the contestants battle it out to please the palates of the professionals with just one spoonful of food. All tastings are blind so the pressure is on to make one small, but perfect, serving.
Winning Lines is a fast-paced, number based quiz show that was an integral part of the National Lottery Draw onBBC One every Saturday night from 1999 to 2004. On its launch in the summer of 1999, Winning Lines gained the highest debut rating of any new Saturday night BBC entertainment series. After five series, Winning Lines continued to be a hit with viewers and a ratings success.
Answering questions posed by host Phillip Schofield (and formerly Simon Mayo), 49 contestants battle for a chance to play the Wonderwall, where 20 correct answers win the top prize of a round-the-world trip.
Winning Lines was recently repeated on Challenge.
Is your fridge stocked full of fresh products and healthy fruit and veg, or is it home to processed convenience foods, fatty snacks and takeaways? If we really are what we eat, what do your eating habits say about you?
You Are What You Eat takes an uncompromising look at the people whose eating habits are threatening to send them to an early grave, and then shows them the way to change. Each episode sees Gillian McKeith take an up-close – and sometimes very personal – look at the contributor and the effect their appalling diet is having on their body, before transforming the way they eat and feel in just eight weeks.