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Coronation Street: Pandemic sees soap scrap 60th anniversary stunt

The soap has been forced to "go back to brass tacks" to mark its birthday, its producer says.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's Christmas album beats BTS to UK number one

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's Christmas album denies the South Korean boy band another chart-topper.

'The Mandalorian' brings a major fan favorite into the 'Star Wars' live-action universe

The worst-kept secret in the "Star Wars" universe brought a huge fan favorite to "The Mandalorian" -- moving the show further into the orbit of the animated series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" and "Star Wars Rebels," while adding details about the merchandising bonanza alternately known until now as "Baby Yoda" and "The Child."

Mariah Carey has officially kicked off the Christmas season

Thanksgiving may be over, but it's beginning to feel a whole lot like Christmas -- thanks to Mariah Carey.

'The Masked Singer' reveals the legend behind Broccoli

The latest celebrity to be revealed on "The Masked Singer" is Paul Anka, who was hiding under a big head of Broccoli.

Courteney Cox recreates Monica's infamous turkey dance from 'Friends'

Monica's turkey dance is one of the greatest "Friends" moments. It's also when Chandler first tells her "I love you."

Matthew Perry is engaged to 'the greatest woman on the face of the planet'

Matthew Perry is engaged to his girlfriend, Molly Hurwitz, the "Friends" star revealed in comments published Thursday.

Strictly Come Dancing: Bruno Tonioli to miss 2020 final in person

The judge has to stay put in the US amid Covid concerns over a flight to the UK.

'Bros is back': Luke Goss on his Christmas film and making up with Matt

After his new Christmas movie Luke will reunite with twin Matt for the first Bros album in 30 years.

Giving thanks for Baby Yoda this pandemic year

Yes, 2020 has been a gigantic dumpster fire on a multitude of levels. But a spirit a gratitude may help pull us through. We're thankful for Baby Yoda, Verzuz battles and so many other pop culture offerings this pandemic year.

Death of England: The former prisoner turned leading man

Michael Balogun stars in Death of England: Delroy at The National Theatre.

Jack Whitehall 'dwarf' routine complaints upheld

The comedian's Live at the Apollo set will not be re-broadcast, after two viewers complained.

Panto season now 'up in the air' for 2020

The new coronavirus tiers mean many theatres remain unsure if pantomimes will go ahead this year.

Drake sides with The Weeknd, says Grammys 'may no longer matter'

Add Drake to the list of people who don't sound happy that The Weeknd was shut out of this year's Grammy nominations.

Cancelled prom pictures win £15,000 Taylor Wessing portrait prize

Alys Tomlinson's Lost Summer features school leavers denied their proms by the coronavirus pandemic.

'Black Beauty' reimagines the classic horse story

"Black Beauty" gives the original Victorian novel a significant makeover, a contemporary remake that relocates the story to the American West. The movie delivers a more pointed animal-rights message, but while its equine star fares well enough, the two-footed characters never really get out of the starting gate.

Revisiting the 'Friends' Thanksgiving episodes may sweeten the holiday

"Friends" always made Thanksgiving better. This year, we need to revisit the show's Thanksgiving specials more than ever.

Chrissy Teigen is in 'grief depression hole'

Once again Chrissy Teigen is being open about her struggles.

Taylor Swift reveals boyfriend Joe Alwyn is mystery 'Folklore' co-writer

Taylor Swift has revealed that her British actor boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, is the mystery co-writer credited on her latest album "Folklore" under the pseudonym "William Bowery."

Mads Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp for third 'Fantastic Beasts' movie

Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp as the villainous dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the third "Fantastic Beasts" movie, Warner Bros. Pictures has announced in a statement.

Why Hitchcock’s most controversial film was never made

Nicholas Barber looks at a radical film deemed too controversial for Hollywood.

Drake calls for Grammys to be replaced after The Weeknd is snubbed

"This is a great time for somebody to start something new," the star says, after The Weeknd's snub.

Is the era of the Hollywood blockbuster over?

Has Covid put an end to big budget film-making, or will busy cinemas in Asia give Hollywood hope?

Fantastic Beasts: Mads Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp

Depp, who played Gellert Grindelwald, left the franchise this month after losing a libel case.

The Weeknd accuses Grammys of being 'corrupt'

The Weeknd sounds as shocked as everyone else that he didn't receive any Grammy nominations this year.

Over-55s growing less satisfied with the BBC, Ofcom says

Satisfaction with the BBC among its most loyal audiences is showing "signs of waning", Ofcom says.

Beatles book by Craig Brown wins £50k Baillie Gifford non-fiction prize

Craig Brown's One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time is awarded the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize.

Bill Murray's brother Ed, who inspired 'Caddyshack,' dies

Ed Murray, the brother of actor Bill Murray, has died, according to a posting on the actor's company's verified Instagram account.

Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend is mystery co-writer

Joe Alwyn was credited under a pseudonym on two tracks on Taylor Swift's latest album Folklore.