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ITV boss in fresh defence of Phillip and Holly ‘queue-jump’ row

“We, of course, respected those rules, however, we realise that it may have looked like something else and therefore totally understand the reaction.” Holly insisted she and Phillip “would never jump a queue”, though their response to the controversy has also sparked a backlash from viewers. The presenters will continue to host This Morning for […]

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ITV CEO Previews Launch of Its Free Streaming Service As Disney, Netflix Ready Ad-Tiers

U.K. TV giant ITV said the fact that Netflix and Disney+ are preparing advertising tiers could expand the broader ad market and “is kind of about how powerful TV is,” CEO Carolyn McCall said on Tuesday in London. “We will have to monitor very carefully,” she added though. Speaking at the Royal Television Society (RTS) […]

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I’m A Celeb icon quits ITV series after 20 years

A spokesperson for ITV confirmed: “Bob will always be a friend to the show. We wish him all the very best and thank him for his hard work.” It comes after it was reported Bob was “too busy” to return to the show, as he worked on the German version of I’m A Celeb. Bob, […]

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Holly and Phil row escalates as ITV hit back at ‘not on list’

Bosses insisted the TV hosts had “full accreditation” for the fast track queue which spared them the 14-hour wait facing members of the public. This Morning presenters Holly and Phillip had already been dubbed “queue jumpers” for taking advantage of the fast lane. But it was claimed yesterday that they were not accredited under their […]

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Holly and Phil ‘supported’ by ITV as more calls for hosts to be axed

A petition calling for Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield to be axed from This Morning has now reached over 50,000 signatures after furious viewers claimed they’d “jumped” the queue to see the Queen. The pair denied queue jumping, explaining they had media accreditation and were there for work. Following the backlash ITV have insisted they […]

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Coronation Street favourite ‘quits ITV soap after three years on cobbles’

Coronation Street’s Nathan Graham has reportedly left the ITV cobbles after three years of playing James Bailey Source link

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ITV viewers split as they demand GMB ‘move on’ from Queen coverage

Tuesday morning marked the end of the national mourning period after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The flags around the country went from half mast to full and many people began to get back to normal. However, many ITV and Good Morning Britain viewers were left fuming on Tuesday morning as the coverage of […]

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Emmerdale’s Marlon Dingle star addresses ‘major’ change to ITV soap

EMMERDALE actor Mark Charnock, who plays Marlon Dingle, has spoken out about a “mad” change bosses made to the ITV soap. Source link

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ITV bosses defend Holly and Phil after backlash over ‘skipping queue’ to Queen

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield have faced calls to be “sacked” after “skipping” the queue when they visited the Queen’s coffin while it’s Lying-in-State in Westminster Hall Source link

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Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby queue jump claim slammed by ITV

This Morning stars Phillip Schofield, 60, and Holly Willoughby, 41, were accused of skipping the queue to see the Queen’s coffin due to their celebrity status yesterday. Following backlash, a show spokesperson has now addressed why the pair were escorted to a different area, denying that they had any special treatment as social media users […]