Eurovision 2016: Semi-final allocation draw

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This morning’s semi-final allocation draw is a sign of Eurovision season getting into gear. It means the qualification markets can open. It was also the moment that the artwork and theme for this year’s show was revealed – we will “Come Together” in Stockholm this May.

You can see which of the 37 semi-finalists are […]

Awards Analysis 2016: The Golden Globes

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The 73rd Annual Golden Globes, hosted by Ricky Gervais in Los Angeles tonight, will provide the year’s first significant shake-up in the Oscar betting markets. The Oscars themselves don’t take place until February 28th, but before those little golden men are handed out we can expect numerous twists and turns in the main categories.

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Eurovision 2016 Introduction

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The final is on May 14, but Eurovision season is already upon us, with participating countries at various stages of selecting their songs. Albania has already picked Eneda Tarifa, though you can expect the usual revamp of the winning song, which translates as ‘Fairytale’.

Elsewhere, the Belgian and Lithuanian shows are underway. The Belgian choice […]

The Voice UK 2016 Discussion Thread

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ITV have the rights to The Voice from 2017, calling into question the future of the X Factor, which is not currently contracted beyond this year. Meanwhile, the BBC’s last series of The Voice starts this evening, with a new judging line-up which sees Boy George and Paloma Faith join Will.i.am and Ricky Wilson. If […]

CBB 2016 Discussion Thread

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Celebrity Big Brother kicks off at 9pm on January 5 on Channel 5. The participants are not yet officially confirmed but a list was leaked to the tabloids. Bookies make Scott Timlin an early 3/1 favourite, followed by 7/1 David Gest and 9/1 Jonathan Cheban. X Factor interest is brought by 2012’s Christopher Maloney, available […]