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TV Licensing reveals top moments “worth the licence fee”

The top TV moments from shows most valued by Licence Fee payers have been revealed by TV Licensing.
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A canal

TV licensing reminder for boat owners

With increasing numbers deciding to choose a life on water, TV Licensing is urging boat dwellers in Northern Ireland to ensure they are correctly licensed to watch TV.

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101 dalmations

Top 20 films we claim to have seen

Consider yourself a movie buff? Turns out four in ten of us claim to have watched a film they’ve never actually seen just to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Entrance to the cinema

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

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Ant and Dec

Everything from elections 
to Ant and Dec and Columbo

Last weekend wasn’t the best of my life. I actually appeared (inadvertently) on the telly (BBC and UTV) on Friday night when I had the tough luck of having to cover the NI Assembly election count in Banbridge (Upper Bann and Newry/Armagh constituencies).

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Screenshot of the application form

TV series 'The Secret Lives of 4 and 5 year olds' now recruiting

The Secret Life of ... is appealing for four and five-year-olds to help make a new series. Do you want your child to be involved?
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Blind Date will return to our screens later this year.

Northern Ireland singletons wanted for new series of Blind Date

A legendary TV dating show makes its return to our screens this year and the production company behind it is looking for Northern Ireland singletons to take part.

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TV licence

TV Licence set to rise from £145.50 to £147

The annual TV licence fee is set to increase to £147 from April 1, 2017, the Government has today confirmed.

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Hollyoaks

Hollyoaks producers warn of FAKE Facebook casting call for extras

Lime pictures, producers of hit Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks have issued a warning after it emerged that companies claiming to be recruiting paid extras on their behalf were doing so WITHOUT the knowledge or consent of the producers.

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Naked Attraction presenter Anna Richardson.

Portadown singletons wanted for Channel 4’s Naked Attraction

Fancy getting your kit off with the aim to find true love?

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Ellen Mooney winner in the 14-17 yrs special category  from Portadown Credit Union,Armagh with Marty Whelan and ILCU President Brian McCrory  in Croke Park. Pic by Maxwell Photography

Portadown girl is tops in popular Credit Union art competition

A teenage girl, Ellen Mooney from Portadown, has won an art contest run by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU).

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June Brown acting as Dot Cotton - BBC image

As June Brown turns 90 here are Dot Cotton's Eastenders highlights

Chain-smoking, Bible-bashing Dot Cotton has been an EastEnders fixture since 1985, and has appeared in some of the soap's most dramatic - and sometimes funniest - scenes.

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'Blind Date' presenter, Cilla Black, who passed away in 2015.

Blind Date to return... but who’ll replace Cilla?

‘Blind Date’ will return to television screens with a new presenter in 2017.

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A tirumphant Mary Berry off to collect her award.

At least my campfire baking didn’t have a soggy bottom Mary

I once baked a Campfire Twist, a rather yukky concoction from the Boy Scout Book of Iffy Recipes; if I had eaten the horrible specimen I’d probably have been rushed to hospital to have my stomach pumped.

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'Jedi Jim' (left) and Dr Leah Totten (right). Could you be the next NI contestant to impress Lord Sugar?

TV: Applicants wanted for BBC show The Apprentice

Think you could be the next Richard Branson or Bill Gates? The Apprentice is now looking for entrepreneurs to win Sir Alan Sugar’s next big investment.

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What do you think of the title of the new 'Star Wars' film?

Official title of ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’ revealed

The name of the next instalment in the ‘Star Wars’ saga has been officially unveiled.

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BT has announced price changes

BT price hike for all broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of 2 April as BT announces price changes.

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From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

There was big news in the TV world today as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

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