BBC airs controversial Fawlty Towers episode after removing racist rant

A controversial Fawlty Towers episode aired on the BBC last night after previously being removed from UKTV due to a racist rant, with viewers divided on its return to screens. Last year the 1975 episode, titled The Germans, was slapped with a content warning after being removed from BBC-owned UKTV and reviewed amid the Black Lives Matter protests, after racist

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Blanket Coverage Of Prince Philip’s Death Proves To Be A Big Turn-Off For British TV Viewers

The UK’s major broadcasters trashed their schedules on Friday to bring audiences wall-to-wall coverage of Prince Philip’s death, but the output proved to be a turn-off for Brits in key evening viewing hours. Ratings data crunched by Deadline shows that the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4 all suffered audience declines between the hours of 7PM and 11PM, when the broadcasters

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MasterChef and EastEnders axed as BBC clears schedule for Prince Philip tribute

Friday night's MasterChef final and EastEnders episodes have been dropped after BBC cleared schedules for special programming on the late Prince Philip. Buckingham Palace confirmed earlier on Friday that the Duke of Edinburgh had passed away. Following the Royal's death aged 99, the BBC cleared its schedule for the rest of the day on BBC One and BBC Two. That

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NASA and Elon Musk’s SpaceX agree deal to stop devastating space collisions

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Elon Musk's SpaceX has signed an agreement with NASA to prevent crashing into each other in space. NASA announced on Thursday that it is adapting to the recent rise in commercial satellites by strengthening communications with SpaceX. The idea is that the

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EastEnders fans ‘disappointed’ over ‘negativity’ in Ruby’s endometriosis plot

EastEnders viewers were left 'disappointed' over a twist in Ruby Allen's endometriosis storyline. The character found out tonight that she might have the condition, which could affect her fertility. Ruby recently suffered a miscarriage on the soap and was heartbroken tonight when she discovered that it may have been her only chance to become a mother. She was left so

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BBC rejects Strictly complaints over 'projection of homosexuality' after Nicola and Katya's first ever same-sex pairing

THE BBC has rejected complaints made about Strictly Come Dancing's first same sex pairing and the "blatant projection of homosexuality". The BBC said viewer complaints made about former professional Nicola Adams, 38, and professional dancer Katya Jones, 31, have not been upheld. The Mirror reports the broadcaster has stood by the decision to assign the pair together after they faced

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