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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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Sesame Street

TV: Sesame Street to introduce new character with Autism

Children's show Sesame Street is to introduce a new character with autism.

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Richard Hammond who was knocked out after falling off a motorbike while filming for The Grand Tour, according to reports

TV: Richard Hammond 'fine' after motorbike accident during Grand Tour filming

Richard Hammond has assured fans he is "fine" after falling off a motorbike "many times" while filming for The Grand Tour.

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The late Cilla Black

TV: Cilla would have been 'very happy' with O'Grady hosting Blind Date

Cilla Black would have been "very happy" that her close friend Paul O'Grady is stepping into her shoes to host Blind Date, her son has said.

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Victoria Wood is to be celebrated with a star-studded six-part series looking back at her work

TV: BBC series to celebrate 'unparalleled' work of Victoria Wood

Victoria Wood is to be celebrated with a star-studded six-part series looking back at her work.

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Paul O'Grady said he was 'honoured' to present the new series

TV: Paul O'Grady to host Blind Date comeback on Channel 5

Paul O'Grady has been confirmed as the host of Blind Date when it returns later this year.

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crew call out

crew call out

Cinemagic has launched its search for a trainee film production crew for its second Feature Film ‘Grace and Goliath’.

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John Veighey, Sammy McAuley and Aaron Curragh who feature tonight in True North: Jobs for the Boys

Back to school to try to find jobs for east Belfast boys

A new BBC Northern Ireland documentary will follow three young men from east Belfast as they return to the classroom to boost their chances of getting a job.

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Tom Hiddleston stars in Kong: Skull Island.

Cinema: Tom’s creature feature is much more than just a monster movie

Tom Hiddleston is proving difficult to pin down. He’s just been asked whether he believes creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster really exist.
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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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Game Of Thrones provided the highest amount of extra work during 2016 for The Extras Dept

Expansion plans as NI company makes success of going extra mile

An extras agency which has provided work for local actors in Game Of Thrones, The Fall and Line Of Duty, has made a number of key announcements to celebrate 10 years in business.

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Sir Bruce Forsythe

Sir Bruce Forsyth 'spends five nights in intensive care with chest infection'

Sir Bruce Forsyth has spent five nights in intensive care after developing a severe chest infection, according to reports.
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John Cusack in Love and Mercy. PA Photo/Francois Duhamel/Sony

John Cusack will be making additional appearances in Belfast after sell out event

John Cusack will be in Belfast in March for a special event as part of Belfast Film Festival.

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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.

Northern Ireland singletons wanted for Channel 4’s Naked Attraction

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

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The Dark Hedges from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones impact not irreplaceable, says NI screen chief

A hit fantasy drama that has revolutionised Northern Ireland's film industry can be replaced despite Brexit, a development agency said.
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VIDEO: The Oscars in 90 seconds

Now that the dust has settled on 'that' Best Film gaffe, we recap the 2017 Oscars in 90 seconds.

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