Celebrity MasterChef premiere draws 4.6m

The new season of Celebrity MasterChef premiered to an audience of 4.6m on Wednesday night. The BBC One show, which saw actor Neil Stuke and soap actress Alex Fletcher progress, drew a 22.3% audience share in the 8pm hour slot.

ITV doco for X Factor runner-up

Sony has reportedly signed off on a documentary featuring The X Factor runner-up Olly Murs for ITV2. As Murs’ record label, Sony is looking to publicise the rising talent in order for the singer to gain a stronger fan base.

Facebook creator goes yellow

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg will feature as himself on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. The American will appear on the cartoon in an episode where he meets Lisa at an entrepreneurs’ convention and advisers her on how to run a bike company.

South Park critic arrested

The Islamic man who threatened the creators of South Park after they aired the controversial Mohammad bear episode, has been arrested. Zachary Chesser, who posted the death threat on radical Islamic website Revolution Muslim, was detained for providing material support for a Somali terrorist group with Al-Qaeda links.

Top Gear screening later

The August 1 episode of Top Gear will screen at the later time of 9.30pm due to the extended athletics coverage on BBC Two. The motoring show will take a backseat to the network’s coverage of the European Athletics Championships. 

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