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Scenes had to be cut when David Metcalfe (Matthew Wolfenden) and Katie Sugden (Sammy Winward)got rather intimate during filming. It was what the producers had wanted but in the end sections needed to be cut out as they would be unappropriate for viewing.

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Paul Abbott, once a writer for Coronation Street, had criticised current TV shows as being “diluted, half baked porridge” as well as “dull and lazy”. He also says that storylines have been thinned out unnecessarily.

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It has been revealed that Torchwood season two will switch from BBC Three to BBc Two. Filming of the second season starts in Cardiff on Monday.

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It has been decided by Channel 4 that the series of Popworld will not be continuing. The music programme has screened for more than six years but is now set to end in July.

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Tracy Barlow, played by Kate Ford, has been jailed for life – finally she has what she deserves! Tracy killed Charlie Stubbs in cold blood and now faces a life sentence behind bars, separated from her daughter Amy, who has gone to live with her father Steve.

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There are rumours that producers of popular Top Gear are in the midst of talks to make a US version of the programme. The show would follow the same format as the UK version but would focus on American made cars.

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Who will be screening Neighbours in the future? The BBC, who currently air the show, are facing a fight with ITV and Channel 5 over who will screen the programme in the future. It it reported that if the BBC want to keep the show they will be faced with quite the leap with regard to price.

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A famous Australian Breakfast Television host has been announced to make a debut on Home and Away. Dave Koch, known affectionately as “Kochie” to his fans, is an out-spoken fan of the show and often mentions it on his breakfast program. As of now, his role has not been revealed and its unclear whether it will be as a main character or as a supporting or even guest appearance.

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Battlestar Galactica has a new lease on life, with funding in place to ensure that the 4th season will be filmed. Season 4 will no longer have 13 episodes but rather an extended season of 22! The show has received numerous critical accolades including a Peabody award. The new season will also feature a 2 hour special that will even be released on DVD!

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Home and Away has a new hunk – Lincoln Lewis has a guest part on the soap that has the potential of turning into a full-time gig. Sources say that the 19 year old actor has been aspiring for a part on the soap for a year or so but it was only recently that a role was made for him. As any girl will agree, the male model has the blonde hair, the fab bod, and the right attitude needed to be on the famous soap.

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