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Leigh Francis

  • Apr 30, 1973 (age 46)
  • 5' 10" (1.77 m)
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2019
Rocketman
MovieMay 16, 2019

Rocketman

Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film based on the life …
Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film based on the life of musician Elton John. Directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Lee Hall, it stars Taron Egerton as John, with Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film follows John's early days as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music to his musical partnership with Bernie Taupin. The film is titled after John's 1972 song "Rocket Man".
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2018
The Greatest TV Moments of All Time
MovieJan 2, 2018

The Greatest TV Moments of All Time

The Greatest TV Moments of All Time released.
2017
Who Shot Simon Cowell?
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MovieDec 30, 2017

Who Shot Simon Cowell?

Simon Cowell is shot at his …
Simon Cowell is shot at his birthday party, and Ant and Dec are accused and forced to run.
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The Keith and Paddy Picture Show
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TV ShowMay 6, 2017

The Keith and Paddy Picture Show

The Keith and Paddy Picture …
The Keith and Paddy Picture Show is a British comedy parody series, written by and starring Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness, first broadcast on ITV on 6 May 2017. The series is billed as a "comedic tribute" to some of Lemon and McGuinness' favourite films. Each week they attempt to recreate an iconic film, with the help of a celebrity cast.
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The Nightly Show
TV ShowFeb 27, 2017

The Nightly Show

The Nightly Show is a British late-night entertainment and chat …
The Nightly Show is a British late-night entertainment and chat show hosted by various presenters each week, which premiered on 27 February 2017 and ended on 23 April 2017. The show aired on ITV at 10:00 pm on Monday to Friday evenings. Each episode was taped at the Cochrane Theatre in London at 6:00 pm, every weekday, four hours before that night's episode is scheduled to air on ITV.
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2015
Keith Lemon's Back T'Future Tribute
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MovieOct 21, 2015

Keith Lemon's Back T'Future Tribute

Keith Lemon recreates some …
Keith Lemon recreates some of the most famous scenes from Back to the Future (1985), as well as exploring its creation by talking to several cast and crew members who worked on the film.
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The Keith Lemon Sketch Show
TV ShowFeb 5, 2015

The Keith Lemon Sketch Show

The Keith Lemon Sketch …
The Keith Lemon Sketch Show is a British television impressions/character sketch show that aired on ITV2 from 5 February 2015 until 10 March 2016. It starred Leigh Francis's alter ego Keith Lemon portraying several celebrities.
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2014
Nomination2014

Most Popular Entertainment Presenter

Nominated for National …
Nominated for National Television Award for Most Popular Entertainment Presenter.
National Television Award
2013
Most Popular Entertainment Presenter
Nomination2013

Most Popular Entertainment Presenter

Nominated for "Celebrity Juice".
National Television Award
2012
Keith Lemon: The Film
MovieAug 24, 2012

Keith Lemon: The Film

Keith Lemon (Leigh Francis) …
Keith Lemon (Leigh Francis) is preparing to take his invention, the securipole, which he has been attempting to lift off the ground for twenty years, to a business convention in London. ...
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Lemon La Vida Loca
TV ShowAug 2, 2012

Lemon La Vida Loca

Lemon La Vida Loca is a British mock reality show created …
Lemon La Vida Loca is a British mock reality show created and written by, and starring, comedian Leigh Francis and actress Laura Aikman. The show's title is derived from Ricky Martin's 1999 hit single, "Livin' la Vida Loca".
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Keith Lemon's LemonAid
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TV ShowApr 7, 2012

Keith Lemon's LemonAid

Keith Lemon's LemonAid is a …
Keith Lemon's LemonAid is a British television entertainment series hosted by comedian Leigh Francis as his character Keith Lemon. It aired on ITV from 7 April to 19 May 2012. Each week, with the help of a celebrity guest, Lemon makes people's dreams come true. He calls himself "The Dream-Meckah!".
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Sunday Brunch
TV ShowMar 25, 2012

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch is a British television programme …
Sunday Brunch is a British television programme presented by Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer which is broadcast live on Channel 4 on Sunday mornings, that features cookery and interviews with celebrity guests.
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Most Popular Entertainment Presenter
Nomination2012

Most Popular Entertainment Presenter

Nominated for "Celebrity Juice".
National Television Award
2011
The Jonathan Ross Show
TV ShowSep 3, 2011

The Jonathan Ross Show

The Jonathan Ross Show is …
The Jonathan Ross Show is a British comedy chat show presented by Jonathan Ross. It was first broadcast on ITV on 3 September 2011 and airs on Saturday evenings following the conclusion of Ross' BBC One chat show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, in July 2010.
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Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel
TV ShowAug 8, 2011

Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel

Let's Do Lunch with Gino & …
Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel is a British daytime television programme which aired live on ITV from 2011 until 2014 as part of ITV Food, presented by Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes. D'Acampo cooks various food items, whilst Sykes does the main presenting of the show. The show mixed food with celebrity chat. In each episode, a celebrity guest appeared to assist the hosts and chat to them about their latest projects.
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Dynamo: Magician Impossible
TV ShowJul 7, 2011

Dynamo: Magician Impossible

Dynamo: Magician …
Dynamo: Magician Impossible is a fly on the wall documentary series following the life of English magician Steven Frayne, better known as Dynamo. The show is produced by Phil McIntyre Productions and Inner Circle Films for UKTV's channel Watch and Universal Networks International. In 2012, the show was nominated for Best Entertainment Programme at the 17th National Television Awards.
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Sing If You Can
TV ShowApr 16, 2011

Sing If You Can

Sing If You Can is a British game show broadcast on ITV. It …
Sing If You Can is a British game show broadcast on ITV. It features celebrities attempting to sing in front of a live studio audience whilst various attempts are made to disrupt their performances. It is presented by Keith Lemon and Stacey Solomon, though originally Vernon Kay was scheduled to host, but he felt that it would be better hosted by a comedian. The show was sponsored by Argos, supporting the charity Teenage Cancer Trust.
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2010
100 Greatest Toys
MovieDec 19, 2010

100 Greatest Toys

100 Greatest Toys released.
Keith Lemon's Fit
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MovieNov 22, 2010

Keith Lemon's Fit

Keith Lemon releases his own take on the fitness DVD craze …
Keith Lemon releases his own take on the fitness DVD craze with hilarious results. A collection of sketches and workouts that will exercise the smiles muscles and give you a right arm like Popeye.
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Daybreak
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TV ShowSep 6, 2010

Daybreak

Daybreak is a British morning television programme which …
Daybreak is a British morning television programme which was broadcast on ITV from 6 September 2010 to 25 April 2014. Daybreak replaced GMTV, which aired its last weekday edition on 3 September 2010. Daybreak launched three days later.
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Sharon Osbourne: A Comedy Roast
MovieApr 8, 2010

Sharon Osbourne: A Comedy Roast

Sharon Osbourne: A …
Sharon Osbourne: A Comedy Roast is a 2010 comedy film directed by Ben Caron.
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Take Me Out
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TV ShowJan 2, 2010

Take Me Out

Take Me Out is a dating game show presented by …
Take Me Out is a dating game show presented by comedian, Paddy McGuinness. Based on the Australian show Taken Out, it began airing on ITV in the United Kingdom and simulcast on TV3 in the Republic of Ireland on 2 January 2010. An unscreened pilot episode was made for Channel 4 in 2009, but it was ITV who picked it up for a series. The show is produced by Thames (formerly Talkback Thames).
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2009
Cha'mone Mo'Fo'Selecta! A Tribute to Michael Jackson
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MovieSep 24, 2009

Cha'mone Mo'Fo'Selecta! A Tribute to Mi…

Following the death of …
Following the death of Michael Jackson, Leigh Francis takes on the role of his "tribute" to the fallen star one last time.
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Alan Carr: Chatty Man
TV ShowJun 14, 2009

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr: Chatty Man (also …
Alan Carr: Chatty Man (also simply known as Chatty Man) is a former British comedy chat show presented by comedian Alan Carr. The show included interviews with celebrity guests, sketches, topical chat and music. In 2013, the show won a BAFTA for the best Entertainment Performance.
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Matilda Francis
ChildFebruary 2009

Matilda Francis

Matilda Francis born.
2008
Celebrity Juice
TV ShowSep 24, 2008

Celebrity Juice

Celebrity Juice is a British television comedy panel …
Celebrity Juice is a British television comedy panel game on ITV2, broadcast since 24 September 2008. The show is written and presented by Keith Lemon, the alter-ego of comedian Leigh Francis. The format for the series was first suggested in 2007, after the final series of Leigh Francis' Channel 4 sketch show Bo' Selecta!. ITV approached Francis to create a show featuring popular alter-ego Keith Lemon, and after the success of the five-part series Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour, the channel commissioned Celebrity Juice.
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Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour
TV ShowMar 11, 2008

Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour

Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant …
Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour is a travel-style comedy series hosted by Keith Lemon, a character portrayed by comedian Leigh Francis. The series was first announced during an appearance by Lemon on the Big Brother companion show Big Brother's Big Mouth in 2007. The show premiered on 11 March 2008, attracting 565,000 viewers (a 2.2% multi-channel share), and concluded on 15 April 2008.
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Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack
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TV ShowJan 3, 2008

Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack

Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack …
Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack was a special series of Celebrity Big Brother, a spin-off series of the British reality television programme Big Brother. It was broadcast on E4 from 3–28 January 2008. A number of closely associated programmes also aired on the same channel. Dermot O'Leary – who had hosted Big Brother's Little Brother since 2001 – was the main host of Celebrity Hijack, and it was his final series of Big Brother.
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2007
Keeping Up with the Kardashians
TV ShowOct 14, 2007

Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Keeping Up with the …
Keeping Up with the Kardashians (often abbreviated KUWTK) is an American reality television series that airs on the E! cable network. The show focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Kardashian–Jenner blended family. Its premise originated with Ryan Seacrest, who also serves as an executive producer. The series debuted on October 14, 2007, and has subsequently become one of the longest-running reality television series in the country. The sixteenth season premiered on March 31, 2019.
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Britain's Got More Talent
TV ShowJun 9, 2007

Britain's Got More Talent

BGT's tongue-in-cheek sister …
BGT's tongue-in-cheek sister show in which Stephen Mulhern loses the will to live as he chats with some of the more eccentric acts, plus some backstage shenanigans with Ant and Dec.
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Xposé
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TV ShowApr 16, 2007

Xposé

Xposé is an Irish entertainment, fashion and beauty …
Xposé is an Irish entertainment, fashion and beauty programme, broadcast every Friday at 18:00 on Virgin Media One. It ran for a 3 day week at 20:00 on Virgin Media Two (previously known as "3e"). It originally aired weekdays for 30 minutes, with advertising; later it broadcast for 60 minutes, with advertising.
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2006
The One Show
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TV ShowAug 14, 2006

The One Show

The One Show is a British television magazine and chat …
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme. Broadcast live on BBC One weeknights at 7:00 pm, it features topical stories and studio guests. It is currently co-hosted by Alex Jones alongside Matt Baker (Mondays to Thursdays) and a guest host on Fridays. Various reporters also assist with subject-specific presenting, both in the studio and on location, or through filmed segments. Originally produced in Birmingham and then in BBC's Media Village in White City, London, since 2014 the studio is in Broadcasting House, the BBC's headquarters in London.
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2005
A Bear's Tail
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TV ShowJul 8, 2005

A Bear's Tail

A Bear's Tail” is a spin-off from the successful "Bo' Selecta!" …
A Bear's Tail” is a spin-off from the successful "Bo' Selecta!" series and takes the traditional sit-com format and trashes it! After the Bear settles in with his adopted mum Patsy Kensit, her husband Sean Pertwee, and her teenage daughter, he realises that he's in a sit-com. With the help of a celebrity scriptwriter living under the stairs, he makes the rules up as he goes along.
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Comic Aid
MovieFeb 26, 2005

Comic Aid

Comic Aid released.
2004
A Bear's Christmas Tail
MovieDec 28, 2004

A Bear's Christmas Tail

A Bear's Christmas Tail released.
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
TV ShowOct 25, 2004

Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two

Strictly Come Dancing: It …
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two (also known as Strictly: It Takes Two or simply It Takes Two) is a British television programme, the companion show to the popular BBC One programme Strictly Come Dancing. It is broadcast on weeknights during the run of the main show on BBC Two at 6:30 pm. Claudia Winkleman originally presented the show, however she left at the end of the 2010 series and now presents the main show. Since October 2011, Zoe Ball has presented the show. On 18 April 2019, it was announced that Rylan Clark-Neal would be joining the show as a co-host.
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The Paul O'Grady Show
TV ShowOct 11, 2004

The Paul O'Grady Show

The Paul O'Grady Show is a …
The Paul O'Grady Show is a British comedy chat show presented by comedian Paul O'Grady, first shown on 11 October 2004. The programme is a teatime chat show consisting of a mixture of celebrity guests, comic stunts, musical performances, and occasionally viewer competitions.
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Hell's Kitchen
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TV ShowMay 23, 2004

Hell's Kitchen

Hell's Kitchen is a British cookery reality show, aired on ITV, …
Hell's Kitchen is a British cookery reality show, aired on ITV, which features prospective chefs competing with each other for a final prize. Four series aired between 2004 to 2009, three presented by Angus Deayton and the most recent by Claudia Winkleman.
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Strictly Come Dancing
TV ShowMay 15, 2004

Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing …
Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest in which celebrities partner with professional dancers to compete in mainly ballroom and Latin dance. Each couple is scored out of 10 by a panel of judges. The format has been exported to over 40 other countries, licensed by BBC Worldwide, and has also inspired a modern dance-themed spin-off Strictly Dance Fever. The Guinness Book of Records has named Strictly to be the world’s most successful reality TV format. The show is currently presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.
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Best Comedy
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Nomination2004

Best Comedy

Nominated for "Bo' Selecta!".
British Academy Television Award
2002
Jill Carter
MarriageOctober 2002

Jill Carter

Married Jill Carter.
Bo' Selecta!
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TV ShowSep 6, 2002

Bo' Selecta!

Bo' Selecta! is a British 'adult' television sketch show …
Bo' Selecta! is a British 'adult' television sketch show written and performed by Leigh Francis that lampoons popular culture and is known for its often surreal, abstract toilet humour.
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Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
TV ShowJun 8, 2002

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night …
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (referred to simply as Saturday Night Takeaway or SNT) is a British television variety show, created and presented by Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly (colloquially known as Ant & Dec), and broadcast on ITV since its premiere on 8 June 2002, enduring a three-year hiatus between 2010–2012, while its presenters worked on other projects. The show's format, heavily influenced by previous Saturday night light entertainment shows such as Noel's House Party, Opportunity Knocks and Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, focuses on a mixture of live and pre-recorded entertainment and quiz segments, including an audience-based quiz involving the television adverts during a week's episode of one of ITV's programmes, and a competition in each series between the two series.
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2001
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
TV ShowNov 2, 2001

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Friday Night with Jonathan …
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is a British chat show presented by Jonathan Ross and broadcast on BBC One between 2001 and 2010. The programme features Ross' take on current topics of conversation, guest interviews (usually three per show) and live music from both a guest music group and the house band. First broadcast on 2 November 2001, the show began its final series in January 2010 and ended on 16 July 2010.
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1999
Loose Women
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TV ShowSep 6, 1999

Loose Women

Loose Women is a British panel show that has been …
Loose Women is a British panel show that has been broadcast on ITV since 6 September 1999. The show is produced by ITV Studios and is broadcast on weekdays at 12.30pm. The programme was originally broadcast from Norwich before moving to London and focuses on a panel of four female presenters who interview celebrities, discuss their lives, and discuss topical issues ranging from politics and current affairs to celebrity gossip and entertainment news. The show's current main hosts/anchor presenters are Kaye Adams, Ruth Langsford, Andrea McLean and Christine Lampard. The programme has been simulcast in the Republic of Ireland on Virgin Media Two, since January 2015. Its 3,000th episode was broadcast on 15 May 2018.
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1998
CD:UK
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TV ShowAug 29, 1998

CD:UK

CD:UK (CountDown:United Kingdom), stylised as cd:uk, …
CD:UK (CountDown:United Kingdom), stylised as cd:uk, is a British music television programme. Originally run in conjunction with SMTV Live, the programme first aired on ITV on 29 August 1998 to rival the BBC's Live & Kicking and was the replacement for The Chart Show, which had been airing on the network for nine and a half years.
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SMTV Live
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TV ShowAug 29, 1998

SMTV Live

SMTV Live (an abbreviation of Saturday Morning Television …
SMTV Live (an abbreviation of Saturday Morning Television Live), also stylised as SM:tv LIVE, and in early promotional material SMTV://live, is a British Saturday morning children's television programme, first broadcast on ITV on 29 August 1998 and last broadcast on 27 December 2003.
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1997
Through the Keyhole
TV ShowApr 7, 1997

Through the Keyhole

Welcome to the Through the Keyhole guide at TV.com. …
Welcome to the Through the Keyhole guide at TV.com. This is a gameshow in which an unidentified celebrity's home is looked around and then the guests in the studio have to work out who it belongs to.
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1995
The Frank Skinner Show
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TV ShowSep 10, 1995

The Frank Skinner Show

The Frank Skinner Show …
The Frank Skinner Show was a television chat show hosted by comedian Frank Skinner, which lasted nine series on British television between 1995 and 2005. As well as celebrity interviews, the shows included an initial stand-up routine, various sketches throughout the episode and usually concluded with a comedic song featuring Frank and the guest stars. The Frank Skinner Show became notorious over the years for the unconventional nature of the interviews, including some shocking revelations from the guests. The programme ended in 2005 after nine series.
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1993
GMTV
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TV ShowJan 1, 1993

GMTV

GMTV originally aired between 1st January 1993 and 31st …
GMTV originally aired between 1st January 1993 and 31st December 1999. At this point the show changed it's title to GMTV Today. The show returned as part of a rebrand of the channel on January 5th 2010 and aired on ITV1 and ITV1HD (as of 2nd April 2010) 6am-8.35am Monday-Thursday and 6am-9.25am on Fridays until 3rd September 2010. It bought you up to date with the mornings latest news and views. With real-life stories, celebrity exclusives, tv reviews and more.
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1988
This Morning
TV ShowOct 3, 1988

This Morning

This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is …
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV. The show airs live on weekdays from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm featuring news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and more similar features.
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1973
Leigh Francis
BirthApril 1973

Leigh Francis

Leigh Francis was born.
1964
Top of the Pops
TV ShowJan 1, 1964

Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music …
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. The programme was shown every Thursday evening on BBC One, except for a short period on Fridays in mid-1973 before being again moved to Fridays at 7:30 pm in 1996 and then to Sundays on BBC Two in 2005. Each weekly programme consisted of performances from some of that week's best-selling popular music artists, with a rundown of that week's singles chart. Additionally, there was a special edition of the programme on Christmas Day (and usually, until 1984, a second such edition a few days after Christmas), featuring some of the best-selling singles of the year.
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