ITV has confirmed that hit entertainment show Love Island will be restored to its summer schedule after last year’s sun-soaked dating format was derailed by the coronavirus pandemic. ITV’s content chief Kevin Lygo said Love Island will be back after it has been off-air for around a year. The last season was a winter version, filmed in South Africa by ITV Studios for ITV2. His confirmation follows ITV CEO Carolyn McCall saying last month that this year’s season was in the balance as Covid-19 continues to rampage across Europe. “We will want to put Love Island on air because it’s been off air for a little while [after] we didn’t do it last summer. We’re looking at all our options at the moment because the pandemic makes that hard,” she told the BBC. The Daily Mirror reported this week that the island of Jersey has been identified as a back-up for the Love Island’s traditional home in Mallorca, should international travel be restricted when filming needs to … [Read more...] about ‘Love Island’ To Return To ITV This Summer
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A new video has been released for Tom Petty ’s Wildflowers -era rarity, “You Saw Me Comin’,” which will appear on the upcoming release, Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions) , out April 16th. The new video was directed by Joel Kazuo Knoernschild and Katie Malia, who pair the simmering rocker with an array of stunning natural scenes. Every now and then, the footage is reversed or flipped, injecting a somewhat surreal element into all that serenity. In a statement, the Heartbreakers’ Benmont Tench said of “You Saw Me Comin’,” “There’s this kind of longing in the song, in the way that he wrote the chord structure, the melody and the lyrics. It’s wistful, and it would have been the perfect way to end the disc.” Finding Wildflowers boasts 16 alternate takes, long cuts and jams of Wildflowers songs that Petty, his bandmates, and co-producer Rick Rubin worked on while finalizing Wildflowers in 1994. “You Saw Me Comin’” and the rest of the collection was released last … [Read more...] about Watch a Scenic New Video for Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Rarity ‘You Saw Me Comin”
EXCLUSIVE: Mumbai-based Abundantia Entertainment , which has credits including the Amazon series Breathe and follow-up Breathe: Into The Shadows, has taken rights to the Indian young adult book Along Came A Spyder . The novel, written by Apeksha Rao, follows seventeen-year-old Samira who is smart, sassy, and whose only dream in life is to follow in her family’s footsteps and become a spy. Leading missions, running agents, evading exploding napalms – she wants to do it all while dealing with the coming-of-age pangs on her budding youth. When she accidentally discovers there exists a sisterhood of teen spies called ‘The Spyders’, Samira will do anything to get in. Abundantia will develop the book as a series under its new banner Filters, a content vertical dedicated to young adults. The company said that part of the market in India is yet to be explored to its full potential. Also being developed under Filters is an adaptation of hit Israeli YA drama The Missing … [Read more...] about ‘Breathe’ Producer Abundantia Entertainment Acquires Indian YA Spy Novel ‘Along Came A Spyder’ For Series Adaptation
Haseenwaadiyan, khulaaasmaan, aurpyaar hi pyaar - Welcome to the gorgeous world of MTV Splitsvilla 13 . The stage is set, the quest to find love, explore bonds and ultimately become the 'ideal match', is about to begin! The ever-charming duo, Rannvijay and Sunny are back as hosts and are all set to up the entertainment quotient for this season and bring it on with the new theme, showcasing Two Sides of Love, starting March 6, every Saturday at 7 pm only on MTV. And, as much as we're excited to witness the grandeur of the 13th season, we know the fans are eagerly waiting to meet the young, talented contestants this year. The wait is now over! We introduce you to the Splitsvillains of the season. Hold your breath and take a look: 1. Nikita Bhamidipati, 19 Look who's here! Nikita rose to fame with her stint in MTV Ace of space S2. The youngest of the lot, Nikita is a complete entertainer and will be one of the most popular contestants to watch out for in the … [Read more...] about MTV Splitsvilla 13: These 21 Contestants To Raise The Temperature On Sunny Leone & Rannvijay’s Show
Popular reality show Bigg Boss Malayalam 3 is nearing yet another weekend. On the third weekend, host Mohanlal will have a lot to discuss with the contestants, especially after a high-voltage week that saw several brawls, arguments and even physical attacks. On the other hand, one among them will go back home ending their ambitious journey in the show. Talking about the nominated contestants, Bhagyalakshmi, Sai Vishnu, Dimpal Bhal, Soorya Menon and Anoop Krishna have been nominated through the usual nomination process. Notably, contestants Firoz Khan, Sajna (the duo should be counted as a single unit) and Michelle Ann Daniel were directly nominated by Mohanlal as a punishment for breaking the rules of Bigg Boss Malayalam 3 . Well, with several speculations doing the rounds about the elimination process this week, reports are rife that actress Michelle might have to pack her bags to return home as the second eliminated contestant of the season. Several … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss Malayalam 3: Will Michelle Ann Daniel Bid Goodbye To The Show This Week?