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TV Choice: What to watch on TV and streaming this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.

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Douglas Henshall.

Big preview: Catching a real-life monster - In Plain Sight comes to ITV

The first episode opens as Detective William Muncie is celebrating his 40th birthday at home with his friends and family when a birthday card is hand delivered.

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What's your favourite Christmas film?

What's the best Christmas film of all time?

'Tis the season for getting cosy with a Christmas film - but what's your go-to choice?
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Basil Brush and Tiswas to be ‘saved’ for the nation

Thousands of classic TV shows are to be archived digitally - before they are lost forever.

11 Christmas TV specials to watch out for over the festive season

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and soon we'll be lapping up the first of the festive offerings on TV.
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How many of these advert slogans can you remember?

Quiz: How many of these advert slogans can you remember?

Christmas is the perfect time to snuggle up and watch the TV - but it's a shame about those adverts!

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Just magic: Eddie Redmayne delivers an infectiously fun performance

Review: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - familiar to Potter fans, yet dizzyingly inventive

Given the phenomenal success of the Harry Potter movies (and, latterly, the new stage show), a big-screen spin-off was always going to be something of a no-brainer.

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North East teenager Sam Lavery's X Factor dream is over

Teenage X Factor hopeful Sam Lavery has been eliminated from the show after judge Sharon Osbourne changed her mind at the last minute about who to send home.

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Sam hopes Gloria Gaynor classic will help her survive The X Factor

North East singing hopeful Sam Lavery hopes her choice of song will be a lucky omen as The X Factor went all disco.

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Foxes can be tame but still capable of passing on illnesses to humans

John Lewis Christmas advert fans are warned not to befriend foxes

Foxes may look cute in the new John Lewis festive advert - but parents are warned not to let their children try to befriend them.

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Buster the Boxer. Picture: John Lewis via YouTube.

Meet Buster the Boxer: John Lewis releases 2016 Christmas Advert

Well, they’ve done it again.

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Vicky Pattison was Queen of the Jungle last year.

Why Geordie Shore's Vicky Pattison is nervous about her big TV break on I'm A Celebrity spin-off

Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison says she's nervous to be hosting the I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here spin-off show.

Ex-footballer Wayne Bridge says he is scared of "absolutely everything".

Jungle-bound ex-Sunderland star reveals what he's most scared of

Former Sunderland footballer Wayne Bridge has revealed what he's most scared of as he prepares to head into the jungle.

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TV star Carol Vorderman is off to the jungle.

Which ex-Sunderland footballer is off to the jungle with Carol Vorderman for I'm A Celebrity...?

Former Sunderland footballer Wayne Bridge is off to the jungle in the latest series of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!
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Sam Lavery will take part in The X Factor Live tour next year.

Teenage singer Sam Lavery will appear on X Factor Live tour

The remaining eight acts in The X Factor - including Durham teenager Sam Lavery - will hit the road next year for the show's official live tour.

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David Bowie. Picture: Press Association.

BBC to mark David Bowie's 70th birthday with film on singer's last five years

A previously unheard original vocal which David Bowie recorded for Lazarus, his last release before his death, will be broadcast in a new BBC film on the star's final five years.

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Trailer released for Trainspotting 2: Here's what to expect from T2

The trailer for the long-awaited Trainspotting sequel has been released, 20 years after the original film was in cinemas.
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Do you watch University Challenge? Picture: YouTube.

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

Today, as we celebrate 80 years of television, we take a look at the oldest programmes still on the air.

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Del Boy and Rodney of Trotters Independent Traders (Photo: BBC)

Only Fools and Horses tops 20 most watched shows of the last 80 years - pick your favourite

Today we celebrate 80 years of TV - and these are the 20 most watched shows during that time.
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Dark Angel was filmed on the beach at Saltburn.

Good girls eat their stotties and 10 more things we learned from Dark Angel

Our region was in the TV spotlight last night as ITV showed the first part of new drama Dark Angel.
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