Category: TV & Radio

HP Culture
Channel 5 children’s TV show Milkshake! needs “culturally diverse families” to share stories

Television producers are on the lookout for families with young children from diverse ethnic backgrounds for a new television series called ‘Harper and Reu’s Wonderworld’ for Chanel 5’ pre-school Milkshake! programme. The show’s casting producer Emine Yalcin told T-VINE that filmmakers Doc Hearts have already “filmed 10 of our 20 episodes”, which includes families from […]

HP Culture
Leyla Kazim to make debut appearance as food critic on BBC’s MasterChef

Food presenter and writer Leyla Kazim has announced she is to appear on BBC One’s hit cooking show MasterChef as a food critic in the episode airing on Friday, 11 November 2022. Posting on her social media page, The Cutlery Chronicles, Leyla wrote, “There’s a new MasterChef UK critic in town”, adding that she will […]

Features
Legendary Turkish sports broadcaster Halit Kıvanç, the first foreign journalist to interview Pelé, has died

One of Turkiye’s finest sports presenters and journalists, Halit Kıvanç, who was behind many broadcasting ‘firsts’, has been laid to rest. He passed away on Tuesday, 25 October, aged 97. Kıvanç’s funeral, at Istanbul’s Zincirlikuyu Mosque and Cemetery, was attended by hundreds of people, including notable faces from the worlds of media, sport, entertainment, and […]

HP People
Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu gears up for Dancing on Ice, as new projects pour in for Love Island’s winning couple

Love Island winners Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu and Davide Sanclimenti have thrived like no other winning couple of the ITV2 hit show. Already considered entertainment royalty, the pair have been flooded with brand deal offers left and right since they victoriously exited the Mallorca villa this summer. The main profession for the 28-year-old Turkish beauty from Essex […]

HP Culture
Love Island’s new ‘it’ couple Ekin-de are hitting it big with huge brand deals and their own reality show

While ITV2’s Love Island is a show about finding love with a prize of £50k (which isn’t much in today’s economy), most contestants join for the possible brand deals and a chance at becoming influencers on social media. It seems the Turkish delight and Italian stallion have struck gold with their on-screen persona: not only […]