On the third episode of Simon Cowell’s new cookery series, presenter Carol Vorderman joins the judging panel – Tom Parker Bowles, Anne Harrison, Stacie Stuart, and guest Judge Andi Oliver – as they travel to the North West and see what culinary delights are on offer.
The team are geared up to find the best recipe in the country and tonight will chew their way through some of the nicest hotpots, pies and stews as they get to know the chefs, cooks and housewives behind the creations.
It’s fair to say that Simon Cowell’s TV shows have not had a good year what with criticisms levelled at The X-Factor on both sides of the Atlantic plus the failure that was Red or Black he really needs another hit show. It seems then that Cowell has looked to the success of The Great British Bake-Off for inspiration and realised that it might be an idea to create a cooking show.
Loose Women star Carol Vorderman has revealed that when she worked on Countdown, a man who was stalking her was eventually sectioned as he believed Carol was speaking directly to him through his TV.
Carol made the revelation while recording an appearance on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, during which she also discussed the breakdown of her marriage to Patrick King, and her glamorous transformation from frumpy maths geek to sultry siren.
Of the stalkers who’ve plagued her, she explained, “I have had stalkers over the years. The police deal with it but it is very scary.
“One man kept turning up where we filmed Countdown in Leeds, which was scary.
“It was sad as he’d been sectioned and thought I was talking to him through the TV…” Read more & comment »
As you may have read in the Daily Mirror yesterday, Take That singer Robbie Williams declared that everyone, himself included, would like to sleep with boffin turned sex goddess, Carol Vorderman.
During a live web chat, and shortly after discussing if he would ever sleep with a man – for the right price – the talk turned to ‘cougars’, which is when Robbie said, “Is there anyone in the room who wouldn’t sleep with Carol Vorderman?
“The whole room would sleep with Carol Vorderman.”
And today, the paper reports that Carol “nearly choked on her cornflakes” when she read what Robbie had said, and later, she was “bombarded” with tweets from hundreds of men who echoed Robbie’s sentiments… Read more & comment »
Can the four finest quiz brains in the country succeed in their mission to chase each celebrity contestant out of the game?
Bradley Walsh presents a series of celebrity special versions of hit ITV1 Daytime quiz show The Chase for Saturday nights.
EAMMON HOLMES, CAROL VORDERMAN, ALEX JAMES, JOHN THOMSON, ANNE WIDDECOMBE, JENNY FROST, MICHELLE COLLINS, AUSTIN HEALEY and SARA COX are among the 24 – strong line up set to brave the wrath of The Chaser – in a bid to win thousands of pounds for their chosen charities.
Former Countdown star Carol Vorderman has revealed that she already feels “very at home” on the panel of ITV’s daytime show, Loose Women.
Carol is quoted by MSN as saying, “Since Richard [Whiteley, former Countdown presenter] died, I’ve missed being part of a gang.
“I’ve hosted programmes since but it’s not quite the same.
“I absolutely adore banter and when I hosted Loose Women a couple of times last year, I felt very at home.”
Carol, who recently won the Rear of the Year award, added, “On Countdown, people in the audience would say, ‘Oh Carol, you’re not half as fat as you look on the telly’, which is funny… Read more & comment »
Hosted by Gavin and Stacey’s Rob Brydon and featuring team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack, Would I Lie to You? is the comedy panel show that reveals a profusion of unbelievable truths and very believable lies.