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Richard and Judy don’t think Susanna Reid can save Daybreak!

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Richard and Judy have admitted to scepticism over the new plans to save breakfast TV on ITV.

It was announced earlier this month that Strictly Come Dancing star Susanna Reid had been poached from BBC Breakfast and would be heading up a new, revamped morning show on the commercial television channel.

The mum of three will be joined by hosts such as Ben Shephard on the sofa, while current presenter Lorraine Kelly will return to her own show from 8.30am each day and Aled Jones will be bumped to a Saturday only programme.

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Richard and Judy Return To This Morning

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Well who would have predicted it? Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan have reportedly agreed to return to This Morning to celebrate the 21st birthday of the show.

The Mirror, states that the one off comeback will take place this Monday alongside current presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.

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Chloe Madeley in drink driving scandal


Chloe Madeley, daughter of presenting duo Richard amd Judy has become embroiled in a drink driving scandal. Stupid little girl.

Police were called to the scene of a car accident at 4am on Sunday morning but the driver was nowhere to be seen. Police then traced the Peugeot 206 back to one Miss Chloe Madeley, who was reportedly hiding out at her parents home in Barnet.

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Judy Finnigan To Take TV Break

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Judy Finnigan is reportedly planning to take a break from TV after she finishes her stint on digital TV channel Watch.

Richard and Judy will present their last show together on July 3rd and whilst Richard is said to have new projects in the pipeline, Judy is planning some down time.

A source told The Mirror: “Judy is keen to lower the pace. They have not ruled out working together again, but it will not be on another chatshow.”

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Richard & Judy Quit Chat Show

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Richard and Judy have decided to quit their chat show, after ratings remained ridiculously low.

The final installment of the show will air on July 3, a year after they signed to the channel.

The couple said in their statement: “Some you win, some you lose. It’s a shame we couldn’t get this one to fly because both we and our brilliant young production team were genuinely proud of the show and the guests it attracted.

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Richard and Judy Splitting Up?

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Richard Madeley has revealed that he and his wife Judy Finnigan are considering going their seperate ways in terms of their TV careers.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4′s Desert Island Discs, Madeley said: “It’s been 20 years of doing the same kind of thing.”

He talked about “tantalising” solo projects which both had been offered and said they were strongly considering their options once their current contract with Watch runs out.

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Richard and Judy axed from Watch?

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Watch are rumoured to be considering axing Richard and Judy’s new chat show after they lost 90% of their audience.

The shows ratings have slipped from 100,000 on launch week to just 8,000 recently.

“Every day, we think an announcement will be made, saying ‘That’s All,’” a show source told The Sun. “It looks unlikely this show will come back.”

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Will Richard & Judy Leave Watch?

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TV duo, Richard and Judy have admitted that if their new show on TV channel ‘Watch’ doesn’t pick up ratings soon, they may leave the show and channel altogether.

The pair were paid £1 million each to move from Channel 4 where they regularly drew in ratings in the region of three million, however on a recent episode of their new show they were watched by just 12,000 people.

Yesterday Richard said: “The series is planned till Christmas 2009. If it doesn’t work, it’s not the end of the world.” Richard told Jo Russell’s Absolute Radio Show: “When you go to a new channel, let alone a new programme on an existing channel, of course the ratings are going to be incredibly low compared to before. They just die.

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Say ‘Thank You Britain’ With Richard & Judy

The golden couple of television, Richard & Judy, have recently launched their newest TV venture, ‘Richard & Judy’s New Position’, which airs on WATCH at 8pm every weekday evening.

Rewarding the people who make a difference and singling out the individuals who deserve a thank you in life, Thank You Britain is an ongoing initiative focusing acts of generosity, selflessness and support. As part of a nation wide scheme, Richard & Judy invite viewers to nominate the wonderful people that have made their lives a little bit easier, via the Watch website.

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Richard And Judy Attract 200,000 On UKTV

TV duo, Richard and Judy attracted around 200,000 viewers to their new chat show on UKTV last night.

Their show, New Position was broadcast at 8PM last night with guests, Samuel Jackson and David Walliams.

UKTV said yesterday’s show peaked at 200,000 viewers, its average audience was just over 100,000 but it added an extra 43,000 on Watch+1 an hour later.

The show was being repeated at 9am and 5pm today.

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Judy Finnigan wouldn’t mind quitting TV

Judy Finnigan has said that she would happily quit her TV career if she weren’t working alongside her husband, Richard Madeley.

The couple, who are currently preparing for the launch of their new show Richard & Judy’s New Position, also recently talked about how they used to smoke pot with Judy admitting she used it more often that Richard.

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Richard and Judy admit to drug use!!!

In a report out today in The Sun, Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan admitted to smoking marijuana.

The couple revealed they’d dabbled with weed and said that Judy had smoked more often than Richard.

“I didn’t like it.” He said, and added, “And I’ve never tried any other drugs as I’ve got an addictive personality.

“I was seriously addicted to cigarettes for years so I always assumed that if I tried drugs, I’d be instantly hooked. I’d be a junkie.”

Judy, 60, added: “I smoked it a couple of times but it didn’t do anything for me. I’ve never tried any other drugs. I’ve never felt the need.”

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Richard and Judy’s Last Show!

It’s the end of an era as the golden couple of British television bring their Channel 4 show to a close after seven years. Since making their debut on Channel 4 back in 2001, the pair have revolutionised the nation’s reading habits with the introduction of their hugely popular Book Club strand. Book Club’s Summer spin off, the Summer Read, reaches its climax this week as one of the eight titles in the series is declared the most compelling read. And throughout the current series, Richard & Judy have relived some of their most fondly remembered moments and star interviews.

Friday 22 August 2008, Channel 4 5PM

Emma Bunton To Stand In For Judy Finnegan

Former Spice Girl, Emma Bunton, is to stand in for Judy Finnegan this month as she takes time off for knee surgery.

Bunton will act as co-host on Richard and Judy’s Channel 4 chat show until next Tuesday according to the Press Association.

Bunton commented: “As a fan of the show, it was an honour to be asked to step into Judy’s shoes for a few days, co-present the show and keep Richard in line. Read more & comment »

Richard And Judy Move To UKTV

Earlier this year husband and wife presenting team, Richard and Judy announced their decision to leave their Channel 4 teatime show.

Today digital channel UKTV have revealed that the duo will be presenting a similar primetime show with them, and that their famous book club will be moving with them.

Madeley, 51, said: “We were both hugely impressed by the team at UKTV,and their proposal was attractive and fun and will give us the kind of flexibility in our personal lives we’ve been looking for.” Read more & comment »