Top Gear executive producer is staying
The man who helped relaunch Top Gear has said he is not quitting as executive producer. Andy Wilman refuted the reports that he was leaving after an email he sent to Top Gear staff was leaked. He said the email was about Jeremy Clarkson leaving, which was the 'end of an era'.
Jeremy Clarkson was told by the BBC that his contract would not be renewed after punching Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon. The corporation has said they aim to get Top Gear back on air for 2016 and are looking at a way to air the remaining episodes of Top Gear from the most recent series. They were pulled from the schedules following the investigation.
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini getting the X Factor boot?
The X Factor could be about to lose Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, as it seems that more changes are being made to the judging panel. The Mail Online reports Simon Cowell is looking at replacing her with another female and has already began meetings with several possible candidates. Cheryl returns to the X Factor following a three year break.
At the weekend is was reported that Louis Walsh was being axed and would be replaced by Robbie Williams. Walsh was previously axed in 2007 and replaced with Brian Friedman. Williams took to Twitter to deny that he would be joining X Factor as he has a 'busy year' ahead. Simon Cowell is looking to make a number of changes to regain the lead in the battle with BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing.
Tuesday's TV Trend - "Joey Essex"
Joey Essex was trending today on Twitter after meeting the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The reality TV star turned interviewer on Tuesday for a special 'Educating Joey Essex', which is due to screen on ITV2. Essex announced that he thought Nick Clegg's party was the 'Liberal Democats' and admitted he had no idea about politics. #TelevisionThe former 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!' contestant then took a selfie with Nick Clegg. The Deputy Prime Minister thanked Essex for the visit and apologised that the event was an 'early start'. Nick Clegg was launching his manifesto on mental health.