Hospitals may not conjure glamorous images to mind but behind their grey exteriors and lino floors lie some well-kept Hollywood secrets. Believe it or not a handful of west London hospitals have served as film sets for award-winning TV shows and global blockbusters. An Oscar-winning horror, a hospital-based comedy and a recent Mafia crime series all had scenes shot in these west London establishments. But can you guess which hospitals have been well-trodden by film and TV royalty? Read More News you might have missed Northwick Park Harrow's Northwick Park hosted the Anti-Christ in 1976 when film crews descended to shoot for the Oscar-winning horror flick, The Omen. Scenes were shot in the hospital's upper floors and actor Gregory Peck’s resuscitative powers were said to rival clinicians as unwell female patients abandoned their beds and rushed upstairs hoping to see him. Satan aside, Northwick Park served as a set for comedy series Green Wing, in which it became the fictional … [Read more...] about Did you know these huge films and TV shows were filmed in west London hospitals?
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Formula 1’s digital expansion continues apace, with another important addition: an F1 Live Show exclusively on Twitter… As of the Spanish Grand Prix and for a further nine rounds of the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, followers of the official @f1 account on Twitter will be able to access an exclusive live post-race show, hosted by leading broadcaster Will Buxton with accompanying F1 legends as co-hosts. Click here for the Monaco Grand Prix VIP packages! F1 Live Show goes on air after the podium ceremony, live from the paddock where Will will bring the show to fans across the social platform throughout the season. He will be joined by a top class panel featuring the likes of 2016 Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg. Each show will feature Will interviewing the key drivers, engineers and team principals from the race. They’ll analyse the key moments of the race thanks to real-time race playback, and amplify the conversation across Twitter’s fan … [Read more...] about Formula1 to launch live show on Twitter
2016 World Champion Nico Rosberg will be part of a new post-race show after Formula 1 agreed a 10-race deal with Twitter. Formula 1 bosses remain eager to build the brand on social media and are hoping to attract fans new and old to a new show which will include race highlights and analysis. “It is good to see the new direction of F1 across digital, as a key channel to engage with fans and future fans of the sport," Rosberg said via the official Formula 1 website. "I was delighted to join this programme when F1 asked me to participate. I love F1 and I believe that we can grow the sport through digital engagement. "The Twitter live show is a terrific step forward.” The show will launch at the Spanish Grand Prix in conjunction with Formula 1's over-the-top platform F1 TV, which is finally ready to be rolled-out. “On the heels of the of F1 TV launch announcement, we are thrilled to announce a new initiative aimed at expanding our fan engagement and monetization strategy … [Read more...] about Rosberg to feature on post-race Twitter show
Listings for April 12. (All times Eastern). The Big Bang Theory (CBS at 8) Penny and Bernadette improvise after Amy disapproves of her bachelorette party. Gotham (Fox at 8) Gordon looks to Bruce for help to catch rogue inmates. Grey’s Anatomy (ABC at 8) A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent searches the hospital for someone. Jersey Shore Family Vacation (MTV at 8) Nicole and Vinny’s past gets in the way of their friendship. RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1 at 8) Contestants come up with global-warming-friendly looks. A.P. Bio (NBC at 8:30) Jack takes in Durbin after he gives Durbin marriage advice that lands him homeless. Station 19 (ABC at 9) Miranda Bailey visits Ben at work and meets his co-workers. Champions (NBC at 9:30) The staff has a secret party while Vince is away. Scandal (ABC at 10) Liv is called to testify against Mellie. Premiere … [Read more...] about TV highlights: ‘All-Star Flip’ special on HGTV
Pandora Jewelry is launching a global advertising campaign with a focus on empowering women, kicking it off this week with billboards in nine cities including Baltimore, the company's U.S. headquarters.The Danish company's "Do" campaign will feature Mame Adjei, a former Miss Maryland USA and a runner-up in America's Next Top Model, and shows women embracing jewelry as part of their lifestyle.The ads aim to change the perception of the brand as a maker only of charm bracelets to one of a jewelry destination, while recognizing women's growing participation in women's rights movements such as International Women's Day, said Charisse Ford, chief marketing officer for Pandora Americas.Today's consumers "expect you to have a point of view and a voice and enable them as opposed to being a director of them," Ford said. "The Pandora voice is ... all about inspiring women to be true to who they are."Pandora, which markets itself as high-quality jewelry at affordable prices, sells its charms, … [Read more...] about Pandora kicks off global advertising campaign focused on empowering women