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Here are the top ten articles for the British Television Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. The Bee Gees Robin Gibb RIP
Robin Gibb of seminal Seventies Disco band The Bee Gees has died, aged 62.

2. Labyrinth
This two-part TV miniseries stars John Hurt, and is modelled on the best selling novel of the same name by Kate Mosse. A split-time chronicle of the Holy Grail which spans the 13th and 21st centuries, the dual story line focuses on the intermingled lives of two women, related by blood.

3. The NHS: A Difficult Beginning and Casualty 1909
How the British National Health Service came into being 60 years ago and a dramatisation of life in the London Hospital 100 years ago

4. Davina McCall on The Million Pound Drop
The Million Pound Drop pairs a million pounds (always a good figure to conjure with in game shows) with Davina McCall, live and in full colour. It takes some getting into, but is annoyingly addictive.

5. The Jeremy Kyle Show
Call this entertainment, call it shameless scraping of the broadcast barrel, seems The Jeremy Kyle Show is here to stay, both in the UK and the USA

6. Karen Gillan in We'll Take Manhattan
Actress Karen Gillan is the darling of British TV, as Dr Who companion Amy Pond. In 2012 BBC drama 'We'll Take Manhattan' she appears as 'The Shrimp' - iconic Sixties model, Jean Shrimpton

7. Downton Abbey Series 2 Finale Review
Downton Abbey Series Two ended with the usual cliffhangers, and the great news that there is a third series due next year. So how is this epic costume drama shaping up so far? (Contains spoilers)

8. The Apprentice UK 2012
Well who doesn't love The Apprentice, either in the UK or the USA? The new season of The Apprentice UK opens in March 2012 with the usual contingent of scary candidates, together with the scary Lord Alan Sugar.

9. Lord Sugar's Young Apprentice 2011
Lord Alan Sugar's Young Apprentice starts on BBC TV in Autumn, 2011. Here is a review of the opening episode - contains spoilers!

10. Simon Cowell and The Talent Show Story
Simon Cowell dominates 21st century talent shows. He also dominates this 2012 UK TV series about the history of TV talent shows!

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