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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. Upstairs Downstairs 40th Anniversary Mini Series
Forty years ago Upstairs, Downstairs was broadcast for the first time, on British TV. It became the most popular TV costume drama serial ever, and it has been brought into the mid 1930s in a new mini series on US channel PBS from April 2011.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. The Unforgettable Ernie Wise
At long last, 'The Unforgettable Ernie Wise' is a fitting TV tribute to the late, the great, the fabulous Ernie Wise, long time partner of the equally wondrous Eric Morecambe.
5. The Bee Gees Robin Gibb RIP
Robin Gibb of seminal Seventies Disco band The Bee Gees has died, aged 62.
6. Downton Abbey Series 2 - The Finale
Downton Abbey Series Two wraps up in the UK on November 6th 2011. Is this the end of Downton, or will this much loved period drama just keep on giving?
7. 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
8. 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
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.
10. The Crimson Petal and the White - new BBC drama
As the drama budget for British channel BBC2 triples, despite a 20% cut in BBC funds overall, Victorian drama 'The Crimson Petal and the White' is serialised on British TV
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