And UK is not doing the British Soap Awards Luvvy Fest either. Great, thinks I, that off and no football on perhaps we'll get something decent (like another rerun of Star Wars VII).You spoke too soon... It's still being televised and wasting airtime, it's just that the competitive element will be removed and the organisers will instead air a television show honouring all 41 songs in a non-competitive format.
"Eurovision: Shine a Light" will take place on Saturday, 16 May if you want to pencil that in on your calendar, in place of what would have been the live final in the Netherlands.
Sietse Bakker, executive producer, said: “We want to make a show that [snip} will inspire those at home and connect people from across Europe and beyond in these difficult times.
At least the United Kingdom won't have to suffer the ignominy of the standard 'Nul Points'
Nope, Philip Schofield's "Best of" British Soap Awards.
This lockdown is effin' killing me.