The TV show creator voiced his support for the corporation that brought Doctor Who, The Great British Bake Off and Sir David Attenborough to our screens.
Find out which acts are through to the next round after their first arena auditions.
Scotland coach Vern Cotter insists his side still need to improve before the World Cup despite running in six tries against Italy.
Tim Howard denied Tottenham their first Barclays Premier League win of the season with a string of superb saves that enabled Everton to leave White Hart Lane with a goalless draw.
West Brom have completed the signing of Manchester United defender Jonny Evans.
Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren leapt to the defence of striker Aleksandar Mitrovic after he was sent off just five games into his career on Tyneside.
You need to see the new promo for the final series of Downton.
Rugby league immortalised five of its greats in bronze on Saturday and Tom Briscoe produced a Challenge Cup Final display to rival any of their most memorable as Leeds ran riot against Hull KR.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell struggled to mask his disappointment after he said farewell to Test rugby in Dublin on a losing note.