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BBC to trial new shouting at the telly service on the red button

Following in the successful footsteps of children’s programmes such as Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi in which children are given the belief that by shouting at the television you can alter the outcome of the programme you are watching, the BBC are rolling out the idea in mainstream entertainment.

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2013
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Head of Channel 4 resigns over ‘shoddy journalism’ charge

His resignation follows a John Craven’s Newsround report accusing Thatcher-era Tory MP Clement Attlee as ‘guilty as hell of something or other’.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2012
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Channel 4 to follow the lives of 12 people who won’t turn their clocks back

narrator was late‘Fears that viewers on C4+1 may be confused’

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Posted: Oct 27th, 2012
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Man kept a record of all Justin Lee Collins’ comedic travesties

A Swindon man, Mr Barry Kent, appeared in court today charged with harassing West Country funny man Justin Lee Collins by keeping a detailed dossier of the comedian’s professional history and using it ‘as a stick to beat him with’.

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Posted: Sep 29th, 2012
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‘Let me commit career suicide with dignity,’ pleads Frankie Boyle

Infamous taboo-busting comedian Frankie Boyle issued a distraught plea to the media yesterday asking to be allowed to finally kill off his TV career. Boyle has requested that the law be changed to allow him to commit professional suicide assisted by a live late night panel show or other similar bad-taste comedy vehicle. For the [...]

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Posted: Sep 11th, 2012
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