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Jeremy Paxman to present new series of It’s a Knockout

'Here come the Belgians, but what does that actually mean for you?'In a bid to place the BBC’s ailing light entertainment reputation in ‘safer hands’ the corporation has announced that irritable news anchor Jeremy Paxman will front its new It’s a Knockout programme, assisted by humourless war correspondent Orla Guerin.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2013
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BBC presenters accused of gaffe-fixing in tabloid exposé

Excerpts from the hidden camera footage released today include Jeremy Paxman offering to say ‘Turd’ for £500, ‘Bell-end’ for £1500, and boasting that he would ‘drop the C-bomb for ten grand’.

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Posted: Feb 7th, 2011
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Scuffles at launch of ‘Country Fresh’ deodorant

The fracas developed after guest star Ulrika Jonsson swept open a small curtain on stage to reveal the slogan ‘Country Fresh Every Day!’.

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Posted: Dec 9th, 2010
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