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Britain celebrates 60 glorious years in front of the television

60 years on, this new-fangled invention has liberated us from the need to interact with any other human being

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Posted: Jun 3rd, 2014
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British Soap Awards wins Most Pointless Event in the Universe Award

Planet earth rejoiced last night after it was revealed the Intergalactic Federation had awarded the British Soap Awards the prize for Most Pointless Event in the Known Universe.

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Posted: May 21st, 2013
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BBC to make programme names brutally honest

A spokesperson for the BBC said that title changes already under consideration include replacing ‘Top Gear’ with ‘Three Big Kids Dicking Around in Cars’, and renaming ‘Coast’ to ‘Enthusiastic Scottish Man Waving His Arms Around’, whilst ‘EastEnders’ will almost certainly become ‘Moaning Gits Depressing Everyone to Death’.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2012
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‘What Do You Think You’re Doing?’ to rival TV’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

A new Channel 5 show aimed at taking on the UK’s favourite genealogy programme will reveal more of celebrities’ personal lives by creeping up when they least expect it, and asking the very pointed question which is also the title of the show.

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Posted: Aug 27th, 2012
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Sales of big screen TVs slump as people start sitting closer

Sales of large screen LCD TVs have nose-dived as people have realised that the same affect can be obtained by moving the chair closer to the television.

‘This has saved me a fortune’, said Chas Porter of Basildon, ‘and that whole surround-sound effect can be achieved by simply turning up the volume.’

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2012
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