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O2 Customers Get Priority On 'All 4' Shows, Including Peep Show

As part of a new brand partnership, O2 Priority customers will get access to new Channel 4 shows before they’re shown on TV – that includes Peep Show, Fresh Meat and the hit reality show...

Channel 4'S Cathy Newman Quits Twitter After Mosque Incident

The Channel 4 journalist Cathy Newman says she is taking a break from Twitter after apologizing for causing "a great deal of offense" after seemingly erroneously claiming she was ushered out of a south London...

Sky Hits Out At David Abraham's "Glaring Inconsistency" Over Terrestrial Channels

Sky has hit back at Channel 4's chief executive David Abraham over what the company perceives to be "glaring inconsistency" in his views on retransmission fees. In his speech at the Edinburgh International Television Festival,...

Ofcom Clears Channel 4'S Benefits Street: Regulator Is "Satisfied" With Editorial Justification

Channel 4’s Benefits Street, a documentary surrounding the inhabitants of James Turner Street in Birmingham, has been cleared by the regulator Ofcom after complaints of the negative and offensive way benefits claimants were represented in...

Channel 4 Strikes (Potentially) Important Xbox Deal For 'Real Humans'

Channel 4 has struck a deal with Microsoft's Xbox to remake the Swedish sci-fi drama Real Humans, marking the first time a games console maker has partnered with a UK broadcaster to fund a major...

Is 'Mammon' The New The Killing, Borgen Or The Bridge?

With The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge, British television’s been looking and sounding a little Scandinavian as of late, this seems unlikely to change as our new TV obsession could be Mammon. This Nordic six...

Flood Of Complaints Causes 'Benefits Street' Ofcom Investigation

The highly popular, contentious and controversial Channel 4 documentary Benefits Street, which highlights the travails of those living on James Turner Street, Birmingham, is due to go under investigation by Ofcom after attracting over 1700...

Crime Dramas 'The Fall,' 'Broadchurch' And 'Top Of Lake' Dominate Broadcasting Press Guild

'The Fall,' 'Broadchurch' and 'Top of The Lake' - arguably the three biggest dramas of 2013 – have each received four nominations at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, proving their dominance with the critics and...

Gogglebox Moves To Friday Nights, 9pm. And Yes, The Drunk Couple Are Back

'Gogglebox,' the surprise Channel 4 fly-on-the-wall show capturing members of the public as they watch the week's television, is returning for a new series on Friday nights at 9pm. The first episode is expected to...

Benefits Street's Second Season Will See A Geographical Change

There’s good news and bad news, for people who think Benefits Street is an exploitative exercise, designed to be divisive in spite of the damage it has done to the residents of James Turner Street,...

Should 'Benefits Street' Be Renewed For Second Series?

Channel 4’s hit show, Benefits Street, has certainly ruffled a few feathers since it first aired on 6th January, 2014. Undeterred by the controversy, which has included a change.org petition to ban the show signed...

Babylon Hits Channel 4 - Has The Danny Boyle Comedy/drama Impressed?

Danny Boyles name is enough to get people up and interested in a new project, so when his new TV series, Babylon – on Channel 4 – was announced, attention was fixed firmly on the...

Benefits Street’S 'White Dee' Invites Nick Clegg Round For Tea

Nick Clegg had an interesting caller when he appeared on his weekly LBC radio phone-in show today (Jan 22). The Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister received a call from none other than ‘White...

"Poverty Porn" Benefits Steet Residents To Speak Out In Live Tv Debate

Channel 4’s serialised documentary Benefits Street has been criticised from many corners. Some have been moved to condemn those featured in the show, while others have labelled Channel 4 and Love Productions as exploitative and...

Online Petition Calls For C4'S 'Benefits Street' To Be Axed Over 'Misrepresentation'

'Benefits Street' continues to cause further debate as one online petition calls for its cancellation, while others feel no sympathy towards those involved.Channel 4's Benefits Street has caused quite the stirChannel 4 and Ofcom were...

Would You Buy A House On Benefits Street?

Channel4’s documentary, ‘Benefits Street’, which follows the impoverished residents of James Turner Street as they duck and dive to make a living, making some pretty startling admissions along the way, enraged half the population of...

Channel 4'S 'Benefits Street' - The Most Idiotic Tweets

Channel 4 know what they’re doing, and running documentary that showcases the intricate workings of one of the U.K’s most impoverished areas while 2014 is set to be a’ year of cuts’ is certainly one...

The Most Ridiculous Dogs From Channel 4'S 'Doggy Styling'

This year's festive TV schedule is packed with the regular annual drama specials, feel-good family films and classic TV shows resurrected from the past for a ratings jolt, but on December 30th, the oddest of...

Step Up Brits! Immigrants Are Tougher, Says Jamie Oliver

According to Jamie Oliver, European immigrants living in the U.K have more steel about them than the natives. His comments, which are likely to anger a portion of right-leaning Brits, come before his new show,...

Are Kids Watching More Violent Content On Tv?

Have television shows that British children watch become too violent over the past decade? The British broadcasting regulator OFCOM said on Monday that it will commission a study to find out. It noted that there...

'Southcliffe': When Did Sunday Night Tv Become So Brilliant And Bleak?

Remember when Sunday nights were about watching Heartbeat and worrying about having to go back to the school in the morning? The final night of the week threw up some easy-watching though pretty bad television...

Scotland Yard Wants To Hear Murdoch's Hacking Comments

ritain's Channel 4 and the investigative website Exaro have acknowledged that they have been contacted by the Metropolitan Police in London (Scotland Yard) who have asked for a copy of the secretly recorded remarks by...

Secretly Recorded Talk Embarrasses Rupert Murdoch

A secretly recorded talk to reporters working for his London tabloid The Sun reveals that Rupert Murdoch regretted the decision by News Corp's management and standards committee to hand over email and other documents that...

Britain's Tv Regulator Raps Channel For Unsuitable Sexy Ad

ritain's Channel 4 was taken to task by OFCOM, the country's broadcast regulator, for airing a humorous, steamy ad immediately following a rape scene in the movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo last December....

Itv To Purchase 24 Hours In A&e Company The Garden For £18 Million

ITV has agreed to purchase the independent TV production company The Garden for £18 million, Televisual.com reports today (April 22, 2013). The company, which produces innovative documentaries such as 24 Hours in A&E and The...

Itv To Purchase 'Seven Dwarves' Company The Garden For £18 Million

ITV has agreed to purchase the independent TV production company The Garden for £18 million, Televisual.com reports today (April 22, 2013). The company, which produces innovative documentaries such as 24 Hours in A&E and The...

Ratings Through The Woof: Channel 4 Lands Surprise Hit With Dogging Documentary

Anyone returning from the pub last night and casually glancing through their Twitter feed may well have been disturbed to discover that a large majority of the people that they follow on the social networking...

Is 'My Mad Fat Diary' The New Inbetweeners?

My Mad Fat Diary, a new comedy based on the diary entries written by Rae Earl, premiered on E4 on Monday evening (January 14, 2013) to near unanimous praise from critics. It follows the story...

£2 Million For 24 Minutes: The Painstaking Creation Of Snowman And The Snowdog

At 24 minutes long and costing £2 million, the amount of work that has gone into producing The Snowman The Snowdog is mind-melting. It’s no wonder that Channel 4 have poured so much promotional energy...

Big Fat Gypsy Wedding Adverts Branded ‘Offensive’ In Asa Review

Channel 4’s ‘Bigger, Fatter, Gypsier’ adverts, for their Big Fat Gypsy Wedding have been ruled ‘offensive,’ after a renewed investigation into claims that they racially demeaned the travelling community and exposed their children to bullying...

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