Ofcom Clears Channel 4's Benefits Street: Regulator is "Satisfied" With Editorial Justification

30th June 2014 -

 News

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'

7th April 2014 -

 News

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?

31st March 2014 -

 News

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

25th February 2014 -

 News

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

20th February 2014 -

 News

'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

20th February 2014 -

 News

'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

11th February 2014 -

 News

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?

11th February 2014 -

 News

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?

10th February 2014 -

 News

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

22nd January 2014 -

 News

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

16th January 2014 -

 News

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'

10th January 2014 -

 News

'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?

9th January 2014 -

 News

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

8th January 2014 -

 News

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'

16th December 2013 -

 News

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

28th August 2013 -

 News

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,...

'Southcliffe': When Did Sunday Night TV Become So Brilliant and Bleak?

5th August 2013 -

 News

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...

ITV To Purchase 24 Hours In A&E Company The Garden For £18 Million

22nd April 2013 -

 News

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

22nd April 2013 -

 News

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

5th April 2013 -

 News

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?

15th January 2013 -

 News

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

24th December 2012 -

 News

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

3rd October 2012 -

 News

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...

Nadia Almada Blames Davina For Hate

14th September 2010 -

 News

Davina McCall has made 'Ultimate Big Brother' housemate Nadia Almada "hate" herself.The Portuguese transsexual - who was evicted after just one week on the show following numerous arguments with fellow contestants Coolio and Ulrika Jonsson...

Ubb Learn Flawless Dance Moves

7th September 2010 -

 News

The 'Ultimate Big Brother' housemates are learning a synchronised street dance routine.The contestants have been set the task of teaming up with dance act Flawless - who rose to fame on reality show 'Britain's Got...

Bear Grylls Breaks Shoulder After Antarctic Fall

8th December 2008 -

 News

Television adventurer Bear Grylls has suffered a broken shoulder while taking part in a charitable expedition in Antarctica.The 34-year-old presenter fell while climbing an ice mountain on a trip to promote the use of alternative...

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