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Murdoch united: The Sun says BBC ‘nabbing’ Great British Bake Off stars to ‘spite’ Love Productions

In Sun “exclusive”, the paper says “BBC chiefs are facing claims they are sabotaging shows from the firm behind T he Great British Bake Off .”

 

Sky balls Bake off

 

That company is Love Productions, who have brought to your telly

Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: Google News, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Whoops Apocalypse! Guam radio broadcasts nuclear missile warning in error

North Korea has missiles trained on Guam, an American territory. Will mad Kim Jong-un shoot? KTWG and KSTO radio stations say he already has shot, broadcasting an emergency alert to listeners. But there was no incoming missile. It was an

Posted: 15th, August 2017 | In: Google News, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC News at Ten broadcasts topless sex scene

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As Sophie Raworth read BBC1’s News at Ten, viewers were distracted by the monitor over her shoulder. Was that a live feed from Windsor Castle or was someone at the Beeb’s studios watching ITV’s Love Island?

 

 

PS:  …

Posted: 10th, August 2017 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal owner bows to pressure and censors big game killing from his TV channel

Kronke hunting TV

 

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has bowed to pressure . The UK version of his bloodsports channel will not broadcast big-game hunting, an utterly barbaric and wholly sad hobby for psychopathic dentists. (Yes, I now that’s tautological, but you take

Posted: 4th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Google News, Sports, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jade Goody returns for one more Big Brother

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Good news for TV types looking to create telly on a low-budget: when you hire to-deadline psychic Derek Acorah, you also get Jade Goody and David Gest. It’s a three-for-one deal. Sure, two of the trio are dead, …

Posted: 3rd, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Monty Python’s Ministry of Silly Walks clocks and watches

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You can buy clocks and watches themed on Monty Python  s’s Ministry of Silly Walks. John Cleese’s legs and brolly form the hands.

 

 

In Kim “Howard” Johnson’s  The First 20 Years of Monty Python   ,  we

Posted: 1st, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


June Forey: the voice of a million cartoon mornings dies

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June Forey (September 18, 1917 – July 26, 2017) – you might not know the name, but you’ll know her voice if you ever watched cartoons on a Saturday morning. Hers was the voice of many characters, including: Rocky

Posted: 27th, July 2017 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


CNN v HansAssholeSolo: Trump’s Reddit meme tweet exposes the old media’s thin skin

trump cnn meme When Donald Trump tweeted a meme made by Reddit user  HansAssholeSolo , CNN were upset. The meme was a mash-up of footage of Trump wrestling WWE CEO Vince McMahon to the deck in 2007 altered so that McMahon’s face was

Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC radio’s Eddie Mair lampoons Boris Johnson with rare mastery

On BBC Radio 4, Eddie Mair is talking to a bumbling Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary. “This is not the Two Ronnies. You

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Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


2 minutes of Hew Edwards not reading the BBC News is compelling TV

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BBC 10 o’clock News anchor Hew Edwards sits in silence. A technical glitch meant viewers saw Edwards sitting alone and in silence as the cameras rolled on last night’s live news feed. News continues inexorably. Even if there’s no

Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Google News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brian Cant explains whatever happened to Brian Cant

 

Brian Cant has died. The face and voice of children’s TV in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s was from an era when men on pre-school telly looked like your dad. An actor by trade, Cant was working on programmes

Posted: 19th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


80 years of New York city side by side in this neat video

The New Yorker  has created this neat video of showing how New York City has changed from 1930s until today.

 

 

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Posted: 19th, June 2017 | In: Strange But True, Technology, The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Los Angeles honors Adam West with Bat-signal on City Hall

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Posted: 16th, June 2017 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fox News apologizes for Kate Hopkins and Nigel Farage’s debate on Muslim internment camps

Former UKIP leader and Donald Trump pal Nigel Farage and to-deadline media shocker Katie Hopkins have managed to achieve a notable media milestone: they’ve shocked Fox & Friends  hots into an apology. Hopkins might care to get her notoriety printed

Posted: 5th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After London Bridge: MSNBC puts terror attack at the Vauxhall car factory in Luton

In the unseemly haste to be first with the ‘breaking news’, MSNBC says the terror attack on London Bridge and nearby Borough market took place in… Luton. There was an incident in Vauxhall which is just up the road

Posted: 4th, June 2017 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC admits to ‘election rigging’

Finally! The BBC has admitted what so many suspected: they’ve been ‘rigging” the election:

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Posted: 3rd, June 2017 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic moments in daytime telly: the Rip Off Britain orange juice ‘crime’ reconstruction

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Christina Martin‏ – sometime of this parish spots this man on TV’s  Rip Off Britain doing a dramatic reconstruction of the moment he realised his orange juice packaging was smaller. It’s the kid of look

You have already

Posted: 29th, May 2017 | In: The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Twin Peaks: the recipe for cherry pie

twin peaks cherry pie recipe

 

The Recipe

8 inch Crust: 1-1/2 c. flour, 1/2 c. Crisco, 1/4 c. ice water

Mix flour and Crisco with fork. Add ice water. Mix with your hands. When blended, roll into ball and refrigerate overnight. To roll out:

Posted: 27th, May 2017 | In: The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Twin Peaks Archive: 10 hours of rare and unreleased tracks from the TV series and FWWM

The Twin Peaks Archive. 10 hours of rare and unreleased tracks from the TV series and FWWM.

 

twin peaks archive

 

By Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch. you can buy it here . And here .

David Lynch & Angelo Badalamenti

Posted: 27th, May 2017 | In: Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katie Hopkins: sacked LBC DJ is Twitter’s Candyman

LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately.” writes @Lbc over on Twitter.  Thank fuck for that!  Source: Twitter/@LBC

 

LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately.” writes @Lbc over on Twitter .

Rejoice!

No. The sensible move was to ignore her. It’s the ratings game. If you don’t like her, don’t mention …

Posted: 26th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


News Boob: BBC News reporter brushes off a lurker by pushing her breast

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Live News is hard. So spare a thought for BBC reporter Ben Brown confronted with an unwelcome guest. He sees her off

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Posted: 16th, May 2017 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio: how to commit murder and get away with it

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Line Of Duty  creator Jed Mercurio has been talking about the hit TV show. The last series was blistering entertainment. There is nothing worse than a bent copper, which means there’s something for everyone those who love watching

Posted: 12th, May 2017 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dance Moms prison auditions underway as Abby Lee Miller goes down

Abby Lee Miller, the yelling, industrial sander-voiced leader of TV’s Dance Moms, has been sentenced to 366 days in prison. She is guilty of fraud, having concealed around $755,000 of assets earned in 2012 and 2013, after she filed for

Posted: 10th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0