BBC TV audiences can expect more repeats and fewer original programmes under plans to reduce the size of the corporation revealed on Thursday. Up to 1,800 staff will also be made redundant – primarily in news, BBC programme making and regional centres. “I can’t see how they can justify these cuts,” said Natasha Kaplinsky. [...]
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March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Hearsay and Gossip, News Around
TV Celebrity chef, Ainsley Harriott caused switchboard meltdown for the BBC yesterday during a live broadcast of “Ready, steady, cook!” During the “Phone in with Your Own Recipes”, section of the programme fellow chef Anthony Worrall Thompson bent to retrieve some fallen cutlery. At the same moment Ainsley, who was standing behind him, brandished [...]
February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Hearsay and Gossip, Unlikely Reviews
These pages can exclusively reveal that a new game show is being produced by the BBC. It will have a ten minute timeslot, just before the 6 o’clock News and be hosted by a top TV star, maybe even Adrian Chiles. Members of the public can challenge leaders of industry in “Openly Embarrassed”. Each evening [...]