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Funny story: The number of 'Strictly' shows to be expanded

The number of 'Strictly' shows to be expanded

After the latest viewing figures for Strictly Come Dancing show that this form of reality television remains as inexplicably popular as ever, the BBC intend to expand the stable. "For example, in late Autumn we're going to be showing Strictly No P...

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Funny story: Top Gear Faked Claim

Top Gear Faked Claim

The international hit BBC motoring and lads TV favourite 'Top Gear' has come under attack for fakery. According to BBC insiders, host Jeremy Clarkson (51) is a vegan, drives a Prius and is a member of 'Friends of the Earth'. "Jeremy hates his p...

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Funny story: John Bishop And Match Of The Day - Local Man Complains Of Saturday Night TV Hell

John Bishop And Match Of The Day - Local Man Complains Of Saturday Night TV Hell

Local man, Martin Shuttlecock, today sent a very strong email to the BBC, asking them what the hell they think they're playing at by putting simplistic Scouse "funny man" John Bishop on national telly, just before a bunch of Scouse has-beens on Match...

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Funny story: BBC hoping for more exciting news

BBC hoping for more exciting news

Following recent widespread riots, and political and financial scandals, the BBC has announced that it is still waiting for more exciting news. BBC Newsreader Bill 'Early Morning' Turnbull said: 'It is right, the BBC is expecting far more excitin...

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Funny story: BBC Top Gear Hits Back At Disabled Driving "Bullies"

BBC Top Gear Hits Back At Disabled Driving "Bullies"

A row has erupted over an incident in last Sunday's episode of BBC's Top Gear during which cars were parked in disabled parking bays. Presenters Jeremy Clarkson and James May were driving a Nissan Leaf and Peugeot Ion for an item on the pro's and...

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Funny story: Cash In The Attic Scrapped

Cash In The Attic Scrapped

There were celebrations at the TV Repair Man HQ this week following the news that the BBC has scrapped daytime auction show Cash In The Attic. The show, which has run for nine years, featured a member of the public opening their home to a presente...

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Funny story: Popular US Sitcom Enters Ninety-Fourth Season

Popular US Sitcom Enters Ninety-Fourth Season

There was excitement on British shores today as Cable Telly released news that the latest series of hugely popular US sitcom For Fuck's Sake! will soon be on our screens. Producer Martha Flogger, who created the series with David Deadhorse back in...

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Funny story: BBC Spends £1m On Actors To Train Managers To Face Angry Staff

BBC Spends £1m On Actors To Train Managers To Face Angry Staff

Derision was being heaped on the BBC today after it emerged that the broadcaster had spent £1 million on training managerial staff how to talk to angry staff. The Corporation engaged the talents of React Acting For Business, whose actors trained b...

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Funny story: News International Scandal - BBC Coverage Has Media Reporters Up In Arms

News International Scandal - BBC Coverage Has Media Reporters Up In Arms

Media reporting staff at the BBC are up in arms over the corporation's coverage of the News International crisis. For years, listeners to Radio 4's Today programme and viewers of TV news bulletins have been accustomed to listening to media corresp...

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Funny story: BBC Haunted by Roy Castle

BBC Haunted by Roy Castle

It has emerged that the ghost of Roy Castle has been haunting BBC Television Centre in London's White City since his death from lung cancer in 1994. Former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq recalls how she was regularly disturbed by the parping of a...

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Funny story: Rick Stein: Give The Fish A Rest!

Rick Stein: Give The Fish A Rest!

A top TV critic has lashed out at celebrity chef Rick Stein's latest TV show. Rick Stein's Spain launched on BBC2 yesterday and promised to investigate the little-known cuisine of the country's regions over four episodes. Viewers were treated t...

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Funny story: Tonight's The Night - Mystery Blonde Glad She Didn't Come

Tonight's The Night - Mystery Blonde Glad She Didn't Come

British Saturday night television plumbed new depths this evening as that bloke off Doctor Who or something, John Barrowman, hosted a light entertainment TV bollocks extravagaza named 'Tonight's The Night' Which was universally panned by the criti...

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Funny story: BBC Weather Forecasters' Stressful Life

BBC Weather Forecasters' Stressful Life

Spare a thought for the weather men and women on the BBC - we expect so much from them, they are losing sleep... and worse. Ever since Michael Fish assured the nation there was no hurricane on the way just hours before 1988's "storm of the century...

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Funny story: Coast Fans Demand More Male Totty

Coast Fans Demand More Male Totty

Female viewers of the popular BBC series Coast are demanding more attractive male presenters. Following last week's episode which did not feature regular long-haired Scot presenter Neil Oliver but managed to squeeze in two new "babes" the BBC has...

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Funny story: The BBC Accused Of Preferring Depressed Sounding Scottish Newsreaders

The BBC Accused Of Preferring Depressed Sounding Scottish Newsreaders

Media watchdog, MEW (Media Watchdog) has slammed the BBC by accusing it of favouritism towards depressed sounding Scottish newsreaders, and voiceover artistes on documentary programming. MEW monitors attribute this peculiar practice to the economi...

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Funny story: Popstar to Operastar: Has The Fat Lady Sung?

Popstar to Operastar: Has The Fat Lady Sung?

It's not over 'til the fat lady sings, but there are fears she may have already warbled the death notes for ITV's reality show Popstar to Operastar after ratings halved in just four weeks. Popstar was watched by 6.3 million viewers when its second...

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Funny story: BBC Complaints Procedure "Grisly" And "Absolutely Hopeless"

BBC Complaints Procedure "Grisly" And "Absolutely Hopeless"

Procedures for complaining to the BBC are "convoluted" and "overly complicated" according to a group of peers. The Lords communications committee says it is difficult for viewers, listeners and web users to know where to go with complaints. Their...

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