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Funny story: Bank of England sells interest rate TV rights for £3m

Bank of England sells interest rate TV rights for £3m

The Bank of England has signed a £3 million TV deal for exclusive rights for its monetary policy committee (MPC) interest rate decisions. A revamp of the monthly rate decision will see announcements switched from the first Thursday of the month to...

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Funny story: A-Rod Volunteers in South Bronx Needle Exchange Program

A-Rod Volunteers in South Bronx Needle Exchange Program

Call him A-Roid or A-Fraud but Yankee Alex Rodriguez who has been outed as a hormone juicer has been the first NY yankee to get involved with the ghetto neighborhood where the billion dollar stadiums are located. Millionaire ball players are chauffer...

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Funny story: Crime Figures Down Because There Are More Police Shows On TV These Days

Crime Figures Down Because There Are More Police Shows On TV These Days

Official figures released today show that crime detection rates in Britain are at an all-time high due mainly to the number of police crime dramas on TV at the moment. Shows such as CSI, NCIS, Law & Order and The Bill are all thought to have c...

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Funny story: ITV launches ITV2 -1

ITV launches ITV2 -1

British broadcaster ITV today announced plans to launch a new station, "ITV2 -1". The station will show many popular ITV shows such as the 6 o'clock news, but at the more convenient time of 5 o'clock. Director general Michael Grade said in a stat...

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Funny story: Format Wars: Blu-Ray superseded by Ultomato

Format Wars: Blu-Ray superseded by Ultomato

If you were considering updating your DVD player to one of the new Blu-Ray High Definition players, you may want to hold off for a few months. A new format system is just about to be launched which makes Blu-Ray look positively old hat. Ultomat...

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Funny story: Recession victims TV Cowell X-job op

Recession victims TV Cowell X-job op

Credit crunch job losers could find employment through a new TV series. Simon Cowell, the Marquis of Granby, George Osborne and Les Dennis are to be judges in the new series of Britain's Got A Job. "We are looking for real victims of the credit...

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Funny story: Kevin Costner & Stacy Keibler To Host TV's "Dancing With The Wolves"

Kevin Costner & Stacy Keibler To Host TV's "Dancing With The Wolves"

BURBANK, California - Kevin Costner, actor, director, and producer will be one of the hosts of a new dance show on the Fox Network. The show is basically a spin-off on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" and is titled, "Dancing With The Wolves." Co...

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Funny story: Anneka Rice presents 'Democracy Hunt' on Israeli TV

Anneka Rice presents 'Democracy Hunt' on Israeli TV

The hit TV show 'Treasure Hunt' was revived in Israel today, but with Anneka Rice presenting a slightly different version of the programme. 'We have a couple here, Mr and Mrs Levin from Jerusalem, and they have one hour to find democracy in Israel...

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Funny story: Story of Octupletes' Mom inspires changes to "The Bachelor" TV show; next season to feature simply a canister of frozen Sperm, say producers

Story of Octupletes' Mom inspires changes to "The Bachelor" TV show; next season to feature simply a canister of frozen Sperm, say producers

Hollywood, California - Made deaf, dumb and apparently blind by the ticking away of their biological clocks, women bent on waiting so long for Mr. Right to come along that they let all the sand in their egg timer run out have once again allowed produ...

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Funny story: Woman complains there's nothing on her TV

Woman complains there's nothing on her TV

A woman from Arbroath, Mrs Betty McStupid, has today complained to the BBC's Watchdog programme that there's nothing on her TV. In a tersely written letter to the shows presenters, one of whom she thinks is a long-legged sexpot and the other a ple...

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Funny story: British Network to Air Sooty, Paki and Golliwog

British Network to Air Sooty, Paki and Golliwog

A major British broadcaster has announced that it will be airing a new race based drama serial called Sooty, Paki and Golliwog. In a Masterpiece Theatre style format Carol Thatcher, recently unemployed race relations counselor and half-daughter o...

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Funny story: Masterchef Cut

Masterchef Cut

Following the closing of four restaurants by celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson due to the economic climate, the current series of Masterchef has been cut short. The BBC programme, which is not connected to Mr. Worrall Thompson in any way, is...

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Funny story: Year of the Year 2009

Year of the Year 2009

In the hard-fought annual battle to decide the Year of the Year 2009, the final result has been universally welcomed. As most people are aware, the preliminary rounds of the contest were decided by the voting public when, over a six week period, the...

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Funny story: Jon Leaves Kate With Eight!

Jon Leaves Kate With Eight!

Jon Gosselin, 31 , has split from wife , Kate Gosselin , 33. He's also leaving the children with her. So Mady, Cara, Collin, Leah, Hannah, Joel, Aaden, and Alexis will have visiting hours set to be with Jon. In an interview, Jon tells that "some...

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Funny story: Hard Times? Game shows For Homeless People!

Hard Times? Game shows For Homeless People!

The three major United States television networks have announced their new spring schedules, all of which are heavy on game shows whose target audiences are homeless people.The most promising shows so far are those based on familiar themes. Here's a sample: Are You Smellier Than a Fifth Grader? Audience members try to decide who smells worse, a homeless person or a fifth-grade boy fresh out...

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Funny story: Much loved TV star found dead.

Much loved TV star found dead.

Much loved television star and cereal salesman Anthony 'the tiger' has been found dead in the North London flat he had called home since his arrival at the door of stardom some 20 years earlier. It was after a night out with fellow salesman Coco a...

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Funny story: Concern over Anneka Rice TV comeback

Concern over Anneka Rice TV comeback

The BBC has plunged into fresh controversy today at the unveiling of their summer TV schedule. Amongst the many middle class domestic based family sitcoms that are to be aired is also the new celebrity show 'Dancing On Rice'. In the show the se...

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