TITLE

'BRAIN' BURN FOR FIVE

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Steve
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/27/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 61, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the British Office of Communications (Ofcom) has penalized Five Broadcasting company for £300,000 for faking the winners of its quiz show "Brainteaser." Owner RTL Group PLC insisted that it took the steps in complying with Ofcom's broadcasting code. Ofcom found that the show announced faked winners thrice from January-March 2007 and 11 similar instances of unfair competitions.
ACCESSION #
25638974

 

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