Clarke, Steve
July 2007
Daily Variety;7/19/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 76, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of British Broadcasting Corp. in England to suspend all television (TV) shows competition on July 18, 2007 as Mark Thompson admitted that TV shows were found to have more serious breaches after regulator Ofcom's imposition of a $100,000 fine for faking a phone-in quiz winner on "Blue Peter" TV program. Among the TV shows that failed to meet editorial standards include "Sports Relief" in July 2006, "Comic Relief" in March 2007, and "Children in Need."


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