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Matthew eats... Benefits Britain: Life on the Dole

‘Poverty porn’ is one of TV’s most controversial genres at the moment. There is a debate about how much such programmes are a look at life at the bottom of society’s scrapheap in terms of highlighting issues, and how much they are exploiting the less fortunate. 701 more words


Slash Their Benefits.

I was in the waiting room at the doctors the other day when I over heard a conversation a very well-meaning woman was having with her husband. 655 more words

My View

February TV Favourites

My top 5 favourite TV moments from February 2015:

1. The Secret Life of a Four Year Old: This Channel 4 program was adorable and hilarious in equal measure. 214 more words

Channel 4

Channel 5 SWOT/PEST Analysis

Working from this mission statement, we did a SWOT/PEST analysis of Channel 5:

To become a unique channel amongst UK broadcasters, giving a starting platform for high quality independent programs. 608 more words

Channel 5 Brand Audit

10 000 BC - what were they thinking?

We don’t watch fly on the wall reality TV shows in Mudville. There is no place in our life for Big Brother, celebrity or otherwise and, to be frank, I couldn’t care less whether a bunch of so called celebrities can survive a few weeks in an over scrutinised, thoroughly monitored and completely safe jungle environment. 1,810 more words

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A Porn Star Will Recreate Robin Williams' Suicide For A British Television Show

For the first time since before Two and a Half Men premiered, the U.S. won’t air the trashiest show on television. That honor will go to the United Kingdom’s Channel 5, the home of… 227 more words


The fine art of Cheongsam making

I had the privilege of meeting with a cheongsam maker when i filmed a chinese new year special for The 5 Show. and what an honour it was to meet with Peter Chew, who is the cheongsam maker to many of Singapore’s first ladies. 172 more words