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82.5% OF BRITISH VIEWERS TUNE IN OLYMPICS’ OPENER

July 28, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

An average audience of 27 million watched Friday night’s BBC telecast of the Olympics’ opening ceremony, peaking at 9:50 p.m. with 26.9 million, the BBC said today (Saturday). The figures represented 82.5 percent of British viewers and was the biggest audience for a BBC program since 1996, when a Christmas episode of the British sitcom […]

ANGER RISES OVER U.K. SOAP EPISODE ABOUT SIDS

January 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A public outcry has failed to diminish over the plot of a British soap opera concerning the mother of a victim of sudden infant death syndrome who swaps her dead baby with a healthy one. News reports in the British press said today (Friday) that the BBC has now received 6,000 complaints about the episode […]

BBC SOAP DRAWS THOUSANDS OF COMPLAINTS

January 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Thousands of fans of Britain’s long-running soap EastEnders have filed complaints with the BBC, which has carried it for 26 years, with OFCOM, the British TV watchdog, and on Facebook and Twitter, about its current storyline. On Friday, one of the principal characters discovers that her baby has died of sudden infant death syndrome and […]