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BBC TALK SHOW HOST ENDS 13-YEAR RUN

July 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Famed British talk-show host Jonathan Ross closed out his 13-year run on the BBC Friday night with a show that featured actors Mickey Rourke and Jackie Chan and soccer star David Beckham (who sat on Ross’s lap during the interview). The often controversial Ross — he was suspended by the BBC last year after a […]

CALLS MOUNT FOR BBC TO DISCLOSE SALARIES OF ITS STARS

July 5, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The BBC, which is funded by license fees collected from all TV set owners in Britain — regardless of whether they watch anything on the BBC or not — is coming under greater pressure to become more transparent about how its funds are being spent. On Sunday, Terry Wogan, a top BBC radio personality, told […]