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Channel 4 censured after comedian Boyle mocks Jordan's son

Channel 4 breached broadcasting guidelines with jokes about Katie Price's disabled son Harvey on Scots comedian Frankie Boyle's show, the media regulator ruled yesterday.

Picture this: Blipfoto links up with Channel 4

AN ONLINE photo-sharing site that has attracted a cult following is poised to announce a tie-up with Channel 4.

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Dead TV jouster had wrong helmet

A MAN killed during a jousting re-enactment while filming TV show Time Team was wearing an unsuitable helmet and had his shield set up wrongly, an inquest has heard.

C4 gives comic Frankie Boyle a no-holds-barred show

THE controversial comedian Frankie Boyle is to get his own show — named after a highly addictive painkiller.

Channel 4 offsets losses with online revenue, bringing Glee to directors

RECORD profits from digital media helped broadcaster Channel 4 to break even last year despite the severe downturn in the advertising market.

MPs reveal plans for Channel 4 to be run more like the BBC

A COMMITTEE of MPs today said plans to expand Channel 4's remit could increase its market impact "significantly" and urged the government to examine what controls should be in place.

Channel 4 to stop screening Friends after 15-year association with hit US series

CHANNEL 4 is to end its 15-year association with hit TV sitcom Friends, it was announced today.

Channel 4 'failed' Scotland - Culture Commission

CHANNEL 4 chief Stuart Cosgrove had to answer claims today that he has "not delivered" for the TV industry in Scotland.

Channel 4 3-D week: Rose-blue spectacles

NEVER ones to shy away from a gimmick, this week Channel 4 are urging viewers to don their 3D glasses (available for free from Sainsbury's stores) for a series of shows devoted to stereoscopic entertainment in all its myriad hues: ie, a sort of purply-golden colour.

C4 appoints 'Teflon Terry' as chairman

CHANNEL 4 finally resolved its leadership crisis yesterday, appointing former civil servant Lord Burns as chairman.

'Home alone' series cleared of putting children at risk

CHANNEL 4 has been cleared of putting child welfare at risk in a series that filmed under-12s living independently of adults.

Rageh Omaar to 'explode race myth' in C4 series

CHANNEL 4 is to give a platform to people with controversial views linking race to intelligence in a series of programmes busting "science's last taboo".

Scardino emerges as a front-runner for top job at C4

DAME Marjorie Scardino, chief executive of publisher Pearson, has emerged as a front-runner to replace Luke Johnson as chairman of troubled broadcaster Channel 4.

Channel crossing

WHEN in 2005 Channel 4 chairman Luke Johnson told an astounded media pack that a little-known marketing executive was to become the broadcaster's latest chief executive, his language could not have been any more enthusiastic.

Fincham favourite to succeed Duncan at Channel 4

PETER Fincham, director of television at ITV, is being tipped as one of the front runners to succeed Andy Duncan who yesterday confirmed he is stepping down from the top job at Channel 4.

And here is the news… Channel 4 to axe show at lunchtime

CHANNEL 4 is to axe its lunchtime news programme and More4 News, it was announced yesterday.

Classic TV free on Channel 4 website

CHANNEL 4 is to become the first UK broadcaster to make its back catalogue of programmes available to watch free on its website.

C4 news crew arrested

A CHANNEL 4 News team was told to leave Sri Lanka after reporting allegations of abuse and ill-treatment of Tamils held in internment camps, the broadcaster said last night.

I'm keeping my eye on Scots content, minister tells Channel 4

MIKE Russell, the culture minister, publicly warned Channel 4's chief programmer in Scotland yesterday that he was keeping a "close eye" on the broadcaster's Scottish content.

Don't adjust your set as TV talks fail to make the grade

AS CHANNEL 4 chairman Luke Johnson settled at his desk and flicked through the afternoon's headlines on the internet last Wednesday lunchtime, he could barely believe his eyes.

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