Quiz show scam
Quiz show scam
The BBC is bracing itself for revelations about two new potential phone-in scandals, it was reported last night.
CHANNEL Five has been fined a record £300,000 by media watchdog Ofcom for faking winners on its Brainteaser quiz show - the largest financial penalty ever imposed on a public-service broadcaster.
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TOUGH new rules governing television quiz shows came into force yesterday.
THE TV quiz-show cheat Charles Ingram was convicted yesterday of assaulting a 13-year-old boy who coughed in his face.
QUIZ TV shows will be subject to tighter rules in a crackdown announced yesterday by the premium-rate phone regulator.
The UK's biggest broadcaster, ITV, is to pull its ITV Play channel from digital and satellite platforms.
CHANNEL 4 yesterday suspended phone-in competitions during its Cheltenham Week horseracing coverage after it emerged that callers had continued to ring a premium-rate line after a contest had closed.
THE TV quiz channel ITV Play will return to the screen after being given a clean bill of health by auditors over the way it runs premium-rate phone-ins.
IS THE UK public about to pull the plug on the lucrative call-quiz TV market? It's fair to say the last couple of weeks will have seen some anxious conversations between TV executives and their accountants.
CHARLES Ingram, the ex-Army major convicted of cheating on TV's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? will appear in court today accused of assaulting a 13-year-old boy he claims coughed in his face.
THE makers of hit TV quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? yesterday described a man’s claims to have cheated the programme as "ludicrous".
A JUDGE today accused game show cheats Charles and Diana Ingram of "cynically manipulating" their finances to avoid paying back money they owe the taxpayer - but agreed to halve their contributions to defence costs.
THE case of TV quiz cheat Major Charles Ingram was due back in court today.
THE Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? cheat Charles Ingram was yetserday given a two-year conditional discharge after being convicted of insurance fraud.
FORMER army major Charles Ingram was yesterday convicted of defrauding an insurance company of £30,000.
THE former army major convicted of cheating to win Who Wants to be a Millionaire today lost a complaint against an advert which used a picture of him and his wife.
COMPLAINTS from the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? cheat, Major Charles Ingram, and his wife, Diana, about an advertisement for a low-cost airline were rejected yesterday.
DISGRACED Army Major Charles Ingram - convicted of trying to cheat in Who Wants to be a Millionaire? - was today being stripped of his rank and title.
MAJOR Charles Ingram, who won the £1 million jackpot on the television quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? using a series of coded coughs from an accomplice, has been told by the Ministry of Defence to leave the army.
THE major who cheated his way to the top prize on Who Wants to be a Millionaire? has been thrown out of the Army.