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Is 'X Factor' To Blame For ITV's Shoddy Viewing Figures?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

ITV are losing the TV ratings war, it appears, as new stats indicate that audiences are deserting the channel, in favour of its rivals. Figures fr...

Being Different Is Not a Crime - False Allegations Do Occur

Duncan Lindsay | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Duncan Lindsay

TV Drama 'The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies' hammers home the important message that not all of those arrested for a crime are guilty: Yes, even the strange looking ones.

On Dapper Laughs: Toppled From Up High, But Why Was He Allowed to the Top at the First Place?

Alexandra Gerrity | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alexandra Gerrity

Dapper Laughs shoud have never been filmed, never made the funding table, never been seen by the commissioning editor and yet the incidious 'humour' was allowed to be broadcast buffeted by men and women in the industry.

Saving Stevi Ritchie Has Confirmed That X Factor Is No Longer Just a Singing Competition

James Brinsford | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
James Brinsford

According to the X Factor's premise, it is a 'television music competition to find new singing talent'. It has always been the case since it first hit our screens that if you wanted a sure-fire route to pop stardom, then a turn on the X Factor is what is required.

Russell Brand Urged By Fans To Denounce Julien Blanc

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: OF COURSE Katie Hopkins Is Backing Julien Blanc's UK Tour Sleazy so-called pick-up artist Julien Blanc appears to have been pictured posing...

Why Theresa May Is Being Urged To Ban This Man From Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: OF COURSE Katie Hopkins Is Backing Julien Blanc's UK Tour A Home Office minister has lobbied Theresa May to ban a controversial US "pick-up...

In Praise of Clicktivism: Dapper Laughs and People Power

Oliver Carter-Esdale | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Carter-Esdale

This power is now in our hands, or more precisely, at our fingertips. In sharing and commenting on these articles and petitions, we have begun to do away with the idea that we are unable to help or to change things.

Dapper No Longer Laughs

Scottee | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Scottee

I think he was totally aware of his actions and genuinely found them amusing but I think the motive behind all of this was far darker - a hunger for fame. Producing these pithy posts gained him followers - it's a short cut route to notoriety that the likes of the aforementioned Katie Hopkins know how to navigate.

Thought You Didn't Recognise Him On Newsnight? The 11 Stages Of Dapper Laughs' Evolution

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

Daniel O’Reilly, the comedian behind Dapper Laughs, has announced that he has killed off the character after the explosive backlash against his rape...

The Rise And Fall Of Dapper Laughs: How It Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Comedy

She knows. Proper moist. Sadly, these 'catchphrases' have now been consigned to the dustbin of 'comedy', as Daniel O'Reilly, The Artist Formerly Known...

Sceptical Public Still Not Convinced Dapper Laughs Is Gone For Good

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

The comedian behind Dapper Laughs, Daniel O’Reilly, has said his controversial “character” is “gone”, but that hasn't stopped speculation ab...

Dapper Laughs Just Killed His Character On Newsnight

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

"Dapper Laughs is gone," according to the man who created him. The self-styled comedian and internet celebrity who had his show pulled by ITV2 after a...

ITV Announce Christmas Day Tribute To Lynda

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

ITV have confirmed that they will be screening an Oxo ad starring Lynda Bellingham on Christmas Day, as a tribute to the late star. SEE MORE: Lyn...

Sheffield Newspaper Made A Reader Defending Rapist Ched Evans Its 'Star Letter'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Sport

Amid a furious response that convicted rapist Ched Evans is returning to training with his former club, a local paper has come under fire for publishi...

Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: "Mama Mean-a"

Ross Semple | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ross Semple

This season Mama Joyce seems to have an issue with anyone who comes between her and her daughter, or more specifically, her daughter's money. She hates Kandi's friend Carmon because apparently Carmon is having an affair with Todd.

Meet The 'Pick Up Artist' Even More Despised Than Dapper Laughs

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK

Step aside Dapper Laughs, there's a new misogynistic "dating expert" in town - and this one recommends using violence to coerce women into having sex....

In Defence Of Dapper: ITV Faces Backlash For Axing 'On The Pull'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

Not everyone is happy with ITV's decision to axe under fire "lad comedian" Dapper Laughs, despite accusations his show "On The Pull" is trivialising r...

ITV Cancel Dapper Laughs

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Dapper Laughs' upcoming tour has also been cancelled. ITV have announced they will not continue to air the controversial 'Dapper Laughs' sh...

The Petition To Cancel Dapper Laughs Has Reached A Gratifyingly High Number Of Signatures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Now Comedians Condemn Dapper Laughs As 'Gagging For Rape' Footage Emerges A petition to cancel ITV’s On The Pull show has secured an asto...

This Woman Is Doing Something Not Seen In A TV Ad For 49 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

The first advert to show people smoking for nearly 50 years are airing air on British television today. A commercial for e-cigarette brand VIP will...

Dapper Laughs Apologises. Kind Of.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

UPATE: Now Comedians Condemn Dapper Laughs As 'Gagging For Rape' Footage EmergesThe Petition To Cancel Dapper Laughs Has Reached A Gratifyingly High...

Thousands Back Petition To Cancel Dapper Laughs ITV Show

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Now Comedians Condemn Dapper Laughs As 'Gagging For Rape' Footage EmergesThe Petition To Cancel Dapper Laughs Has Reached A Gratifyingly Hig...

Charlotte Meredith

ITV's Response To The Dapper Laughs Row Will Probably Make Your Blood Boil

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Now Comedians Condemn Dapper Laughs As 'Gagging For Rape' Footage EmergesThe Petition To Cancel Dapper Laughs Has Reached A Gratifyingly Hig...

Chasing Shadows on DVD - A Chat With Alex Kingston

Roger Crow | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

When I found out ITV were releasing a DVD of their new drama series Chasing Shadows, I rolled my eyes (having seen 60 whole seconds of the show the week before). However, I was curious to give it a look from the start, not least because it stars three of my favourite actors, Alex Kingston, Reece Shearsmith and Noel Clarke.

Dangerous Dogs, Reckless Owners and Irresponsible Programme Makers

Clare Williams | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK
Clare Williams

Why is it that the moral compass of programme makers goes haywire when filming programmes about dogs? Why are they allowed to film and show scenes of animal abuse when they would never dream of filming scenes of child abuse in the same way. Dogs are covered by legislation too.