Ofcom

Ofcom Reach Decision Over 'BB' Choking Scene

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom have made their decision over a scene in this year’s ‘Big Brother’, which saw Laura Carter choking Marco Pierre White Jr with his belt dur...

Ofcom Rap 'Jeremy Kyle Show' Over Sexually Explicit Easter Episode

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom has rapped ‘The Jeremy Kyle Show’, after an investigation found the ITV daytime show breached broadcasting rules regarding offensive languag...

Kelvin MacKenzie's Appeal For Complaints About Fatima Manji Didn't Go As He Planned

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

Ofcom has dismissed a small number of complaints that claimed it was “inappropriate” for journalist Channel 4 Fatima Manji to front coverage of th...

'Heartless Hotline' Radio Competition Was So Cruel You Won't Believe It's Real

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK

A radio competition that encouraged callers to ‘steal’ money from people in desperate need has been called “disgusting” after a mother who nee...

'Love Island' Sex Scene Sparks Ofcom Investigation

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom have announced that they are launching an investigation, following a sex scene on ITV2’s ‘Love Island’. The most recent series of the real...

Ofcom To Investigate 'Loose Women' Over Harvey Price's C-Bomb

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

'Loose Women' is being investigated by Ofcom, after Katie Price's son Harvey dropped the C-bomb live on air last month. The 13-year-old appeared alon...

Ofcom Complaints Pour In Following Raunchy 'BB' Scenes

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Big Brother’ has been the subject of 252 complaints to Ofcom, following the weekend’s x-rated episodes. While the broadcasting watchdog hasn...

'Countdown' Gets A Telling Off From Ofcom

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Countdown’ has been given a dressing down by Ofcom, and perhaps surprisingly, it’s got nothing to do with all those rude words that keep croppi...

Feminist Pornographer 'Vindicated' After Ofcom Rules She Can Reinstate Her Fetish Website

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK
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A feminist pornographer says she feels "vindicated" after winning an appeal against an order that forced her to take down her sadomasochism fetish web...

Ofcom Rules On Amanda And Alesha's 'BGT' Dress Complaints

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom has cleared 'Britain's Got Talent' over complaints made about Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon's 'revealing' dresses. The TV watchdog has ruled t...

Ofcom Reach Decision Over Katie Price's X-Rated 'Loose Women' Outburst

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom has made its decision over Katie Price’s recent raunchy outburst, which occurred during a frank discussion about sex toys on ‘Loose Women’...

Ofcom Make Statement On Katie's X-Rated 'Loose Women' Chatter

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom have confirmed that they are deciding whether to investigate ‘Loose Women’, following complaints over a comment made by Katie Price during T...

Ofcom To Investigate Chris Evans' Radio 2 Show

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Chris Evans’ Radio 2 show is to be investigated by Ofcom, after an unfortunate incident involving Jeremy Irons earlier this year. Back in March, Jer...

Ant And Dec Attract Fresh, Bizarre Ofcom Complaints

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ant and Dec have once again sparked a series of bizarre Ofcom complaints, thanks to the latest episode of ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’. The Geordie ...

'Big Brother' Awarded One Of TV's Biggest Dishonours

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 25.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Big Brother’ has been named the most complained-about TV show since Ofcom was introduced. The reality TV show - which launched on Channel 4 in 20...

You Could Finally Stop Paying For That Landline You Never Use

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Tech

Paying for a landline connection could soon become a thing of the past under proposals suggested by the culture minister. Ed Vaizey said paying around...

Ofcom Reach Decision Over This Year's Most Outrageous Brit Awards Moment

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom have ruled that they won’t be launching an investigation into model Sadie Pinn’s impromptu - and near-naked - appearance during this year’...

Ofcom Makes Decision On 'The Jump' Complaints

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

'The Jump' will not be penalised by Ofcom, it has been confirmed, despite the investigating body receiving a number of complaints about the show which...

ITV Could Face Ofcom Probe After 2016 Brit Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom are deciding whether to investigate ITV, after receiving a number of complaints about Wednesday night’s Brit Awards. ...

Ofcom Reach Decision Over 'CBB' Winston

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom have reached a decision over controversial comments made by ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ housemate, Winston McKenzie. READ MORE: Stephanie's ...

'CBB' Sparks Ofcom Complaints Yet Again

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ viewers have bombarded Ofcom with complaints, after a row emerged when Stephanie Davis’ dirty underwear was made fun of ...

'CBB' Faces Further Scrutiny From Ofcom

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom have confirmed that they are considering whether to investigate ‘Celebrity Big Brother’, over scenes aired in Tuesday (12 January) night’s...

Ofcom Assess Complaints Following 'CBB' Homophobia Row

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom have said they are currently assessing whether to launch an investigation, following Winston McKenzie’s homophobic comments in Tuesday night...

Ofcom Vs Ferne McCann: Let Battle Commence

Andrew Doyle | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Comedy
Andrew Doyle

Five hundred people have complained because Ferne McCann ate a live spider on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! Speaking as a militant vegan and part-time arachnid rights activist, I do hope that Ofcom will put an end to this kind of barbarity. My thoughts and prayers are with the spider's family at this difficult time.

Christmas Fairy Lights Could Slow Down Your Wi-Fi

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Tech

Christmas decorations such as fairy lights can slow down wi-fi signals, providing concern for those who rely upon multiple screens to get them through...