Ofcom

'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...

Jimmy's Controversial 'One Show' Jokes Spark Ofcom Investigation

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom are investigating ‘The One Show’, following jokes made by Jimmy Carr on the BBC1 programme. Watch Jimmy make his comments in this video ...

Ofcom Could Play Lead Role in TV Diversity

Adrian Lester | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Adrian Lester

Ofcom could define what true "diversity" in television actually means - as opposed to leaving it up to the best intentions of each broadcaster to come up with their own definition. These definitions or rules don't have to be slapped down on each channel from on high. They can be measures that are drawn up with the broadcasters. The objective here is to reflect our incredibly rich national identity back to us so that we have a deeper understanding of our past and our present. I believe it will help our society form a more cohesive present and future.

Channel 5 Breach Ofcom Rules With 'Blinging Up Baby'

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Channel 5 breached Ofcom guidelines by showing a four-year-old child dressed in a Hooters outfit on documentary ‘Blinging Up Baby’, the regulator ...

Fox News Scolded By Ofcom Over 'Muslim-Only' Birmingham Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK

A Fox News programme which aired comments claiming that Birmingham was a Muslim-only city and Paris had no-go zones operating under Sharia Law has bee...