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Old 02-03-2013, 15:41
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Top of the list must come Deal or no Deal. It's worn out, on too much, ratings have slumped, it's become totally boring, yet Channel 4 persist with this rubbish. Also Come Dine With Me, which is falling in the ratings and become too much like Big Brother for its weird contestants, Home and Away, which nobody seems to watch any more, This Morning, which as well as being libellous has been on too long and is just trashy now, and You've Been Framed, the same old clips on a loop.
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Old 02-03-2013, 15:48
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X Factor, or any re hash programme by Mr S Cowell,
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Old 02-03-2013, 15:49
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coach trip - terrible show now - really horrendous

MAsterchef and all those bloody cooking shows. I'm sick to death of them
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Old 02-03-2013, 15:54
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X Factor, or any re hash programme by Mr S Cowell,
I think people are waking up to the fact this is a rigged, overkilled show for producing mediocre, manipulated singers and groups with a short shelf life. In America American Idol, which has been on for 11 years, is tumbling down the ratings now. I do think this year's X Factor will be the last. Also don't be surprised if Deal or no Deal gets the axe, or Noel walks from a dying format.
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Old 02-03-2013, 16:15
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Geordie Shore, The Only Way Is Essex and all other shows of that type

Unfortunately MTV UK have just gotten the rights to a new one

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buck_Wild
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Old 02-03-2013, 16:22
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Geordie Shore, The Only Way Is Essex and all other shows of that type

Unfortunately MTV UK have just gotten the rights to a new one

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buck_Wild
Hmmm, these are quite recent shows and do well with under 25s. I was thinking more on the lines of worn out shows that aren't that popular and need to go, Big Brother is a prime candidate now of the reality genre.
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Old 02-03-2013, 16:27
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Eastenders - should have been put out of its considerable misery years ago.
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Old 02-03-2013, 16:29
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Dancing on Ice, X factor, Lets Dance for Comic Relief( I think the dance routine is worn out and maybe they could try something else for charity instead), Big Brother also
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Old 02-03-2013, 17:52
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Next Top Model, seems to have been on forever and surely the format( young women trying to be models) has been flogged to death.
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Old 02-03-2013, 17:58
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'Come dine with me' it's not about cooking anymore but who can get the most attention by acting like a complete twonk..... Oh and 'Deal or no Deal' that goes without saying doesn't it?
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Old 02-03-2013, 18:08
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I think people are waking up to the fact this is a rigged, overkilled show for producing mediocre, manipulated singers and groups with a short shelf life. In America American Idol, which has been on for 11 years, is tumbling down the ratings now. I do think this year's X Factor will be the last. Also don't be surprised if Deal or no Deal gets the axe, or Noel walks from a dying format.
I predict we're in for another 4 or 5 years of both yet, simply because ITV & Channel 4 are so bereft of ideas and make no effort to foster new talent, instead coming up with brain-trust worthy ideas like 'let's make a Simon Cowell cooking show'.

Their new shows are flops, and the flops fare worse in the rating than the established crap (even though it's own ratings are declining). They'll milk them to the bitter end. What's the alternative, actually come up with some good ideas and hire actual writers to create an actual show? No chance.
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Old 02-03-2013, 18:25
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Reality TV in general
8 out of 10 cats
Heading Out (and yes I realise it has only just broadcast the first episode)
Have I Got News For You
Never Mind the Buzzcocks
Mock the Week
Any show featuring Ant & Dec
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Old 02-03-2013, 18:28
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I predict we're in for another 4 or 5 years of both yet, simply because ITV & Channel 4 are so bereft of ideas and make no effort to foster new talent, instead coming up with brain-trust worthy ideas like 'let's make a Simon Cowell cooking show'.

Their new shows are flops, and the flops fare worse in the rating than the established crap (even though it's own ratings are declining). They'll milk them to the bitter end. What's the alternative, actually come up with some good ideas and hire actual writers to create an actual show? No chance.
Well that jungle crap and Big Brother keep rumbling on as no one can think of anything to replace them with, so it wouldn't surprise me if the last ounce is squeezed out of The X Factor. However, should ratings take another tumble, I doubt Simon Cowell would want to keep a dying show.
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Old 02-03-2013, 18:34
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A Question of Sport
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Old 02-03-2013, 18:53
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A Question of Sport
Still good entertainment as sports stories update constantly, still current. I'd say Eggheads is getting tiresome now.
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:49
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire. The show just feels tired.
Also Deal or No Deal.
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:07
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X Factor, or any re hash programme by Mr S Cowell,
I do not think there is a better example. Another, has to be Deal or No Deal, and 8 out of 10 Cats
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:18
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Mrs Brown's Boys by about 40 years
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:20
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Reality TV in general
8 out of 10 cats
Have I Got News For You
Never Mind the Buzzcocks
Mock the Week
A Question of Sport
Still good entertainment as sports stories update constantly, still current. I'd say Eggheads is getting tiresome now.
So does satirical topical comedy and music. I think they just need a little rejig of some rounds and put more effort in to choosing the guests.
As for QoS it has gone downhill in recent series. It seems far more childish and less of a quiz.
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:11
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The News, its the same old depressing shit week in week out
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:22
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Most daytime TV shows.
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:28
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Reality TV in general
8 out of 10 cats
Heading Out (and yes I realise it has only just broadcast the first episode)
Have I Got News For You
Never Mind the Buzzcocks
Mock the Week
Any show featuring Ant & Dec
Took the words out of my mouth. Irritating, overpaid, overexposed and inane
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:34
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Another typical Digital Spy thread of "all programmes that I don't like should taken off because I don't like them even if many millions do watch them".
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:44
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Christ get some new material
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:57
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By an amazing coincidence the programmes I don't like are stale and past it!


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Most of everything on TV at the moment has been going far too long, CH4 and the BBC are the worst offenders.

But ITV is quite ruthless about axing old shows, other than their soaps of course and the old stalwart "You're Been Framed". "X-Factor" and "I'm a Celebrity.." have not quite gone off but nearly.
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