Thursday, 18 October 2007

Deloitte report

A good day to bury bad news for ITV with the publication of the long-awaited Deloitte report. Serious editorial issues with premium-rate phone and interactive services have been highlighted and viewers are out of pocket to the tune of almost 8 million pounds. More than 60 ITV series were reviewed with several high profile shows including Ant and Dec's Gameshow Marathon in 2005 targeted for criticism. ITV says no one will lost their job as a result of the findings - which should be welcomed. It remains to be seen whether Ofcom wants to take the things further with additional fines, once it's read the report...

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