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Badger to Star in Sky One’s THE BIG IDEA Show


£100,000 Entrepreneur Prize For Grabs

Appentice runner-up Ruth Badger is to star in her own showThe Apprentice runner-up Ruth Badger has landed her own TV show, as star  adviser on new Sky One series The Big Idea, which will lead a UK-wide search for wannabe inventors and entrepreneurs.

The winner will land a £100,000 prize to invest in their dream business.

The seven-part series will be aired on Sky One this autumn when Ruth, nicknamed The Badger, will be on hand to give applicants some straight-talking advice.


Sky One And Vodafone Join Forces To Announce ‘The Big Idea’


Inventive Business Entrepreneurs Apply Within

Sky One and Vodaphone join forces for the BIG IDEASky One and Vodafone today announced THE BIG IDEA - the UK's largest-ever search to discover the next great British invention or business idea. Voted on by the viewers, budding entrepreneurs will compete for a £100,000 investment in launching their idea or venture.


Phone Watchdog To Probe Big Brother Furore


Channel 4 Viewers Could Get £3m Refund

Big Brother House 7Premium rate phone watchdog Ictis has announced it is launching an official investigation into the Big Brother controversy. Icstis said it had received 2,700 complaints about the stunt, which gives evicted contestants the chance to win the Channel 4 reality show.

The broadcaster provoked a furore when it decided to allow an ex-housemate, already booted out by paid-for public votes, the possibility of scooping the £100,000 final prize. Now Channel 4 could end up refunding an estimated £3 million to viewers who voted by phone or text message.


Raw Cuts – Teenage Ideas on Vulnerability to Air on Channel 4


Four Unknowns Get Broadcast Writing Credit

Raw Cuts - films on a theme of vulnerability 

Four films written by teenagers are now in post- production, preparing for peak-time broadcast on Channel 4 this autumn. Over 1,500 film ideas were submitted for Raw Cuts, a joint writing initiative set up between the National Society for the Protection of Children and Channel 4.


Second BB Australia Housemate Claims Sexual Abuse


Big Brother in Australia runs into sexual assault scandal accusation problemsThe Big Brother sexual assault scandal deepened last night as a past housemate on the Australian show claimed she had also been victim to similar abuse while in the house. Meanwhile, Cox and Bric, who were accused in the original sexual assault allegation and had to leave the house, said in an interview they were "mucking around."


Film Four Goes Freeview From 23rd July


Subscription Goes - Advertising Breaks Come In During Films

Film Four LogoChannel 4 has today confirmed that it is to relaunch FilmFour as the UK's only major free-to-air film channel, available at no cost to every digital TV home in the country from July 23rd.

The channel will launch on Freeview for the first time, but will also be on offer to all cable and satellite viewers without the need to pay a monthly subscription. On digital satellite, the FilmFour channel will be available to freesat viewers as well as Sky digital customers.