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Read this: why we should all celebrate Channel 5's birthday

Summary: You might think that congratulations are in order, but where would you send the telegram Do you even remember who owns Channel 5 these days The response to Channel 5's nightly chat flagship, The Jack Docherty Show, was so underwhelming that ratings actually rose when guest hosts filled in for its star. - link

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Monday, 3 April 2017
Nick Anderson

11:16 AM

I think Channel 5 has become consistently better over the years and has now reached the point where the programme choice has become at least as good as all its' main competitors including the BBC.

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Nick Anderson's 153 posts GB flag

2:14 PM

Nick Anderson: C5 is better than it was, but its still mostly filler, and certainly nowhere close to any BBC channel.
Highlights would be GP's:Behind Closed Doors, Inside the Tube, Kings Cross and Yorkshire, a Year in the Wild. Perfectly decent PSB, with the GP one being something of a gem. You get the occasional programme like 'Worlds Scariest Landings', which isn't bad. And anodyne off the self docs about Royals, etc.

Lots of NCIS, Police Interceptors, Helicopter Rescue, Traffic Cops, etc - not awful, but packed full of additives.

And then you have stuff about dodgy landlords, balliffs, etc. Trashy TV. All channels have some of it, but C5 does seem to have cornered the market. Better than when Desmond owned it, but not exactly ground breaking, or consistently meeting its educational remit. Sometimes watchable, but overall not all that great.

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