Tuesday, June 5, 2012

BBC replaces hosts of Jubillee coverage following critcism

The Daily Telegraph thundered:
Finally! BBC replace disastrous presenting team with Huw Edwards and Simon Schama to give Diamond Jubilee coverage the gravitas it deserves
  • Viewers described Huw Edwards as 'a broadcaster showing the respect and knowledge of the event'
  • ...But then Fearne Cotton asks Paloma Faith about Jubilee sick bags in cringeworthy interview this afternoon
  • Matt Baker, heavily criticised for Thames pageant coverage, did not feature in today's broadcast
  • BBC executive Ben Weston, who is in charge of the coverage, blamed the weather for the standard of the coverage
  • Stephen Fry suggested after Sunday's broadcast it was the 'most mind-numbingly tedious' programme in the BBC's history -- Read all about it!

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