Talking of The Sun, here's an interesting little bit from the related items column on the right of the showbiz pages:
Ooh, that BBC - spending twenty two million quid on a series despite people not watching it.
Except, the story isn't actually about recommissioning in the face of "a ratings slump" at all:
Fans feared it would be dumped after the first series suffered an embarrassing ratings slump, despite the efforts of stars such as Tom Jones.Not that the blurb is deliberately misleading. Oh no no.
But a revamp has seen the latest — the second in a two-year deal with creator John de Mol — consistently pull in more than seven million viewers.
Will this do, Mr Murdoch, sir?