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# Channel 4

Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Russell Brand thanks supporters following week of rape and sexual abuse allegations
Brand did not directly address the claims made against him.
Russell Brand allegations ‘horrendous’, says Channel 4 boss
Channel 4 and production company Banijay UK have launched an internal investigations into Russell Brand.
Russell Brand: A timeline of the sexual assault allegations
The allegations came to light following a joint investigation by The Sunday Times, The Times and Channel 4 Dispatches.
The comedian has been accused of rape and sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013, as well as claims of controlling, abusive and predatory behaviour.
Channel 4, BBC and a production company have launched investigations following the publication of the allegations.
Brand vehemently denies the allegations and said all of his relationships have been “consensual”.
Internal investigations launched after sexual assault allegations made against Russell Brand
Russell Brand faces multiple allegations of sexual assault in joint UK media investigation
Internal investigations launched after sexual assault allegations made against Russell Brand
On Sunday UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly suggested there are wider questions for the entertainment industry to answer.
This month
September 2023
Russell Brand faces multiple allegations of sexual assault in joint UK media investigation
Brand refuted the allegations in a video posted online today.
Last month
August 2023
Debunked: No, a factory in England is not growing human meat for consumption
A widely shared clip from a Channel 4 documentary is satirical.
Last year
Channel 4’s Christmas message to be AI-generated and delivered by a robot
The message will be delivered by Ameca, one of the world’s most advanced robots.
'Those nuns!': Martin Scorsese reveals he’s been watching Derry Girls
Scorsese was recently asked about what he is currently watching.
Spoiler Alert: Bake Off winner crowned
The season 13 finale aired last night.
Channel 4 News’ Krishnan Guru-Murthy taken off air for swearing at Steve Baker
The broadcaster said the remark followed a ‘robust interview’ with the Tory MP but it was ‘beneath the standards I set myself’.
UK Culture Secretary and presenter Kirstie Allsopp clash over Channel 4 privatisation
The Culture Secretary said it was time for the broadcaster to ‘fly the nest towards a very exciting future’.
British Tory MPs divided over Channel 4 privatisation as plans could face revolt
Father of the House Peter Bottomley told the PA news agency the House of Lords will take out any clause that privatises the network.
'Cultural vandalism': UK Government criticised over decision to privatise Channel 4
The broadcaster is state-owned but receives its funding from advertising, not from public money.
All time
Lions' meeting with Japan to be shown live on free-to-air television
Channel 4 are showing the game from Murrayfield, and will have highlights from the rest of the tour.
Anne Robinson named as first female host of Countdown
Robinson is best known as the host of the Weakest Link which she presented both in the UK and in America.
Great British Bake Off contestants created 'bubble' in a hotel for six weeks to record this year's series
The annual baking competition returned to TV screens last night.
'She will be dearly missed': Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82
The news was confirmed by the show’s producer this evening.
Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture as Michael Gove turned away from Channel 4 climate debate
Johnson was again accused of ‘running scared’ when he did not join other party leaders at the TV debate.
Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.
Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate
The 90-minute debate on Channel 4 featured the five remaining candidates and an empty podium for Johnson.
Lyra McKee's partner hits out at 'idiot with a gun' who 'took away an amazing person'
McKee was shot dead during rioting in Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.
TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments
Meanwhile, Paul Merson serves up the best bit of telly all week.
23 shows worth watching on Channel 4's All 4 if you've had your fill of Netflix
Documentaries, dramas, comedies. You name it.
Here's why you should immediately start watching Channel 4's new series 'Pure'
And why you shouldn’t watch it with your parents.
As 'Shipwrecked' returns this week, let's look back at the most underrated reality show of the 00s
Pre-watershed TV at its finest.
May tries to woo MPs with offer of more power in Brexit process as Channel 4 confirmed for debate
The House of Commons will vote on the crucial agreement on Tuesday, 11 December.
Johnson and Farage would've been worse in Brexit talks than May - UK survey
In the largest UK-wide survey since the referendum vote, 20,000 people were asked for their thoughts on Brexit.
Channel 4 has been insulting Piers Morgan on Twitter to raise funds for cancer research
The Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign caught a few people off guard today.
Ryle Nugent returning to rugby commentary alongside Jamie Heaslip
RTÉ’s former head of sport will be covering Ireland’s November internationals for Channel 4.
Dan from The Circle's tale of online humiliation should be a lesson to us all
When bad catfishing happens to good people?
Channel 4 wins rights for Ireland's November internationals from Sky Sports
RTÉ will continue to broadcast the games in Ireland.
6 things we know ahead of the new series of The Great British Bake Off
First challenge? WAGON WHEELS.
11 moments from Playing It Straight which prove reality TV peaked in the noughties
The drama was unmatched.
'The time for apologies is over': Facebook launches inquiry following Dispatches programme
Workers at Irish contactor CPL who featured in the TV programme have been urged to take time off for their wellbeing.
Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin
Channel 4′s Dispatches programme sent a reporter to record training.
WATCH: BT Sport's brand new documentary looking back on Football Italia
Prepare for an hour of James Richardson, Serie A legends and a whole lot of nostalgia.
'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump?
Former chief executive of CA Alexander Nix is at the centre of a firestorm concerning the alleged swinging of the 2016 US election in Donald Trump’s favour.
Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world
A new report by Channel 4 News includes undercover footage where employees of the shadowy data firm allegedly discuss the nature of their business.
Viewers felt that Gogglebox just wasn't the same without Leon and June last night
83-year-old Leon passed away in December.
Derry Girls is the most-watched TV show ever in Northern Ireland
The comedy, set in the 1990s during The Troubles, has received rave reviews.