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BBC Receive Thousands Of Complaints Following Their Prince Philip Coverage

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:46 PM - 12 Apr 2021

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The BBC's decision to suspend its Friday schedule following Prince Philip's death drew thousands of complaints from disgruntled viewers.

The broadcaster ran a series of mirrored special programmes about the Duke of Edinburgh on BBC One and BBC Two, while BBC Four was suspended.

The final of Masterchef was among the programmes to be cancelled, much to the annoyance of fans.

The BBC has since set up a dedicated page allowing people to register complaints about "too much TV coverage" of Philip's death.

Joe O'Shea and Jennifer Gannon discussed this and more in our weekly TV slot.

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