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MOST COMPLAINED ABOUT PROGRAMMES OF 2023 REVEALED BY OFCOM

Ofcom have revealed the most complained about programmes of 2023. Ofcom's full report can be found here.



1 - Dan Wootton Tonight

GB News, 26 September 2023 – 8,867 complaints

Viewers objected to the misogynistic comments made by Laurence Fox about journalist Ava Evans. Ofcom’s investigation of this programme under rules on offence is ongoing.



2 - King Charles III: The Coronation

ITV1, 6 May 2023 – 8,421 complaints

The majority of complaints related to a comment made by actress Adjoa Andoh during the live broadcast, which focused on the appearance of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.


3 - Good Morning Britain

ITV1, 17 October 2023 – 2,391 complaints

Majority of complains about Richard Madeley's line of questioning towards MP Layla Moran.



4 - Jeremy Vine

Channel 5, 13 March 2023 – 2,302 complaints Complaints from viewers about a discussion on the junior doctors' pay dispute.


5 - Breakfast with Kay Burley

Sky News, 23 November 2023 – 1,880 complaints

Complaints about the presenter’s line of questioning during an interview with Israeli spokesperson, Eylon Levy.



6 - Lee Anderson’s Real World

GB News, 29 September 2023 – 1,697 complaints Complaints related to Lee Anderson’s interview with Suella Braverman, on the grounds that they are both Conservative MPs.


7 - Breakfast with Kay Burley

Sky News, 10 October 2023 – 1,640 complaints

Complainants alleged Kay Burley misrepresented comments made by the Palestinian ambassador.



8 - Naked Education

Channel 4, 4 April 2023 – 1,285 complaints

Some viewers were concerned about this programme, which included pre-watershed nudity.


9 - This Morning

ITV, 18 December 2023, 1,092 complaints

Complaints related to comments made by Vanessa Feltz about coeliac disease.



10 - Love Island

ITV2, 9 July 2023 – 992 complaints

The majority of complaints about this episode related to bullying against Scott.

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