British TV standards are deteriorating because the BBC is "run by women", astronomer Sir Patrick Moore has said.In Britain, the people who read the news on TV are calls newsreaders.
The Sky at Night host also described female newsreaders as "jokey" and called for separate channels to cater for the needs of the different sexes.
The presenter said: "The trouble is the BBC now is run by women and it shows soap operas, cooking, quizzes, kitchen-sink plays. You wouldn't have had that in the golden days." ...
I used to watch Doctor Who and Star Trek, but they went PC - making women commanders, that kind of thing. I stopped watching Sir Patrick Moore
"I would like to see two independent wavelengths - one controlled by women, and one for us, controlled by men." ...
"I used to watch Doctor Who and Star Trek, but they went PC - making women commanders, that kind of thing. I stopped watching."
Sir Patrick appears in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest-serving TV presenter, having appeared on his show about astronomy since 1957.
Friday, May 11, 2007
British TV gone feminine
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