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BBC sets up website to field complaints over ‘too much’ Prince Philip coverage, ABC viewers criticise decision to cut into crime drama Vera – ABC News

The UK broadcaster received so many complaints that it set up a special website for viewers to register objections if they felt there was “too much TV coverage…

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The BBC has set up a special website to field complaints that it devoted “too much” coverage to the death of Prince Philip.
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  • Popular prime-time shows were replaced, and the BBC’s music radio stations played instrumentals and sombre tunes
  • In Australia, ABC viewers were frustrated that crime drama Vera was interrupted to broadcast the announcement
  • Other stations also devoted extensive coverage to the 99-year-old’s death 

The BBC canceled its regular programming when news of the Duke of Edinburgh’s…

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