Big Brother & The X Factor Are 'Most Complained About' Shows Of 2012


Ofcom have revealed that more complaints were received about Big Brother than any other show.

The reality show, which airs on Channel 5, was the subject of 2,000 viewer complaints this year - a whopping 12.5% of ALL 16,000 received.

The vast majority of the gripes were related to Conor McIntyre, who was accused of bullying Deana Uppal before controversially leaving the house with a cash prize.

The X Factor was second in the list, with Carolynne Poole's elimination prompting outrage and accusations of a fix.

Coming in third was This Morning, thanks to an incident in which Philip Schofield handing Prime Minister David Cameron a list of alleged paedophiles on live TV.

The Top 10 in full:

1. Big Brother (Channel 5) - 2,088
2. The X Factor Results (ITV1) - 1,488
3. This Morning (ITV1) - 811
4. True Stories: Gypsy Blood (Channel 4) - 509
5. Live: The Silent Ascent (Sikh Channel) - 378
6. Sky News - 364
7. Islam: The Untold Story (Channel 4) - 293
8. The X Factor (ITV1) - 305
9. Citizen Khan (BBC One) - 256
10. Keith Lemon's LemonAid (ITV1) - 246

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