The BBC has set up a dedicated complaints page for viewers fed up with its own blanket coverage of the death of Prince Philip.
Shortly after news of the prince’s death broke at noon local time on Friday, the BBC was swift in clearing its entire schedule up to 6 p.m.
Later in the day, primetime programs such as the “MasterChef” final — not to mention cult favorite “Gardeners’ World” on BBC Two — were also pulled to make way for news specials and tribute programs for the 99-year-old duke.
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The BBC has set up a dedicated complaints page for viewers fed up with widespread coverage of the death of Prince Philip. https://t.co/M68lXSrekv
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