Most Annoying People

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Most Annoying People
Narrated by Richard Bacon
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 6
No. of episodes 12
Production
Running time 210 minutes (2006)
300 minutes (2007–10)
180 minutes (2011)
Release
Original network BBC Three
Picture format 16:9
Original release 27 December 2006 (2006-12-27) – 26 December 2011 (2011-12-26)

Most Annoying Person was a British television programme that was broadcast on BBC Three from 27 December 2006 to 26 December 2011 and was usually shown during late December each year. The show counted down the 100 "most irritating" people, with celebrities, pop stars, and politicians all in the running. It is narrated by Richard Bacon.

History[edit]

The 2008 show was criticised for homophobic comments about Lindsay Lohan.[1][2] The BBC Trust's Editorial Standards Committee condemned comments by DJ Spoony and Ron Jeremy and demanded they be cut from future repeats.[3][4] Agyness Deyn won that year.[5]

Top tens[edit]

Top tens
Year Most annoying person Top ten
2006
Pete Doherty
2007
Amy Winehouse
2008
Agyness Deyn
2009
Katie Price
2010
England national football team
2011
England rioters

Ratings[edit]

The 2011 show got 776,000 viewers (3.1%) on 26 December 2011.[6]

Transmissions[edit]

Series Start date End date Episodes
1
27 December 2006
28 December 2006
2
2
22 December 2007
23 December 2007
2
3[2]
27 December 2008
29 December 2008
2
4
27 December 2009
28 December 2009
2
5
27 December 2010
28 December 2010
2
6[7]
26 December 2011
27 December 2011
2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turned Off". Gay Times. 9 March 2009. Archived from the original on 9 March 2009. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Li-Lo comments on BBC show slammed". Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "BBC jokes about Lindsay Lohan 'reinforced lesbian stereotypes'". The Telegraph (UK). 20 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "'Mock' rapped over swimmer jibes". BBC News. 19 October 2009. 
  5. ^ Lee, Helen. "Agyness Deyn voted most annoying person of 2008". SassyBella. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  6. ^ Millar, Paul (27 December 2011). "David Jason's 'The Royal Bodyguard' logs 7.1m for BBC One". Digital Spy. 
  7. ^ "Tonight's telly: The Most Annoying People of 2011 on BBC Three". Tellymix. 26 December 2011. 

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