Culture, Media and Sport Committee

22 January 2007, Session 2006-07

Third Report

Call TV quiz shows

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee will publish its Third Report, Call TV quiz shows (HC 72) at  6.00am on Thursday 25 January 2007.

There will be a press conference to launch the Report in Committee Room 8 in the Main Building at the House of Commons, at 10.30am on Thursday 25 January.

Advance copies of the Report for witnesses to the inquiry and the media will be available from 4pm on Wednesday 24 January under strict embargo from  the Reception at No.7 Millbank, and in the Press Gallery.

The report will also be available via the parliamentary website from 3pm on the day of publication.

The inquiry’s terms of reference are:

  • The procedures for handling calls from viewers;

  • Information provided to viewers on the costs of calls and their chances of participating and winning;

  • The role of Call TV quiz shows in raising income for broadcasters;

  • The impact, financial or otherwise, of participation on viewers; and

  • Whether further regulation of Call TV quiz shows is required.