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OT Call me sad but I just complained to ITV

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by emski, 25 October 2008 Social URL.

  1. emski

    emski Gold Member

    Maybe I'm getting old but I just had to email ITV.. did anyone else watch X-Factor results? Well I did with my 12 year old son.. and then the adverts come on.. oh and we have a trailer for a movie called...

    Zack and Miri Make a Porno..


    Very family viewing

    Luckily I didnt get the question I expected..
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  3. Gen

    Gen Normal

    Is it not on after the watershed or whatever that time is called when they can show stuff they are not allowed show during the day???
  4. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

    yeah if its after 9pm they have a right to show swear words and nuidity and stuff like that
  5. Principessa N

    Principessa N Minimins Addict

    I saw that, no kids though so didn't think anything of it,
    was it just me or were the results on really late tonight?
  6. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

    yeah they were on late enough. even the 1st show was on quite late at 7.45
  7. emski

    emski Gold Member

    Must be me then :(
  8. Principessa N

    Principessa N Minimins Addict

    Nah i'm with you emski, they know kids watch the show, so the advert is a bit inappropriate (sp)
  9. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member


    im just after flicking through the music channels and omg its worse on there the stuff they show boobies and all sorts!!!!!!
  10. emski

    emski Gold Member

    I am pretty broad minded.. you know my boy watches flipping Kerrang.. but me just thinks it was bad timing on ITVs part cos I know others will be watching with much younger kids.. cos its saturday night .

    Arrrgghh Im getting old!
  11. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

    well my wee girl likes the xfactor but she was well in bed by the time of the results (nearly 4) but they were on very late tonight should have been earlier
  12. BBlilsis

    BBlilsis My 3 Furry Amigos

    nope emski, i agree with you, its a bloody shock to see that type of ad in the middle of an programme obviously aimed at all age groups.

    is it just me, but since when did Xfactor take up over 3hrs of TV on a Saturday night, boys oh boys do they drag it out, and tonight i think they got rid of the wrong act, that older guy ain't never gonna be a Robbie Williams, the young fella has so much more potential, its terrible to see him being knocked out :mad:

    Can ya tell i only glance at it lightly, I don't know many of there names :p
  13. sonban

    sonban Addicted to Minimins

    Im with you emski I was watching it with my 9 year old daughter but when that advert was on luckly she was being a typical girl and being a chatter box and missed it. But water shed or not they know x-factor is a family show and kids will be watching it so they should select adverts with care at least till its finished.

    But I can guarantee if you do get a reply from them they will say it was past watershed and that x-factor repeats on ITV2 on a Sunday with more reasonable adverts for the time of day. In other words all the xmas toy adverts.
  14. westiegirl

    westiegirl Gold Member

    I agree totally Emski.

    It was after the watershed but they should have shown a bit of discretion, knowing that it was likely that children would be watching a programme like that on a Saturday night.

    Lily, I also agree that they got rid of the wrong act. Scott definately sang better in the sing off - the judges were just ruled by their hearts and the emotional value of Daniel singing to his wife.
  15. Mary Poppins

    Mary Poppins Gold Member

    Don't watch X-factor...I always get fed up with the voting off...cause i think the judges pick the act of the judge they don't like often....eg Louis will always vote for Simons act
    But I am quite broadminded,but I do think that although it is on late(so not to clash with the much better prog on other side!!!)the broadcaster should realise that parents allow their chilren to stay up late to watch it and should not show inappropriate ads!(BTW>When is this prog on!!!!)
  16. bettylollypop

    bettylollypop soon to be skinny minnie

    Didn't watch it last night, but they know it is a family show and that if it is on later parents will let their kids stay up to watch it , being a sat night and all. Good on you for complaining .
  17. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

    they should get rid of the xtra factor pile of crap!!!
  18. rainbow

    rainbow Gold Member

    I totally agree Emski it was inappropriate, I saw the advert but as I was watching it alone I didn't think anything of it....... be interested to see ITVs response, but I imagine it will be along the lines of what Son said xx
  19. mod-karen79

    mod-karen79 rainbows holiday buddy :)

    i'd be more concerned with what he sees online!
  20. rainbow

    rainbow Gold Member

    yer online is an absolute mine field! My OH is going to my TAs house tonight to sort ther computer out as porn attachments have filtered through the anti virus (even with parental controls on) x
  21. mod-karen79

    mod-karen79 rainbows holiday buddy :)

    that usually means someone's been clicking on porn sites!

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