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When good TV goes bad: how Have I Got News for You shot itself in the foot17 Jul 8:00am

When good TV goes bad: how Have I Got News for You shot itself in the foot

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Hislop, Merton and Deayton made a formidable trio – but the bond was broken when the captains turned on their host. The show hasn’t been the same since The panel show is a strange beast. Get it wrong and you have some of the hokiest TV imaginable: all telegraphed setups and flatlining payoffs. Get it right and you have the kind of concrete slab foundation upon which broadcasting legends are built. For just over a decade,
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