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scottishtv1,756 posts since 6 Nov 2001
STV Central Reporting Scotland
So, here's something I noticed. BBC Scotland News has previously investigated these "street seduction" creeps in the past, and they must've decided to make such activities the focus of a Disclosure episode (this series used to be called BBC Scotland Investigates).

This aired last night at 20:30 on BBC ONE Scotland, whilst the rest of the UK got an episode of Panorama. Turns out it was the exact same programme, just with Panorama branding! I think the only difference was the intro and some graphics. Here's a few caps:

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I know viewers outside Scotland wouldn't recognise the Disclosure name, but I don't think I've ever seen this happen before.

[Edit: I corrected the former name of the BBC Scotland series.]
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AJB3952 posts since 10 Aug 2019 new member
Well spotted. Truly bizarre that two versions of the same programme were made. Why couldn’t they give the programme a neutral name so that everybody could air the same version?
scottishtv1,756 posts since 6 Nov 2001
STV Central Reporting Scotland
Why couldn’t they give the programme a neutral name so that everybody could air the same version?

We get Panorama in Scotland so it might've made sense to use that everywhere, but I suspect it was made as a Disclosure programme first (a lot of it was filmed in Glasgow), and Panorama maybe decided it was worth broadcasting UK-wide.
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Inspector Sands13,831 posts since 25 Aug 2004
Why couldn’t they give the programme a neutral name so that everybody could air the same version?

We get Panorama in Scotland so it might've made sense to use that everywhere, but I suspect it was made as a Disclosure programme first (a lot of it was filmed in Glasgow), and Panorama maybe decided it was worth broadcasting UK-wide.

Thats almost certainly what happened. And I don't really see a problem with that. There's a lot of good content that only gets shown to part of the country that deserves a national airing. I've always thought it would be a good way of filling BBC2's schedules
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whoiam989885 posts since 22 Dec 2007
BBC World News
Speaking of which, I remember watching an investigative report from BBC's Arabic team about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi rebadged as an episode of Our World when it was shown in English on BBC World News. It was probably titled "Saudi's Crown Prince on Trial" in English.

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Anyway, it'd be great to see a side-by-side video comparison of both Disclosure and Panorama versions of the same "Seduction" episode.
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