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mediaman2007487 posts since 22 Sep 2007
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Yeh, someone mentioned they had Wonkey Donkey on their push the button show last night too. Did anyone here see it? Where was he?


I've read that myself, but when watching on ITV Player just now there's no sign of him. Confused


Someone telling porkies? Shock horror! Surprised Laughing
Coolcat42 posts since 14 Aug 2007
Er... an "April Fool the press fell for"? But on Easter Monday 5th April, it was included in ITV2's entertainment news round-up, the 5 min show hosted by Jasmine Lowson ('Jedward to host a revival of CD:UK') as a proper, legitimate story. Do ITV not know which stories about their own programmes are April Fools then? Or were they deliberately re-cycling one of their own April fools several days late?
TODAY (previously SWFC) 284 posts since 20 Apr 2008
Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
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Yeh, someone mentioned they had Wonkey Donkey on their push the button show last night too. Did anyone here see it? Where was he?


I've read that myself, but when watching on ITV Player just now there's no sign of him. Confused


Someone telling porkies? Shock horror! Surprised Laughing

No, I also saw Wonkey Donkey on Push the Button. I'm not sure which show it was but the game involved the players picking boxes they thought had an item inside after the boxes were moved around and mixed up, Wonkey Donkey was one of the items in a box.
TV Geek534 posts since 6 Aug 2009
Granada North West Today
Er... an "April Fool the press fell for"? But on Easter Monday 5th April, it was included in ITV2's entertainment news round-up, the 5 min show hosted by Jasmine Lowson ('Jedward to host a revival of CD:UK') as a proper, legitimate story. Do ITV not know which stories about their own programmes are April Fools then? Or were they deliberately re-cycling one of their own April fools several days late?


Yes, it was put out on a Twitter account on Thursday, and obviously the Sunday papers bought into it. ITV2 entertainment news also isn't an ITV Production.
Coolcat42 posts since 14 Aug 2007
Fair enough TV Geek, you're clearly speaking with some authority on the issue. But it doesn't say much for the independent producers who make ITV2's entertainment news programme - so much for elementary fact-checking. As someone with a little journalism experience, even I know that the FIRST thing you do with a story like that is ring up ITV and see if there's a grain of truth in it!
TV Geek534 posts since 6 Aug 2009
Granada North West Today
I'm guessing its ITN which makes it worse Laughing

The Twitter account in question is 'CravenGossip' according to posts on DS. Its protected though

Its a shame there isn't a shred of truth in it, maybe bringing the two shows back (but under different names) could work. But then again, if there isn't a show like this on TV, is it because TV has moved on?