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Ageism in Television
As it enters its ninth season, The Big Bang Theory is an aging sitcom. But a recently-fired employee of the show claims in a new lawsuit he was ousted because of his age, despite his years of experience in the industry.
Michael Buerk criticises television presenters who complain of ageism, arguing those given jobs 'because they look nice' cannot protest when they lose them.
According to Nicholas Parsons, women have no reason to complain about age discrimination.
A new age discrimination row has erupted after Jay Hunt gave evidence at John McCririck's ageism Tribunal...
Racing pundit John McCririck insisted today that he had played the part of a "pantomime villain" and claimed he had never been ordered to tone down his on-screen style.
Alan Titchmarsh has suggested that women television presenters should stop “whingeing” about being passed over once they reach a certain age, claiming that they fare better than men earlier in their careers.
Horse racing pundit John McCririck today launched a £3m age discrimination claim against his former employers, Channel 4.
Actress Julie Walters asks: what happened to the authoritative voice of BBC News?
Older women are barely visible on TV because of a combination of sex and age discrimination, it has been claimed.
John McCririck rants at 'age discrimination' after he was sacked by Channel 4 following 'audience research'
Racing pundit John McCririck has been dropped by Channel 4 to be replaced by a younger team headed up by acclaimed London 2012 presenter Clare Balding.
Miriam O’Reilly, the presenter who won an age discrimination case against the BBC, has made a new complaint against the corporation claiming executive “hostility” after she was rehired.
Miss Harman, who is also shadow culture secretary, said many viewers were females of a certain age who themselves ‘don’t want to be written out of the public domain’.
An award-winning BBC producer who lost a claim for age discrimination has been told to pay £10,000 costs
Devan Maistry, of Edgbaston, was 59 when he made his allegations, telling a Birmingham employment tribunal he suffered age discrimination by the BBC for six years.
The new BBC director-general, George Entwistle, has told Miriam O'Reilly, the presenter who won a landmark age discrimination case against the corporation, that he wants her to return to screens in a prominent presenting role.
Older women should earn their place on television through experience and not tokenism, according to Sian Williams
Williams, who co-hosted BBC Breakfast and is about to join Radio 4, said she disagreed with female presenters being handed jobs merely to fill quotas.
Onetime TV golden girl Carol Smillie says she has been frozen out of the industry; she is finding out the tough way about the prevalence of age discrimination in the media
Ten years on from her Changing Rooms heyday, Carol Smillie is beginning to feel frozen out from the industry.
Miriam O'Reilly: There was seething resentment when I went back to BBC after my age discrimination victory
Before her return, Miriam O'Reilly said she was looking forward to returning to work for the corporation.
Storm as experienced TV weatherman sues CBS for age discrimination claiming they favour 'unqualified attractive young women'
A TV weatherman has sued CBS broadcasting for sex and age discrimination claiming his job applications were ignored because he isn't a 20-something woman.
Former newsreader Anna Ford has accused the BBC of "tokenism" in the debate over ageism on television.