Best of the week's news
So what have we learned about TV light entertainment this week? First, that it's Ok to give away pets as prizes. Such was Ofcom's conclusion after investigating 237 viewers' complaints about an April episode of comedian Keith Lemon's Saturday night show Lemonaid, in which a pooch was awarded to the winner of a section entitled A Right Dog's Dinner.
ITV, the TV watchdog reassured us, had taken "very extensive measures" to ensure the welfare of the animal. We also learned that TV panel shows are as irritating to the great and good as to the rest of us – at least if John McEnroe's reaction to ITV's sports quiz You Cannot Be Serious is to be trusted. McEnroe is reported