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Question 1: The New York Times quoted BBC presenter ________, who broadcast the president's funeral that the regular programme was scrapped when news of the assassination was received.
Jonathan DimblebyNews presenterRichard DimblebyRichard Dimbleby Lecture

Question 2: An American version of TW3 was on NBC initially a ________ on 10 November 1963, then as a series from 10 January 1964, to May 1965.
Television pilotThe A-TeamSpin-off (media)Television shows that spun off from anthology series

Question 3: That Was The Week That Was, also known as TW3, is a satirical television comedy programme shown on ________ in 1962 and 1963, devised, produced and directed by Ned Sherrin and presented by David Frost.
BBC ScotlandBBC Alba (TV channel)BBC Cymru WalesBBC Television

Question 4: The show was the last of the ________'s Saturday night, and often under- or overran as cast and crew worked through the material as they saw fit.
Raidió Teilifís ÉireannTG4Norwegian Broadcasting CorporationBBC

Question 5: Its broadcast coincided with coverage of the politically-charged ________, and John Profumo, the politician at the centre of the affair, became one of the targets for derision.
Scandal (1989 film)Profumo AffairStephen WardChristine Keeler

Question 6: For the first three editions of the second series in 1963, the BBC attempted to limit the team by scheduling repeats of ________ after the programme, so that they could not overrun.
A Kid for Two Farthings (film)A Letter from Home (film)The Stars Look Down (film)The Third Man

Question 7: Prime Minister ________ was initially supportive, chastising the Postmaster General Reginald Bevins for threatening to "do something about it".
Winston ChurchillJohn MajorHarold MacmillanMargaret Thatcher


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