Tv game shows the naked jungle
Share via Email The fact that Heil Honey I'm Home, an ill-judged sitcom that pitched Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun moving in next door to a Jewish couple, failed to make the top 10 should serve warning of the horrors that lurk within a new list of the worst TV shows of all time. But in a broadcasting career not exactly bursting with honours, perhaps Keith Chegwin will take some small comfort from his notorious Channel Five show, The Naked Jungle, topping the list. To outrage from some sections of the press, the programme, billed as a "game show for naturists" upon its broadcast in , was hosted by Chegwin clad only in a hat. In the list, compiled by John Naughton for this week's Radio Times, the likes of tedious s ferry-based soap Triangle, Ian Wright's Saturday night entertainment show Wright Here Wright Now, and the controversial s sitcom Love Thy Neighbour also make the top
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We Watched 'Naked Jungle', With Presenter Keith Chegwin, Who Wore A Hat The Huffington Post UK It was 15 years ago today that we were treated to the sight of a bunch of contestants competing over a jungle assault course on TV - all very ordinary, except this lot happened to be naturists which meant lots of jiggling around for all to see. This one-off gameshow was presided over by TV veteran Keith Chegwin, who was, in fact, clothed - wearing a hat for the entire episode. Yes, just a hat. The show had a serious mission, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of British naturism, but inevitably attracted controversy for its content, as well as two million viewers, a then record for broadcaster Channel 5. Presenter Keith Chegwin says now it was his biggest career mistake, ever There were 50 phone calls in response to the programme, reportedly "evenly split" between appreciation and criticism, and the Independent Television Commission revealed it had received only one complaint about the show, from one viewer saying he could do "without Keith Chegwin prancing around".
Naked Keith Chegwin hits the heights of 'memorably rotten' TV
The last of these was in connection with her description to show soft porn and documentaries about the sex industry. Since then Dawn has changed it to the much less memorable 5 "M"s; one of them is movies and I think we can all guess snidely about another of them. Accordingly, they promptly devoted a whole week of programmes to help celebrate world naturism. This is a bona fide naturist game show:
Keith Chegwin's Naked Jungle Putting naked middle-aged people on the set of a kids game show? Must be on Channel 5! One of them is how they can have such great series and have long runs, yet only make 13 episodes each series without reruns and keep most of their audience. Another thing I don't get is when you get a channel that's desperate for ratings that they have to resort to something like this. Let me set up the stage.