THE SCRAPING BARREL.
TOM Daley's absence on I'm A Celebrity's Coming Out show.
MASTERCHEF'S finals becoming a deconstructed X Factor with a "comfort zones" reduction.
THE magical self-moving tinsel on EastEnders' hastily crowbarred, continuity-challenged Mandela scene.
ITV News promoting Bono to "world leader". ? MONTY Halls and Japan's Lost Atlantis - taking 58 minutes to answer the question: "Is this Japan's Atlantis or just a lump of rock?" with: "Any conclusive evidence has been lost to the eroding powers of the ocean."
C5'S cynical two-hour Littlewoods catalogue advertorial, The Great Christmas Toy Giveaway.
AND Newsnight spelling "ethnic" as "ethinic" and calling the Shard "the tallest building in Europe". It is... apart from Moscow's Mercury City Tower - 100ft taller.
TALLEST: In Moscow