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The Top Ten of Everything is a British live children's television programme that ran from 1998 to 2000 on CITV. It is presented by Ben Jones and Vanessa Bewley. The show broadcast on Friday afternoons at 4:50 pm.
Top Ten Lists
Top Ten lists were compiled from different sources. Viewers were also given the chance to interact in a poll by phone voting. Different phone numbers were given for each of the choices in the poll, and the final results were recorded and put in order from 1-10. Examples included the tallest buildings, smelliest cheeses, and the highest rollercoasters.
Each week, a different type of creature would be shown on the show along with a specialist on that animal. The presenters would then go on to hold the animal.
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Filter is an American television series on the G4 cable television channel which follows a countdown format. It was canceled in December 2005, resurrected in a re-formatted form, and then once again was canceled in August 2006. It was airing as an interstitial program during commercial breaks prior to May 2012. The show allows registers users to vote in Top Ten lists.
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The 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with a split national championship and the ensuing controversy helped lead to the creation of the Bowl Coalition, a precursor to the Bowl Championship Series. The national title was split between the Colorado Buffaloes and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The Buffaloes (11–1–1) took the AP poll while the Yellow Jackets (11–0–1) took the UPI Coaches poll by one vote over Colorado, 847 to 846. During the season Colorado had a particularly controversial victory over Missouri in what would later be known as the "Fifth Down Game".
The Mint was a live, late night, interactive quiz show with celebrity guests and live studio contestants filmed on a large extravagant set designed to look like the inside of a mansion. The programme, which was dogged by criticism that its questions were ambiguous and arbitrary, aired on ITV and ITV2, Sunday to Wednesday. On 26 February 2007, ITV announced that The Mint would return to screens later in 2007, however an announcement on 12 September 2007 confirmed that the show, along with similar late night phone ins, would not be returning.
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