Jonathan Ross is better than Jeremy Clarkson?

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Ross Tops Tv Talent
Dec 21 2007

JONATHAN Ross is Britain's top TV talent, say industry bigwigs.

The chat show host - who recently signed an ?18million, three-year deal with the BBC - beat Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson to the No1 spot.

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay was third, followed by Stephen Fry and Ant and Dec.

Doctor Who actress Billie Piper, in sixth, was the top-placed woman on the list, compiled by industry magazine Broadcast from votes by TV chiefs.
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/newsfeed/2007/12/21/ross-tops-tv-talent-86908-20261404/

Well I guess Ross has a wider viewer population than Top Gear so second isn't too bad.
 
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Ross's show has a much wider appeal, like any American talk show with popular guests. TG is locked to car-enthusiasts & sunday night laugh audience.

But IMO JC is a better show host, also a great comedian & wonderfull documentary writer/presenter.
 

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Ross is like the Johnny Carson of Britain, as far as i can tell, much broader appeal, while Clarkson is more a niche entertainer.
 

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I ain't too much of a fan of jonathan ross, he's good at the comedy awards, but friday night is a bit.... I just don't like the way he interviews. Depending on who it is, he just takes the piss constantly.
 

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billie piper made it to the top ten?


eh? she's garbage.... her pop career proved she cant sing, and dr who definately proves she cant act for shit. she should be an extra in holyoaks (or holyjokes as i call it)

i dont mind wossy..... he's good to watch in moderation, but his style does grate on you after a while. JC however, i could watch that man all day, especially when he's presenting his documentaries which IMO are even better than his tg presenting.

jc is a shining beacon of political incorrectness and i reckon it wont be too long before he's number one as everyone grows ever tired of our nanny state full of ecobeardies.
 
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billie piper made it to the top ten?


eh? she's garbage.... her pop career proved she cant sing, and dr who definately proves she cant act for shit. she should be an extra in holyoaks (or holyjokes as i call it)
I think the UK has a thing for her weird, bizarre mouth... :blink:
 

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Wossy is liked probably because he's self-depreciating at the right times, so he never seems to be taking himself so seriously as to be annoying. So even if you don't like him, it's hard to dis-like him. If he makes fun of someone he always deliberately leaves himself open for the same treatment and laughts it off.

Clarkson on the other hand, is love/hate. I'm surprised he's as high as second actually.
 

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billie piper made it to the top ten?


eh? she's garbage.... her pop career proved she cant sing, and dr who definately proves she cant act for shit. she should be an extra in holyoaks (or holyjokes as i call it)
She's pretty cute... Thats good enough for me.
 

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In a way i wish this Clarkson never would have gotten this popular, I'm just worried hes going to loose focus on why he started into the business in the first place, and start trying too hard to be popular, rather then just trying hard to be as brilliant as possible.


Oh, and one more thing, since when did popularity ever define whose best?

jc is a shining beacon of political incorrectness and i reckon it wont be too long before he's number one as everyone grows ever tired of our nanny state full of ecobeardies.
x2 :), even if i live in America!
 
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Well Ross is a great show man and interviewer. He is funny and is a good TV personality.

Clarkson isn't famous for his interviews, he is just an average interviewer. Why we love him is his love for cars and appeal them to many people. He is famous for his humor in reviews.

So of course Ross is a better at this category, because his show he meant to do that. Clarkson has a car show, which has certain bonuses that make it different.
 

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JC however, i could watch that man all day, especially when he's presenting his documentaries which IMO are even better than his tg presenting.

jc is a shining beacon of political incorrectness and i reckon it wont be too long before he's number one as everyone grows ever tired of our nanny state full of ecobeardies.

Amen to that!

Btw are there any more documentaries other than The Greatest Raid of All time? (other than Car Years, Speed series and Motorworld)
 

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Amen to that!

Btw are there any more documentaries other than The Greatest Raid of All time? (other than Car Years, Speed series and Motorworld)
VC for Valour. There was also made a Behind The Scenes for The Greatest Raid of All Time.
 

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I think the UK has a thing for her weird, bizarre mouth... :blink:
actulally i just seen some of that drama she was in where she plays a prostitue.... as it amounts to what is basically a decent produce soft core porn show then i can see why she might be so high lol.
 

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actulally i just seen some of that drama she was in where she plays a prostitue.... as it amounts to what is basically a decent produce soft core porn show then i can see why she might be so high lol.
"High class prostitute" - someone who blows strangers in nice hotels, rather than behind a supermarket next to the bins.

Billie Piper is a terrible actress - she sounds like she has an orange in her mouth and is trying to peel it with her teeth. Listening to her in Secret Diary of a Call Girl, there was a scene with Cherie Lunghi which really exposed her for the rubbish actress she is: Every word from Cherie Lunghi's mouth was clear; then Billie tried some acting - couldn't understand a bloody word.

She should try and buy her Swindon accent back.
 
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