It’s time to ban the televising of awards shows
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The Baftas, the Grammys and the Oscars are all shedding TV viewers – we should have learned by now not to give celebrities any more attention

Last weekend was terrible for awards ceremonies. The Baftas, defined by a painful monologue from Joanna Lumley, was watched by 500,000 fewer people than last year. Meanwhile, the number of 18 to 49-year-olds watching the Grammys has reached an all-time low.

Don’t expect the Oscars to fare any better; they have lost millions of viewers since 2014. Add to...

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