Buy Me Up TV. Copyright: BBC.

Buy Me Up TV

BBC Radio 2 sitcom. 5 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2007 - 2008. Stars Justin Edwards, Katherine Jakeways, Alex Macqueen, Greg Proops, Ewen MacIntosh and Colin Hoult.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Saturday 8th March 2008

The TV station organises a charity telethon for animals, with Ewen from The Office in the loos taking the calls. However, guest presenter Eamonn Holmes is a spanner in the works. It soon emerges that not only is the seemingly reliable GMTV presenter happy to defraud charity appeals, he once cheated on Celebrity Ready Steady Cook too.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Saturday 15th March 2008

Tanner, who appears to have become addicted to jam, hires Ruth Madoc to join Bob and Angela on the presenting team. However the Hi-De-Hi star, who it turns out has a hidden evil streak, soon begins to takeover the station.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd March 2008

Tanner signs the presenting team up to a team building day. Whilst they're in the woods, self-help guru Trent Beaglemayer takes over the station and sets about his plans for world domination.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Saturday 29th March 2008

When Ewen demonstrates a new language translation computer program, a virus is loaded onto the BuyMeUp TV computer system. Soon customers are getting kinky adult emails. When Tanner realises the viewers actually like these emails, he sets about giving the station a new raunchier image.