Broken News is a comedy programme shown on BBC Two in autumn 2005 and in Australia on SBS-TV from the 17 July 2006. The show poked fun at the world of 24-hour rolling news channels. The title of the show is a play on the phrase “breaking news”. It had six thirty-minute episodes. Having previously worked on programmes such as People Like Us and The Sunday Format, the show’s production team worked closely with writer and director John Morton.