New C4 show woos YouTube generation

In days gone by TV appearances by Jo Public ranged from dancing in the background on Top of The Pops or wandering nonchalantly behind live TV news rep

In days gone by TV appearances by Jo Public ranged from dancing in the background on Top of The Pops or wandering nonchalantly behind live TV news reporters. Now, they're creating entire channels for us.So drum roll please as Channel 4 announces the latest addition to its T4 line up: Homemade. Apparently a cross between YouTube, Jackass and You've Been Framed, it's opening its hard drive to submissions from today.But before you dash off to ridicule innocent members of the public with the highly amusing old 'coin stuck to pavement' trick, check out the rules. Everyone appearing must give their permission to be in your Trigger Happy escapade. Oh, and it all needs to be your own work - not just some hilarious forward.Submit your clips and sit by the box on 7th January for the first installment.

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