Elderly showgirls strut their stuff on Italian gameshow
By Tom Rachman in Rome for The Independent
After endless television programmes featuring half-naked girls pawing at balding hosts, an Italian channel has produced a show in which elderly women sing and dance for a big cash prize while their height, weight and age are displayed on the screen.
Some are appalled by the programme, which is screened six nights a week. The Vatican newspaper said that such things should not be televised; campaigners for women's rights called the show shameful. click for more