|Some classic TV shows, never get old. They are only rerun, resold on DVDs and now… being bet online. Betfair.com, the online person-to-person betting exchange is seeing some frantic action from punters, who are also yes, fans of the classic TV shows. More than £640,000 has been traded on Betfair’s Christmas No 1 market till date.|
Only Fools And Horses is the current odds-on favorite to be the top television programme aired on Christmas Day. The cult BBC comedy has been the festive No 1 for several years, although constant re-runs and an ordinary ‘special’ 12 months ago has made it ever so slightly less magical.
Eastenders, the best-watched soap is another favorite is priced at 13-8. Its ITV rival, Coronation Street, is going at 20-1, while World Idol, has a 33-1 chance, with all other programmes and films being quoted at 100-1 or bigger. Classic TV shows apart, bands like The Darkness were trading at evens. The duo of Michael Andrews and Gary Jules are going at 11-10.