Billionaire TV boss axes popular satirical puppet show

French TV channel Canal Plus has finally announced the end of its long-running popular puppet show Les Guignols de l'Info, whose lampooning of political and establishment figures angered the channel's controversial billionaire owner Vincent Bolloré.

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The curtain is about to come down for the last time on France’s most loved satirical television show, whose bobbing latex puppets have lampooned the country’s rich and famous for almost three decades, reports The Telegraph.