Gogglebox is facing hundreds of official complaints over social distancing, as viewers remain concerned that the stars haven't been following government guidelines.
According to The Sun, the reality show has received 208 complaints about social distancing, with the families being accused of 'breaking the rules'.
The Channel 4 show, which sees its stars react to a week's worth of television from their own homes, previously assured viewers that all of the cast were following government guidelines.
Towards the end of the recent series, the continuity announcer would state before each episode: "Just in case you're worried, they are all keeping to the guidelines of social distancing."
However, viewers remain unconvinced, since some of the stars who don't live in the same household have managed to record episodes together.
Ofcom said in a statement: "We are assessing the complaints against our broadcasting rules, but are yet to decide whether or not to investigate."
The show first came under criticism in April, when sisters Ellie and Izzi appeared in the same household, despite the fact they don't live together.
At the time, a show spokesperson told Digital Spy: "Most of the families live together but where they don't, they are complying with PHE social distancing guidelines.
"Gogglebox will only film with families where it's safe to do so. The health and safety of our cast and crew is paramount."
In order to continue filming during the coronavirus pandemic, each family's household was rigged with a camera, so that the stars and crew wouldn't come into contact with each other.
Gogglebox airs on Channel 4.
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