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Forum: Broadcasting 15-03-2014, 12:56
Replies: 2,953
Views: 334,005
Posted By ronant
Alistair Bruce-Ball's TV commentary of Italy v...

Alistair Bruce-Ball's TV commentary of Italy v England is really poor. It's as if he thinks he's on the radio - he's literally describing EVERYTHING that the viewer can see. He's even saying where on...
Forum: Freeview 08-03-2014, 19:00
Replies: 129
Views: 8,890
Posted By ronant
Well, what better way do you propose?

Well, what better way do you propose?
Forum: Freeview 08-03-2014, 18:57
Replies: 129
Views: 8,890
Posted By ronant
I think the last few days has proved otherwise....

I think the last few days has proved otherwise. People like the programmes BBC3 commission and are not happy about the budget cut and move online. You might not care about the brand, but losing it...
Forum: Freeview 08-03-2014, 16:23
Replies: 129
Views: 8,890
Posted By ronant
I'm afraid you misunderstand how TV commissioning...

I'm afraid you misunderstand how TV commissioning works, a channel is much more than just a label.

Each channel has a controller who sets out a channel's strategy and focus. He along with other...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-03-2014, 08:30
Replies: 801
Views: 30,780
Posted By ronant
BBC proposes BBC Three becomes online only (Merged)

From Broadcast:

The BBC is drawing up plans to turn BBC3 into an online-only channel, Broadcast can reveal.

The idea is emerging as a favoured proposal that would both prepare the corporation for a...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-02-2014, 12:34
Replies: 723
Views: 52,849
Posted By ronant
The print Radio Times ALWAYS has the names of the...

The print Radio Times ALWAYS has the names of the Breakfast presenters for each programme.

Next week there is nothing, just a blank space where the names would normally be.

Read in to that what...
Forum: Radio 27-02-2014, 21:58
Replies: 9
Views: 1,741
Posted By ronant
Oh no, please not Jo Whiley for Ken. Never been a...

Oh no, please not Jo Whiley for Ken. Never been a fan at all - very much hoping Sara Cox gets that slot, when the time comes.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-02-2014, 12:45
Replies: 8,422
Views: 482,010
Posted By ronant
It's what I'm supplied with Robbie. I get a daily...

It's what I'm supplied with Robbie. I get a daily email with the previous day's ratings and they all include +1 were applicable.

Nothing to do with deliberately irritating you. Can't post what I...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-01-2014, 17:22
Replies: 6,574
Views: 581,334
Posted By ronant
Twitter extremely unimpressed with Clarke...

Twitter extremely unimpressed with Clarke Carlisle.

This is Portsmouth midfielder Simon Ferry:

@siferry8: Clarke carlisle has ruined the fa cup
Forum: Broadcasting 26-01-2014, 17:11
Replies: 6,574
Views: 581,334
Posted By ronant
Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe Clarke...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe Clarke Carlisle was in a Premier League squad for two seasons - one with Watford (where he was loaned to Luton and only made a small handful of PL appearences)...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 22:33
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Sad news everyone - one of the Ratings Thread's...

Sad news everyone - one of the Ratings Thread's finest (and the second member to ever post here back in December 2006):

@sykesbob: Posted for the very last time today on @digitalspyforum -...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 21:27
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Sorry, I feel bad for saying it but I'm very...

Sorry, I feel bad for saying it but I'm very limited to how many reports I can see each month - if I respond to every question on here and on Twitter then my access would be gone within hours!

I'm...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 19:30
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
A bit of demographic info: 16-34's: Call the...

A bit of demographic info:

16-34's:
Call the Midwife: 980k (21.8%)
The Musketeers: 926k (19.0%)
Mr Selfridge: 502k (10.3%)

65+:
Call the Midwife: 3.59m (46.8%)
The Musketeers: 2.33m (33.3%)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 19:23
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Call the Midwife: 20:00 - 9.25m (35.8%) 20:05 -...

Call the Midwife:
20:00 - 9.25m (35.8%)
20:05 - 9.39m (36.0%)
20:10 - 9.44m (36.1%)
20:15 - 9.46m (36.4%)
20:20 - 9.47m (35.8%)
20:25 - 9.63m (36.5%)
20:30 - 9.60m (35.9%)
20:35 - 9.67m (36.1%)
20:40...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 18:10
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Thanks for the research, really appreciate it...

Thanks for the research, really appreciate it ;-).

I've looked in to it myself and it happened once when I'm a Celebrity was on last year - Tuesday 3 December:

7.00 Emmerdale 7.19m
8.00 Corrie...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 17:51
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Sunday 19th January 2014 All programmes above 1m,...

Sunday 19th January 2014
All programmes above 1m, plus the rest of peaktime:

BBC One
07:35 - Match of the Day: 1.03m (22.5%)
09:00 - The Andrew Marr Show: 1.29m (17.7%)
...
13:00 - BBC News: 1.16m...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 15:43
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
So anyone fancy doing some digging to find out...

So anyone fancy doing some digging to find out the last time a single channel was above 7m from 7pm to 10pm (excluding Christmas)? I can't think of any recently...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 12:53
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
11.379m for Sherlock ep 3, just up on ep 2's...

11.379m for Sherlock ep 3, just up on ep 2's 11.376m. Series average of 11.83m.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2014, 09:51
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Blimey! BBC One drama is on quite a roll this...

Blimey! BBC One drama is on quite a roll this year. :o
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-01-2014, 14:52
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
I don't know I'm afraid - only have the averages....

I don't know I'm afraid - only have the averages. Sorry! Like you say the EastEnders omnibus just needs consistency, and this is pretty much the only slot where it can have that.

I'd prefer Sunday...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-01-2014, 14:42
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Yes, 0.45m (7.7%). Friday 18 January 2013 was...

Yes, 0.45m (7.7%).



Friday 18 January 2013 was a very exceptional day - I remember it well because I was snowed in. The 1pm News averaged 4.62m that day and there was a News Special at 7.30pm.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-01-2014, 10:26
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Friday 17th January 2014 All programmes above 1m,...

Friday 17th January 2014
All programmes above 1m, plus the rest of peaktime:

BBC One
06:00 - Breakfast: 1.42m (36.1%)
09:15 - Wanted Down Under: 1.44m (27.2%)
10:00 - Homes Under the Hammer: 1.45m...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-01-2014, 23:27
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
I noticed after The One Show BBC1 had an advert...

I noticed after The One Show BBC1 had an advert for 'Shout Out Saturdays' on CBBC on Saturday mornings 9-11.30 from tomorrow morning. All this actually is though is live links between drama repeats,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-01-2014, 20:17
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
But they can't drop the news so it would be...

But they can't drop the news so it would be affected...



Depends if you're more interested in making a high quality programme which serves the audience well or the ratings average for that...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-01-2014, 20:07
Replies: 8,653
Views: 491,690
Posted By ronant
Provisional schedules for Feb 1st: BBC1 2.30 6...

Provisional schedules for Feb 1st:

BBC1
2.30 6 Nations Rugby - Wales v Italy (2.30 ko)
4.30 6 Nations Rugby - France v England (5.00 ko)
6.50 News
7.05 The Voice UK
8.25 Who Dares Wins

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