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Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-12-2014, 20:14
Replies: 17,066
Views: 874,475
Posted By retroguy
Any predictions as to how Stars In Their Eyes...

Any predictions as to how Stars In Their Eyes will rate when it returns to ITV next month after a nine year absence

Will be interesting to see how Harry Hill does as its new presenter

But given how...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-10-2014, 16:59
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By retroguy
Best new programmes of 2014

So as we approach the finish line of another year what do uou think have been the best new British programmes of 2014

For me it's

Brds Of A Feather well I say new but Marks And Gran have updated...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-10-2014, 15:58
Replies: 13,399
Views: 669,579
Posted By retroguy
Turning to the subject of the U.S. late night...

Turning to the subject of the U.S. late night talk show shake up

It,s of no great surprise to me that Jimmy Fallon is absolutely storming it ratings wise eight months into his Tonight Show run he,s...
Forum: Showbiz 22-08-2014, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By retroguy
I found mr Proops exactly as you describe him no...

I found mr Proops exactly as you describe him no egos airs or graces from any of them
Forum: Showbiz 22-08-2014, 21:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By retroguy
Have you ever met any of your heroes

A few weeks ago I was up at the Edinburgh Fringe watching the live stage version of Whose Line Is it Anyway a show of which I was a massive fan in my youth

Although for legal reasons it had to be...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-07-2014, 14:50
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By retroguy
Why do they never bring back the original hosts when old shows are revived

At least those who are not suffering from ill health are dead or awaiting trial

Is it a sign of how time has changed

Do they really want younger people watching

Or is telly simply ageist...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-06-2014, 20:17
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By retroguy
Theme tunes that appear to be inspired by other music

I,ve been watching the first series of 15 To 1 on Challenge

Is it just me or does the 15 to 1 theme tune sound like it,s been inspired by either Jean Michelle Jarre or Paul Hardcasttle

The theme...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-06-2014, 15:35
Replies: 57
Views: 7,325
Posted By retroguy
What are your studio audience experiences

Good bad or indifferent
I went off to see Perfection at BBC Scotland on Wednesday fulfilling a life long dream to see a quiz show

And it exceeded all my expectations this being my first time ever...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2014, 18:11
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By retroguy
What do you think are The most unique and innovative programmes on TV

What shows past or present were or are unique or innovative in one way or another like doing something that no one ever did before
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2014, 17:44
Replies: 8,653
Views: 512,170
Posted By retroguy
Just out of curiosity what would the UK channels...

Just out of curiosity what would the UK channels consider to be good ratings at the various points of the day

In the old days if you rated 8 million or below in prime time you were a goner but now...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2014, 17:26
Replies: 43
Views: 1,968
Posted By retroguy
Which shows would it actually be worth bringing back

Some comebacks work some don,t

But which shows do you think it would actually be worth bringing back providing they do it right

I think Whose Line is It Anyway might be worth a shot at bringing...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2014, 16:55
Replies: 8,653
Views: 512,170
Posted By retroguy
Any word on when Channel 4's 15 to 1 reboot will...

Any word on when Channel 4's 15 to 1 reboot will air

Any guesses as to how it will rate

I reckon if they keep the 20 part Daily run well away from the likes of Tipping Point The Chase and Pointless...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-01-2014, 14:12
Replies: 8,653
Views: 512,170
Posted By retroguy
Just a few weeks to go until Jay Leno leaves The...

Just a few weeks to go until Jay Leno leaves The Tonight Show for the second and most likely final time

Who do you think will regularly win the American late night chat show ratings racer once...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-10-2013, 14:12
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By retroguy
Types of show that seem to go in and out of fashion

Game shows seem to go out of fashion with telly execs only to enjoy a revival every few years

Can you think of any other genres that fall in and out of favour with the powers that be
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-10-2013, 14:30
Replies: 6,953
Views: 426,914
Posted By retroguy
Would there be anything stopping ITV asking...

Would there be anything stopping ITV asking independent production companies to pitch ideas for the breakfast slot

Surely Daybreak can,t carry on in it,s present form after taking an absolute...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-09-2013, 18:45
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By retroguy
Traditional linear television -is the end near

Do you think the next few decades may see the end of TV as we know it

What big changes may we see in programme styles

What does the future hold for traditional linear TV
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 21:30
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By retroguy
Favourite new shows of 2010

With just hours to go until 2011 I just thought I would ask what you all think the best new shows of the past year are

My choices are

The Million Pound Drop

Quite simply IMO the best new quiz of...
Forum: Chatter 20-12-2010, 14:43
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By retroguy
What would be your dream jeremy Kyle headline be

What would be your ideal funny headline you would tune in one morning and see along the bottom of the screen

Mine include

Am I human or an alien-DNA Results

I Got another Dog Pregnent with two...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-12-2010, 17:31
Replies: 31
Views: 3,313
Posted By retroguy
Most annoying catchphrases on TV

One of my choices is the one on the Hairy Bikers show

Remember if it's not on the plate we simply cannot judge it

It,s a good cooking show but they need to cut down on saying that
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-12-2010, 19:14
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By retroguy
Who does Horse racing better The BBC or C4

I have been a horse racing fan for. Almost all my life

Don't get me wrong the BBC do it well

But for me Channel 4 is where the action is

C4 have done it brilliantly well for many many years...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-12-2010, 15:06
Replies: 70
Views: 13,713
Posted By retroguy
Best sports theme tunes ever

Many people would go for the old classics like Grandstand but my top sports themes are

The theme to STV,S Scotsport used from 1987 and 1993

Chase Side Shoot Up the BBC golf theme

The classic BBC...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-12-2010, 14:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By retroguy
Is defecting from the BBC to another channel always a bad thing

Chiles and Bleakley did it most recently

But has anyone ever done well for themselves after defecting elsewhere from the BBC

I hope things pick up for Adrian I have been a fan of his since his...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-12-2010, 15:19
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By retroguy
I bought a tape on Ebay seven years ago with...

I bought a tape on Ebay seven years ago with editions from 1990 some time near the end of the run and it includes the final show too
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-12-2010, 14:41
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By retroguy
Remember IBA Engineering Announcements

Remember this hidden gem which was sort of like the television trade,s answer to Tomorrow's World

It was never ever billed in TV Times

I have watched a few on tape and found it to be very...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-12-2010, 14:07
Replies: 51
Views: 2,899
Posted By retroguy
Which newsreader would you like to see return

Who would you like to see return even if to read one last bulletin

My choices would be

John Suchet

Peter Sissons

Micheal Burk
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