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Forum: Broadcasting 03-05-2015, 11:27
Replies: 336
Views: 8,093
Posted By yorksdave
I suspect the tories will continue weakening the...

I suspect the tories will continue weakening the BBC, over time, as any big bang approach would be campaigned against by members across all parties and the general public, whilst a sell off of...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2010, 13:15
Replies: 368
Views: 62,480
Posted By yorksdave
While that is true, I would expect that they...

While that is true, I would expect that they would at least 'burn off' series they have the rights too, even if this is done in graveyard hours.
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2010, 22:52
Replies: 53
Views: 3,814
Posted By yorksdave
This explanation from wikipedia: Boxing Day is a...

This explanation from wikipedia:

Boxing Day is a secular holiday, but is traditionally celebrated on 26 December, St. Stephen's Day, the day after Christmas Day.

Whenever the 26th December falls on...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-12-2010, 10:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By yorksdave
Not my cup of tea, but if it get viewers it helps...

Not my cup of tea, but if it get viewers it helps fund things like Downton Abbey, Poirot, Marple and other drama which I do enjoy. I feel sorry for Z list celebrities that feel they have to humiliate...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-12-2010, 09:25
Replies: 47
Views: 3,717
Posted By yorksdave
Paul O;Grady was the original choice as...

Paul O;Grady was the original choice as presenter, even doing a pilot show, he then spectacularly fell out with itv and Ant and Dec got the job instead.
Forum: Broadcasting 15-12-2010, 07:50
Replies: 84
Views: 30,429
Posted By yorksdave
Its a geographic term if you live in Spain....

Its a geographic term if you live in Spain. YTV/itv Yorkshire includes Lincolnshire , parts of the East Midlands and Norfolk, so the local news has often referred to the Calender region.
Forum: Broadcasting 14-12-2010, 20:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By yorksdave
I think its genuine, I found...

I think its genuine, I found this:

http://www.geeknative.com/17197/digiguide-bought-by-ebs-new-media/

"The good news is that DigiGuide isnít going away. GispyMedia, the people who make it, have...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-12-2010, 20:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By yorksdave
I did say I was guessing:)

I did say I was guessing:)
Forum: Broadcasting 12-12-2010, 19:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By yorksdave
Im guessing but it could well be that BBC America...

Im guessing but it could well be that BBC America will show the UK X Factor before Fox starts the US show, therefore the lack of Christmas trees would not make it appear months old.
Forum: Broadcasting 24-11-2010, 10:47
Replies: 49
Views: 5,903
Posted By yorksdave
It is my understanding that where itv has an opt...

It is my understanding that where itv has an opt out on a regional news magazine that they decide which area goes live and which gets recorded, depending on which has the most important or fluid news...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-11-2010, 12:59
Replies: 87
Views: 82,262
Posted By yorksdave
Keep It in the family also was remade in the US...

Keep It in the family also was remade in the US as Too Close For Comfort

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too_Close_for_Comfort_(TV_series)
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2010, 20:26
Replies: 31
Views: 3,026
Posted By yorksdave
as itv plc owns SDN (who operate multiplex A) it...

as itv plc owns SDN (who operate multiplex A) it would have the option of using some of that space, when current contracts expire.

Current Television channels on multiplex A:
8 - TeleG (Scotland...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-11-2010, 18:26
Replies: 47
Views: 2,800
Posted By yorksdave
A good time for the government to sneak out some...

A good time for the government to sneak out some bad news then:D
Forum: Broadcasting 08-11-2010, 18:28
Replies: 11
Views: 2,486
Posted By yorksdave
I think itv plc wants to establish the itv brand...

I think itv plc wants to establish the itv brand worldwide, possibly as a way of establishing its ownership to that brand, as opposed to Apple who would like to launch a product called the i-tv,...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-11-2010, 08:14
Replies: 45
Views: 5,047
Posted By yorksdave
I would not be surprised if Eamonn Holmes and...

I would not be surprised if Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford moved to Daybreak (itv seems so pre-occupied with chemistry and couples) and then we could send Adrian and Christine to This Morning for...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-10-2010, 14:12
Replies: 30
Views: 3,292
Posted By yorksdave
If proven, its equally bad for NBC (who own...

If proven, its equally bad for NBC (who own Carnival, the production company) and PBS Masterpiece (who are credited as co-producers), but then mentioning that would not fit in with your agenda.
Forum: Broadcasting 26-10-2010, 09:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,216
Posted By yorksdave
i didn't see the interview, but it strikes me as...

i didn't see the interview, but it strikes me as unprofessional, it is in the same league as criticising your employer, or your suppliers, if the women from A4E cant conduct herself in a professional...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-10-2010, 19:25
Replies: 44
Views: 2,589
Posted By yorksdave
Taggart is well past its sell by date ,but STV...

Taggart is well past its sell by date ,but STV keeps flogging the dead horse as it has nothing else to offer the itv network
Forum: Broadcasting 22-10-2010, 22:46
Replies: 44
Views: 2,589
Posted By yorksdave
Theres a few problems Wales in law is a...

Theres a few problems Wales in law is a pricipality and as such is seen an extention to England. HTV Wales as a seperate company would not have enough income thats why it was a dual franchise with...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-10-2010, 10:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By yorksdave
its to be hoped that she is not given a state...

its to be hoped that she is not given a state funeral, I would say the same if Tony Blair was to die, no former PM should get a state funeral, Winston Churchill was an understandable exception.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2010, 16:51
Replies: 50
Views: 3,068
Posted By yorksdave
The weather channel works in the US because of...

The weather channel works in the US because of the major take up of cable enabling small areas to have 'local on the eights' (08, 18, 28, 38, 48, 58 mins past the hour) forecasts during the day
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2010, 16:40
Replies: 3,012
Views: 270,770
Posted By yorksdave
I think you mean allowed [Give (someone)...

I think you mean allowed [Give (someone) permission to do something] as opposed to aloud [in a normal voice; not in a whisper / in a spoken voice; not silently]

[ as defined by dictionary.com/...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2010, 10:03
Replies: 74
Views: 8,629
Posted By yorksdave
STV have nothing what so ever to do with itv...

STV have nothing what so ever to do with itv breakfast, they do not even provide local news to them
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2010, 09:58
Replies: 74
Views: 8,629
Posted By yorksdave
Yorkshire also used the channel 3 name for a...

Yorkshire also used the channel 3 name for a while (both were part of Yorkshire-Tyne Tees Television at the time)
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2010, 08:49
Replies: 74
Views: 8,629
Posted By yorksdave
same company, different franchise like London...

same company, different franchise like London Technically is still 2 franchises but operated as one.
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