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Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 24-05-2015, 01:51
Replies: 10,052
Views: 377,634
Posted By djonshore
Damn nuisance that the UK charts for 4pm are only...

Damn nuisance that the UK charts for 4pm are only up until 23:59 on May 23.

Also it's not Guetta

I could throw back Steps or Cotten Eye Joe but I won't 😉
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 24-05-2015, 01:47
Replies: 10,052
Views: 377,634
Posted By djonshore
Loving the Sweden track in general. UK no.1 track!

Loving the Sweden track in general. UK no.1 track!
Forum: Movies 26-04-2015, 17:07
Replies: 32
Views: 2,858
Posted By djonshore
I have both The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth on DVD...

I have both The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth on DVD but I did have a shock that they both haven't been shown on terrestrial for so long. Both were on the BBC. Dark Crystal only on BBC TWO. Whereas...
Forum: Movies 26-04-2015, 11:56
Replies: 32
Views: 2,858
Posted By djonshore
Your welcome 😊

Your welcome 😊
Forum: Movies 26-04-2015, 09:52
Replies: 32
Views: 2,858
Posted By djonshore
Labyrinth (1986) to be shown on terrestrial TV for first time in nearly 20 years

That's right, it was December 31, 1995 when Jim Henson's Labyrinth was last shown on BBC one. Marking the last time it was broadcast on UK terrestrial television.

Although being shown over the years...
Forum: Sky 15-04-2015, 22:34
Replies: 33
Views: 3,878
Posted By djonshore
That's the one.

That's the one.
Forum: Sky 15-04-2015, 21:57
Replies: 33
Views: 3,878
Posted By djonshore
I know it's a while ago but it reminds me of the...

I know it's a while ago but it reminds me of the ITV3 fiasco.
Forum: Sky 15-04-2015, 21:44
Replies: 33
Views: 3,878
Posted By djonshore
Since 21:27, Spike TV is available on Sky in the...

Since 21:27, Spike TV is available on Sky in the whole of the UK on EPG 160.
Forum: Sky 15-04-2015, 20:54
Replies: 33
Views: 3,878
Posted By djonshore
That's what they said. Sounds more like a...

That's what they said. Sounds more like a software problem or that the line command on their computer has accidentally been deleted.
Forum: Sky 15-04-2015, 20:42
Replies: 33
Views: 3,878
Posted By djonshore
I have phoned Sky and there is a transmission...

I have phoned Sky and there is a transmission fault in the Welsh Region. Sky are currently working on a solution. No timescale available. Been advised to check every now and again as it will...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-04-2015, 00:17
Replies: 62
Views: 8,908
Posted By djonshore
Yeah I remember that. Suprised that's now 20...

Yeah I remember that. Suprised that's now 20 years ago. The channel use to closedown nightly at 7pm. As I remember Nick at Night was in the pipeline back then.
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 10-02-2015, 21:36
Replies: 84
Views: 6,267
Posted By djonshore
Great idea 😊

Great idea 😊
Forum: Broadcasting 02-02-2015, 00:35
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By djonshore
I hate when a on screen graphic appears at RTÉ...

I hate when a on screen graphic appears at RTÉ bottom telling you what's next just for the credit squeeze to appear and the contiunity announcer to say the same thing. Like they want to confirm...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-08-2014, 12:55
Replies: 74
Views: 3,678
Posted By djonshore
Pointless

Pointless
Forum: Broadcasting 05-08-2014, 12:48
Replies: 74
Views: 3,678
Posted By djonshore
Well leap seconds over 100 years would only at...

Well leap seconds over 100 years would only at max have a difference of say 2 minutes. That's provided it occurred every year in that 100 year period.
Forum: Broadcasting 05-08-2014, 12:46
Replies: 74
Views: 3,678
Posted By djonshore
Correct the exact time was midnight Germany....

Correct the exact time was midnight Germany. Midnight (UTC+1) in 1914 and 11pm GMT/UTC in London. However, 2014 London is currently set to UTC+1 and Berlin is UTC+2. With regards to Birthdays it's...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-08-2014, 08:19
Replies: 74
Views: 3,678
Posted By djonshore
Maybe so on leap seconds but to get it out by one...

Maybe so on leap seconds but to get it out by one hour.
Forum: Broadcasting 05-08-2014, 08:03
Replies: 74
Views: 3,678
Posted By djonshore
It's not arrogant in pointing out the...

It's not arrogant in pointing out the obvious.

In 1914 there was no summertime.

UK gave Germany the ultimatum at 12midnight Berlin time in 1914.

As both UK and Germany are currently in summertime...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-08-2014, 00:46
Replies: 74
Views: 3,678
Posted By djonshore
But it's not exact. 23:00hr local time was 22:00...

But it's not exact. 23:00hr local time was 22:00 GMT in 1914. For them to say exactly is incorrect.
Forum: Broadcasting 05-08-2014, 00:17
Replies: 74
Views: 3,678
Posted By djonshore
It's a shame that they were one hour out of sync....

It's a shame that they were one hour out of sync. In 1914 the UK declared war on Germany at 11pm GMT as there was no British Summertime until 1916.

As we are currently in BST then the a century on...
Forum: Soaps 02-07-2014, 19:17
Replies: 270
Views: 15,221
Posted By djonshore
Room 101

Room 101
Forum: Broadcasting 02-07-2014, 18:44
Replies: 468
Views: 25,694
Posted By djonshore
Don't worry it was announced a few weeks ago that...

Don't worry it was announced a few weeks ago that the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup will be shown live on BBC and ITV :)
Forum: Soaps 01-07-2014, 22:53
Replies: 270
Views: 15,221
Posted By djonshore
On average the FIFA World Cup now runs from...

On average the FIFA World Cup now runs from second week in June to second week in July.

Italia - 8th June to 8th July, 1990
USA - 17th June to 17th July, 1994
France - 10th June to 12th July,...
Forum: Soaps 01-07-2014, 22:44
Replies: 270
Views: 15,221
Posted By djonshore
But the BBC is a public service broadcaster. It's...

But the BBC is a public service broadcaster. It's not beneficial to the broadcaster and the licence fee payer to launch a specialist channel just so that EastEnders can go out as planned.
Forum: Soaps 01-07-2014, 22:25
Replies: 270
Views: 15,221
Posted By djonshore
Where I feel the BBC fail and god knows why they...

Where I feel the BBC fail and god knows why they do this because they aren't a commercial broadcaster in the first place. Is that when Murray or any other top Brit is playing in Wimbledon, they move...
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