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Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-04-2015, 19:54
Replies: 250
Views: 12,824
Posted By Brekkie
I suspect the Japanese original had presenters...

I suspect the Japanese original had presenters (definately had sideline reporters) - they were just ditched for the international redub.

The format for this according to the ITV website is 5 heats...
Forum: Big Brother International 07-04-2015, 19:51
Replies: 36
Views: 850
Posted By Brekkie
One of my favourite episodes of any Big Brother...

One of my favourite episodes of any Big Brother ever. It played out almost perfectly and the great comp (which was original rather than a rehash of previous comps like many are!) was a nice little...
Forum: Big Brother International 07-04-2015, 19:47
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By Brekkie
God I hated Peter as a houseguest but he is...

God I hated Peter as a houseguest but he is brilliant on the Side Show. Agree that I can't understand why on earth Gary is back this year when he contributes so little to it - I think most people...
Forum: Big Brother International 03-04-2015, 11:31
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By Brekkie
Arisa is probably the best BB host around at the...

Arisa is probably the best BB host around at the moment. It's nice seeing how the US format would be hosted if the host had a personality.
Forum: Broadcasting 12-02-2015, 22:47
Replies: 2,376
Views: 231,567
Posted By Brekkie
I do think though given budget constraints they...

I do think though given budget constraints they shouldn't have been too afraid to lose the rights. It was never likely ITV, who haven't come to the table in years, would bid really agressively for...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-02-2015, 21:24
Replies: 2,376
Views: 231,567
Posted By Brekkie
LOL - probably not quite how it would work. I...

LOL - probably not quite how it would work. I would guess they'd take Sky's 5 highest bids and then put the two remaining packages back out to tender. At best BT could maybe win the lower end...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-02-2015, 20:43
Replies: 2,376
Views: 231,567
Posted By Brekkie
The Premier League can't have it both ways though...

The Premier League can't have it both ways though (well, actually they can). If it's the market driving the ridiculous live rights it should be the market driving the highlights too - and as the BBC...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-02-2015, 22:20
Replies: 2,376
Views: 231,567
Posted By Brekkie
Think that only applies to the Premier League. ...

Think that only applies to the Premier League. Football League games certainly take place and at the moment aren't broadcast but Sky wouldn't show them when they're showing the Champions League...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-02-2015, 21:17
Replies: 2,376
Views: 231,567
Posted By Brekkie
The sad thing is that as much as "fans" complain...

The sad thing is that as much as "fans" complain about the price of tickets, kits, subscriptions and wages stadia will still sell out and subscriptions still be bought. The only way for the bubble...
Forum: TV Shows: US 10-02-2015, 20:31
Replies: 250
Views: 29,025
Posted By Brekkie
Yes, not flagged up at all on their featured...

Yes, not flagged up at all on their featured shows but only had to get as far as "B" on the search to get it.

I was quite underwhelmed by the first episode especially to be honest. The second was...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-01-2015, 14:45
Replies: 271
Views: 9,555
Posted By Brekkie
The Tories cannot be trusted with the BBC at all...

The Tories cannot be trusted with the BBC at all - they don't seem to realise it's the nations broadcaster, not theres, and as well as some crippling funding decisions it's their attitude (e.g....
Forum: Broadcasting 23-01-2015, 14:43
Replies: 128
Views: 14,306
Posted By Brekkie
ITV Football presenters almost always go this way...

ITV Football presenters almost always go this way - I suspect his deal was up at the end of the season and ITV were looking for a cheaper option going forward (or Chiles was uninteresting in just...
Forum: The X Factor 22-11-2014, 15:49
Replies: 119
Views: 5,360
Posted By Brekkie
Struggling with where to put Simon on this - the...

Struggling with where to put Simon on this - the Simon of this year would be way lower than the Simon of early years. Similar with Sharon too - individually she wasn't as good last year as...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 02-11-2014, 12:09
Replies: 197
Views: 31,084
Posted By Brekkie
"a personal matter" would be better - that's all...

"a personal matter" would be better - that's all that is needed. Whether her kid has a sniffle or is in hospital is none of our business and I suspect the poeple slagging her off for taking the...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 01-11-2014, 22:34
Replies: 197
Views: 31,084
Posted By Brekkie
I suspect being potentially called upon as cover...

I suspect being potentially called upon as cover is in her contract too.

And a fairly well known little known fact - 13 years ago she was on standby for the duration of Big Brother 2 just in case a...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 01-11-2014, 22:20
Replies: 865
Views: 211,389
Posted By Brekkie
Last year though Children in Need was filmed at...

Last year though Children in Need was filmed at BBC Elstree Studios, not to be confused with Elstree Studios where Strictly is filmed.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-06-2014, 21:56
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
I'll believe you - thousands wouldn't! :D

I'll believe you - thousands wouldn't! :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 20:47
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
The last thing TV needs is another primetime...

The last thing TV needs is another primetime soap. The best Doctors could hope for is 6.30pm on BBC2, and if that was going to happen it would have happened by now.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 19:43
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
The risk is though you leave a gap and someone...

The risk is though you leave a gap and someone else jumps in to fill it. The cons significantly outweigh the pros.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 18:43
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
It does seem to go through periods of no updates...

It does seem to go through periods of no updates - it's as if when the person who usually does it is off nobody covers that role.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 17:59
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
Based on this week I'd say David's time is...

Based on this week I'd say David's time is probably up (as long as they don't bring back Piers "out of work" Morgan). His failure to give criticism where there is criticism to give has been...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 17:46
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
People bailing left, right and centre. I feel...

People bailing left, right and centre. I feel like I should make up some bullshit about how the show is in crisis and the BBC's days are numbered. :D

P.S. The second most read story on the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 16:46
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
I think the days of voting being a cash cow has...

I think the days of voting being a cash cow has long gone - and frankly if people are inclined to vote surely they'll vote whether they have 5 minutes or 45 minutes to do so. With a recap,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 15:22
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
As someone who actually does watch it I do like...

As someone who actually does watch it I do like that the live shows are done and dusted within a week rather than dragging out over a couple of months and think that anything which distinguishes one...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 14:33
Replies: 7,127
Views: 414,108
Posted By Brekkie
Still quite underwhelming, especially as they...

Still quite underwhelming, especially as they were reportedly looking at earning 17m from PPV, so that's well short when they're paying out 10m to the fighters, getting 6m in revenue from tickets...
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