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Forum: Broadcasting 28-12-2010, 19:01
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By bbc4ever
Seconded. I'd swap some radio stations for a TV...

Seconded. I'd swap some radio stations for a TV channel any day, especially considering a radio is a total waste of the visual aspect a television lets you enjoy!

Also, people are going on about 13...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2010, 00:09
Replies: 73
Views: 4,816
Posted By bbc4ever
But what has any of that got to do with BBC...

But what has any of that got to do with BBC Alba?

As far as I am aware the BBC are doing a straight swap, replacing 13 radio stations with 1 television channel during its broadcast hours. On their...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2010, 03:30
Replies: 73
Views: 4,816
Posted By bbc4ever
Its a shame they don't have both, but I hope...

Its a shame they don't have both, but I hope no-one will begrudge us having both!



Thanks for that, I have actually done that in the past, though obviously not every week, and it has been most...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2010, 23:13
Replies: 73
Views: 4,816
Posted By bbc4ever
Evidence?

Evidence?
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2010, 23:12
Replies: 73
Views: 4,816
Posted By bbc4ever
So we don't get LIVE games and should be...

So we don't get LIVE games and should be satisfied with that?

No thanks, long live BBC Alba if its bringing Scotland live Scottish ML games in the way that BBC NI brings Ulster games to NI, RTE and...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2010, 00:42
Replies: 73
Views: 4,816
Posted By bbc4ever
Yes, but they are not broadcasting to a Scottish...

Yes, but they are not broadcasting to a Scottish audience, are they?! Technically speaking, most are not officially broadcasting to Scotland (BBC Nations programmes being put on the red button and...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-12-2010, 21:08
Replies: 3,012
Views: 266,287
Posted By bbc4ever
Didn't stop ITV1 airing a 1 hour 'Harry Potter 7...

Didn't stop ITV1 airing a 1 hour 'Harry Potter 7 special' on a Sunday primetime...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-12-2010, 18:02
Replies: 2,707
Views: 115,295
Posted By bbc4ever
:rolleyes: United Kingdom government (covering...

:rolleyes:

United Kingdom government (covering All 4 Nations) - dealing with negative aspect of all the concessions that must be given to FIFA on a nationwide basis.

England - the country actually...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-12-2010, 15:53
Replies: 2,707
Views: 115,295
Posted By bbc4ever
I really don't understand why you aren't getting...

I really don't understand why you aren't getting this.

The negatives relating to the bid required the UNITED KINGDOM Government (ie. us all) to give various concessions to FIFA regarding tax...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-12-2010, 11:56
Replies: 2,707
Views: 115,295
Posted By bbc4ever
If you read what I've written, I explain that it...

If you read what I've written, I explain that it is in effect about them both together. We have to put up with the dodgy bid requests from FIFA by the UNITED KINGDOM Government, yet the main benefits...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-12-2010, 11:09
Replies: 2,707
Views: 115,295
Posted By bbc4ever
No, I'm concerned at the opening of the...

No, I'm concerned at the opening of the floodgates under the pretence of the 'World Cup'.

Seriously, some of the things FIFA require of you go beyond what Governments should be willingly giving...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-12-2010, 23:25
Replies: 2,707
Views: 115,295
Posted By bbc4ever
........and of course the numpties waving Union...

........and of course the numpties waving Union Jacks at the live announcement sites.

After watching Panorama on Monday I'm glad England aren't getting it.

And before anyone says its because I'm...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-11-2010, 21:38
Replies: 3,012
Views: 266,287
Posted By bbc4ever
As opposed to the massive effort ITV1 puts in at...

As opposed to the massive effort ITV1 puts in at New Year? What, another film followed by the Big Ben chimes at midnight? I can hardly wait!
So glad I'll be out.

In unrelated matters, thoroughly...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-11-2010, 11:25
Replies: 25
Views: 2,509
Posted By bbc4ever
A balanced viewpoint, as expected, from yourself...

A balanced viewpoint, as expected, from yourself there.

Adrian Chiles never appears professional or relevant.

And ITV may have had a studio this time round, but nobody seems to complain when they...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-11-2010, 22:45
Replies: 25
Views: 2,509
Posted By bbc4ever
Stuck with STV. The black and white lines at the...

Stuck with STV.

The black and white lines at the top disappeared a short while after the coverage started and that was really the only negative.

STV were actually live at Ibrox and although the...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-11-2010, 10:34
Replies: 3,012
Views: 266,287
Posted By bbc4ever
Did you actually read Bidie-In's comments? 'in...

Did you actually read Bidie-In's comments?

'in conjunction with' being the particular bit I'd draw your attention to.
And just because you might find it dull doesn't mean STV shouldn't be doing it.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-11-2010, 19:06
Replies: 3,012
Views: 266,287
Posted By bbc4ever
Well, thats one way to look at it. But then...

Well, thats one way to look at it.

But then another is that ITV1 also saw nothing wrong with that, ITV network as a whole were 'censured' and STV learned from it, whilst ITV1 did not.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-11-2010, 22:41
Replies: 3,012
Views: 266,287
Posted By bbc4ever
Perhaps because, unlike ITV1, STV saw sense and...

Perhaps because, unlike ITV1, STV saw sense and decided against showing such violence mid-afternoon.

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1393718
Forum: Broadcasting 21-11-2010, 23:25
Replies: 2,707
Views: 115,295
Posted By bbc4ever
Yeh, I saw that. I'm not one to always pick up...

Yeh, I saw that. I'm not one to always pick up these EBC moments, if I'm honest some are a bit contrived, but this IS worth a mention. Ronnie Corbett is Scottish and as far as I'm aware, always has...
Forum: The X Factor 21-11-2010, 21:37
Replies: 128
Views: 12,375
Posted By bbc4ever
Totally unrelated to the major topic I know, but...

Totally unrelated to the major topic I know, but Leon Jackson actually did come back to play on The X Factor the following year.
Forum: Broadcasting 18-11-2010, 17:35
Replies: 31
Views: 2,973
Posted By bbc4ever
On DS? Apparently everyone. In the real world -...

On DS? Apparently everyone.

In the real world - a minority.
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2010, 23:16
Replies: 31
Views: 2,973
Posted By bbc4ever
The Flip Side...

Its funny, I don't consider myself to be from a sheltered background, or a particularly rich or poor one, but I never hear people moaning about STV.

Perhaps they actually watch and enjoy some of...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-11-2010, 09:31
Replies: 34
Views: 4,517
Posted By bbc4ever
Confused.com ESPN3 is an American network, and...

Confused.com

ESPN3 is an American network, and the BBC are showing the rest of Scotland's 2010 internationals.

AFAIK the contracts from next year onwards haven't been decided yet, especially as...
Forum: Freeview 14-11-2010, 19:47
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By bbc4ever
Quick STV HD question...

This may be the wrong place to put this question, apologies if so, but I was wondering if STV HD is available via Freeview from the Durris transmitter in Aberdeen?

We have good signal from our house...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-11-2010, 10:39
Replies: 3,012
Views: 266,287
Posted By bbc4ever
Does anyone actually have real figures regarding...

Does anyone actually have real figures regarding this that they can bash STV with? Or are we all supposed to indulge in Daily Star-style scurrilous gossip?
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