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Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-08-2015, 18:12
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Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Could this summer be regarded as one of the worst...

Could this summer be regarded as one of the worst ever for ratings. I know GBBO has arrived at the end to really liven things up, but apart from the three big soaps, it seems most shows on the two...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-08-2015, 18:08
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Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Summer this year has been very poor weatherwise....

Summer this year has been very poor weatherwise. Perhaps the broadcasters were hoping this year, with no World Cup to act as a distraction, that this summer would be hot again and they could show...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-08-2015, 12:40
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Posted By Glenn A
[QUOTE=lewiep93;79365389]Overnights.tv...

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BBC2 won the 9pm slot with #theworldsbusiestrailway, the #BBCScience doc, which pulled 2.8m/13.3% @thehistoryguy...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-08-2015, 22:35
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Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
DOI was an expensive format that had run its...

DOI was an expensive format that had run its course and Splash only did well because BBC One was showing absolute rubbish against it. When Splash hit TV, it was game over, a fairly poor zeleb diving...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-08-2015, 12:50
Replies: 9,352
Views: 531,175
Posted By Glenn A
Morrisey did something Oasis and The Stone Roses...

Morrisey did something Oasis and The Stone Roses never did, he conquered America and now lives in LA. Also has been pointed out, unlike some other eighties and nineties stars, he has never felt the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-08-2015, 11:05
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
It usually starts well, getting 10 million, but...

It usually starts well, getting 10 million, but by the tedious boot camp stage sheds a couple of million. TXF also has a big sporting event to mess it up this time, which could hit ratings, and yet...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2015, 22:32
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Views: 531,175
Posted By Glenn A
Morrissey is one of those singers who seems to...

Morrissey is one of those singers who seems to keep going with little interest in the trends around him and even at the height of The Smiths endorsed such unfashionable singers as Cilla Black, even...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2015, 17:47
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Yes but a barbecue challenge and zelebs shearing...

Yes but a barbecue challenge and zelebs shearing sheep, these are hardly shows many people want to watch. I could have suggested show more films, but the presence of the soaps and News At Ten makes...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2015, 14:05
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Cheap junk to fill a schedule on a channel that...

Cheap junk to fill a schedule on a channel that has given up in the summer. Every summer ITV churn out the same rubbish that struggles to get 2 million viewers. Surely sticking on drama repeats would...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2015, 13:59
Replies: 9,352
Views: 531,175
Posted By Glenn A
It will be interesting once TOTP gets to 1981....

It will be interesting once TOTP gets to 1981. This is the year when synth pop/ New Romanticism gets into gear and the trends that started the decade like Two Tone and post punk fizzle out. Might I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2015, 13:49
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Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
ITV pushed into fourth place at 9.00 and BBQ...

ITV pushed into fourth place at 9.00 and BBQ Champ being beaten by a million by a GBBO spin off. Also Flockstars continues to struggle around 1.5 million as that tired and overkilled ITV format of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-08-2015, 18:17
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Ask Christine Bleakley, tipped as the next big...

Ask Christine Bleakley, tipped as the next big thing at BBC One as TOS was coming close to Emmerdale in the ratings and rumoured to be the host of the Olympics. She jumps ship to ITV for more money,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-08-2015, 11:58
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Between BGT and TXF, ITV have the two soaps and...

Between BGT and TXF, ITV have the two soaps and nothing else. This is the time when stinkers that would never be shown any other time of the year appear to fill the schedule. Flockstars and BBQ Champ...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 09:59
Replies: 53
Views: 1,691
Posted By Glenn A
It's hopeless on Internet Explorer and even on...

It's hopeless on Internet Explorer and even on Google Chrome it can still freeze. Also events such as a Big Brother eviction,and the final of The X Factor can cause the site to crash as these shows...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2015, 16:58
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
When football ratings are compiled, are they just...

When football ratings are compiled, are they just for people watching at home, as I did go out for a drink last night and the bar of the pub had about 20 people watching Man U? I think sometimes you...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2015, 13:52
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
It was getting up to 9 million with the original...

It was getting up to 9 million with the original cast, but may be after 11 series the BBC has decided it's had its day. Also for all it's still good, the newer episodes seem darker and shorter on...
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2015, 13:46
Replies: 134
Views: 4,333
Posted By Glenn A
The completely unfunny Hinge and Bracket, a pair...

The completely unfunny Hinge and Bracket, a pair of men dressed up as elderly upper crust women whose act seemed to pop up on Radio 2 and BBC 2 a lot in the early eighties.
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2015, 13:39
Replies: 147
Views: 5,441
Posted By Glenn A
Yes it has some affluent suburbs to compensate,...

Yes it has some affluent suburbs to compensate, but the resort side of it is mostly dead.
Another problem many resorts have are former B and Bs being converted into bedsits for drug addicts. This...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2015, 13:16
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Don't mind one bit, this will be a new challenge...

Don't mind one bit, this will be a new challenge for him. SCD is a big show and a good way to stay in the limelight.
Peter was never the problem so much, it was his hideous, money grubbing wife.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2015, 13:12
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Channel 4 had a very shaky start in its first...

Channel 4 had a very shaky start in its first year on air, often struggling to get 5 per cent of the audience. However, Christmas 1983 was fairly uninspiring, BBC1 was in the middle of a ratings...
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2015, 10:32
Replies: 134
Views: 4,333
Posted By Glenn A
Tom O Connor was a mixture of good and bad. Catch...

Tom O Connor was a mixture of good and bad. Catch him telling a story about growing up in Liverpool and he was worth listening to, but give him contemporary material and he seemed to flounder a bit....
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2015, 10:28
Replies: 147
Views: 5,441
Posted By Glenn A
Whitley Bay is a classic one closer to me. In the...

Whitley Bay is a classic one closer to me. In the sixties and seventies attractions like The Spanish City and the hotels on the sea front boomed and there was nearly a mile of amusement arcades and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2015, 10:23
Replies: 1,483
Views: 107,630
Posted By Glenn A
Nice to see the legend that was Kenny Everett...

Nice to see the legend that was Kenny Everett achieving almost 16 million viewers and also BBC Two's ratings are better than what BBC One gets at the height of the SCD/DW season. However, North Sea...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-08-2015, 22:27
Replies: 28
Views: 1,257
Posted By Glenn A
How about Greece under the Regime of the...

How about Greece under the Regime of the Colonels, I'm not up on the television over there, but the state run radio was full of folk music and patriotic songs, but ironically they were happy for rock...
Forum: General Discussion 18-08-2015, 14:48
Replies: 244
Views: 7,757
Posted By Glenn A
Nasty, but hetero men can get accused of being...

Nasty, but hetero men can get accused of being gay if they don't follow certain norms when they were younger. Imagine coming from the North East and saying you don't like football, while it's not...
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