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Forum: Broadcasting 10-10-2014, 09:59
Replies: 2,373
Views: 225,809
Posted By yorksdave
If i have remembered correctly 'Wednesday at 8'...

If i have remembered correctly 'Wednesday at 8' been broadcast Thursday at 9 happened once because STV screened a one off Burns Night special on the Wednesday night.
Forum: Broadcasting 09-10-2014, 09:42
Replies: 28
Views: 2,021
Posted By yorksdave
I think Viacom will be working on getting more...

I think Viacom will be working on getting more content for Spike UK, but it will take time, as they have gone for a quick launch (early 2015), as for over-saturation, that goes for many sectors of...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-10-2014, 08:24
Replies: 28
Views: 2,021
Posted By yorksdave
A good move by Viacom, Spike TV will give them a...

A good move by Viacom, Spike TV will give them a channel to compete with Dave and itv4, will Sky now bring back Bravo as a challenger to these? When does the TNA contract with Sky/Challenge end and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-09-2014, 14:16
Replies: 57
Views: 5,289
Posted By yorksdave
I managed half an hour before I gave up, terrible...

I managed half an hour before I gave up, terrible format, needs burying in daytime or the dead of night
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-09-2014, 10:33
Replies: 292
Views: 28,782
Posted By yorksdave
Agreed, truly awful, Ben Elton sunk to a new low...

Agreed, truly awful, Ben Elton sunk to a new low when he wrote this, I also nominate Citizen Khan, which does nothing to promote multi-cultural Britain.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-09-2014, 03:40
Replies: 292
Views: 28,782
Posted By yorksdave
The first episode is on...

The first episode is on Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mf9jJx0NSjw

Talk about bad taste, the only person that could have pulled this off is Mel Brooks, the fact is it just is not funny. It...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-09-2014, 19:16
Replies: 35
Views: 1,726
Posted By yorksdave
I am surprised that a 6PM slot on BBC2 never...

I am surprised that a 6PM slot on BBC2 never happened, as I believe BBC HD used to show it at that time.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-09-2014, 16:24
Replies: 35
Views: 1,726
Posted By yorksdave
Whilst I do not watch Eastenders regularly,...

Whilst I do not watch Eastenders regularly, whenever I do catch it, it is people shouting, full of fun, not.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-09-2014, 16:05
Replies: 35
Views: 1,726
Posted By yorksdave
It has something that Eastenders has not, humour....

It has something that Eastenders has not, humour. Most TV is nonsense but I can cope with enjoyable fun nonsense.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-09-2014, 14:31
Replies: 2,798
Views: 211,504
Posted By yorksdave
Phil Silvers takes on what would have been the...

Phil Silvers takes on what would have been the Sid James role, cannot help but think it was an attempt to widen the appeal to the American market, I assume Sid James was ill?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-09-2014, 10:10
Replies: 3,315
Views: 256,305
Posted By yorksdave
It might be cheaper and more effective to pay all...

It might be cheaper and more effective to pay all new viewers 10 :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-09-2014, 10:09
Replies: 3,315
Views: 256,305
Posted By yorksdave
Just seen an ad for GMB during the Wright Stuff...

Just seen an ad for GMB during the Wright Stuff on Channel 5
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-09-2014, 10:31
Replies: 63
Views: 1,659
Posted By yorksdave
I believe that compared to other types of...

I believe that compared to other types of programming game shows even with a big prize (which is rarely won) are pretty cheap to make, after all you can make three or four programmes in a day, a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-09-2014, 10:12
Replies: 63
Views: 1,659
Posted By yorksdave
Channel 4 was run DOND into the ground, they do...

Channel 4 was run DOND into the ground, they do not want to cancel it only for Noel to relaunch it on channel 5 or Sky, like itv with Millionaire, when they cancelled it was not worth anything to...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-09-2014, 15:44
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By yorksdave
They also work on a averages over a broadcast day...

They also work on a averages over a broadcast day so popular programmes will have more ads, whilst less popular ones will have little or none, so some ad breaks may consist of just trailers.
Forum: Broadcasting 16-09-2014, 08:26
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By yorksdave
Gotcha was not original, surely Candid Camera did...

Gotcha was not original, surely Candid Camera did similar stunts in the 60's?
Forum: Broadcasting 03-09-2014, 19:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By yorksdave
Personally I would sooner see repeats of 'You...

Personally I would sooner see repeats of 'You Rang M'lord' and 'Oh Doctor Beaching'
Forum: Broadcasting 30-08-2014, 16:22
Replies: 2,559
Views: 165,376
Posted By yorksdave
I must have dreamed Golden Balls.

I must have dreamed Golden Balls.
Forum: Broadcasting 30-08-2014, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By yorksdave
They might be there as placeholders for when itv...

They might be there as placeholders for when itv or channel 5 gain more capacity or rejig their existing capacity to launch new channels.
Forum: Broadcasting 29-08-2014, 09:54
Replies: 299
Views: 19,596
Posted By yorksdave
That was in...

That was in 2004:
http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/article/514495/new-kids-channel-planned-itv

Whilst Nickleodeon is the better known brand and Viacom could just as easily rename Milkshake as Nick on...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-08-2014, 09:15
Replies: 299
Views: 19,596
Posted By yorksdave
Nickelodeon was originally going to partner with...

Nickelodeon was originally going to partner with itv for a FTA childrens channel, but Disney (who co-owned GMTV with itv at the time), blocked the deal, after the merger might the time for Viacom to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2014, 09:16
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By yorksdave
Im sure that BBC Scotland, Wales and Northern...

Im sure that BBC Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland cover things like education and health when specific to those countries, as for getting the license fee for half price, if anything they should...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-08-2014, 14:30
Replies: 118
Views: 10,148
Posted By yorksdave
When YTV took-over/merged with Tyne Tees in 1992,...

When YTV took-over/merged with Tyne Tees in 1992, a News programme for the Bilsdale transmitter was created 'Network North', which lasted til 1996, after which Tyne Tees News/Tonight was re-instated.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-08-2014, 10:07
Replies: 48
Views: 1,940
Posted By yorksdave
itv should have shown the STV debate, possibly...

itv should have shown the STV debate, possibly showing it in a graveyard slot after News at 10, but I have to question if it was genuinely offered at a reasonable price, or does STV expect to sell...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-08-2014, 22:24
Replies: 411
Views: 15,609
Posted By yorksdave
Mr & Mrs was originally a Canadian programme

Mr & Mrs was originally a Canadian programme
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