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Forum: Broadcasting Today, 17:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Spot
The BBC News channel has never been a true 24...

The BBC News channel has never been a true 24 hour rolling news service. The programme at breakfast time has for a long time been a lightweight sofa-based magazine show, which gives a nod in the...
Forum: Politics Today, 14:46
Replies: 6,394
Views: 152,928
Posted By Spot
Post of the day. :D So draconian that the...

Post of the day. :D

So draconian that the national debt is still increasing.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-08-2015, 22:19
Replies: 34
Views: 3,566
Posted By Spot
Brett has yet to make a decision - hope he...

Brett has yet to make a decision - hope he decides to take up the offer.

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/School-Swap-Derby-s-Bemrose-pupil-Brett-Riley/story-27682650-detail/story.html
Forum: Politics 26-08-2015, 07:14
Replies: 339
Views: 7,568
Posted By Spot
It's a logical step after having women-only...

It's a logical step after having women-only shortlists for candidates at the last election - which might well have deprived the party of a few talented male MPs who could have made a useful...
Forum: Politics 22-08-2015, 07:44
Replies: 48
Views: 1,676
Posted By Spot
It is indeed a refreshing change and he is to be...

It is indeed a refreshing change and he is to be commended for this, but his message will still have little appeal to the wider electorate.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 19:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By Spot
It's quite possible I'll be working on Christmas...

It's quite possible I'll be working on Christmas Day but actually I am talking about the disruption to day to day life such as going out and finding the shops either closed or jam packed with people...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 15:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By Spot
This year the Christmas and New Year break is...

This year the Christmas and New Year break is going to seem interminable as New Year's Day falls on a Friday, so normal life will not resume until 4th January.

I can remember the last time this...
Forum: Freeview 20-08-2015, 20:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By Spot
If it's the one regarding ITV - actually ITV4...

If it's the one regarding ITV - actually ITV4 though it doesn't say that - the message tells you to retune next Tuesday. The changes haven't been made yet.
Forum: Politics 17-08-2015, 12:43
Replies: 53
Views: 1,536
Posted By Spot
As Burnham served under Gordon Brown, Corbyn...

As Burnham served under Gordon Brown, Corbyn might want him in his own cabinet as he already has ministerial experience of a lack of credibilty in these areas. :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-08-2015, 11:40
Replies: 26
Views: 2,407
Posted By Spot
Not sure if you're talking about the same thing...

Not sure if you're talking about the same thing but a documentary about him was shown after the news about this broke, just last week - I recorded it, but when I was setting the PVR I remember...
Forum: Politics 15-08-2015, 10:01
Replies: 6,394
Views: 152,928
Posted By Spot
George Galloway and Diane Abbott together on LBC...

George Galloway and Diane Abbott together on LBC in the next hour! :D
Forum: Politics 12-08-2015, 20:28
Replies: 6,394
Views: 152,928
Posted By Spot
Is that when Labour will next win an election? :D

Is that when Labour will next win an election? :D
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2015, 17:04
Replies: 58
Views: 3,413
Posted By Spot
It was possible to so so - whether 405 was really...

It was possible to so so - whether 405 was really still needed or not - because the two services were not sharing the same part of the frequency spectrum. That's why DAB, VHF/FM and medium/long wave...
Forum: Freeview 12-08-2015, 08:35
Replies: 93
Views: 16,155
Posted By Spot
Probably better than their message when Film 4...

Probably better than their message when Film 4 moved on to D3&4 when they said 'Film 4 is moving' which would have made little sense to most viewers who still saw Film 4 in exactly the same place...
Forum: Radio 10-08-2015, 10:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,642
Posted By Spot
I heard the whole of the Big Top 40 yesterday and...

I heard the whole of the Big Top 40 yesterday and did not notice any mention of Cilla, and I think I'd definitely have noticed if they played one of her records.

They update the Top 10 during the...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-08-2015, 14:57
Replies: 72
Views: 4,634
Posted By Spot
Good job they don't do it then. The news channel...

Good job they don't do it then.

The news channel seems to be slowly disappearing, replaced either by half hour feature programmes, whole hours of programming simulcast with BBC World or that awful...
Forum: Politics 08-08-2015, 12:44
Replies: 6,394
Views: 152,928
Posted By Spot
Do you mean in the same way as Ed Balls had the...

Do you mean in the same way as Ed Balls had the upper hand with Osborne? :D

I never saw an encounter between them when Osborne didn't win convincingly, and actually I quite liked Ed Balls in a sort...
Forum: Politics 08-08-2015, 09:26
Replies: 6,394
Views: 152,928
Posted By Spot
Some people enjoy politics and will happily write...

Some people enjoy politics and will happily write at some length about any aspect that captures their attention. Corbyn is certainly getting a lot of attention right now, but drawing the conclusion...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2015, 06:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By Spot
Eleven weeks to go till the big weekend - looking...

Eleven weeks to go till the big weekend - looking forward to it already. :D
Forum: Radio 04-08-2015, 22:31
Replies: 30
Views: 2,036
Posted By Spot
North Norfolk - the area around the two largest...

North Norfolk - the area around the two largest centres of population on that part of the county's coastline - Cromer and Sheringham. These are served by the West Runton mast which is also a TV...
Forum: Radio 03-08-2015, 19:57
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Spot
Brian will be 87 next month so I certainly don't...

Brian will be 87 next month so I certainly don't begrudge him the luxury of not getting up to travel in from his home quite a long way away to be at work at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.

They can...
Forum: Radio 03-08-2015, 12:41
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Spot
You make a very good point. :)

You make a very good point. :)
Forum: Radio 03-08-2015, 12:22
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Spot
Most of those mentioned aren't real 'radio...

Most of those mentioned aren't real 'radio people' - the ones that are will be much more likely to want to do the show live whenever possible. Those who are in 'showbiz' in a general sense rather...
Forum: Showbiz 02-08-2015, 15:46
Replies: 1,181
Views: 125,632
Posted By Spot
Where is Tomorrow was good - I also liked another...

Where is Tomorrow was good - I also liked another later hit, If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind.

Of her 60s songs, her cover of a Randy Newman song, I've Been Wrong Before must have been one...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-08-2015, 15:03
Replies: 120
Views: 6,218
Posted By Spot
If they were all just repeating the same thing,...

If they were all just repeating the same thing, obtained from just one source, that is not confirmation and it might indeed have turned out to be inaccurate.
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