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Forum: Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 Yesterday, 20:23
Replies: 3
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Posted By bluesdiamond
It is only the second Youth Games, but it is a...

It is only the second Youth Games, but it is a shame Athletics in Europe seems cold to the event.

Was thinking with the Glasgow Commonwealths would it be a good event for a Glasgow or Manchester...
Forum: Radio 23-07-2014, 21:33
Replies: 42
Views: 1,925
Posted By bluesdiamond
Many MP;s (Tory Boys especially), would happily...

Many MP;s (Tory Boys especially), would happily see the back of Radio 1 and 2 (seeing them as the same), A BBC POP would be too close to Radio 2, though Radio 2 could be a Gold station music pre 1990...
Forum: Radio 23-07-2014, 20:05
Replies: 42
Views: 1,925
Posted By bluesdiamond
Is the OP Lilly Allen in...

Is the OP Lilly Allen in disguise?
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/news/a585869/lily-allen-bbc-radio-1-doesnt-know-what-the-fk-its-doing.html#~oKRLIEEnWh6u5o
Forum: Radio 23-07-2014, 19:59
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By bluesdiamond
Glasgow Radio and Commonwealth Games

I imagine BBC Scotland and Clyde are heavily featuring the Games.

What of Heart, Capital, Smooth and XFM. or they Games free, games lite.
Forum: Radio 23-07-2014, 19:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By bluesdiamond
Ken Bruce Weds 23/047/14

As some DS types moan about threads being started on similar subjects.

Simply Ken Bruce Show today was great.
Live music, and the audience feeding back into the outside broadcast. Why they are...
Forum: Radio 23-07-2014, 19:43
Replies: 2,572
Views: 265,689
Posted By bluesdiamond
Has Heart Scotland had much on the Commonwealth...

Has Heart Scotland had much on the Commonwealth Games?
Have their bit alternative voice tracked links about a big event in Glasgow? Or just talk on Breakfast/Drive?
Forum: The Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 23-07-2014, 17:42
Replies: 335
Views: 24,436
Posted By bluesdiamond
is the Commemorative Programme on sale in...

is the Commemorative Programme on sale in England?
Saw the preview guide, but want to get a copy of the programme.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-07-2014, 17:32
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
er no, it is your opinion,

er no, it is your opinion,
Forum: Radio 23-07-2014, 16:06
Replies: 26
Views: 1,970
Posted By bluesdiamond
I note that some people moan about the lack of...

I note that some people moan about the lack of music. But Radio 2 was once described as Infotainment.
Typically the show has 10 songs an hour,
Today local Heart had nine songs an hour.
Radio 2 had 5...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-07-2014, 05:17
Replies: 139
Views: 16,052
Posted By bluesdiamond
Coming here with no knowledge. Sky News building...

Coming here with no knowledge.

Sky News building is a separate building?
When Sky was going to sold/merged fully into News Corp/Murdoch Scandal, did they offer to keep the brand Sky News as a...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-07-2014, 19:04
Replies: 54
Views: 2,003
Posted By bluesdiamond
But when West opt out finishes, it is Norwich all...

But when West opt out finishes, it is Norwich all the way.
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2014, 19:50
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
CBS Sports Network has two hours highlights every...

CBS Sports Network has two hours highlights every day of the games.

Will BT or Sky have the Pan American games next year? Or we not interested as it does not involve us Brits?
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2014, 19:42
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
Next year the Germans, French, Russians, Italians...

Next year the Germans, French, Russians, Italians and Spanish will be taking on GB&NI in the Euro Games, lucky them.
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2014, 19:06
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
I would put the Pan America Games, Winter...

I would put the Pan America Games, Winter Olympic, European Championship Soccer and Asian Games as possibly third largest sports event, depending on the basis you measure Cricket World Cup or Rugby...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-07-2014, 18:43
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
So only eight countries? Australia 22...

So only eight countries?

Australia 22 million
Canada 34 million
England 53 million
India 1,237 million
Malaysia 30 million
Pakistan 186 million
Singapore 5 million
South Africa 52 million
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 21:15
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
BBC have IAAF World Athletics and Swimming but...

BBC have IAAF World Athletics and Swimming but will be on BBC2 if I recall last year.
Not sure if anyone has European Games yet.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 10:26
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By bluesdiamond
BBC it is in the name BRITISH They will leave...

BBC it is in the name BRITISH
They will leave action to discuss BRITISH performances.

Anyway Commonwealths coming, will they have Track and separate Field streams like The Olympics.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 08:42
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
The 2012 Olympics were on BBC1 and BBC3 The 2002...

The 2012 Olympics were on BBC1 and BBC3
The 2002 Commonwealth Games were on BBC1

I know, as I have the Radio Times for 2012 and they published it the Manchester Games
guide.

The Winter Games in...
Forum: Radio 20-07-2014, 08:34
Replies: 29
Views: 2,432
Posted By bluesdiamond
Why have you put in Sara at 1.30? The topical...

Why have you put in Sara at 1.30?
The topical show at midday to 2pm is there, I am sure as for a lot of people it is lunch.
I used to work 8am to 5pm and the lunch time was taken within that two hour...
Forum: Radio 20-07-2014, 00:35
Replies: 81
Views: 7,833
Posted By bluesdiamond
Can I offer Bob Holness and Nemone?

Can I offer
Bob Holness and Nemone?
Forum: Broadcasting 19-07-2014, 18:16
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
oh thanks, so we have the outdoor in London in...

oh thanks, so we have the outdoor in London in August and indoor Birmingham 6 or 7 months later, nice
Forum: Broadcasting 19-07-2014, 17:57
Replies: 244
Views: 11,980
Posted By bluesdiamond
2015 Rugby World Cup England IPC World...

2015 Rugby World Cup England
IPC World Swimming Glasgow
2016 European Swimming Championships London
2017 IAAF Athletics Championship (and IPC) London
2018 Womens Hockey World Cup
2019...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 12:07
Replies: 29
Views: 2,432
Posted By bluesdiamond
I cannot see the Topical Affairs show move from...

I cannot see the Topical Affairs show move from midday-2pm. Simply it is lunchtime for many, and helps fulfil the remit for a news/info programme at a time when many people can hear it.

As for a...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 11:59
Replies: 29
Views: 2,432
Posted By bluesdiamond
really? I miss Waggoners Walk

really? I miss Waggoners Walk
Forum: Broadcasting 19-07-2014, 10:37
Replies: 48
Views: 2,398
Posted By bluesdiamond
Okay as you seem to know better than us, How many...

Okay as you seem to know better than us, How many reporters do you think the BBC needs? I assume less than 5,000 and more than 600.
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