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Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-12-2010, 08:29
Replies: 53
Views: 4,926
Posted By Wozza20
I sometimes wonder what people expect from a...

I sometimes wonder what people expect from a programme such as this. At any point, did people here read a TV guide expecting this to be an all out sitcom or a hard hitting drama?

I read the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-12-2010, 09:02
Replies: 969
Views: 39,282
Posted By Wozza20
Xmas Week 4. Children’s Hospital at Christmas –...

Xmas Week

4. Children’s Hospital at Christmas – Tue 20:00 ITV1: 3.0m
5. Accidental Farmer – Tue 21:00 BBC One: 4.4m
6. Oz and Hugh Raise the Bar – Tue 21:05 BBC Two: 3.7m
7. The Nativity – Wed 19:00...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-12-2010, 12:38
Replies: 27
Views: 3,670
Posted By Wozza20
I think ITV1-4 already have this covered, and...

I think ITV1-4 already have this covered, and place the movies and imports into the genres suited best.

ITV1 - Family Movies/Family Imports
ITV2 - Female skewing movies and imports
ITV3 -...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-12-2010, 09:04
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By Wozza20
I don't know, but I think he had visions for the...

I don't know, but I think he had visions for the channels, but budget restriction probably didn't allow him to do all he wanted to would be my guess.

Zai has had to fight for every penny to...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-12-2010, 08:40
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By Wozza20
I don't believe he started on ITV3 and ITV4 until...

I don't believe he started on ITV3 and ITV4 until April this year, so can not take the credit for Ladies of Letters.

Though, since he has been running ITV4, they have seen a sharp upturn of original...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-12-2010, 08:38
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By Wozza20
I have had discussions before with mikw who has...

I have had discussions before with mikw who has laid a lot of the mistakes and the problems at the BBC at the door of commercial employees moving to the BBC.

Also, the other point I was making does...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-12-2010, 08:35
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By Wozza20
I fully realise this, and actually believe Zai...

I fully realise this, and actually believe Zai did a fantastic job within his previous remit, and showed glimpses of what he could do within the current remit he has at BBC3.

I am sure BBC3 would...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-12-2010, 08:32
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By Wozza20
Not exclusively, but I wondered what people like...

Not exclusively, but I wondered what people like yourself who rubbish ITV2 and champion BBC3 would think?



Agreed.



I think he will excel at BBC3 with the budget he now has at his disposal. He...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-12-2010, 13:05
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By Wozza20
ITV's Zai Bennett Named Controller Of BBC3

The BBC has poached ITV's director of digital channels and acquisitions Zai Bennett to become the new controller of BBC Three. (from digital spy)

Zai Bennett, the ITV digital channels boss behind...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-12-2010, 06:18
Replies: 57
Views: 4,725
Posted By Wozza20
What a lot of people do not realise is that...

What a lot of people do not realise is that Channel 5's PSB requirement is more than just news bulletin's. Here is a full breakdown and achievement for 2009: (figures from five.tv and Ofcom...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-12-2010, 08:49
Replies: 28
Views: 2,894
Posted By Wozza20
Channel Five were the last FTA channel I am aware...

Channel Five were the last FTA channel I am aware of who gave soaps/soap repeats an airing in the UK.

Australian soaps Out of the Blue, Water Rats, Fire, Sons and Daughters and Prisoner Cell Block H...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-12-2010, 08:36
Replies: 29
Views: 2,218
Posted By Wozza20
Is there? How do you konw this? Men and Motors...

Is there? How do you konw this?

Men and Motors and Granada Plus were both "classic" channels in the main, and neither are around anymore.

I would say ITV3 covers the classic element well enough...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-12-2010, 08:20
Replies: 64
Views: 4,192
Posted By Wozza20
I don't think the viewing figures back that...

I don't think the viewing figures back that up!

Over 80% of people who watch TV each week watch ITV at come point (with a reach of 45million for ITV1 alone).

20% of all TV watching hours are spent...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-12-2010, 23:43
Replies: 29
Views: 2,218
Posted By Wozza20
One of the criticisms ITV receives a fair bit is...

One of the criticisms ITV receives a fair bit is that their ITV1 and ITV2 schedule is too heavily reliable on soaps. I don't believe they want to show old episodes on top of this on ITV3.

As the...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-12-2010, 09:38
Replies: 29
Views: 2,218
Posted By Wozza20
Why rebrand ITV3. Their demographic audience...

Why rebrand ITV3.

Their demographic audience seem to know where to find them if they wish to, and the "posh" programming seems to be working for them.

Last week, ITV3 stripped Foyle's War across...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-12-2010, 09:35
Replies: 29
Views: 2,218
Posted By Wozza20
I wholly disagree with this statement. ITV1 -...

I wholly disagree with this statement.

ITV1 - The most watched commercial PSB channel in the UK
ITV2 - The most watched digital only channel in the UK
ITV3 - Regulary, the second most watched...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-12-2010, 12:09
Replies: 3,046
Views: 217,195
Posted By Wozza20
I wonder if a time change for Home and Away would...

I wonder if a time change for Home and Away would help it rate slightly better, as it was back in the ITV days. The afternoon films on Five usually rate around 0.5m-1m, so the lead-in would be there...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-12-2010, 12:06
Replies: 47
Views: 5,726
Posted By Wozza20
Ok, so if every forum member agreed with you that...

Ok, so if every forum member agreed with you that this is a BBCWW programme now, would that make you happy as you continue your thin attacks on ITV?

Do you understand that the economics of Primeval...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-12-2010, 20:36
Replies: 26
Views: 2,517
Posted By Wozza20
This post makes debating anything ITV related...

This post makes debating anything ITV related with you pretty pointless as you have such a personal vendetta/agenda against them.

Your admission that you would have watched Whitechapel had it been...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-12-2010, 08:57
Replies: 26
Views: 2,517
Posted By Wozza20
Yes, but don't let little facts like this get in...

Yes, but don't let little facts like this get in the way of another random ITV bashing from the usual same people.

Yet these people are the first to complain that the same usual suspects bash the...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-11-2010, 18:00
Replies: 31
Views: 2,885
Posted By Wozza20
Without viewers, no-one would be gambling or...

Without viewers, no-one would be gambling or buying stuff. If the number of viewers were so low, QVC would not benefit from paying for the slot, and without viewers, again it would disappear from the...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-11-2010, 13:40
Replies: 31
Views: 2,885
Posted By Wozza20
But, like I said, just watch the other channels...

But, like I said, just watch the other channels if you don't want to see it.

If enough people do this to a commercial channel, they will change the schedule, of QVC will not rent the space as no-one...
Forum: I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! 29-11-2010, 09:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Wozza20
To judge someone as an idiot for watching...

To judge someone as an idiot for watching something you don't like is not really constructive critisism of the show.

And you know I'm a Celeb is not a full representation of ITV. If I judged BBC1...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-11-2010, 09:08
Replies: 45
Views: 2,666
Posted By Wozza20
As a commerical channel, the only way to win is...

As a commerical channel, the only way to win is to ensure you attract enough viewers to make money for more programming - and if the programmes you have listed were not popular, viewers would tune...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-11-2010, 19:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,887
Posted By Wozza20
Sorry to ruin this thread, but the Christmas day...

Sorry to ruin this thread, but the Christmas day schedule has already been announced, The following films are being shown on BBC1 over Christmas;

Christmas Eve
11:30 - The Santa Clause 2
15:05 -...
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