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Forum: Broadcasting 12-02-2015, 23:47
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Posted By Brekkie
I do think though given budget constraints they...

I do think though given budget constraints they shouldn't have been too afraid to lose the rights. It was never likely ITV, who haven't come to the table in years, would bid really agressively for...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-02-2015, 22:24
Replies: 2,366
Views: 226,504
Posted By Brekkie
LOL - probably not quite how it would work. I...

LOL - probably not quite how it would work. I would guess they'd take Sky's 5 highest bids and then put the two remaining packages back out to tender. At best BT could maybe win the lower end...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-02-2015, 21:43
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Views: 226,504
Posted By Brekkie
The Premier League can't have it both ways though...

The Premier League can't have it both ways though (well, actually they can). If it's the market driving the ridiculous live rights it should be the market driving the highlights too - and as the BBC...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-02-2015, 23:20
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Views: 226,504
Posted By Brekkie
Think that only applies to the Premier League. ...

Think that only applies to the Premier League. Football League games certainly take place and at the moment aren't broadcast but Sky wouldn't show them when they're showing the Champions League...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-02-2015, 22:17
Replies: 2,366
Views: 226,504
Posted By Brekkie
The sad thing is that as much as "fans" complain...

The sad thing is that as much as "fans" complain about the price of tickets, kits, subscriptions and wages stadia will still sell out and subscriptions still be bought. The only way for the bubble...
Forum: Netflix 10-02-2015, 21:31
Replies: 75
Views: 10,125
Posted By Brekkie
Yes, not flagged up at all on their featured...

Yes, not flagged up at all on their featured shows but only had to get as far as "B" on the search to get it.

I was quite underwhelmed by the first episode especially to be honest. The second was...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-01-2015, 15:45
Replies: 271
Views: 9,363
Posted By Brekkie
The Tories cannot be trusted with the BBC at all...

The Tories cannot be trusted with the BBC at all - they don't seem to realise it's the nations broadcaster, not theres, and as well as some crippling funding decisions it's their attitude (e.g....
Forum: Broadcasting 23-01-2015, 15:43
Replies: 128
Views: 13,704
Posted By Brekkie
ITV Football presenters almost always go this way...

ITV Football presenters almost always go this way - I suspect his deal was up at the end of the season and ITV were looking for a cheaper option going forward (or Chiles was uninteresting in just...
Forum: The X Factor 22-11-2014, 16:49
Replies: 119
Views: 5,279
Posted By Brekkie
Struggling with where to put Simon on this - the...

Struggling with where to put Simon on this - the Simon of this year would be way lower than the Simon of early years. Similar with Sharon too - individually she wasn't as good last year as...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 02-11-2014, 13:09
Replies: 197
Views: 30,901
Posted By Brekkie
"a personal matter" would be better - that's all...

"a personal matter" would be better - that's all that is needed. Whether her kid has a sniffle or is in hospital is none of our business and I suspect the poeple slagging her off for taking the...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 01-11-2014, 23:34
Replies: 197
Views: 30,901
Posted By Brekkie
I suspect being potentially called upon as cover...

I suspect being potentially called upon as cover is in her contract too.

And a fairly well known little known fact - 13 years ago she was on standby for the duration of Big Brother 2 just in case a...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 01-11-2014, 23:20
Replies: 865
Views: 211,010
Posted By Brekkie
Last year though Children in Need was filmed at...

Last year though Children in Need was filmed at BBC Elstree Studios, not to be confused with Elstree Studios where Strictly is filmed.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-06-2014, 22:56
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
I'll believe you - thousands wouldn't! :D

I'll believe you - thousands wouldn't! :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 21:47
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
The last thing TV needs is another primetime...

The last thing TV needs is another primetime soap. The best Doctors could hope for is 6.30pm on BBC2, and if that was going to happen it would have happened by now.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 20:43
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
The risk is though you leave a gap and someone...

The risk is though you leave a gap and someone else jumps in to fill it. The cons significantly outweigh the pros.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 19:43
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
It does seem to go through periods of no updates...

It does seem to go through periods of no updates - it's as if when the person who usually does it is off nobody covers that role.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 18:59
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
Based on this week I'd say David's time is...

Based on this week I'd say David's time is probably up (as long as they don't bring back Piers "out of work" Morgan). His failure to give criticism where there is criticism to give has been...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 18:46
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
People bailing left, right and centre. I feel...

People bailing left, right and centre. I feel like I should make up some bullshit about how the show is in crisis and the BBC's days are numbered. :D

P.S. The second most read story on the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 17:46
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
I think the days of voting being a cash cow has...

I think the days of voting being a cash cow has long gone - and frankly if people are inclined to vote surely they'll vote whether they have 5 minutes or 45 minutes to do so. With a recap,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 16:22
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
As someone who actually does watch it I do like...

As someone who actually does watch it I do like that the live shows are done and dusted within a week rather than dragging out over a couple of months and think that anything which distinguishes one...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 15:33
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
Still quite underwhelming, especially as they...

Still quite underwhelming, especially as they were reportedly looking at earning 17m from PPV, so that's well short when they're paying out 10m to the fighters, getting 6m in revenue from tickets...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 01:08
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
There's hardly exactly been blanket coverage of...

There's hardly exactly been blanket coverage of the Queens Baton relay - indeed there's hardly been any coverage.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-06-2014, 00:09
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
I do think after London it is expected now for...

I do think after London it is expected now for the Olympics and multi-sport events that all events will be available - and I think the Sky viewers without access to the connected red button were...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-05-2014, 22:40
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
I thought it was the strongest myself wiuth 4 or...

I thought it was the strongest myself wiuth 4 or 5 that could have gone through. Disappointed with the two that did.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-05-2014, 22:34
Replies: 7,127
Views: 410,530
Posted By Brekkie
Thanks. So seems they're expecting four times...

Thanks. So seems they're expecting four times the audience to buy this time.


I wonder whether the Pro12 on BBC Wales rates better than the Premiership on BT Sport - was rather underwhelmed by the...
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