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Forum: TV Shows: US Yesterday, 17:09
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By theonlyweeman
I like Conan, but I can't see it lasting long....

I like Conan, but I can't see it lasting long. Hopefully there'll be some kind of catch up facility...
Forum: Movies Yesterday, 13:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By theonlyweeman
Disappointment? It made a loss, before you factor...

Disappointment? It made a loss, before you factor marketing and all the lawsuits in, however they were able to squeeze a lot from home video...

Big budget hard R films don't really work, the last...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-07-2014, 23:47
Replies: 1,446
Views: 188,338
Posted By theonlyweeman
The credits for The Armstrong Lie, were weird,...

The credits for The Armstrong Lie, were weird, they were squeezed throughout except for the logos at the end. I must say it was the first time in ages I've been annoyed at a credit squeeze...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 22:49
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By theonlyweeman
US and UK copyright law is different. Also, the...

US and UK copyright law is different. Also, the ruling is controversial, as some believe it is too far in favour copyright holders and could stifle innovation.

One would also point out similar...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-07-2014, 23:08
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By theonlyweeman
It is both the World Cup and Wimbledon, why would...

It is both the World Cup and Wimbledon, why would they waste expensive original programming on slots very few people will watch?
Forum: TV Shows: US 02-07-2014, 09:49
Replies: 31
Views: 2,462
Posted By theonlyweeman
Damien Lewis will be on at least a 4 season...

Damien Lewis will be on at least a 4 season contract, if they want him back, he'll probably have to come regardless of whether he wants to or not. However it would also likely mean that Homeland...
Forum: TV Shows: US 02-07-2014, 01:15
Replies: 1,593
Views: 189,001
Posted By theonlyweeman
They made it abundantly clear they weren't happy...

They made it abundantly clear they weren't happy with last years Goodwin Games, and that it was highly likely to be cancelled before proceeding to air the show anyway...
Forum: TV Shows: US 02-07-2014, 01:12
Replies: 1,593
Views: 189,001
Posted By theonlyweeman
In a documentary context the idea of seeing how...

In a documentary context the idea of seeing how people build their own society from scratch in an undeveloped location could be interesting, as an American reality show staged, faked and otherwise...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-07-2014, 16:33
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
I haven't changed my position, but I would like...

I haven't changed my position, but I would like to point out that for people that the ability to differentiate between fact and fiction, a lot of shows will be an issue, even ones which aren't...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-07-2014, 15:50
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
Obscenity is law is always a bit wishy washy...

Obscenity is law is always a bit wishy washy anyway, for example the UK's obscenity law (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Eliz2/7-8/66/section/1)is very widely written, and could arguably be used...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-07-2014, 10:14
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
"Most" meant that there are a very small number...

"Most" meant that there are a very small number of people with mental health issues, that are unable to distinguish between narrative fiction and reality may be affected by the material, but their...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 23:38
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
Well what I was saying only applies to cable...

Well what I was saying only applies to cable networks, I have now modified the post to make that clearer.
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 23:21
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
Cable is a private network under US law,...

Cable is a private network under US law, therefore the FCC does not regulate it.

From their own website, in their own words (http://www.fcc.gov/guides/program-content-regulations):


Unless the...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 23:13
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
Most of us have the ability to differentiate...

Most of us have the ability to differentiate between narrative fiction and reality. If I lacked that ability, I may find Game of Thrones offensive, but I appreciate that it is adult storytelling, and...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 22:14
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
There's no need for a warning, you're just being...

There's no need for a warning, you're just being immature, we've openly discussed adult content in Game of Thrones in the thread before without any complaints. I know I flagged the image joking about...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 20:00
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
The money would still dry up, British shows last...

The money would still dry up, British shows last less time than American dramas so it would probably dry up quicker if used for a British series, and the studios can just go back to being ordinary...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 18:19
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
Game of Thrones shoots a lot in Northern Ireland,...

Game of Thrones shoots a lot in Northern Ireland, it has done wonders for the country's PR in recent years. It's arguable Cameron was supporting both the British industry and North Ireland as an...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 18:17
Replies: 203
Views: 8,106
Posted By theonlyweeman
Why would Scorsese had to have made cuts if money...

Why would Scorsese had to have made cuts if money changed hands? Surely, they'd just have said it was an appeal and they changed their minds. The cover story makes no sense, if they brought the lower...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 18:14
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By theonlyweeman
They wouldn't be used as schedule fillers if they...

They wouldn't be used as schedule fillers if they didn't attract viewers...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 13:38
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By theonlyweeman
Probably more a lucky accident than foresight...

Probably more a lucky accident than foresight...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 13:04
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By theonlyweeman
It's a self-fulfilling prophecy, popular shows...

It's a self-fulfilling prophecy, popular shows get seen more and more become popular, therefore get shown more.

But with regards to Friends itself, it's probably more to do with good timing, good...
Forum: TV Shows: US 30-06-2014, 12:45
Replies: 1,579
Views: 139,463
Posted By theonlyweeman
House of Cards is good, but I didn't find it...

House of Cards is good, but I didn't find it especially engaging. If you have a Netflix subscription or know someone that does it's definitely worth a look...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2014, 12:41
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By theonlyweeman
Because Friends still gets very good...

Because Friends still gets very good ratings...

Married with Children probably won't.
Forum: Movies 30-06-2014, 10:09
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By theonlyweeman
Is the appeal Transformers, or Michael Bay and...

Is the appeal Transformers, or Michael Bay and his love of explosions? If it's the later, you may wish to revise your predictions for TMNT upwards...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-06-2014, 19:26
Replies: 1,446
Views: 188,338
Posted By theonlyweeman
That could make sense seeing as that would be Age...

That could make sense seeing as that would be Age of Extinction's opening weekend (it opens this forthcoming Saturday, which makes the following weekend it's opening weekend - it has to be open on...
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