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Forum: Showbiz Yesterday, 23:54
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Armagideon Time
I and many others agree that LM should have been...

I and many others agree that LM should have been elevated to the main F1 presenters role following Jake Humphrey's departure at the end of the 2012 season (especially that Suzi Perry - who got the...
Forum: Showbiz 27-07-2014, 23:11
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By Armagideon Time
So has Lorraine Kelly. That is one bomb-proof...

So has Lorraine Kelly. That is one bomb-proof breakfast TV presenter!
Forum: Sport 26-07-2014, 22:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By Armagideon Time
Cheers! But what's the capacity of that?

Cheers! But what's the capacity of that?
Forum: Sport 26-07-2014, 22:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By Armagideon Time
Hampden, Ibrox, Celtic Park; where's the other...

Hampden, Ibrox, Celtic Park; where's the other one?
Forum: Broadcasting 23-07-2014, 00:58
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By Armagideon Time
Ditto Huw Edwards (commentating on the opening...

Ditto Huw Edwards (commentating on the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games tonight)
Forum: Showbiz 17-07-2014, 08:04
Replies: 34
Views: 2,782
Posted By Armagideon Time
Clare Tomlinson, who was working for the FA at...

Clare Tomlinson, who was working for the FA at the time when Robson was part of Terry Venables' coaching staff during TV's tenure as England manager.
Forum: Showbiz 14-07-2014, 07:57
Replies: 277
Views: 29,405
Posted By Armagideon Time
Well it's not unusual for a woman to retain her...

Well it's not unusual for a woman to retain her first husband's surname when remarrying; examples I can think of: Janet Street-Porter, Jenny Pitman, Tessa Jowell, Edwina Currie, to name but four.
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 20:32
Replies: 3,257
Views: 371,616
Posted By Armagideon Time
And he - along with Clare Balding - will be part...

And he - along with Clare Balding - will be part of the BBC team covering the Commonwealth Games next week, meaning C4 will be without two of their main presenters for two of the biggest meetings of...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 19:53
Replies: 437
Views: 32,387
Posted By Armagideon Time
It's always been a BBC Sport trait that for a...

It's always been a BBC Sport trait that for a final of any sport - be it the World Cup or Euro Championships for Football, the Challenge Cup for Rugby League and the UK Championships, the Masters and...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 15:23
Replies: 271
Views: 25,523
Posted By Armagideon Time
That's four Sundays in a row for Roger...

That's four Sundays in a row for Roger then!

Going forward, when the second permanent female presenter is announced, I suspect that they will have to be North-West based (which would work against...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 14:50
Replies: 546
Views: 53,383
Posted By Armagideon Time
Or even Isleworth...:)

Or even Isleworth...:)
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 14:43
Replies: 79
Views: 4,747
Posted By Armagideon Time
Did he really say that? If he did, what planet...

Did he really say that? If he did, what planet is he on? It doesn't take Sherlock Holmes/a Rocket Scientist/Uncle Tom Cobley (delete as applicable) to work out it was better value for the BBC to...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 12:09
Replies: 79
Views: 4,747
Posted By Armagideon Time
Good point about the bundling, especially as...

Good point about the bundling, especially as they're all in the tender document.

By the way, where is the 2019 Rugby World Cup being held? Was not aware the country in question have no live FTA...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 10:34
Replies: 79
Views: 4,747
Posted By Armagideon Time
What I meant to say was " Could you imagine FIFA,...

What I meant to say was " Could you imagine FIFA, IOC or IRB hosting their flagship competition in a country with no live FTA coverage?"

Agree ITV did a good job with the IPL; they picked up the...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-07-2014, 00:17
Replies: 79
Views: 4,747
Posted By Armagideon Time
You should have included the words "Live Free To...

You should have included the words "Live Free To Air" in the title...:)

For what it's worth, live cricket will not return on a main FTA channel. But it ought to, especially in 2019. That is the...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-07-2014, 23:46
Replies: 437
Views: 32,387
Posted By Armagideon Time
Fear not; as a commentary combination, that will...

Fear not; as a commentary combination, that will be the last time you will hear Matterface and Carlisle on a game on the main ITV channel for the foreseeable future, given that the BBC have wrested...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-07-2014, 22:51
Replies: 3,257
Views: 371,616
Posted By Armagideon Time
Surely there must be another reporter, especially...

Surely there must be another reporter, especially on the final day, given Walker is a Sabbath refusenik. Rishi Persad or Naga Munchetty maybe?
Forum: Broadcasting 10-07-2014, 20:28
Replies: 546
Views: 53,383
Posted By Armagideon Time
I'm another in agreement that C4's coverage of...

I'm another in agreement that C4's coverage of cricket - and the associated marketing around it - for the initial rights period of 1999-2002 was their best. Even though there was still promotional...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 23:56
Replies: 9,673
Views: 860,157
Posted By Armagideon Time
Coupled with ex-Republic of Ireland...

Coupled with ex-Republic of Ireland internationals!
Forum: Broadcasting 06-07-2014, 22:27
Replies: 271
Views: 25,523
Posted By Armagideon Time
Is Roger Johnson the solution to the Sunday...

Is Roger Johnson the solution to the Sunday problem on the male front? He's now done the last 3 Sundays; today he was with Steph McGovern, but the previous 2 Sundays, he was with Naga Munchetty.
Forum: Broadcasting 06-07-2014, 22:22
Replies: 647
Views: 63,829
Posted By Armagideon Time
No she won't, given the way her departure was...

No she won't, given the way her departure was engineered (a la Christine Bleakley)



As we all know, grooming/promoting your own is not the ITV way; poaching - usually from the BBC - is their modus...
Forum: Broadcasting 06-07-2014, 21:44
Replies: 24
Views: 1,400
Posted By Armagideon Time
Well it tends to happen every over year; in 2016...

Well it tends to happen every over year; in 2016 there'll be the European Football Championships (expanded to 24 teams from 16 - meaning an earlier round of knockout matches) and the Olympics.

One...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-06-2014, 21:17
Replies: 3,257
Views: 371,616
Posted By Armagideon Time
Wouldn't surprise me if both Paul Dickenson and...

Wouldn't surprise me if both Paul Dickenson and Brendan Foster cease to be part of the BBC Athletics commentary team at the end of the season. Both men are the last links to the David Coleman era.
Forum: Broadcasting 29-06-2014, 09:35
Replies: 27
Views: 2,268
Posted By Armagideon Time
It ain't gonna happen... For a start, the ship...

It ain't gonna happen...

For a start, the ship has long since sailed for Steve Rider and Jim Rosenthal (both men were treated shabbily by ITV in my opinion).

Where are they gonna get Clive...
Forum: Football 26-06-2014, 00:07
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Armagideon Time
Might as well firmly ink this in as a 3pm...

Might as well firmly ink this in as a 3pm kick-off on Saturday 16th August. No way will this game be televised on the opening weekend.
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