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Forum: Broadcasting 01-07-2015, 21:01
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Posted By ohglobbits
I think they changed it to 'Oh Really'

I think they changed it to 'Oh Really'
Forum: Broadcasting 01-07-2015, 21:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,476
Posted By ohglobbits
I prefer it now, less vital more light hearted.

I prefer it now, less vital more light hearted.
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2015, 22:02
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
Me too. ITV and Channel 4 show fewer US imports...

Me too. ITV and Channel 4 show fewer US imports than ever on their main channels which distinguishes them from most foreign commercial broadcasters who show American series most nights in primetime.
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2015, 21:24
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
Right, in most countries the pick of the night on...

Right, in most countries the pick of the night on the Big channels is some American OTT rubbish like Scandal or Hostages
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2015, 21:05
Replies: 138
Views: 6,523
Posted By ohglobbits
Tim Henman fan? ;-)

Tim Henman fan? ;-)
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2015, 21:02
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
It's more her contempt for ITV and Channel Four,...

It's more her contempt for ITV and Channel Four, who show far fewer imports and commission far more original drama than any other foreign commercial broadcasters I can think of. (aside from the US...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-06-2015, 20:59
Replies: 187
Views: 5,610
Posted By ohglobbits
BBC HD, again? (the channel which became BBC2 HD)...

BBC HD, again? (the channel which became BBC2 HD) I miss the 'dogs jumping through hoops' ident they had. And of course the HD Testcard .
Forum: Broadcasting 29-06-2015, 16:34
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
To adapt a famous adage insanity is saying the...

To adapt a famous adage insanity is saying the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. One day the Subscription camp will see that no PSB has ever or ever will go down the...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-06-2015, 14:26
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
Should all public services that deliver a good...

Should all public services that deliver a good value for money be privatised? "You're doing well so off you go into the free market." Perhaps the UK should just leave public the ineffective costly...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-06-2015, 09:11
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
Aside from GOT ratings are pretty low...

Aside from GOT ratings are pretty low (http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/news/international/analysis-sky-and-hbo-co-pro-deal/5066251.article) .
ITV and BBC seem to do okay without US series. Anything US...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 21:49
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
Walking dead, Being Human and Mad Men obviously...

Walking dead, Being Human and Mad Men obviously The Hour a great series sadly ended.
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 13:51
Replies: 176
Views: 4,574
Posted By ohglobbits
It's a skinflint killjoy attitude that is all...

It's a skinflint killjoy attitude that is all about the few denying the majority their service. The sum the BBC get per year is on the higher end of the scale but denying Britain their own...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 12:51
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
Can't think of any US show made today that can...

Can't think of any US show made today that can compete with the likes of Frasier, Law and Order or ER for popularity and quality. (and no, Gibbs and his goofy sidekicks don't come close)
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 12:22
Replies: 69
Views: 3,592
Posted By ohglobbits
Tom Bradby was chosen for his looks, he'll just ...

Tom Bradby was chosen for his looks, he'll just be reading the autocue probably in a serious authoritative manner but I'd expect a Trevor Macdonald mix of tabloid investigations topped off with the...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 12:14
Replies: 26
Views: 2,022
Posted By ohglobbits
Probably like the satirising of Countdown, he was...

Probably like the satirising of Countdown, he was a fan of Shooting Stars and the like so this pisstake would probably have been up his street.
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 11:52
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
That's a tiny selection. Most of what the...

That's a tiny selection. Most of what the Americans spew out is cookie cutter cop shows (CBS) or OTT soap like rubbish (ABC).

Also Breaking Bad and GOT are not the ratings gold people think they...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 11:44
Replies: 176
Views: 4,574
Posted By ohglobbits
Funny thing is nowhere else in the world is...

Funny thing is nowhere else in the world is subscribing to public television even a question so you have to wonder what it is that gets some British so riled up about paying a tiny sum of money each...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-06-2015, 11:53
Replies: 26
Views: 2,022
Posted By ohglobbits
Whoever it was he never guessed right!

Whoever it was he never guessed right!
Forum: Broadcasting 26-06-2015, 11:30
Replies: 26
Views: 2,022
Posted By ohglobbits
Anyone remember the BBC chatshow pilot where he...

Anyone remember the BBC chatshow pilot where he had to guess the identity of his guest?
Forum: Broadcasting 25-06-2015, 23:35
Replies: 176
Views: 4,574
Posted By ohglobbits
BBC = Bloody Boring Controversy

BBC = Bloody Boring Controversy
Forum: Broadcasting 25-06-2015, 21:59
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By ohglobbits
Channel 5 would've been the one to bet on when it...

Channel 5 would've been the one to bet on when it was owned by RTL (in France RTL owned M6 regularily beats French public television) and could be again now. As others have mentioned ITV and BBC (how...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-06-2015, 21:53
Replies: 69
Views: 3,592
Posted By ohglobbits
Cos that's such a roaring success. From what I've...

Cos that's such a roaring success. From what I've seen of US nightly news it's tabloid news wrapped up in an authoratitive air; although since the Brian Williams scandal the image of the trustworthy...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-06-2015, 21:48
Replies: 30
Views: 1,286
Posted By ohglobbits
Time for the BBC DG to pose with a copy of The...

Time for the BBC DG to pose with a copy of The Sun. It Worked for Ed Miliband. (Well until he did a 360 and pretended he'd stood up to Murdoch)
Forum: Music 24-06-2015, 23:52
Replies: 41
Views: 1,475
Posted By ohglobbits
No, you'd just say 'almost everyone considers it...

No, you'd just say 'almost everyone considers it trash'. I don' know why objectivity has to fly out of the window just so as not to offend people who think 'There's no right or wrong opinon'
Forum: Broadcasting 24-06-2015, 22:59
Replies: 1,067
Views: 19,454
Posted By ohglobbits
As a UK news channel Sky News seem better at...

As a UK news channel Sky News seem better at getting exclusives and closer to the action but that's offset by repetitiveness and obviously the ad breaks.
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