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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 22:17
Replies: 21
Views: 749
Posted By Nick G
You won't get a more uninspiring draw than that....

You won't get a more uninspiring draw than that. The upside for Sky is a greater prospect of heavyweight clashes later in the Autumn.
Forum: Radio 24-08-2014, 23:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By Nick G
It would become, for about a decade from 1974,...

It would become, for about a decade from 1974, the greatest pop radio station I've ever heard. The words of David Symonds at the end of his first breakfast show link are appropriate for Attenborough...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-08-2014, 11:42
Replies: 94
Views: 7,302
Posted By Nick G
Agree. There was no need for the theme tune...

Agree. There was no need for the theme tune sing-a-longs. I'd have liked to have seen more from the Jimmy Hill and Bob Wilson era. Glad to see the positive comments about Jimmy on Twitter but ended...
Forum: Radio 08-08-2014, 11:43
Replies: 46
Views: 2,854
Posted By Nick G
Or POTP in the final hour even if its only one...

Or POTP in the final hour even if its only one year. Great time for a chart show. Remember Fluff's POTP Take 2?
Forum: Radio 07-08-2014, 10:12
Replies: 46
Views: 2,854
Posted By Nick G
A sensible move if it happened. 'Johnnie Walker...

A sensible move if it happened. 'Johnnie Walker at 60s and 70s'
Forum: Radio 07-08-2014, 10:00
Replies: 46
Views: 2,854
Posted By Nick G
I'd be amazed if SOTS remains in its Saturday...

I'd be amazed if SOTS remains in its Saturday breakfast slot once Brian retires.
Forum: Broadcasting 06-08-2014, 17:11
Replies: 77
Views: 5,391
Posted By Nick G
The BBC and BT Sport should have demanded that...

The BBC and BT Sport should have demanded that the first round was moved to coincide with the international break and not accept any excuses. There is no logical reason for League 1 and 2 sides to...
Forum: Radio 06-08-2014, 16:39
Replies: 33
Views: 2,401
Posted By Nick G
Good choices. Mine would be Vanessa Feltz - Simon...

Good choices. Mine would be
Vanessa Feltz - Simon Bates
Chris Evans - Zoe Ball
Ken Bruce - Sara Cox (Bates in Christmas week only with the Golden Hour)
Jeremy Vine - Ken Livingstone and...
Forum: Radio 06-08-2014, 14:03
Replies: 46
Views: 2,854
Posted By Nick G
I think if we ran that one past Tony he may never...

I think if we ran that one past Tony he may never go on holiday again. Fair to say though that the two are great believers in live broadcasting. I think Saturday and Sunday mornings should be totally...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 23:11
Replies: 29
Views: 2,689
Posted By Nick G
Isn't it the case that Campbell was offered Jimmy...

Isn't it the case that Campbell was offered Jimmy Young's show but he turned it down because he thought he'd be interrupting serious news items with Carpenters records? The only likely change would...
Forum: Radio 19-07-2014, 21:40
Replies: 7,495
Views: 657,609
Posted By Nick G
Unlucky for 5 live that a major news story broke...

Unlucky for 5 live that a major news story broke during the Open championship while a test match was on sports extra. But it further exposed the folly of not moving the film review slot from Friday...
Forum: Radio 18-07-2014, 11:57
Replies: 272
Views: 17,776
Posted By Nick G
Just as an aside It really is absolute nonsense...

Just as an aside It really is absolute nonsense that the FA Cup first round isn't a week later to co-incide with the blank international weekend. Apparently its OK for league one and two clubs to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 22:25
Replies: 204
Views: 10,315
Posted By Nick G
Great choice for number 1 but its from 68 not 69.

Great choice for number 1 but its from 68 not 69.
Forum: Radio 03-07-2014, 21:30
Replies: 29
Views: 3,791
Posted By Nick G
Actually the format of the show itself wasn't...

Actually the format of the show itself wasn't awful. It was pretty much the same as POTP. Don't forget that when this show aired in the 70s/80s there were fewer years to choose from and they...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-07-2014, 19:57
Replies: 8,265
Views: 448,355
Posted By Nick G
Look forward to that as the screening of the...

Look forward to that as the screening of the Mondays video was clearly the big event of this week's edition. DLT had said on Roundtable that Mondays would be number one within two weeks and he was...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-06-2014, 23:29
Replies: 36
Views: 2,764
Posted By Nick G
You are right. QOS is utterly past its sell by...

You are right. QOS is utterly past its sell by date and the only logical reason for it continuing is to give Sue Barker something to do for the other 50 weeks of the year.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-06-2014, 11:13
Replies: 118
Views: 5,728
Posted By Nick G
Agree with you about the New Statesman - first...

Agree with you about the New Statesman - first two series especially. There was an element of airbrushing this series from history in the TV tribute packages. Sadly even though its arguably his...
Forum: Radio 10-06-2014, 14:01
Replies: 209
Views: 19,133
Posted By Nick G
Let's hope that the Thursday night repeat slot is...

Let's hope that the Thursday night repeat slot is given over to archive material - classic previous shows either in their original form or edited to fit the time slot. How about Alan Freeman's final...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-06-2014, 09:39
Replies: 118
Views: 5,728
Posted By Nick G
A great character. The irony was that the show...

A great character. The irony was that the show ended up doing the Conservatives more good than harm come the '92 election.
Forum: Broadcasting 06-06-2014, 10:55
Replies: 45
Views: 5,734
Posted By Nick G
One key reason for this acquisition is that Sky...

One key reason for this acquisition is that Sky now show significantly less early season domestic one day cricket because of the new domestic structure - effectively nothing before mid May.
Forum: Broadcasting 06-06-2014, 10:40
Replies: 106
Views: 6,212
Posted By Nick G
Maybe the BBC News channel should be showing...

Maybe the BBC News channel should be showing Obama's speech with the British ceremony on BBC1 but its a difficult editorial judgement.
Forum: Broadcasting 05-06-2014, 11:28
Replies: 2,849
Views: 215,903
Posted By Nick G
It is and there might also be a use for his 1974...

It is and there might also be a use for his 1974 US number one 'You haven't done nothing' if England exit at the group phase.
Forum: Broadcasting 04-06-2014, 13:25
Replies: 2,849
Views: 215,903
Posted By Nick G
Venables and Emlyn Hughes were the BBC's studio...

Venables and Emlyn Hughes were the BBC's studio pundits for England v Argentina '86 being shown via the red button now. Maradona has just scored a rather dubious goal...
Forum: Radio 03-06-2014, 20:46
Replies: 209
Views: 19,133
Posted By Nick G
Far more logical would be: Mon to Thursday...

Far more logical would be:

Mon to Thursday night: 12.00 Janice, 3.00 Archive 4.00 - 6.30 Alex.
Fri night: 12.00 Huey, 3.00 Archive / Repeats 5.00 - 8.00 Early show
Sat night: 12.00 Bob, 3.00 - 6.00...
Forum: Radio 02-06-2014, 10:11
Replies: 312
Views: 28,636
Posted By Nick G
To be fair he can be excellent. Last 15 minutes...

To be fair he can be excellent. Last 15 minutes of Palace v Liverpool - superb analysis of Liverpool's flawed tactics after conceding the first goal.
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