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Forum: Sky Today, 16:06
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By lotrjw
Further to that though Channel 5 has now been...

Further to that though Channel 5 has now been brought by Viacom who haven't publicly stated if they actually plan to change the channel 5 HD situation, but also haven't said (to my knowledge) that...
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 12:03
Replies: 43
Views: 2,699
Posted By lotrjw
"Always look on the bright side of life... La......

"Always look on the bright side of life... La... La la... La la, la la, la la..."
K-Boom!
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 03:52
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
Posted By lotrjw
Actually the BBC people aren't all as you...

Actually the BBC people aren't all as you suggest! The head of religious programming at the BBC is actually a Muslim!
I don't think they will run the audience down and on top of that as you say it is...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 02:29
Replies: 32
Views: 10,974
Posted By lotrjw
Its a shame the gap wasn't bridged between the...

Its a shame the gap wasn't bridged between the last rock and chips and the first only fools. It would have been good to complete the story.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 19:28
Replies: 66
Views: 18,155
Posted By lotrjw
I guess your right about the route to the...

I guess your right about the route to the dome!

Bringing it back they could do 5 zones and have ocean and industrial present at the same time!

I have seen that before about the smell in ocean.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 09:22
Replies: 66
Views: 18,155
Posted By lotrjw
Very true I could see them trying to do some...

Very true I could see them trying to do some effects in cg when building the whole freestanding set would be the best way to go, especially as you could hire it out to corporate events for a price,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 09:18
Replies: 66
Views: 18,155
Posted By lotrjw
I guess but you only even saw that from...

I guess but you only even saw that from futuristic and medieval! From Aztec, industrial and ocean zones they just run to another part of the zone they are in, so in Aztec they actually run to the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 08:41
Replies: 66
Views: 18,155
Posted By lotrjw
I do agree ocean was a fresh look to the show,...

I do agree ocean was a fresh look to the show, its a shame it was made darker for the two series with Ed, it actually looked quite Palacios.
The water games were good, at least on screen, I bet they...
Forum: Freeview Yesterday, 01:25
Replies: 87
Views: 6,969
Posted By lotrjw
So if say the PSBs did for example take their SD...

So if say the PSBs did for example take their SD channels off dsat (as if they would), then a lot of people would get confused and would have to be told that freeview exists!

Did these people not...
Forum: Freesat Yesterday, 01:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By lotrjw
Will they appear on freesat though?

Will they appear on freesat though?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-02-2015, 23:13
Replies: 66
Views: 18,155
Posted By lotrjw
It would be a funny route to the dome then!

It would be a funny route to the dome then!
Forum: Broadcasting 28-02-2015, 21:21
Replies: 71
Views: 3,863
Posted By lotrjw
You realise on SD that would come out at 720*1...

You realise on SD that would come out at 720*1 anyway! The equivalent stretched out to square pixels of 1024*1!
Ether way it wont happen as its a well liked show still.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-02-2015, 21:09
Replies: 66
Views: 18,155
Posted By lotrjw
I have a couple of questions regarding the sets...

I have a couple of questions regarding the sets of the crystal maze.

1 was the dome actually in the centre of the whole set or in another part of the aircraft hanger? I ask as you never see a proper...
Forum: Freesat 28-02-2015, 12:02
Replies: 26
Views: 5,045
Posted By lotrjw
Did you mean Samba? Or is it really Samaa?

Did you mean Samba? Or is it really Samaa?
Forum: Sky 28-02-2015, 12:00
Replies: 76
Views: 6,995
Posted By lotrjw
What if frame rates and colour spacing specs are...

What if frame rates and colour spacing specs are higher than what is in your Samsung tv?
The people who decide the final broadcast UHD specs could effectively make all current UHD TVs obsolete...
Forum: Freeview 28-02-2015, 00:12
Replies: 91
Views: 5,679
Posted By lotrjw
They could have just called the red button text...

They could have just called the red button text service ceefax digital!
Forum: Broadcasting 27-02-2015, 01:13
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By lotrjw
They do do some programs which have full...

They do do some programs which have full letterboxing so a 16:9 program will fit into a 4:3 frame.
I really have to ask why as its the worst way for everyone, the best is send a 16:9 image out and...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-02-2015, 01:08
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By lotrjw
True Entertainment can do full 16:9 anamorphic...

True Entertainment can do full 16:9 anamorphic widescreen, as they do do their competition bits in that format, which causes my TV to switch from 4:3 mode, for almost everything else on that channel,...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-02-2015, 01:04
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By lotrjw
They could still convert all adverts, trailers...

They could still convert all adverts, trailers and idents to 16:9 anamorphic and any programs that they currently show letterboxed.
Even programs with the letterboxing hard coded could have that...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-02-2015, 00:52
Replies: 71
Views: 3,863
Posted By lotrjw
If you don't like arty productions don't watch...

If you don't like arty productions don't watch them, but I and others are glad they are here to stay, would you have the guts to tell a painter they have to use a certain shape canvas?
Forum: Broadcasting 26-02-2015, 22:10
Replies: 71
Views: 3,863
Posted By lotrjw
Yes it looks like in the digital world they have...

Yes it looks like in the digital world they have got lazy about masking.
I do have to wonder though about trailers reels when it was film, did they put them all into a 1.85:1 flat package on the film...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-02-2015, 21:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By lotrjw
There is two ways to get the sports channels in...

There is two ways to get the sports channels in HD and one of those is a legacy from when you could still get the 10.25 HD pack new which you can't anymore.

One is if you have the old 10.25 HD...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-02-2015, 21:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By lotrjw
If your not paying for movies or sports and you...

If your not paying for movies or sports and you aren't interested in the F1 channel then the Family pack is definitely for you.

I have it and I'm very happy with it as you get all the Entertainment...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-02-2015, 21:01
Replies: 71
Views: 3,863
Posted By lotrjw
Close ups in Scope are always done with the very...

Close ups in Scope are always done with the very top of the head cut off, its done on purpose as the bit the viewers are watching is the bit from the brow of the head to the chin.
With close ups in...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-02-2015, 17:04
Replies: 259
Views: 6,170
Posted By lotrjw
That actually sounds alright considering. The...

That actually sounds alright considering.
The exchanging BBC trust for a PSB commission (presumably that will also govern the commercial PSBs too taking that bit away from Ofcom that actually have...
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