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Forum: Radio 14-05-2014, 00:41
Replies: 8,796
Views: 808,659
Posted By franchise
The problem with awards is that they will always...

The problem with awards is that they will always be subjective. Many radio "personalities" are marmite of course.

Would love to know how much time and money the BBC spend as a whole on entering...
Forum: Radio 19-11-2013, 10:58
Replies: 8,796
Views: 808,659
Posted By franchise
Claridge would be first to go if I were in...

Claridge would be first to go if I were in charge. In fact any footballer who says "you haven't played the game" immediately shows contempt for the listener. Football is such a simple game, the vast...
Forum: Radio 22-09-2013, 10:40
Replies: 8,796
Views: 808,659
Posted By franchise
Bring back the long sports bulletin on Saturday...

Bring back the long sports bulletin on Saturday and Sunday nights while you're at it! Really comprehensive coverage, and not just the football.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-12-2010, 21:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By franchise
I'm yet to work out why he's so popular. Any...

I'm yet to work out why he's so popular. Any ideas?
Forum: Sport 29-12-2010, 00:48
Replies: 49
Views: 3,353
Posted By franchise
Barney/Taylor was a classic, classic moment. The...

Barney/Taylor was a classic, classic moment.
The Liverpool 3 Man Utd 3 game was Sky's first classic Prem game.
Higgins and White at the Mosconi Cup.
But the best of all time was one of the all time...
Forum: Radio 24-12-2010, 11:28
Replies: 117
Views: 9,650
Posted By franchise
That'll be me then. But I flick around to find a...

That'll be me then. But I flick around to find a station playing music I want to hear at that time, whether it is Heart, Real, Smooth, Ridings, Yorkshire...or flick to LBC, 5Live or Talk Sport if I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-12-2010, 11:16
Replies: 19
Views: 2,084
Posted By franchise
'Look Leeds' is the common name for the programme...

'Look Leeds' is the common name for the programme up here! Did they interview people who had seen him once as a kid and 'knew he was a bad 'un'? If not, the local paper in Wakefield is looking for...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2010, 11:08
Replies: 72
Views: 5,295
Posted By franchise
But, of course, the first Rugby World Cup was not...

But, of course, the first Rugby World Cup was not played for in 1987, it was played for in 1954 and won by Great Britain! :)
Forum: Sport 19-12-2010, 21:07
Replies: 1,081
Views: 53,539
Posted By franchise
Don't know why Ennis came third when she didn't...

Don't know why Ennis came third when she didn't do much this year compared to last - great top two. Big gamble landed, bookies will be crying tonight (which they do rarely!)
Forum: Broadcasting 19-12-2010, 18:46
Replies: 47
Views: 5,850
Posted By franchise
The best rugby league presenter the BBC have ever...

The best rugby league presenter the BBC have ever had by far.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-12-2010, 10:59
Replies: 70
Views: 14,562
Posted By franchise
Worth buying 'The Best Of British Television' CD...

Worth buying 'The Best Of British Television' CD for.
Forum: Broadcasting 11-12-2010, 19:31
Replies: 59
Views: 6,456
Posted By franchise
That's not really a reason for Eurosport to show...

That's not really a reason for Eurosport to show even more of something other channels are showing at the expense of stuff no-one else shows. Their coverage of winter sports, cycling, billiards,...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-12-2010, 23:33
Replies: 59
Views: 6,456
Posted By franchise
Eurosport is more than fine as it is. Having been...

Eurosport is more than fine as it is. Having been paid to watch French Football in the past through work, I have no idea why anyone would be that desperate for any broadcaster to pick it up, and if...
Forum: Radio 09-12-2010, 22:08
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By franchise
I'm sure many of their AM listeners will have...

I'm sure many of their AM listeners will have passed onto the other side now, but I don't think have RAJAR books there!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-12-2010, 15:37
Replies: 178
Views: 17,402
Posted By franchise
C4 burning the episodes up when very few are...

C4 burning the episodes up when very few are watching? A better fate than that of Shafted...
Forum: Radio 04-12-2010, 19:43
Replies: 104
Views: 18,315
Posted By franchise
The sniffy attitude of some at the BBC,...

The sniffy attitude of some at the BBC, especially when many came from commercial radio in the first place, does really get on my wick. The Radio Leeds listener would never listen to Galaxy so why...
Forum: Radio 03-12-2010, 14:33
Replies: 104
Views: 18,315
Posted By franchise
A 'one day suspension' seems fairly pointless.

A 'one day suspension' seems fairly pointless.
Forum: Radio 01-12-2010, 15:48
Replies: 47
Views: 4,678
Posted By franchise
The local station up here, Ridings FM that is,...

The local station up here, Ridings FM that is, has done their usual stellar stuff for local info. As, I'm sure most locals have. Where it gets silly is Five Live going to reporters all over the...
Forum: Broadcasting 30-11-2010, 19:40
Replies: 23
Views: 3,270
Posted By franchise
Wonder if the FA would have been swayed by...

Wonder if the FA would have been swayed by Panorama when the next round of bidding occurs.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-11-2010, 10:59
Replies: 55
Views: 5,168
Posted By franchise
Downhill since David Coleman left the chair.

Downhill since David Coleman left the chair.
Forum: Broadcasting 29-11-2010, 21:16
Replies: 68
Views: 5,433
Posted By franchise
That's on my shelf ready to read along with...

That's on my shelf ready to read along with 'Under The Hammer' - the book about the 1991 ITV Franchise auction.

I guess, with Dished, I read it with the 2010 perspective when the book was written...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-11-2010, 10:42
Replies: 68
Views: 5,433
Posted By franchise
I can highly recommend the book 'Dished' on the...

I can highly recommend the book 'Dished' on the history of BSB - the amount of money wasted is amazing, thanks to 80s excess and being forced into tech. standards by the IBA!
Forum: Radio 28-11-2010, 20:31
Replies: 790
Views: 47,320
Posted By franchise
Never sure that makes much of a difference unless...

Never sure that makes much of a difference unless you have the music and line-up to back up the prizes once the competition is over. Aire have have many big prize giveaways over the years, but don't...
Forum: Radio 28-11-2010, 20:28
Replies: 33
Views: 1,871
Posted By franchise
And then relent when he couldn't do it...(Degsy...

And then relent when he couldn't do it...(Degsy had done shows at the old Talk Radio before that, so obviously hadn't had to learn there either!)

Will be interesting to see his findings - and things...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-11-2010, 20:23
Replies: 124
Views: 7,633
Posted By franchise
The perfect solution to this problem.

The perfect solution to this problem.
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