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Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2014, 18:35
Replies: 75
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Posted By Readingfan
Though at the same time, perhaps they felt the...

Though at the same time, perhaps they felt the need to promise decent FTA exposure in the first place in order to win the rights exclusively? I suppose as with anything like this the reality is a lot...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2014, 17:27
Replies: 4,850
Views: 551,688
Posted By Readingfan
I've not seen anything of Neil Warnock on BT this...

I've not seen anything of Neil Warnock on BT this season - does he still work for them?
Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2014, 14:11
Replies: 75
Views: 3,226
Posted By Readingfan
ITV was perhaps my favourite place to watch live...

ITV was perhaps my favourite place to watch live football around the turn of the millennium. I enjoyed Tyldesley's commentaries more than and I thought he had a very good partnership with Ron...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2014, 12:16
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
I read that interview back yesterday - the...

I read that interview back yesterday - the suggestion that Saturday Night Football is in anyway 'showbiz' is laughable in my view.
Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2014, 00:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By Readingfan
Great to have it back - thought the analysis on...

Great to have it back - thought the analysis on the systems pre-match was superb.

I wasn't so keen on the ending though. They just seemed to race through every match and the choice of twitter...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-08-2014, 16:28
Replies: 4,850
Views: 551,688
Posted By Readingfan
This might be true. The only think I would say is...

This might be true. The only think I would say is I think in general the Champions League will be a higher standard of competition than most of their current Premier League coverage so they might be...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-08-2014, 15:03
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
Quite a trek for Hoddle - and apparently he's...

Quite a trek for Hoddle - and apparently he's doing Monday Night Football with Keys and Gray today; how much coaching is he actually going to be doing at QPR?! I think we can presume he'll definite...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-08-2014, 13:03
Replies: 4,850
Views: 551,688
Posted By Readingfan
I wrote to Simon Green praising Owen's...

I wrote to Simon Green praising Owen's co-commentaries so maybe our dialogues cancelled out! :p

I believe I've read previously that Phil Neville was initially BT's first target as co-commentator but...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-08-2014, 02:12
Replies: 4,850
Views: 551,688
Posted By Readingfan
It will be interesting to see how the major...

It will be interesting to see how the major finals are split between Darke/Fletcher once BT get Champions League/Europa League. Ideally I'd go FA Cup and Champions League final to Darke and Europa...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-08-2014, 20:08
Replies: 1,135
Views: 90,430
Posted By Readingfan
Apparently they are showing 'Beech on the run'...

Apparently they are showing 'Beech on the run' though - is this not connected?
Forum: Broadcasting 17-08-2014, 19:02
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
Alan Smith confirmed as co-commentator tomorrow...

Alan Smith confirmed as co-commentator tomorrow night.
Forum: Broadcasting 17-08-2014, 18:36
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
A few reasons why they might just want LIneker on...

A few reasons why they might just want LIneker on the Champions League could be if Humphrey was on a big contract to do the Premier League (so couldn't be easily replaced) or if they wanted a...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-08-2014, 09:20
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
Well they had Gary Neville...! :p And I think...

Well they had Gary Neville...! :p And I think Swansea V Man Utd was more high-profile. Of course this is a free day again isn't it for Sky so maybe that has something to do with it?

As for BT, I...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-08-2014, 01:14
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
Charles Sale has reported that BT made an attempt...

Charles Sale has reported that BT made an attempt to get Gary Lineker in to present their Champions League football but he turned them down.

If true then an interesting one. I'm not a great fan of...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-08-2014, 22:07
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
Well Sky didn't know that when it makes the...

Well Sky didn't know that when it makes the appointments and I disagree that Arsenal V Palace is more attractive than Newcastle V Man City or Burnley V Chelsea, both of which look like much more...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-08-2014, 21:56
Replies: 91
Views: 4,484
Posted By Readingfan
Ipswich vs. Norwich - Bill Leslie and Don...

Ipswich vs. Norwich - Bill Leslie and Don Goodman
Aston Villa vs. Newcastle - Darren Fletcher and Michael Owen
Everton vs. Arsenal - Martin Tyler and Alan Smith
Malaga vs. Athletic Bilbao - Jon...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-08-2014, 21:47
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
It seems a complete waste to me to have both...

It seems a complete waste to me to have both Carragher and Neville on SNF for probably Sky's least attractive Premier League match of the weekend. I think it would have been better to just use one of...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-08-2014, 23:46
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
I'm certainly looking forward to Arsenal V Palace...

I'm certainly looking forward to Arsenal V Palace more than I was when it was announced (in part because I'm interested to see Arsenal play after their win last weekend.)

I wouldn't be surprised if...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-08-2014, 13:20
Replies: 22
Views: 2,039
Posted By Readingfan
Article on MOTD@50 - there will probably be...

Article on MOTD@50 - there will probably be others appearing. http://www.shortlist.com/entertainment/tv/match-of-the-day-at-50
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2014, 23:29
Replies: 22
Views: 2,039
Posted By Readingfan
For the actual anniversary weekend it would be...

For the actual anniversary weekend it would be nice to see something like Des Lynam back presenting, Trevor Brooking back doing studio punditry and Barry Davies back in the commentary box, just as a...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2014, 22:58
Replies: 426
Views: 51,584
Posted By Readingfan
I liked his comment on SSN earlier too - 'This is...

I liked his comment on SSN earlier too - 'This is my first time presenting the Super Cup - it was in Monaco for 14 years but I was never asked! Yet when it came to Wales...'
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2014, 15:18
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
I think Gullit, Phil Neville and Rio Ferdinand...

I think Gullit, Phil Neville and Rio Ferdinand are all very good signings for MOTD, though presumably Ferdinand won't do all that much this season. I like the use of Pulis and Friedel. If they could...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2014, 15:13
Replies: 1,087
Views: 80,406
Posted By Readingfan
Souness, Hoddle and Ronald de Boer are with Jeff...

Souness, Hoddle and Ronald de Boer are with Jeff Stelling tonight. It looks like Alan Smith is the co-commentator.

I was wondering if Gary Neville might be involved because it says on a Sky Sports...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2014, 12:53
Replies: 91
Views: 4,484
Posted By Readingfan
Leeds United v Middlesbrough - Bill Leslie and...

Leeds United v Middlesbrough - Bill Leslie and Don Goodman
Manchester United v Swansea City - Ian Darke and Michael Owen
Arsenal v Crystal Palace - Alan Parry and Alan Smith
Stoke City v Aston...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-08-2014, 01:34
Replies: 91
Views: 4,484
Posted By Readingfan
Blackburn v Cardiff - Leslie and...

Blackburn v Cardiff - Leslie and Goodman
Sheffield Utd v Bristol C - Weaver and Birtles
Ipswich v Fulham - Daniel Mann and Hinchcliffe
Rangers v Hearts - Ian Crocker and Andy Walker
Wolves v Norwich...
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