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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 21:45
Replies: 383
Views: 35,206
Posted By mlt11
Wonder if they will put Redzone separately on a...

Wonder if they will put Redzone separately on a main channel every week next season?
Forum: Broadcasting 27-12-2014, 23:17
Replies: 41
Views: 2,245
Posted By mlt11
Not only that - the numbers in those links are...

Not only that - the numbers in those links are weekly reach numbers - ie if someone listens to Chris Evans for 15 mins on only one day of the week they would count.

I imagine the weekly reach for...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2014, 13:00
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Hope you aren't spending all of Christmas working...

Hope you aren't spending all of Christmas working on this!

I would have thought the chances of guessing it exactly right would be about equal to winning the National Lottery - there are just far,...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2014, 12:10
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Yes, still two midweek games per...

Yes, still two midweek games per round.

Apologies for overlooking that question earlier - straightforward point - should have answered it at the time!

Merry Christmas everyone!
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 18:57
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
I will answer this one as so far I haven't said a...

I will answer this one as so far I haven't said a single word about 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th picks!

By the way the reason I didn't is that it's hard to say much of relevance without actually giving out...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 18:40
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Just picking up on this key point: I have no...

Just picking up on this key point:

I have no further information than anyone else on the above.

All I have is what I had last time - a one page PDF comprising a spreadsheet (or should I say a grid...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2014, 18:29
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Just to say many thanks to everyone (and there...

Just to say many thanks to everyone (and there are many of you!) for all of your posts thanking me for posting the info.

I won't respond to all questions but I will now deal with one or two as...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 22:38
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
It's public info that there are 7 packages.

It's public info that there are 7 packages.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 17:07
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Broadly yes. I think the key point here is...

Broadly yes.

I think the key point here is weakening the best package - that automatically increases the scope for greater equality.

Emphasise the word scope - obviously one company could just get...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 17:03
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
I don't think this changes much in that respect -...

I don't think this changes much in that respect - if there are 3 broadcasters whoever is the weakest of the three just ends up with no control - I don't think changes to pick orders make a lot of...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 16:58
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Just to say I won't be able to respond to all...

Just to say I won't be able to respond to all questions as I don't want to get into trouble - I will respond where I believe appropriate.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 16:55
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
My general observation is that the whole thing...

My general observation is that the whole thing looks intelligent and logical.

A lot of thought has clearly gone into it and the result looks sensible and high quality - which you would expect. ...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 16:40
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Yes, the packages reflect the above - and this...

Yes, the packages reflect the above - and this now matters with them in separate packs.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 16:36
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
2016/19 Pick information: The main interest...

2016/19 Pick information:

The main interest obviously revolves around the 1st picks - and the headline here is that they are being spread out much more - five different packs will have 1st picks!...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 16:05
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
2016/19 - Timeslot information: The first thing...

2016/19 - Timeslot information:

The first thing is that the current package F (ie 12 games @ Sat 5.30) has been completely "abolished" - ie nothing remotely like that remains.

The other decisions...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2014, 15:27
Replies: 215
Views: 18,019
Posted By mlt11
Well I've just received a nice early Christmas...

Well I've just received a nice early Christmas present from Santa - the 2016/19 PL TV packages!

Same procedure as 3 years ago - the precise details are deemed classified information until the tender...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2014, 19:28
Replies: 840
Views: 83,648
Posted By mlt11
Yes, that's a fair point. However if legally the...

Yes, that's a fair point.

However if legally the option expires on 31/12/14 then Sky will in practice have to exercise it before then otherwise they lose it - and the ECB could then sell the rights...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2014, 17:20
Replies: 840
Views: 83,648
Posted By mlt11
Quite interesting that we have heard nothing...

Quite interesting that we have heard nothing further re a potential extension to Sky's ECB contract.

Previous reports suggested that Sky's option for 2018 and 2019 expires on 31 December 2014...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-12-2014, 23:52
Replies: 1,433
Views: 132,611
Posted By mlt11
When there is a PL trebleheader it is 12.00,...

When there is a PL trebleheader it is 12.00, 2.05, 4.15 (was 4.10 before this season).

The League Cup Final starts at 4pm.

I can't see any way that it would be deemed OK (for the FL, PL or Sky) for...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-12-2014, 18:30
Replies: 3,653
Views: 416,493
Posted By mlt11
Seems as if he has been around for ever (I...

Seems as if he has been around for ever (I checked and he's actually 75!)

Great career - I remember him doing golf for ITV back in the days when ITV did golf - showing my age!

Reading that link...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-12-2014, 12:28
Replies: 1,433
Views: 132,611
Posted By mlt11
B, C and F have a combined max of 12 (5+5+2).

B, C and F have a combined max of 12 (5+5+2).
Forum: Broadcasting 19-12-2014, 18:40
Replies: 552
Views: 62,376
Posted By mlt11
OK - thanks a lot. So an official announcement...

OK - thanks a lot.

So an official announcement is still expected at some stage?
Forum: Broadcasting 19-12-2014, 17:33
Replies: 1,433
Views: 132,611
Posted By mlt11
Big 5 head to heads (20 games in season): Sky -...

Big 5 head to heads (20 games in season):
Sky - 11
BT - 2
Remaining to be picked - 7

Big 6 head to heads (30 games in season):
Sky - 13
BT - 7
No TV - 1
Remaining to be picked - 9
Forum: Broadcasting 19-12-2014, 16:40
Replies: 552
Views: 62,376
Posted By mlt11
Just a note that there still doesn't appear to...

Just a note that there still doesn't appear to have been any official announcement re Sky renewing its SANZAR contract as reported in the press about 3 months ago.
Forum: Broadcasting 19-12-2014, 16:05
Replies: 1,433
Views: 132,611
Posted By mlt11
Yes, Sky must surely have passed 21 Feb. There...

Yes, Sky must surely have passed 21 Feb.

There is no standout game - makes no sense for Sky to waste a 1st pick leaving BT with an extra one so late in the season.

Does anyone have a best guess re...
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