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Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 06:26
Replies: 95
Views: 4,592
Posted By inothernews
On the subject of the PC BBC there was a funny...

On the subject of the PC BBC there was a funny incident on Question Time- probably at least 10 years ago now.

Dimbleby-' The gentleman in the middle row with the beard'

No reply

Dimbleby 'I mean...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 05:52
Replies: 96
Views: 7,070
Posted By inothernews
Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Where there's...

Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

Where there's muck there's

a) brass
b) tin
c) copper
d) zinc

Contestant 'Tin'
Forum: Politics 26-05-2015, 19:34
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By inothernews
This independent has been droning on for well...

This independent has been droning on for well over 20 minutes.

I'm sure he could have made his points in 3 minutes.

Little wonder most people don't engage in politics,

Maybe I can get the 1955...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-05-2015, 14:56
Replies: 5,054
Views: 358,239
Posted By inothernews
Well, you probably would if you were about 12...

Well, you probably would if you were about 12 years old, which is who they are aimed at (ok- That's a bit unfair as the whole family will watch a 'Potter' film- but they are sufficiently complex you...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-05-2015, 09:37
Replies: 96
Views: 4,761
Posted By inothernews
I doubt they will do that, as it will remind...

I doubt they will do that, as it will remind people how good they once were.

I can't remember the exact news items now, but circa 1995 there was a week when the lunchtime ITN news led ever day with...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-05-2015, 07:39
Replies: 304
Views: 22,946
Posted By inothernews
Joanna Gosling standing in for VD today. Now...

Joanna Gosling standing in for VD today.

Now I've got no intention of watching whoever is hosting BUT

Joanna Gosling has spent all her life in TELEVISION news. Therefore, even in a little 30 second...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-05-2015, 15:59
Replies: 304
Views: 22,946
Posted By inothernews
Yes- I'm perfectly well aware of that...

Yes-

I'm perfectly well aware of that Mossy!!!!

Some good, forward thinking by management.(changing the name)

I think VD still gets a 30 second live promo on Breakfast, at around 8.25, just before...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-05-2015, 15:51
Replies: 357
Views: 38,353
Posted By inothernews
I agree. A year or so ago, for some inexplicable...

I agree.

A year or so ago, for some inexplicable reason, Eddie Mair on Radio 4's PM got Robert Peston to read a minute of Paddington Bear.

And, he was word perfect. He always is when reading from a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-05-2015, 13:35
Replies: 304
Views: 22,946
Posted By inothernews
Yes, It's no longer News 24. More like News Ten...

Yes, It's no longer News 24.

More like News Ten and a half.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-05-2015, 07:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,801
Posted By inothernews
So what does the glass symbol I occasionally see...

So what does the glass symbol I occasionally see mean?

You would think something to do with alcohol- but it doesn't seem relevant when it pops up.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-05-2015, 06:54
Replies: 357
Views: 38,353
Posted By inothernews
Peston was definately head hunted when the...

Peston was definately head hunted when the vacancy for economics editor arose. He had been the business editor at the Telegraph for years, and had broken stories, and proved how good his contacts...
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 20:24
Replies: 83
Views: 3,109
Posted By inothernews
Tickets 10 and no concessions. Surely the poor...

Tickets 10 and no concessions.

Surely the poor and unemployed should be let in for free.

I reckon little Owen is a closet capitalist.
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 20:15
Replies: 83
Views: 3,109
Posted By inothernews
Watching the news channel now- and guess who will...

Watching the news channel now- and guess who will be reviewing the papers at 10.30

Owen Jones.

He must live in New Broadcasting House.

He's on more often than most of their newsreaders.

He...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-05-2015, 14:59
Replies: 58
Views: 4,098
Posted By inothernews
A story I've heard- and I'd love it if someone...

A story I've heard- and I'd love it if someone could confirm- with a name- was an HTV West announcer who had fallen asleep (even worse than an empty chair!)

It was closedown, and the Transmission...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-05-2015, 09:56
Replies: 304
Views: 22,946
Posted By inothernews
10.55 Almost time to leave Sky, and return to...

10.55

Almost time to leave Sky, and return to the news channel.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-05-2015, 20:15
Replies: 486
Views: 13,114
Posted By inothernews
Not for the first time, a contestant rules out...

Not for the first time, a contestant rules out the right answer, and then for no obvious reason, changes their mind, and gives the right answer.

It looks as though the contestants can see the studio...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-05-2015, 11:24
Replies: 58
Views: 4,098
Posted By inothernews
and still on cricket. The female newsreader who...

and still on cricket.

The female newsreader who said Graham Gooch was ill

Only to be corrected by her male colleague who said, 'No, he made 111'
Forum: Broadcasting 16-05-2015, 11:14
Replies: 58
Views: 4,098
Posted By inothernews
There was a Middlesex cricketer by the name of...

There was a Middlesex cricketer by the name of Roland Butcher.

The Grauniad in one report referred to him as Roland Butter throughout the whole report.
Forum: Broadcasting 16-05-2015, 09:15
Replies: 229
Views: 6,052
Posted By inothernews
The people who want adverts on the BBC haven't...

The people who want adverts on the BBC haven't really thought it through.

Even big, multi national companies have a finite amount they are willing to spend on advertising.

Now they might decide...
Forum: Politics 15-05-2015, 18:38
Replies: 83
Views: 3,109
Posted By inothernews
What do you mean by biased? If I see Owen Jones...

What do you mean by biased?

If I see Owen Jones on BBC political or news programmes practically on a daily basis I'm entitled to say, 'Let's have someone else for a change'.

I've never visited the...
Forum: Politics 15-05-2015, 18:00
Replies: 83
Views: 3,109
Posted By inothernews
There is a fairly obvious difference, isn't...

There is a fairly obvious difference, isn't there?

Farage is a party leader, and, is newsworthy because he is a politician under pressure.

Owen Jones isn't news because he is political...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-05-2015, 14:43
Replies: 58
Views: 4,098
Posted By inothernews
There was a newsreader who meant to say a...

There was a newsreader who meant to say a politician 'had held many offices in his party' but it came out as 'he held many parties in his office'.
Forum: Politics 15-05-2015, 14:21
Replies: 83
Views: 3,109
Posted By inothernews
Owen Jones. I just wanted to know what others...

Owen Jones.

I just wanted to know what others think.

I can't readily think of any right of centre equivilant.

It's just overkill really. I watch BBC through choice for the news, and Owen Jones...
Forum: Politics 15-05-2015, 14:05
Replies: 83
Views: 3,109
Posted By inothernews
So that's the quality of response on the politics...

So that's the quality of response on the politics forum.

No wonder I've avoided it up until now.

Plenty of Conservatives (eg Esther McVey) I can't stand.

Little Owen seems to be here, there, and...
Forum: Politics 15-05-2015, 13:54
Replies: 83
Views: 3,109
Posted By inothernews
Owen Jones

According to Wiki Owen Jones is 30, but he looks and sounds about 12.

Little Owen from 5c is turning in to a real rent a gob. Anytime, any place, he'll pop up with his well reasoned (in his mind)...
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