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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 21:26
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Views: 154,871
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Presumably if Clarkson had not spent two hours in...

Presumably if Clarkson had not spent two hours in a pub but gone back to the hotel there wouldn't have been a problem as the chef would still have been on duty.
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 20:54
Replies: 22
Views: 3,388
Posted By ftv
In the late 1950s Lucille Ball was a huge star...

In the late 1950s Lucille Ball was a huge star for CBS. The network wanted her to move from LA to New York to make her sitcom I Love Lucy. She didn't want to move and suggested her company Desilu...
Forum: The X Factor Yesterday, 19:14
Replies: 73
Views: 4,066
Posted By ftv
Jeremy Clarkson is the new presenter apparently

Jeremy Clarkson is the new presenter apparently
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 18:33
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By ftv
Perhaps of wider interest bearing in mind the...

Perhaps of wider interest bearing in mind the link to Top Gear ?
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 18:28
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By ftv
Dermot Axed from X Factor

The BBC is reporting that Dermot O'Leary has been dropped from The X Factor

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-32093238
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 18:24
Replies: 3,275
Views: 154,871
Posted By ftv
Can anyone tell me if The Sun and Sunday Times...

Can anyone tell me if The Sun and Sunday Times have ditched Clarkson as a columnist when The Times broadly approved of the BBC's action against him - do we conclude Murdoch approves of bullying and...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 16:08
Replies: 58
Views: 3,645
Posted By ftv
Burley and Paxman was a very curious combination,...

Burley and Paxman was a very curious combination, she is not in the same league when it comes to political interviews. Sky would have done much better with Boulton or their political editor. I assume...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-03-2015, 18:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,682
Posted By ftv
You can tell us, there's no-one else listening:D

You can tell us, there's no-one else listening:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 18:37
Replies: 5,135
Views: 396,103
Posted By ftv
The BBC Breakfast audience has actually gone up...

The BBC Breakfast audience has actually gone up since Susanna left
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 12:58
Replies: 10,106
Views: 708,085
Posted By ftv
Alan Yentob said in an interview on Radio 4...

Alan Yentob said in an interview on Radio 4 yesterday that he could envisage a time when Clarkson could return to the BBC.
Forum: Broadcasting 26-03-2015, 09:50
Replies: 144
Views: 5,258
Posted By ftv
Belfast was the first BBC regional studio to be...

Belfast was the first BBC regional studio to be colourised because national news wanted colour coverage of ''The Troubles'' which were beginning around 1969 so colour film processing, telecine and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 09:20
Replies: 5,135
Views: 396,103
Posted By ftv
Piers Morgan has the distinction of being sacked...

Piers Morgan has the distinction of being sacked as editor of two national newspapers so the omens are good:D
Forum: Broadcasting 26-03-2015, 08:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By ftv
Sunrise Live from the Sky Canteen

Sky News Sunrise has moved to the company canteen - presumably so Eamonn can be closer to the coffee and sticky buns:D
Forum: Broadcasting 26-03-2015, 08:23
Replies: 144
Views: 5,258
Posted By ftv
I meant stage 6, having one of those days,stage 6...

I meant stage 6, having one of those days,stage 6 was all radio and TV News apart from World Service, radio moved at great expense from central London and then all moved again to what is now New BH.
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 15:25
Replies: 144
Views: 5,258
Posted By ftv
I thought BBC Worldwide were taking over Stage 8,...

I thought BBC Worldwide were taking over Stage 8, the old News Centre
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 10:49
Replies: 3,275
Views: 154,871
Posted By ftv
In a roundabout way the Clarkson saga reminds me...

In a roundabout way the Clarkson saga reminds me of the demise of Hughie Green, a big ITV star in the 60s and 70s (and apparently quite an unpleasant individual).In the bar at Teddington one night in...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 10:42
Replies: 27
Views: 1,682
Posted By ftv
Brilliant timing coinciding with the morning...

Brilliant timing coinciding with the morning party press conferences which presumably the BBC News channel will show live.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-03-2015, 10:40
Replies: 10,106
Views: 708,085
Posted By ftv
Is it my imagination or do the ratings get later...

Is it my imagination or do the ratings get later and later every day ?
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 09:58
Replies: 144
Views: 5,258
Posted By ftv
From 1967 they used colour OB units on a drive-in...

From 1967 they used colour OB units on a drive-in basis at Riverside and some of the regional studios like Dickenson Road and Bristol Studio A so nothing new there !
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 08:54
Replies: 144
Views: 5,258
Posted By ftv
TC2 opened in 1960 and was closed in 1969. It was...

TC2 opened in 1960 and was closed in 1969. It was then re-equipped and re-opened in 1981 with colour cameras, finally closing in 2013.Entirely my fault for not reading the web site properly. It's a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-03-2015, 08:25
Replies: 10,106
Views: 708,085
Posted By ftv
The BBC only have themselves to blame - they...

The BBC only have themselves to blame - they should have roped Clarkson in years ago instead of giving him umpteen warnings.He always seemed to ''misunderstand'' what the BBC had told him. No...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 07:48
Replies: 89
Views: 4,463
Posted By ftv
I've noticed that although BBC London News only...

I've noticed that although BBC London News only seem to cover stories within the M25, thus depriving millions of viewers in the south-east of any local news, their weather forecasts always cover the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-03-2015, 19:22
Replies: 62
Views: 4,516
Posted By ftv
Massive error of judgement by the BBC to hand...

Massive error of judgement by the BBC to hand coverage to BBC World News.
Forum: Broadcasting 24-03-2015, 19:18
Replies: 89
Views: 4,463
Posted By ftv
Perhaps a bit like the TRIC awards where only ITV...

Perhaps a bit like the TRIC awards where only ITV programmes win even when BBC programmes are nominated.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-03-2015, 19:10
Replies: 5,135
Views: 396,103
Posted By ftv
GMTV's so-called political editor was a card...

GMTV's so-called political editor was a card carrying member of the Labour Party which she forgot to mention at the time; a GMTV presenter spoke at the Labour Party conference.
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