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Forum: Freesat 09-11-2010, 13:47
Replies: 28
Views: 3,419
Posted By IanP
I would expect ITV1 HD to be moved to the slot...

I would expect ITV1 HD to be moved to the slot before ITV2 at some point. The channel number allocation rules for Freesat take logical order as implied by channel name (e.g. numeric components) into...
Forum: Freesat 03-11-2010, 11:51
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By IanP
Apparently the BBC advertised an HD slot for sale...

Apparently the BBC advertised an HD slot for sale in Broadcast magazine recently. I haven't seen the ad but if it was explicitly for an HD channel and didn't allow any SD channels to apply it would...
Forum: Freesat 16-10-2010, 06:14
Replies: 242
Views: 42,091
Posted By IanP
BBC1 Bristol/West is also joining 10773H...

BBC1 Bristol/West is also joining 10773H increasing the concurrent video services from six to seven. So the average bit rates for channels on this transponder will decrease whilst the variety of...
Forum: Freesat 02-10-2010, 01:22
Replies: 21
Views: 7,535
Posted By IanP
ITV player shouldn't require any further updates...

ITV player shouldn't require any further updates to the Foxsat receivers. It just needs ITV to create the MHEG application and make it available via it's channels. The updtaes "for Iplayer" where...
Forum: Freesat 18-09-2010, 00:33
Replies: 62
Views: 10,446
Posted By IanP
The Consumer Device Requirements published on...

The Consumer Device Requirements published on September 1st 2010 defines an IP-connected High definition AVC DVB-T2 recorder. It says the document will evolve to cover other DTT variant devices...
Forum: Freesat 17-09-2010, 19:25
Replies: 62
Views: 10,446
Posted By IanP
YouView has great potential to help the...

YouView has great potential to help the development of the Freesat platform. Unfortunately as they are focusing on Freeview to begin with I suspect Freesat may lag a long way behind and receive...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-09-2010, 13:28
Replies: 57
Views: 3,036
Posted By IanP
The BBC show very little in the way of US imports...

The BBC show very little in the way of US imports compared with the past. The BBC output has to appeal to all tastes to justify the licence fee including to people that enjoy US drama and comedy. The...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-09-2010, 03:41
Replies: 28
Views: 2,933
Posted By IanP
YouView boxes are likely to be pretty...

YouView boxes are likely to be pretty sophisticated devices. Having a Linux OS, support for plenty of TV and web technologies and developer APIs should enable all sorts of applications to be made...
Forum: Big Brother 10-09-2010, 02:47
Replies: 27
Views: 2,141
Posted By IanP
Aisleyne - Another Wardrobe Malfunction?

Or a shameless publicity stunt (http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/big_brother/3132053/Braless-Aisleyne-makes-a-boob.html)?
Forum: Big Brother 10-09-2010, 01:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By IanP
They could do more coverage of disabled sport as...

They could do more coverage of disabled sport as a prelude to the Paralympic Games, I'm not sure that'll be a ratings smash though.

A live late night chat show with Paul O'grady? I guess not since...
Forum: Big Brother 06-09-2010, 02:29
Replies: 110
Views: 7,163
Posted By IanP
This is how The Daily Star Sunday chose to report...

This is how The Daily Star Sunday chose to report Nadia's eviction (http://www.dailystar.co.uk/bigbrother/view/152314/Ultimate-Big-Brother-Nadia-lashes-out/) So them having a go at Davina for a...
Forum: Big Brother 05-09-2010, 00:26
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By IanP
I've found Chantelle's obsession with her totally...

I've found Chantelle's obsession with her totally dull ex-husband very tedious. I'm amazed she's so high in the polls and betting, I can't believe viewers are falling for this crap.
Forum: Big Brother 03-09-2010, 20:11
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By IanP
With nine HMs in the house after tonight I'm...

With nine HMs in the house after tonight I'm expecting at least a triple eviction and maybe a quadruple on Wednesday. Given recent history it wouldn't surprise me if it's a vote to evict and we end...
Forum: Big Brother 31-08-2010, 02:32
Replies: 128
Views: 7,813
Posted By IanP
Makosi isn't the same fun loving person she was...

Makosi isn't the same fun loving person she was the first time around. She seems a little bruised by life post BB6 and added to an increase in maturity I'm finding her disappointingly dull.

Ulrika...
Forum: Big Brother 27-08-2010, 01:49
Replies: 68
Views: 2,055
Posted By IanP
Thaila Zucchi (AKA "Pauline" in BB8, AKA "The...

Thaila Zucchi (AKA "Pauline" in BB8, AKA "The Bunny Boiler" in Balls of Steel) might make a good replacement for Davina.

I don't think Davina will be back if Channel 5 do pick up Big Brother unless...
Forum: Big Brother 27-08-2010, 01:15
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By IanP
I think they are extra careful to verify...

I think they are extra careful to verify everything is correct these days (graphics, instructions to the phone vote system provider etc.) before they commence the televote. All the televote scandals...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-08-2010, 11:45
Replies: 39
Views: 2,232
Posted By IanP
The value of Five plummeted as it became loss...

The value of Five plummeted as it became loss making.
Forum: Freesat 31-07-2010, 02:38
Replies: 150
Views: 14,417
Posted By IanP
The only relevance of this story to Freesat is...

The only relevance of this story to Freesat is that if true the new HD and "mens" channels via satellite will be on the Sky platform and not anything to do with Freesat. Making ITV2 HD (in...
Forum: Freesat 29-07-2010, 17:14
Replies: 201
Views: 39,105
Posted By IanP
What Freesat need is an HD channel without a...

What Freesat need is an HD channel without a Freeview slot. Currently Channel 5 don't have an HD slot on Freeview so that would fit the bill if they weren't under contract with Sky. The other big...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-07-2010, 02:50
Replies: 100
Views: 22,785
Posted By IanP
I thought the mother was quite a selfish person....

I thought the mother was quite a selfish person. She cut the father out of her daughters life and banned her from contacting him until she had reached 16. She took her out of school and isolated her...
Forum: Freesat 28-07-2010, 01:46
Replies: 114
Views: 30,155
Posted By IanP
It sounds to me like LG are trying to pass the...

It sounds to me like LG are trying to pass the blame on to the BBC whilst abdicating their responsibilities. AFAIK it's up to the manufacturers to implement the return channel as defined in the...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-07-2010, 17:38
Replies: 26
Views: 3,383
Posted By IanP
There's no reason for lots of channels to switch...

There's no reason for lots of channels to switch to HD broadcasting anytime soon. HD on Freeview is severely limited but if the technology of Freeview HD is successful enough to become the norm on...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-07-2010, 05:37
Replies: 77
Views: 6,060
Posted By IanP
I read down to post 33 which mentioned Teenage...

I read down to post 33 which mentioned Teenage Kicks. I vaguely recalled a dire sitcom of recent years and thought that might be it but couldn't remember the lead actor. I looked up Teenage Kicks and...
Forum: Big Brother Appreciation 10-07-2010, 05:16
Replies: 2,992
Views: 154,008
Posted By IanP
Brian Belo was on Live from Studio Five last...

Brian Belo was on Live from Studio Five last night and mentioned that he was organising a charity event with ex-BB HM's running a Nando's (might have been in Borehamwood) later this month (can't be...
Forum: Big Brother 06-07-2010, 01:09
Replies: 44
Views: 3,483
Posted By IanP
I think there's a good chance that both Keeva and...

I think there's a good chance that both Keeva and John James could replace themselves with Dave. Keeva has previous with Dave for putting her up last week and although he didn't follow through with...
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