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Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-02-2015, 20:10
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By yorksdave
Maybe they realised it was a turkey when they...

Maybe they realised it was a turkey when they recorded the new series.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-02-2015, 19:55
Replies: 27
Views: 967
Posted By yorksdave
Many believe that it was Thatchers revenge for...

Many believe that it was Thatchers revenge for Thames producing Death On The Rock.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-02-2015, 18:37
Replies: 27
Views: 967
Posted By yorksdave
I notice that the episodes are preceded by a...

I notice that the episodes are preceded by a Studio Canal Front board, do they own the rights to all ABC output or just The Avengers? It seems odd as Thames productions are now owned by Fremantle...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 22:26
Replies: 4,858
Views: 375,086
Posted By yorksdave
It was all over BBC Breakfast too

It was all over BBC Breakfast too
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 12:16
Replies: 85
Views: 3,645
Posted By yorksdave
Is it me or is this new teatime quiz just awful,...

Is it me or is this new teatime quiz just awful, what was Vernon Kay thinking when he accepted this gig? I managed to watch 15 minutes and decided I would sooner watch paint dry. It is even worse...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 11:14
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By yorksdave
1000 Heartbeats

Could not find a thread on this, sorry if i missed it.

Is it me or is this new teatime quiz just awful, what was Vernon Kay thinking when he accepted this gig? I managed to watch 15 minutes and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 10:09
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By yorksdave
itv Studios America makes mainly reality...

itv Studios America makes mainly reality programmes including Hells Kitchen, Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares and Chase USA

https://itvstudios.com/studios/usa
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 08:08
Replies: 104
Views: 5,056
Posted By yorksdave
I am not a big fan of Hi-Di-Hi, I think the other...

I am not a big fan of Hi-Di-Hi, I think the other series with mainly the same cast were better, You Rang M'Lord; seldom repeated as the episodes are 45 minutes long and Oh Doctor Beeching. BBC2...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-02-2015, 07:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By yorksdave
I missed the announcement of its demise but...

I missed the announcement of its demise but really its at least two years overdue, it just about survived James Bolams departure but when Amanda Redman and Alun Armstrong left it died, the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-02-2015, 22:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By yorksdave
The revived Love Island will be an itv2 show

The revived Love Island will be an itv2 show
Forum: Broadcasting 24-02-2015, 11:58
Replies: 54
Views: 2,669
Posted By yorksdave
If The did another Gameshow Marathon, they might...

If The did another Gameshow Marathon, they might show the original production company logos at the beginning like they did last time.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-02-2015, 16:01
Replies: 34
Views: 1,916
Posted By yorksdave
It is an easy target as privatising the BBC...

It is an easy target as privatising the BBC would have much more opposition, but I suspect if the managed to privatise Channel Four, a conservative government would be emboldened and may then try a...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-02-2015, 10:04
Replies: 61
Views: 6,253
Posted By yorksdave
And according to a wikipedia article the channel...

And according to a wikipedia article the channel 5 picks up most of the tab:
"A July 2010 report showed figures had dropped 20%, from having 1.2 million viewers in 1991 to a low of 618,000 in 2010. A...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-02-2015, 15:42
Replies: 54
Views: 3,620
Posted By yorksdave
I was merely pointing out that Viacom/Channel 5...

I was merely pointing out that Viacom/Channel 5 were pouring a lot of money into what seems to be a failing Australian soap and that possibly starting a new soap using that money might be a better...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-02-2015, 10:28
Replies: 54
Views: 3,620
Posted By yorksdave
I had not realised how badly it was doing in...

I had not realised how badly it was doing in Australia, but having on Eleven is the equivalent of Five putting it out on Fiver. Viacom could commission its own soap considering they pay a large part...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-02-2015, 21:28
Replies: 54
Views: 3,620
Posted By yorksdave
The heyday for Neighbours and Home and Away, is...

The heyday for Neighbours and Home and Away, is now a distant memory, I doubt any other UK channel wants them, my prediction both stay at Channel 5 at a reduced fee.
Forum: Broadcasting 11-02-2015, 13:42
Replies: 846
Views: 45,876
Posted By yorksdave
From UTV irelands website: 10:55am UTV Ireland...

From UTV irelands website:
10:55am
UTV Ireland Weather

With this morning sandwiched either side
Forum: Broadcasting 10-02-2015, 22:54
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By yorksdave
In the early days TV-AM finished at 9.15 but it...

In the early days TV-AM finished at 9.15 but it was later altered to 9.25.
Forum: Broadcasting 10-02-2015, 08:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By yorksdave
Part of the plan of moving BBC3 on line is to...

Part of the plan of moving BBC3 on line is to extend CBBC to 8PM and have BBC1+1 from 8PM
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-02-2015, 21:00
Replies: 4,858
Views: 375,086
Posted By yorksdave
Judging by their Business News, its more like...

Judging by their Business News, its more like people with half a brain.:D
Forum: Broadcasting 09-02-2015, 09:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By yorksdave
The difference is that competitions ran on...

The difference is that competitions ran on commercial channels are now revenue generators, where as the old competitions were just to add interaction with viewers.
Forum: Broadcasting 08-02-2015, 17:09
Replies: 35
Views: 2,683
Posted By yorksdave
I cant say I am hopeful that many changes will...

I cant say I am hopeful that many changes will happen, ideally I would like to see them challenging channel 4 and itv with new drama and comedy.
Forum: Broadcasting 06-02-2015, 16:11
Replies: 35
Views: 2,683
Posted By yorksdave
When will we seen some real changes at Channel 5?

Viacom bought Channel 5 in September, but other than adverts for other Viacom Channels, there seems to have been little or no change on screen, we were promised new programmes which takes time, but...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-02-2015, 23:30
Replies: 4,858
Views: 375,086
Posted By yorksdave
Local News was 6.25, 6.55. 7.25, 7.55, directly...

Local News was 6.25, 6.55. 7.25, 7.55, directly up against the local News on Breakfast, The slots are now, 6.05, 7.05, 8.05, but no traffic info, I wonder if these local bulletins are now...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-01-2015, 10:10
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By yorksdave
This from Wikipedia: Before being taken over by...

This from Wikipedia:
Before being taken over by the BBC, the channel was known as The Parliamentary Channel, at first operated by United Artists Cable and funded by a consortium of British cable...
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