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Forum: Broadcasting 14-03-2014, 13:36
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By epm-84
Don't ITV broadcast one Champions League match...

Don't ITV broadcast one Champions League match and one Europa match each week they're broadcast even if there's no British team playing?
Forum: Broadcasting 14-03-2014, 11:33
Replies: 801
Views: 30,818
Posted By epm-84
Will the BBC make 2 red button streams available...

Will the BBC make 2 red button streams available on Freeview again as the result of BBC 3 being axed? If they can it'll minimise the impact of the loss of BBC 3 when they have music festivals or...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-03-2014, 11:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By epm-84
So what should they have done? Shown the...

So what should they have done? Shown the national news 15 minutes behind real time, split the Scottish news so it continued at 6:45 or started the Scottish news at 5:45?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-03-2014, 14:08
Replies: 300
Views: 30,437
Posted By epm-84
BBC programs generally do have a lot of retakes. ...

BBC programs generally do have a lot of retakes. I've been at one recording where it happened and also was in a West Yorkshire village (which wasn't actually Holmfirth) when they were filming a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-03-2014, 14:01
Replies: 300
Views: 30,437
Posted By epm-84
Even having a phone with a brand new SIM turned...

Even having a phone with a brand new SIM turned on in a studio can cause problems. The network operator may send a text message and it can interfere with the microphones and speakers.

I think the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-03-2014, 10:54
Replies: 300
Views: 30,437
Posted By epm-84
He wasn't a randomly selected audience member. ...

He wasn't a randomly selected audience member. Did you not notice that McIntyre didn't return the mobile to him but dropped it behind his desk when he went to get the 'award' or that the audience...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-03-2014, 13:24
Replies: 16
Views: 2,164
Posted By epm-84
Jon Mitchell doing Granada weather today for the...

Jon Mitchell doing Granada weather today for the first time in years. His forecasts make Emma Jesson's look third rate in comparison. Unfortunately, it appears he's only doing the Granada one...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-03-2014, 17:34
Replies: 3,975
Views: 425,169
Posted By epm-84
I was meaning it looked even more staged than...

I was meaning it looked even more staged than usual by showing the minibus travelling with them. If they want to make it look even remotely believable then they need to hide the evidence that they...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-03-2014, 14:55
Replies: 3,975
Views: 425,169
Posted By epm-84
Last night's program just went to show how staged...

Last night's program just went to show how staged things are.

I think Hammond falling off the horse was an accident but showing the minibus accompanying the 3 presenters on horses going to the next...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-03-2014, 11:18
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
Next week's Radio Times says Susanna is...

Next week's Radio Times says Susanna is presenting Breakfast Monday-Wednesday so she was obviously expected to continue presenting and has been allowed time off for personal reasons following her...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-03-2014, 11:31
Replies: 16
Views: 2,164
Posted By epm-84
Well since I posted the above original post there...

Well since I posted the above original post there has been a change in that one weather presenter now does all 4 Northern regions at weekends or on Bank Holidays. Previously Granada and Central were...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-03-2014, 11:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,164
Posted By epm-84
Based on the latest news I think they could...

Based on the latest news I think they could replace Fred.



He also turns 65 in December this year so he will have statutory retirement age by the time the trial starts.
Forum: Broadcasting 04-03-2014, 10:39
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
You mean Chief Political Correspondent. Nick...

You mean Chief Political Correspondent. Nick Robinson was Political Editor and still is and it was suggested when she moved to ITV it was because she couldn't displace Robinson in the short term as...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-03-2014, 10:27
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
I thought Susanna normally wore a dress.

I thought Susanna normally wore a dress.
Forum: Broadcasting 04-03-2014, 10:18
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
Louise is freelance so the BBC can easily ask her...

Louise is freelance so the BBC can easily ask her to work different days. Bill Turnbull apparently asked to work Monday-Wednesday when he moved to Salford so he could work on other things as well as...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-03-2014, 10:14
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
Natasha was co-presenter of the BBC 6 O'Clock...

Natasha was co-presenter of the BBC 6 O'Clock news and when BBC went to a single presenter they weren't that happy with how well she performed by herself so dropped her. Apparently she was offered a...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 16:46
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
She has to agree to to do a Salford based role...

She has to agree to to do a Salford based role though opposed to just go up there for ad-hoc cover.
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 16:44
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
It's just some journalist at the MEN trying to...

It's just some journalist at the MEN trying to name people who are either North West based or originally from the North West. Kay Burley is originally from Wigan so fits that description.
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 16:34
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
The Manchester Evening News are suggested that...

The Manchester Evening News are suggested that Ranvir Singh, Lucy Meacock, Sally Nugent and Kay Burley are possibilities to take over from Susanna Reid on BBC Breakfast. No local bias there then!
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 13:20
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
The question was "Has anyone who left BBC for ITV...

The question was "Has anyone who left BBC for ITV had success?" If Ant & Dec weren't successful before their move to ITV then doesn't that mean more credit is due to ITV than if ITV had taken them...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 13:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By epm-84
She also does some guest lectures at the...

She also does some guest lectures at the University of Central Lancashire who ITV Granada work closely with, with a number of reporters being graduates from there including Amy Welch, Sarah Rogers,...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 13:13
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
It would seem a big coincidence that before the...

It would seem a big coincidence that before the cutbacks to regional news on ITV when there were 24? regional news presenters for England & Wales who could cover the national news they trialled the...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 13:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By epm-84
Do you mean Lucy Meacock? She's recovering from...

Do you mean Lucy Meacock? She's recovering from a back injury at the moment so has had a lot of time off work recently. She also doesn't work Fridays even normally.
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 12:12
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
After the first one ITV News gave both Tony and...

After the first one ITV News gave both Tony and co-presenter Lucy Meacock relief roles for the national news so they must have thought the presenters at least help win the award. However, Tony only...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2014, 12:07
Replies: 723
Views: 52,972
Posted By epm-84
It might not be as high profile as you want but...

It might not be as high profile as you want but Tony Morris was a reporter for BBC North West and moved to ITV to be presenter for Granada Reports. Since Morris joined Granada Reports the program...
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