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Forum: Broadcasting 08-10-2013, 13:19
Replies: 6,864
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Posted By The Great 208
but Euronews is free to air while ESPN is a pay...

but Euronews is free to air while ESPN is a pay channel so that isn't a fair comparison.
Forum: Broadcasting 11-09-2013, 11:50
Replies: 6,864
Views: 833,975
Posted By The Great 208
Interestingly when BBC News showed the winning...

Interestingly when BBC News showed the winning goal from the Macedonia - Scotland game tonight they used BT Sports HD coverage rather than BBC1 Scotland HD... Presumably they can't manually tune BBC1...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-12-2010, 14:17
Replies: 212
Views: 23,683
Posted By The Great 208
That 4-4 game was awesome and I enjoyed watching...

That 4-4 game was awesome and I enjoyed watching it on BSB. A mate of mine with cable also watched it on Sky Movies (Plus?) that night.

Everton eventually won and lost to West Ham on a Monday night...
Forum: Freeview 22-11-2010, 14:51
Replies: 76
Views: 8,104
Posted By The Great 208
a perfect summation IMHO. I have freeview,...

a perfect summation IMHO. I have freeview, freesat, an old Sky box connected to a dish and just about everything non-porn and non ManUtd and Chelsea that Sky can throw at me.

You pays yer money and...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-11-2010, 14:36
Replies: 48
Views: 3,828
Posted By The Great 208
I was in your situation a couple of weeks ago -...

I was in your situation a couple of weeks ago - the Sony/Beko was tempting but I wanted to pick it up rather than it be delivered. Richer Sounds had a 1080 Samsung or LG for 299 and a LG LED which...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-11-2010, 15:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By The Great 208
well I went real budget and opted for this in...

well I went real budget and opted for this in the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 04-11-2010, 15:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By The Great 208
cheap 32" LCD

I am considering buying a cost effective 32" LCD for my spare room. This will primarily be used for TV overflow viewing - via fta SD Sky box and Freeview - DVD, VCR(!) and also PS2/Wii duties...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-11-2010, 15:20
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By The Great 208
Sorry - http://movies.sky.com/freeweekend-2 I'll...

Sorry - http://movies.sky.com/freeweekend-2

I'll get my coat...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-11-2010, 15:18
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By The Great 208
Film on Sky Movies with Disney DOG...

Did anyone see 'A Bug's Life' on Sky Movies recently? - showing on Sky Movies Showcase it had a Disney Cinemagic DOG on it. It also had the HD bit in the ear on Sky Movies Showcase HD......
Forum: Virgin Media TV and Phone 02-11-2010, 15:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By The Great 208
SSHD1-4 are just simulcasts of SS1-4 - Generally...

SSHD1-4 are just simulcasts of SS1-4 - Generally speaking f the programme is not in HD then the dog just says Sky Sports or Sky Sports Live/Today, although there are exceptions to this rule (like...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-11-2010, 14:50
Replies: 26
Views: 2,959
Posted By The Great 208
[QUOTE=BorderBoy;45290996]Thanks ;) As you...

[QUOTE=BorderBoy;45290996]Thanks ;)

As you probably know, Screensport was eventually taken over by Eurosport and they subsequently closed it down! :cry: :mad:
It would be great to see it return. :D...
Forum: Sky 02-11-2010, 14:09
Replies: 704
Views: 102,405
Posted By The Great 208
I think there is meant to be an 'If' at the start...

I think there is meant to be an 'If' at the start of your reply. They seem to answer most people's questions - albeit with a stock answer.

Indeed that is what the official word is but someone must...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-11-2010, 14:35
Replies: 26
Views: 2,959
Posted By The Great 208
unquestionably the comment of the day - recorded...

unquestionably the comment of the day - recorded Spanish and Dutch football with Alan Parry commentating and it was certainly the first time I saw obscure live European golf.

I think that they were...
Forum: Sky 01-11-2010, 14:26
Replies: 704
Views: 102,405
Posted By The Great 208
I have asked @skyanytimeplus on Twitter but have...

I have asked @skyanytimeplus on Twitter but have had no reply as of yet... :cry:
Forum: Broadcasting 13-10-2010, 14:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By The Great 208
an excellent post - forgive me but was this once...

an excellent post - forgive me but was this once a calculation in respect of ITV Digital's pay per view coverage of the football league?
Forum: Broadcasting 12-10-2010, 11:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By The Great 208
It's the same with ESPNA - they never seem to...

It's the same with ESPNA - they never seem to bother to change the EPG. I always use manual record for anything on ESPNA as even the reruns over-run!
Forum: Broadcasting 23-09-2010, 14:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By The Great 208
they are both members of the EBU - i'm sure that...

they are both members of the EBU - i'm sure that has something to do with it
Forum: Broadcasting 23-09-2010, 14:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By The Great 208
could it be anything to do with Equity and...

could it be anything to do with Equity and certain actors not agreeing for the repeat?
Forum: Freesat 23-09-2010, 14:19
Replies: 32
Views: 9,485
Posted By The Great 208
OH that old chestnut - i prefer my football in HD...

OH that old chestnut - i prefer my football in HD on my plasma thanks all the same
Forum: Sky 22-09-2010, 14:37
Replies: 141
Views: 16,731
Posted By The Great 208
it is if you sneak into your local boozer and...

it is if you sneak into your local boozer and don't buy anything ;)
Forum: Freesat 22-09-2010, 14:32
Replies: 32
Views: 9,485
Posted By The Great 208
how so? become a steward?

how so? become a steward?
Forum: Freesat 21-09-2010, 14:28
Replies: 32
Views: 9,485
Posted By The Great 208
gosh - someone's bitter :)

gosh - someone's bitter :)
Forum: Broadcasting 20-09-2010, 14:49
Replies: 61
Views: 2,270
Posted By The Great 208
OK then what would you put on?

OK then what would you put on?
Forum: Broadcasting 20-09-2010, 14:18
Replies: 61
Views: 2,270
Posted By The Great 208
I agree - its not good. However, it wasn't that...

I agree - its not good. However, it wasn't that long ago that daytime on BBC consisted of testcards, pages from ceefax and trade test transmissions.

OK then - what would you put on and how would...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-09-2010, 16:11
Replies: 368
Views: 62,681
Posted By The Great 208
I remember Discovery and Bravo being on cable in...

I remember Discovery and Bravo being on cable in the very early 1990s. I think they were broadcast on an Intelsat. I also think they were owned by UATV at the time but I stand to be corrected.

They...
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