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Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 17:41
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Posted By wizzywick
In an ideal world you are right. The schedule...

In an ideal world you are right. The schedule should not be just about EE. But, we live in a world where viewers expect the same things to be on at the same time each day. We have become robots....
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 17:06
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
The Games would be shown - on BBC2. At the same...

The Games would be shown - on BBC2. At the same time EE, the BBC's flagship soap that is used to highlight, enhance and promote the primetime period is protected whilst at the same time giving BBC2 a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 15:39
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
BBC1 Mon- Fri 9.am - 1pm Regular...

BBC1 Mon- Fri

9.am - 1pm Regular Daytime

(Commonwealth Games on BBC2 from 9am - 1.45)

1.45pm - 6pm Commonwealth Games

(BBC2 schedule as is published.)
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 15:08
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Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
I haven't seen the trailer yet but I agree, it is...

I haven't seen the trailer yet but I agree, it is refreshing to see such great effort by our two big channels this Autumn. At long last we could be heading for a truly vintage and competitive Autumn....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 22:50
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
As I say, by all means commend the Scots and...

As I say, by all means commend the Scots and point out the positives of what they've achieved. But whilst Glasgow is in Scotland, it is still in the UK. Manchester was regarded as a UK games by the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 22:40
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
The bias towards Scotland is sickening in the CG...

The bias towards Scotland is sickening in the CG News report. At the end of the first day England sits at the top of the medal table with 6 gold medals - 16 medals in total. Scotland has 4....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 16:51
Replies: 214
Views: 6,005
Posted By wizzywick
Well, I'll give you that one! I can not disagree...

Well, I'll give you that one! I can not disagree with that at all!

It will be interesting to see how ITV handle the Rugby World Cup next year.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 16:28
Replies: 214
Views: 6,005
Posted By wizzywick
So, for instance, had the Commonwealth Games...

So, for instance, had the Commonwealth Games taken place in Delhi this year, when their summer is way too hot so October is when it would be held ( as it was in 2010) and BBC1's Autumn schedule was...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 16:11
Replies: 214
Views: 6,005
Posted By wizzywick
People expect different things from their TVL...

People expect different things from their TVL payments. Posters saying it's fine to have sports on all day everyday are likely to be the ones who slag off the fact that soaps take up around 7 hours...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-07-2014, 16:02
Replies: 986
Views: 96,797
Posted By wizzywick
I wasn't at the time because the BBC said "there...

I wasn't at the time because the BBC said "there would only be half a dozen junctions per day where it would be needed so the creation of one wasn't justified". But I am now! I'm stunned and annoyed...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-07-2014, 15:50
Replies: 986
Views: 96,797
Posted By wizzywick
Does anyone else think it's wrong that when...

Does anyone else think it's wrong that when London held the biggest sporting event on the planet, BBC1 couldn't be bothered with a new ident for it. However as soon as Scotland get to host a lesser...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 15:44
Replies: 214
Views: 6,005
Posted By wizzywick
The price of your annual TVL fee. The TVL fee you...

The price of your annual TVL fee. The TVL fee you and I pay goes towards the BBC as an entirety. Each amount of individual TVL fee's received goes towards providing programming on TV, Radio, Online...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 15:32
Replies: 214
Views: 6,005
Posted By wizzywick
I've quoted your post Mossy because it is...

I've quoted your post Mossy because it is opposite to the post redunited wrote. There is coverage of the CG on The News Channel and I would expect there to be. But the CG should NOT be top headlines...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 15:07
Replies: 214
Views: 6,005
Posted By wizzywick
I have no problem with the BBC showing sports. It...

I have no problem with the BBC showing sports. It needs to provide sports coverage in order to justify its existence, alongside news ,LE, drama, factual, arts, current affairs and comedy. Overall it...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 14:38
Replies: 214
Views: 6,005
Posted By wizzywick
Mossy, I have a great deal of regard for you...

Mossy, I have a great deal of regard for you because you always try and argue constructively. On this issue I think it's fair to say that you and I see things differently. But just writing "ye Gods"...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 13:59
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
I have always maintained that I will be looking...

I have always maintained that I will be looking forward to some of the CG. I have always maintained that I have an opinion that the Games does not warrant blanket BBC1 coverage. I haven't changed my...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 13:15
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
Another bit of proof that the BBC is Scotland...

Another bit of proof that the BBC is Scotland obssessed and have deliberately over hyped the Commonwealth Games.

Firstly a question:

Which event is the biggest sporting event in the world?
A) The...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 12:36
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
The Overnights Are Dead comments come from those...

The Overnights Are Dead comments come from those who are disappointed their show isn't the beast it was once. Doctor Who Fans are the worst. If it drops below 5m it's "Oh but overnights are...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 12:32
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
I think you're being a tad optimistic about 5m+...

I think you're being a tad optimistic about 5m+ each night. The draw of the Olympics is the "Team GB" banner. You could say "Jim Brown from GB" and everyone would cheer them on. You say "Jim Brown...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 10:08
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
Just been confirmed that Mo Farah has pulled out...

Just been confirmed that Mo Farah has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games. That could affect ratings when it comes to the athletics events.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 09:58
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
OK. I go further. Did anyone watch The CG preview...

OK. I go further. Did anyone watch The CG preview on BBC Red Button yesterday? They had a Welsh athlete, a NI athlete, 2 Scottish athletes featured but not ONE English athlete featured. (In the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-07-2014, 09:40
Replies: 7,856
Views: 425,557
Posted By wizzywick
My take on the Opening Ceremony was that I never...

My take on the Opening Ceremony was that I never knew so much nothingness could last so long. The Scots were enjoying themselves and TCG are a good way to push your country into the limelight and...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-07-2014, 17:06
Replies: 262
Views: 13,523
Posted By wizzywick
From funding from Westminster via subsidies from...

From funding from Westminster via subsidies from the English. The Welsh would not be able to afford them without Westminster grants. It's easier to give the smaller nations freebies for votes because...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-07-2014, 10:44
Replies: 262
Views: 13,523
Posted By wizzywick
Or, maybe the propoganda of life and politics...

Or, maybe the propoganda of life and politics have made some of us cynical?
Forum: Broadcasting 22-07-2014, 10:37
Replies: 262
Views: 13,523
Posted By wizzywick
No It isn't a personal opinion. The info is...

No It isn't a personal opinion. The info is widely available throughout the cyberspace!. Perhaps "less hyped" was a wrong choice of wording. They (the CG executives) believe the Games need to go back...
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