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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 22:59
Replies: 34
Views: 922
Posted By carl.waring
Not in the slightest. eg. It's 10:30am and I'm...

Not in the slightest.

eg. It's 10:30am and I'm sat here in the UK watching the weather forecast on the BBC News Channel. Why on earth would I be interested in the weather overseas right now?...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 22:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,845
Posted By carl.waring
You know what? You're absolutely right. I sit...

You know what? You're absolutely right. I sit corrected :blush: :)


I was wrong anyway so it's a moot point :p



Indeed.
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 22:49
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By carl.waring
Wrong. If it is being shown live (ie to a...

Wrong. If it is being shown live (ie to a schedule) - even on iPlayer - then you need TVL.


Which, of course, is absolutely right and fair.


Yes, it does. Which, when you think about it, is really...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 22:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,413
Posted By carl.waring
Because some of us don't like breaking the law...

Because some of us don't like breaking the law and appreciate the time, effort and cost that has gone into making these programmes.


Exactly.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 22:38
Replies: 81
Views: 3,358
Posted By carl.waring
Rather than being your usual condescending self,...

Rather than being your usual condescending self, perhaps you might like to break the habit of a life-time and actually have a discussion based around our opinions.

We can start which bits you think...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 22:21
Replies: 81
Views: 3,358
Posted By carl.waring
It's easy to when anyone is reading any kind of...

It's easy to when anyone is reading any kind of prepared script, no matter how good they are at it.


Of course the main criteria will be "can she DO the job". Doesn't matter how you look if you...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2015, 23:10
Replies: 430
Views: 10,104
Posted By carl.waring
The most the BBC can do is get the Court to...

The most the BBC can do is get the Court to impose a 1,000 fine. That's it. Nothing else.

If you don't pay the fine then the court (note not the BBC) can impose a custodial sentence. (As they can...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2015, 23:04
Replies: 28
Views: 1,704
Posted By carl.waring
I must remember to show this thread to anyone who...

I must remember to show this thread to anyone who holds up RT as an example of how other news channels are better (and more impartial) than the BBC News Channel :)
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2015, 23:01
Replies: 65
Views: 1,777
Posted By carl.waring
Plus it looks like the poll isn't going the way...

Plus it looks like the poll isn't going the way he probably wanted/expected either.
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2015, 22:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,845
Posted By carl.waring
Yes, Richard. That's what I meant. Could have...

Yes, Richard. That's what I meant. Could have been clearer about it I guess :)


It can't have been because Channel 4 hold the FTA rights; hence why SkyOne couldn't show them.
Forum: Broadcasting 03-03-2015, 22:47
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By carl.waring
I am in no place to really comment as I know...

I am in no place to really comment as I know nothing about this sort of thing, but that sounds like a very good idea to me :)

Isn't BBC Worldwide also a wholly owned subsidiary? Won't that have the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-03-2015, 22:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,413
Posted By carl.waring
This is the problem I have. Currently a...

This is the problem I have. Currently a LoveFilmbyAmazon subscriber but also have Netflix free for six months. (thanks, VM!)

The problem is that the films I get on disc aren't on either service yet...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-03-2015, 22:38
Replies: 81
Views: 3,358
Posted By carl.waring
Mr Riley. Out of interest, do you have any...

Mr Riley. Out of interest, do you have any experience of reading from an auto-cue? You seem to know a lot about it and how easy it is so I am just assuming you're speaking from experience.

I mean,...
Forum: TV Shows: US 03-03-2015, 22:27
Replies: 4,523
Views: 124,808
Posted By carl.waring
It is now :) And I just realised I made a...

It is now :)



And I just realised I made a mistake in my earlier post. We're currently on S15 not S14! :(
Forum: Broadcasting 02-03-2015, 23:45
Replies: 65
Views: 1,777
Posted By carl.waring
No-one knows for sure and any answer you receive...

No-one knows for sure and any answer you receive will be pure speculation.
Forum: Broadcasting 02-03-2015, 23:41
Replies: 430
Views: 10,104
Posted By carl.waring
The point being that they're still doing it...

The point being that they're still doing it (http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd).
Forum: Broadcasting 02-03-2015, 23:27
Replies: 430
Views: 10,104
Posted By carl.waring
Yes. To be fair, they do make a few of their own...

Yes. To be fair, they do make a few of their own programmes. But only ones they know are likely to be popular. One of which is Ripper Street, isn't it? Now who showed that programme first? :p

Here's...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-03-2015, 23:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,845
Posted By carl.waring
^ That's pretty-much it, as I understand it. They...

^ That's pretty-much it, as I understand it. They take the feed of the channel of satellite and just play-in their own ads at certain points. Probably just the same ad with relevant VM contact...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-03-2015, 23:15
Replies: 791
Views: 56,979
Posted By carl.waring
Again, rumours and suspicions are not the same as...

Again, rumours and suspicions are not the same as "knowing".


Which were shown before the story broke. Hindsight's wonderful thing for some people.


Oh dear. There you go again!


I have found...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-03-2015, 23:11
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By carl.waring
Seemed to be about gadgets to me. You sure you're...

Seemed to be about gadgets to me. You sure you're watching the right show? :confused:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-03-2015, 23:07
Replies: 722
Views: 69,756
Posted By carl.waring
And yet is still in a one hour slot. You have to...

And yet is still in a one hour slot. You have to wonder what they'll be editing out to fit in approx. 12 mins of ads and promos. :confused:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-03-2015, 23:01
Replies: 81
Views: 3,358
Posted By carl.waring
Because the facility is there and is preferable...

Because the facility is there and is preferable (to me at least) more than one post in a row from any one forum member.


I fail to see the relevance of the comment. :confused: I choose to do what I...
Forum: TV Shows: US 02-03-2015, 22:28
Replies: 4,523
Views: 124,808
Posted By carl.waring
It's in my Tivo EPG and yes, it's on 5USA....

It's in my Tivo EPG and yes, it's on 5USA. (Curiously it doesn't look like it's in DigiGuide yet! :confused:)
Forum: Broadcasting 01-03-2015, 23:45
Replies: 430
Views: 10,104
Posted By carl.waring
There was one female MP (probably a Tory) who was...

There was one female MP (probably a Tory) who was adamant that the BBC was "inexorably" moving to a subscription model.

I'm saying nothing :)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-03-2015, 23:31
Replies: 722
Views: 69,756
Posted By carl.waring
You should read the main "Atlantis" thread. It's...

You should read the main "Atlantis" thread. It's called 'hate posting' and is, apparently, a thing.
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