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Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-01-2015, 00:09
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Views: 345,498
Posted By AndyB2007
Rachel Sweeney is as wooden as an actor on Sunset...

Rachel Sweeney is as wooden as an actor on Sunset Beach on the Tyne Tees bulletins - they got rid of Mark Warr for her?

That said, given the way North East veteran announcer Kathy Secker has been...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-01-2015, 20:47
Replies: 40
Views: 4,673
Posted By AndyB2007
They did have Surf washing powder sponsoring...

They did have Surf washing powder sponsoring Crossroads, and they were having Arthur Darvill (or Thomas Darvill as he was back then) flogging Crossroads on CITV in a desperate bid to get that...
Forum: Soaps 10-01-2015, 19:30
Replies: 3,025
Views: 181,497
Posted By AndyB2007
The BBC have treated the nation soaps like dirt...

The BBC have treated the nation soaps like dirt as I said before. RC fans in Scotland were shafted back in 2013 for the fans of a lower rating Gina McKee/Chris Ramsey sitcom which got the axe 6...
Forum: Soaps 10-01-2015, 19:23
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Views: 181,497
Posted By AndyB2007
Would agree with that - Hebburn pushed the...

Would agree with that - Hebburn pushed the younger characters at the centre (him off Crossroads included), but that didn't help ratings with either young or old - the oldies got little attention,...
Forum: Soaps 10-01-2015, 14:31
Replies: 3,025
Views: 181,497
Posted By AndyB2007
The BBC seem to treat the nation soaps like red -...

The BBC seem to treat the nation soaps like red - haired stepchildren. Back in 2013, when the Clutha crash and Nelson Mandela caused preemptions in Scotland, the BBC cancelled the Sunday repeat of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-01-2015, 23:57
Replies: 4,495
Views: 345,498
Posted By AndyB2007
I'm expecting the presenters to be in an...

I'm expecting the presenters to be in an earthquake or tidal wave to boost ratings.

Or Ben has an evil twin. Oops wrong show, but that resorted to desperate stunts to boost ratings.


Actually Birds...
Forum: Soaps 30-12-2014, 21:00
Replies: 55
Views: 8,906
Posted By AndyB2007
Could be Joan Ferguson (the original far superior...

Could be Joan Ferguson (the original far superior one), who killed Lucy. She's not one to mess with people. Maybe Lucy found Ferguson had something on Jane (well she hasn't spent time in the show)...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2014, 21:29
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By AndyB2007
No it hasn't,but the BBC just preempted the...

No it hasn't,but the BBC just preempted the Sunday repeat twice last year (I understand Clutha crash/Mandela caused preemptions in Scotland, but why was River City, the BBC's own in-house show,...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-12-2014, 20:57
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By AndyB2007
Silent Witness is also owned by BBC outright,...

Silent Witness is also owned by BBC outright, meaning they get the international profit.

By Any Means wasn't owned by BBC (Red Planet Pictures made the show) meaning they get no profits from...
Forum: Soaps 22-12-2014, 22:56
Replies: 183
Views: 7,505
Posted By AndyB2007
What's wrong with Linda Henry? The fawning of...

What's wrong with Linda Henry? The fawning of Shirley is no different to the fawning Debra Lawrance had on Home and Away had as the big icon of H&A (hence her and hubby the 1st in the credits), and...
Forum: Soaps 20-12-2014, 22:49
Replies: 60
Views: 5,097
Posted By AndyB2007
Is he going to talk in Spanish with no subtitles?

Is he going to talk in Spanish with no subtitles?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-12-2014, 22:35
Replies: 256
Views: 19,183
Posted By AndyB2007
See you're from Scotland - which brings me to...

See you're from Scotland - which brings me to Hebburn.

Wanted to be the new Royle Family/Gavin and Stacey, but ended up like the UK's Sunset Beach - stuck at the bottom of the ratings for both...
Forum: Soaps 20-12-2014, 22:10
Replies: 48
Views: 7,291
Posted By AndyB2007
Maybe it's Cheryl Fernandez-Versini after Lucy...

Maybe it's Cheryl Fernandez-Versini after Lucy spoke of her love of the 2nd Pippa from Home and Away, unaware Chez liked the first one.:D
Forum: Soaps 14-12-2014, 00:01
Replies: 27
Views: 3,975
Posted By AndyB2007
And the BBC don't own it outright either - the...

And the BBC don't own it outright either - the international profits go to Shed Media/Time Warner - the BBC see no profit from it. Not to mention it's expensive to produce with location and music...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-11-2014, 20:12
Replies: 4,495
Views: 345,498
Posted By AndyB2007
Just axe Susanna, move Alfie and Charlie from BBC...

Just axe Susanna, move Alfie and Charlie from BBC Newcastle to GMB and make it like Chances (old Aussie soap). LK will become a producer on the revamp.

Since GMB is like Chances.
Forum: Sky 30-10-2014, 18:12
Replies: 59
Views: 7,741
Posted By AndyB2007
Must be down to cost and ratings for eNCA, given...

Must be down to cost and ratings for eNCA, given a different sports bulletin to South Africa for UK viewers (which wouldn't be cheap for eNCA), the Africa Edition bulletins the UK received while SA...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-10-2014, 21:51
Replies: 4,495
Views: 345,498
Posted By AndyB2007
With ITV and Helen Warner, they'll probably bring...

With ITV and Helen Warner, they'll probably bring in no talents like Debra Lawrance, Cheryl Cole, Ferne off TOWIE or Mel B as presenters instead of looking at the content.

Women famous on luck than...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 20:14
Replies: 19,783
Views: 1,052,501
Posted By AndyB2007
Delete.

Delete.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 07:27
Replies: 19,783
Views: 1,052,501
Posted By AndyB2007
But would C5 want to continue a 3rd series...

But would C5 want to continue a 3rd series despite low ratings?

No doubt we'll hear from the UTD fans that it was a bad decision to not air the 3rd season, like with the fans of Dallas and...
Forum: Soaps 07-10-2014, 21:58
Replies: 68
Views: 3,515
Posted By AndyB2007
No different to Home and Away being the Pippa...

No different to Home and Away being the Pippa (the 2nd actress, not Vanessa Downing) and Michael show in the 90's and now the Braxton show.

Why moan about DTC favouring Kellie and Danny over other...
Forum: Broadcasting 06-10-2014, 21:37
Replies: 418
Views: 32,829
Posted By AndyB2007
Are Viacom going to have the 1 minute long...

Are Viacom going to have the 1 minute long credits of Neighbours like 11 on Fridays in Australia for the omnibus, or are they going to air them speeded up a la C5?
Forum: Soaps 06-10-2014, 21:10
Replies: 107
Views: 4,247
Posted By AndyB2007
They recast Pippa in Home and Away when Vanessa...

They recast Pippa in Home and Away when Vanessa Downing quit, replacing her with someone else. And Pippa was one of the original characters.


They never did it to Alisa, Bobby, Fisher or Sally, so...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-09-2014, 19:48
Replies: 2,511
Views: 239,530
Posted By AndyB2007
Nope, RC hasn't been axed altogether. But last...

Nope, RC hasn't been axed altogether. But last year, it lost it's Sunday evening repeat on BBC2 Scotland with no explanation of a rescheduling or to go to iPlayer because of the Clutha crash/Nelson...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-09-2014, 14:38
Replies: 2,511
Views: 239,530
Posted By AndyB2007
The Hour against River City? A big no no for a...

The Hour against River City? A big no no for a new show like that against a veteran show like RC.

BBC2 Scotland had to preempt the 11 year old RC last year due to Clutha crash /Mandela highlights...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-09-2014, 12:32
Replies: 2,511
Views: 239,530
Posted By AndyB2007
Delete.

Delete.
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