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Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-12-2014, 17:04
Replies: 518
Views: 25,860
Posted By Charenton
The finalist tonight, Sue, gambled 2,700 to try...

The finalist tonight, Sue, gambled 2,700 to try and win the jackpot. She lost the lot.

In my opinion she didn't have a snowballs chance in hell of winning. The jackpot counter was settled midway...
Forum: Soaps 06-12-2014, 07:39
Replies: 5,952
Views: 478,849
Posted By Charenton
Thanks for the explanation IJoinedInMay. I wasn't...

Thanks for the explanation IJoinedInMay. I wasn't paying too much attention to the programme as we don't normally watch Doctors. The TV had been left on following the news waiting for Doctor Blake.
Forum: Soaps 05-12-2014, 14:18
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Charenton
For the last couple of weeks our TV has been left...

For the last couple of weeks our TV has been left on following the lunchtime news ready for The Doctor Blake Mysteries.

Whilst not taking much notice of "Doctors" I saw enough to realise that it's...
Forum: Soaps 04-12-2014, 16:48
Replies: 5,952
Views: 478,849
Posted By Charenton
Thanks for the comments seejay and chihiiro. I...

Thanks for the comments seejay and chihiiro. I also suspect is was something from the transmitter, never seen it previously though. .

I did post the same question in the Broadcasting section but no...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-12-2014, 14:14
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Charenton
Strange Pop Up.

During "Doctors" yesterday, on BBC1 at lunchtime, we had a screen pop up three times. It occurred on two TV sets. We were watching on the Freeview channel.

The pop up consisted of a central red spot...
Forum: Soaps 04-12-2014, 14:10
Replies: 5,952
Views: 478,849
Posted By Charenton
During "Doctors" yesterday, on BBC1 at lunchtime,...

During "Doctors" yesterday, on BBC1 at lunchtime, we had a screen pop up three times. It occurred on two TV sets. We were watching on the Freeview channel.

The pop up consisted of a central red...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-12-2014, 17:06
Replies: 518
Views: 25,860
Posted By Charenton
If it's any consolation the subtitles got it...

If it's any consolation the subtitles got it correct with "Stuart".

What amazed me was Ben saying to Rob "I don't know what you've done to deserve all these riders". He's been doing the show long...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-11-2014, 15:35
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
Thanks for that jj. I agree it appears the PVR is...

Thanks for that jj. I agree it appears the PVR is at fault but why doesn't it do it on all channels? It's a mystery to me.:confused:
Forum: Broadcasting 23-11-2014, 10:54
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
I have contacted everyone I can think of to...

I have contacted everyone I can think of to resolve this issue of poor subtitling on some Freeview channels without success.

Humax say it can't be the PVR, the various channels say it's not them and...
Forum: Soaps 21-11-2014, 11:28
Replies: 372
Views: 12,656
Posted By Charenton
I couldn't agree more. That's got to be one of...

I couldn't agree more. That's got to be one of the most ridiculous scenes in soap history, closely followed by nearly all hospitalised soap characters having private rooms.

The writers clearly don't...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-11-2014, 13:03
Replies: 73
Views: 25,977
Posted By Charenton
He was resurrected again today for a show in...

He was resurrected again today for a show in Australia.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-11-2014, 19:06
Replies: 100
Views: 4,741
Posted By Charenton
I used to enjoy Scrapheap Challenge.

I used to enjoy Scrapheap Challenge.
Forum: Broadcasting 07-11-2014, 14:59
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
I have been in touch with Humax, the maker rof my...

I have been in touch with Humax, the maker rof my PVR, and they have confirmed there is nothing that the PVR can do to make the subtitles display incorrectly. Any problems are in the broadcasting.
Forum: Broadcasting 06-11-2014, 13:21
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
I recorded "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries" last...

I recorded "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries" last night from 8-00-10.00pm on the Drama channel. I watched the first hour live and the subtitles were OK. I had a short break then then watched the...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-11-2014, 17:18
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
At the moment the Drama channel and ITV3, ITV3+1...

At the moment the Drama channel and ITV3, ITV3+1 and the minor Ch5 channels 5* & 5USA seem to be the worst of the channels I generally watch. I see from Sutton Coldfield's website they are all on...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-11-2014, 09:41
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
I'm disappointed to see the poor synchronising of...

I'm disappointed to see the poor synchronising of Drama's subtitling isn't across the board. I could understand it if it happened to me on all channels, but it doesn't. As I said earlier the George...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-11-2014, 08:04
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
Last night I recorded overlapping programmes,...

Last night I recorded overlapping programmes, George Gently on Freeview Ch20, Drama Ch, 8.00 -10.00pm, and Grantchester on ITV1, 9.00-10.00pm.

I started watching George Gently at 8.30pm. The...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-10-2014, 16:52
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
Being a saddo I watched a recording of Wild at...

Being a saddo I watched a recording of Wild at Heart on ITV3 this afternoon. The subtitling started off OK but before long they were well in advance of the action and every now and again they stopped...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-10-2014, 10:15
Replies: 388
Views: 42,584
Posted By Charenton
My TV magazine said it was a repeat, as did...

My TV magazine said it was a repeat, as did yesterday's paper.

It's a pity the TV's programme information doesn't say a programme is a repeat too.

Usually, with a programme such as Midsomer...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-10-2014, 18:52
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
Thanks for that technologist, I'll do a reset and...

Thanks for that technologist, I'll do a reset and let you know if it improves.

My STB is a Humax HDR-Fox T2 PVR. If it is my STB why are the BBC subtitles always spot on when a number of the others...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-10-2014, 17:12
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Charenton
Poor subtitling

Is anyone else experiencing subtitling appearing well in advance of a character saying the words? This is happening to me mainly on some of the the minor Freeview channels but it also occurs on Ch5...
Forum: Soaps 26-10-2014, 16:26
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By Charenton
If I was living in the square for any length of...

If I was living in the square for any length of time I'm sure I would work in all of those places, as did most of the characters, at some time or other.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-10-2014, 16:16
Replies: 311
Views: 18,623
Posted By Charenton
The story of the Gunpowder Plot was shown on BBC2...

The story of the Gunpowder Plot was shown on BBC2 on Tuesday 22nd Oct. It was excellent. The language used was of the time and was based on documents that recorded the event. It's still available on...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-10-2014, 18:42
Replies: 319
Views: 27,290
Posted By Charenton
At the beginning of the story it was mentioned...

At the beginning of the story it was mentioned they were between carpets, Later, when the vicar was having his lunch/tea, his housekeeper mentioned something about carpets. He left the table in a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-10-2014, 07:11
Replies: 319
Views: 27,290
Posted By Charenton
I'm sure I heard them say they couldn't clean the...

I'm sure I heard them say they couldn't clean the blood off the stairs so they refitted the old carpet.
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