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Forum: Sky 12-11-2010, 10:37
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
On Wednesday, BBC One HD was DOG free until part...

On Wednesday, BBC One HD was DOG free until part way through Doctors.

It seems to keep happening and it seems to be a technical error the BBC can't fix.

The policy itself still seems to be 'the...
Forum: Sky 09-11-2010, 14:23
Replies: 247
Views: 18,490
Posted By Alberon
Apparently they're back again, though slightly...

Apparently they're back again, though slightly smaller than before.
Forum: Sky 09-11-2010, 13:52
Replies: 29
Views: 5,337
Posted By Alberon
I recorded the race on SD BBC One as I was...

I recorded the race on SD BBC One as I was running out of space on the hard drive, but I did flick back between SD and HD BBC 1 during qualifying.

There is a noticable improvement, but it is mostly...
Forum: Sky 09-11-2010, 13:50
Replies: 247
Views: 18,490
Posted By Alberon
The DOG did vanish for a bit on Sunday afternoon,...

The DOG did vanish for a bit on Sunday afternoon, so I won't get my hopes up too much just yet. What's the situation on BBC HD?
Forum: Sky 05-11-2010, 08:07
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
Just following Danielle Nagler's twitter feed....

Just following Danielle Nagler's twitter feed. She just thanked someone who said how bright and clear Have I Got News For You looked on the BBC One HD channel. I wonder if he knew it wasn't actually...
Forum: Sky 04-11-2010, 12:55
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
Here's the justification Danielle Nagler of the...

Here's the justification Danielle Nagler of the BBC gave in a reply on their Internet Blog.



This has led people to ask in what way DOGs are 'navigational tools' and what they do that EPGs and...
Forum: Sky 04-11-2010, 12:42
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
On the BBC Internet Blog...

On the BBC Internet Blog http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2010/11/bbc_one_hd_test_transmissions.html it has just been confirmed that the DOG will now be permenantly in place on BBC HD and BBC...
Forum: Sky 04-11-2010, 07:45
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
I suppose the idea is, you watch your favourite...

I suppose the idea is, you watch your favourite show, the DOG is in the corner and you subliminally associate that channel with good shows. Can't believe it actually works though.
Forum: Sky 03-11-2010, 22:53
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
It was there during the news and that isn't in HD.

It was there during the news and that isn't in HD.
Forum: Sky 03-11-2010, 22:53
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
Oh sure, I think in the age of EPGs and pop-up...

Oh sure, I think in the age of EPGs and pop-up guides there is no need for DOGs at all.

Back when digital TV started in 1998 the BBC and Channel 4 had DOGs on their satellite transmissions. I very...
Forum: Sky 03-11-2010, 22:34
Replies: 769
Views: 77,447
Posted By Alberon
I see the DOG on both BBC One HD and BBC HD are...

I see the DOG on both BBC One HD and BBC HD are now permanent. Before on BBC HD the DOG was taken off for films and drama, but it's right there this moment during an episode of 'Luther' and the BBC...
Forum: Showbiz 13-10-2010, 11:36
Replies: 3,005
Views: 151,467
Posted By Alberon
I missed the first series, but the wife got me to...

I missed the first series, but the wife got me to see this one.

It was very entertaining viewing, though we often had to pause the programme to either shout at them when they were coming out with...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-04-2008, 15:29
Replies: 99
Views: 10,395
Posted By Alberon
What about Starhyke? Six episodes of this sci-fi...

What about Starhyke? Six episodes of this sci-fi comedy were filmed back in 2004, I believe, featuring Claudia Christian of Babylon 5 and Jeremy Bulloch (the original Boba Fett).

It still hasn't...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2008, 20:01
Replies: 548
Views: 41,166
Posted By Alberon
Though Sky would have shown all the episodes...

Though Sky would have shown all the episodes which is a slight advantage over ITV.

If only Channel 4 had bought it...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2008, 15:14
Replies: 548
Views: 41,166
Posted By Alberon
Frankly, I'm done with ITV. TV Burp is off till...

Frankly, I'm done with ITV.

TV Burp is off till the Autumn and F1 is going back to the BBC. There really isn't anything else I watch on that channel anymore now I'm giving up on ITV's showing of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2008, 15:12
Replies: 257
Views: 23,817
Posted By Alberon
But that was to actually make it and own it,...

But that was to actually make it and own it, rather than just buying the UK broadcast rights.

The idea behind Hogfather and the Colour of Magic (and other non-discworld stuff) was to produce a few...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2008, 12:55
Replies: 548
Views: 41,166
Posted By Alberon
Yeah, I quite agree. But ITV should have known at...

Yeah, I quite agree. But ITV should have known at the beginning of the year that there was a very good chance there would only be nine episodes this season and had some contingency plan in place.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2008, 12:36
Replies: 548
Views: 41,166
Posted By Alberon
Now the Mail has the story up, but they have some...

Now the Mail has the story up, but they have some information from a source which, if true, is very...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2008, 12:22
Replies: 548
Views: 41,166
Posted By Alberon
Also being reported on the Times website...

Also being reported on the Times website now.

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/tv_and_radio/article3750860.ece?Submitted=true

The story seems to be gaining some...
Forum: Sky 30-05-2006, 14:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By Alberon
I haven't got HD yet so I can't say, but I saw...

I haven't got HD yet so I can't say, but I saw the same sets in John Lewis in Reading on Saturday. It was showing the cricket in HD at the time. I thought the picture quality was great, unless the...
Forum: Movies 18-05-2006, 11:03
Replies: 38
Views: 2,578
Posted By Alberon
According to www.thedigitals.com the unaltered...

According to www.thedigitals.com the unaltered editions will be non-anamorphic editions taken from the prints for the laserdisc edition thirteen or so years ago.

After this I don't believe this will...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 13-03-2006, 12:38
Replies: 86
Views: 12,552
Posted By Alberon
According to that you have to pay the HD...

According to that you have to pay the HD subscription charge to get any FTV HD content by other broadcasters if you don't have a Sky subscription. About what I'd expect though.

Shame the Sky +...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-02-2006, 14:09
Replies: 84
Views: 9,002
Posted By Alberon
They will be "linked", I think that's almost...

They will be "linked", I think that's almost certain.

Whether you will have to pay a 10 Sky+ charge on top of the rumoured HDTV 10 extra charge I don't know. I've not heard any mention of it in...
Forum: Sky 20-02-2006, 11:49
Replies: 115
Views: 25,409
Posted By Alberon
I don't think so. The 10 sub gets you the HD...

I don't think so. The 10 sub gets you the HD versions of channels you can get on your package, not access to ones you can't get the SD versions of.

For instance if you currently subscribe to the...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 04-02-2006, 09:36
Replies: 109
Views: 8,246
Posted By Alberon
The worst I ever saw was a series Sky tried to...

The worst I ever saw was a series Sky tried to make many years back with Bryan Brown called 'The Wanderer'. Terrible piece of absolute rubbish.
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