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Old 25-02-2012, 14:30
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Forgive me if i am wrong, but I thought the whole point of Sky Atlantic was Sky showing HBO programmes like The Wire, Sopranos and Game of Thrones?

So what is this quiz show doing on Sky Atlantic?

Sigh.

If you want HBO, watch HBO. Looks like Sky will be filling SA with garbage.
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Old 25-02-2012, 16:41
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You are wrong. Sky Atlantic have shown many British shows. They show about 40% HBO content.

Sky Atlantic relies heavily on screenings of US television programmes, with forty percent of all programming coming from HBO.[11] Although the channel mainly screens dramas, there are blocks in the schedule dedicated to comedies, movies and a showcase of content from Sky Arts.[12][13] Sky have also committed to commission at least six UK programmes per year for the channel.[14]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sky_Atlantic
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Old 25-02-2012, 17:11
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This show exists solely to get Doris to say the word "dick"
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Old 26-02-2012, 08:34
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Forgive me if i am wrong, but I thought the whole point of Sky Atlantic was Sky showing HBO programmes like The Wire, Sopranos and Game of Thrones?

If that was the case, they couldn't come on air until 9pm each night!!
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Old 08-04-2012, 00:45
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It was Hilarious on thursday or friday's show when the contestant spent a long time incorrectly guessing on one question and time ran out as AW was raging because he had 2 drops to use! lol
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Old 08-04-2012, 11:33
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Not a bad quiz.I ended up recording them in the end due to the annoying breaks.
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Old 08-04-2012, 11:37
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It was Hilarious on thursday or friday's show when the contestant spent a long time incorrectly guessing on one question and time ran out as AW was raging because he had 2 drops to use! lol
Shame Paul didn't win, seemed to be a very nice chap.

Hopefully there will be another run and he'll get another go.
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Old 08-04-2012, 11:53
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i love quiz shows but could only watch 10 mins! the presenting from Ann was awful
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Old 08-04-2012, 11:58
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i love quiz shows but could only watch 10 mins! the presenting from Ann was awful
She's one of the worst people to host a quiz, she's a bit wooden. That voice goes right through my head it gets more and more high pitched the longer she talks. I've watched a few shows and it's good, but it'd be better without her though.
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Old 08-04-2012, 12:12
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when i watched it she seemed to be struggling with what to say. not sure if she's reading from autocue or not. i may try watching it again and try to ignore her!
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Old 08-04-2012, 13:05
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It was never intended solely for HBO shows. But I did assume form the name of the channel it would be only US shows. But it seems that was never the intention. Thus it showed things like Fish Town.
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Old 08-04-2012, 13:21
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i love quiz shows but could only watch 10 mins! the presenting from Ann was awful
I love a good quiz too and tried to watch this. However i find Widdys voice just unbearable and couldnt stay the course.
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Old 08-04-2012, 13:33
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The questions are a bit random.

But the shadow dancing at the background is the biggest put off ever
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Old 08-04-2012, 15:47
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She's one of the worst people to host a quiz, she's a bit wooden. That voice goes right through my head it gets more and more high pitched the longer she talks. I've watched a few shows and it's good, but it'd be better without her though.
They should get Sarah Millican to host it
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Old 08-04-2012, 15:48
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I think it's fine the way it is. It's certainly harder than a lot of other quizzes.
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Old 08-04-2012, 16:11
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They should get Sarah Millican to host it
Wash your mouth out Dogs and cats from miles around would be able to tune into it
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:09
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Shame Paul didn't win, seemed to be a very nice chap.

Hopefully there will be another run and he'll get another go.
Although the way in which professional quizzers like Paul and before him the Australian Mark dominated in the last two weeks of the run meant it got fairly predictable, a sort of 'Spot the Egghead'.

No problem with Anne as host, she seemed in her element. But please less of the scripted puns.
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Old 10-04-2012, 16:32
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The quality of contestants was obviously important and many were established tv quizzers.

An excellent show in my opinion although the format could be tweaked slightly.

Does anyone know what happened on the last show (the one after the two forgotten drops), it happemed to be one of the few i missed.
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Old 11-04-2012, 06:32
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I think it's fine the way it is. It's certainly harder than a lot of other quizzes.
Agreed,and Anne does grow on you,well on me anyway,but get rid of those dancing figures.
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Old 11-04-2012, 15:09
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The quality of contestants was obviously important and many were established tv quizzers.

An excellent show in my opinion although the format could be tweaked slightly.

Does anyone know what happened on the last show (the one after the two forgotten drops), it happemed to be one of the few i missed.
I couldn't tell although many were ex-Mastermind contestants but Mark and Paul who had such long runs both belonged to rival professional quiz teams. (I think Paul had beaten Mark's team) In the last show Paul still didn't get the prize so it will be rolled over or not as the case may be.
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