15-20 miles out isn't too much of an issue and presumably significantly cheaper too.
Studio space has probably fallen in line with demand too - sitcoms filmed in front of a live studio audience are almost non-existent and outside of the reality franchises you don't see a huge amount of studio based weekend light entertainment now.
One studio accommodates three talk shows on three different channels when they're all airing in the same week, whilst game shows probably benefit from being filmed out of London. Recent studio closures haven't stopped an endless amount of panel shows being filmed too.
Last edited by Brekkie on 13 October 2019 9:33pm
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