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New Westminster Studio and Kay Burley Launch - 1st Sept 2020

VA
valley
Looking at the screen to the right of the picture, is there some sort of plastic covering over the screen? The screen itself looks to be set back slightly with some sort of covering, could that be part of the reason the screens in the Westminster studio look as poor as they do?

Yes, as discussed before in this thread, there’s a diffusion layer in order to cut down on aliasing of the screen.
RK
Rkolsen World News
Interesting shot of the screen.





Interesting show. Looks like. They were just feeding random sources to the different Picture in Picture places. Like Live 3 has a quad box for the triptych - the left, middle and right would correspond to each large panel.
Don’t let anyone treat you like you’re a VO/SOT when you’re a PKG.
VM
VMPhil Granada North West Today
Interesting shot of the screen.




Looking forward to the new Sky News show presented by Big Plasma.
bkman1990, Meridian AM and AlfieMulcahy gave kudos
AS
Asa Admin Meridian (South East) South East Today
Had to separately remove a couple of posts today so a little reminder that this is not the place for rota discussion (x person is off, x person presented at this time etc.)
VA
valley
Interesting shot of the screen.





Interesting show. Looks like. They were just feeding random sources to the different Picture in Picture places. Like Live 3 has a quad box for the triptych - the left, middle and right would correspond to each large panel.

Yes, it’s part of the daily lineup procedure to check the lines to the studio and the graphics engines feeding the screens. A similar thing is done with the screen in Studio 21/Glass Box and in the City Studios. And Studio 6 if in use.
DE
derek500 West Country (West) Points West
New promo for Burley's show. Gone is the agressive 'nowhere to hide" stuff, now it's politicians come on for a bit of banter!
MA
Meridian AM Meridian (South) South Today
New promo for Burley's show. Gone is the agressive 'nowhere to hide" stuff, now it's politicians come on for a bit of banter!


Yes, it is clips from previous interviews.
It makes the programme out to be more lighthearted.
No more talk about politicians 'entering the lion's den' Very Happy
JK
JK08 Granada North West Today
Niall Paterson has just introduced the 9am hour with "welcome to the breakfast show", despite 'Kay Burley' being plastered across the screen.
As much as I hated the '@', it seems dropping '@Breakfast' has just left the slot stuck with a muddled brand, with people unsure what to call it.
JA
jay Founding member London London
JK08 posted:
Niall Paterson has just introduced the 9am hour with "welcome to the breakfast show", despite 'Kay Burley' being plastered across the screen.
As much as I hated the '@', it seems dropping '@Breakfast' has just left the slot stuck with a muddled brand, with people unsure what to call it.

Last night When Rishi Sunak’s appearance was teased it was referred to as ‘Kay Burley with Niall Paterson’..
jay
VA
valley
JK08 posted:
Niall Paterson has just introduced the 9am hour with "welcome to the breakfast show", despite 'Kay Burley' being plastered across the screen.
As much as I hated the '@', it seems dropping '@Breakfast' has just left the slot stuck with a muddled brand, with people unsure what to call it.

Kay regularly introduces it as “you’re watching the only breakfast show live from the heart of Westminster”, since “you’re watching Kay Burley, with me, Kay Burley” doesn’t sound great...
MA
Meridian AM Meridian (South) South Today
jay posted:
JK08 posted:
Niall Paterson has just introduced the 9am hour with "welcome to the breakfast show", despite 'Kay Burley' being plastered across the screen.
As much as I hated the '@', it seems dropping '@Breakfast' has just left the slot stuck with a muddled brand, with people unsure what to call it.

Last night When Rishi Sunak’s appearance was teased it was referred to as ‘Kay Burley with Niall Paterson’..


Yes... 'Rishi Sunak will be on Kay Burley with Niall Paterson'... Very Happy Shocked

Some things we just don't want to see Very Happy
JK
JK08 Granada North West Today
JK08 posted:
Niall Paterson has just introduced the 9am hour with "welcome to the breakfast show", despite 'Kay Burley' being plastered across the screen.
As much as I hated the '@', it seems dropping '@Breakfast' has just left the slot stuck with a muddled brand, with people unsure what to call it.

Kay regularly introduces it as “you’re watching the only breakfast show live from the heart of Westminster”, since “you’re watching Kay Burley, with me, Kay Burley” doesn’t sound great...

Yeah and to me that's fine, but Niall didn't say that. It was as though he was calling it 'The Breakfast Show'.

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