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JA
james-2001
there is also the case of some of TV-am’s imported children’s programmes which ended up on Channel 4 after 1993.


That makes me think of Dappledown Farm actually- over 4 years after TV-am went off the air, Channel 5 repeated it, then made some new series of their own. Possibly the only TV-am show ever repeated outside of TV-am? Though technically TV-am's kids department had been spun off into an indie, Clear Idea Television, by the time Dappledown Farm was made (which curiously also made the later series of The Hit Man and Her).
EJ
EJNutz
Comedy series Brass from ITV to C4
AN
all new Phil
Flux posted:

Correct. The Hotel Inspector has always been on Channel 5. And arguably the best thing that happened to it was Ruth Watson being poached, as Alex Polizzi gave it a bit of a boost and has now of course become synonymous with the show - whilst the Channel 4 ripoff faded rather quickly. A quick look on the C5 website shows they were still airing new episodes in 2019. I had no idea it was still actually running! It's definitely been a long time since its heyday.

Used to love The Hotel Inspector but it became a bit samey. Alex gets to the hotel and stays the night. Finds a pube in the shower. Whinges about towels on the bed. Owners flap about making her breakfast. They argue a bit. She redecorates a room, hangs up a new sign outside and invites “local movers and shakers” to awkwardly hang around eating canapés for a bit. Then she sods off.
FL
Flux
Talk shows between BBC and ITV.
Parkinson
Jonathan Ross


Do most talkshows really count here, though? Parkinson might be an exemption as that was the same set and format and it's always treated like the same show in retrospect, but most of the others are a result of the talent moving channel to front another similar programme rather than the whole show being moved. The Jonathan Ross Show on ITV and Friday Night with Jonathan Ross are very, very similar, but they're not the same show.

Same with Graham Norton's various chat show incarnations mentioned on a previous page. The show didn't move, the presenter did. There's no way the BBC would have lifted So Graham Norton wholesale from Channel 4 as its content was way more risqué than his BBC One show.
MH
Mateus Honrado
Flux posted:
Talk shows between BBC and ITV.
Parkinson
Jonathan Ross


Do most talkshows really count here, though? Parkinson might be an exemption as that was the same set and format and it's always treated like the same show in retrospect, but most of the others are a result of the talent moving channel to front another similar programme rather than the whole show being moved. The Jonathan Ross Show on ITV and Friday Night with Jonathan Ross are very, very similar, but they're not the same show.

Same with Graham Norton's various chat show incarnations mentioned on a previous page. The show didn't move, the presenter did. There's no way the BBC would have lifted So Graham Norton wholesale from Channel 4 as its content was way more risqué than his BBC One show.

I would say that Paul O'Grady's afternoon talk show The Paul O'Grady Show counts since the original 2004-09 run started on ITV (then ITV1) before moving to Channel 4 and when the show was revived for three seasons from 2013 to 2015, it returned on ITV.
PA
parrferris
Gusan posted:
What The Papers Say - ITV to C4 to BBC2

I was (and maybe still is) more recently part of “The Westminster Hour” on Radio 4, still credited to ITV.

In fact, after C4 What the Papers Say moved back to ITV for some years, appearing as part of the NightTime lineup, before jumping to BBC2. It was finally dropped from Radio 4 a couple of years ago; oddly, during that period it was credited as "A Granada format for BBC Radio 4" a good many years after the Granada name had been dropped from everything other than regional news.
CA
Caly123
Horrid Henry - CITV ---> Nicktoons/Nickelodeon
Sadie Sparks - Disney Channel ---> Pop
LazyTown - CBeebies/Nick Jr. ---> Cartoonito/Milkshake!
Curious George - CITV/Disney Junior ---> Cartoonito
Hotel Transylvania - Disney XD ---> CITV
Bluey - Disney Junior ---> CBeebies
Last edited by Caly123 on 18 March 2021 4:47pm
NJ
Neil Jones Founding member
Horrid Henry - CITV ---> Nicktoons/Nickelodeon
Sadie Sparks - Disney Channel ---> Pop
LazyTown - CBeebies/Nick Jr. ---> Cartoonito
Curious George - CITV/Disney Junior ---> Cartoonito
Hotel Transylvania - Disney XD ---> CITV


Did Cartoonito make new versions of Sparks/LazyTown/George or did they just buy reruns of the previous episodes?
TV
iloveTV1
Horrid Henry - CITV ---> Nicktoons/Nickelodeon
Sadie Sparks - Disney Channel ---> Pop
LazyTown - CBeebies/Nick Jr. ---> Cartoonito
Curious George - CITV/Disney Junior ---> Cartoonito
Hotel Transylvania - Disney XD ---> CITV


LazyTown aired on milkshake from 2013-2016.
PF
PFML84
Used to love The Hotel Inspector but it became a bit samey. Alex gets to the hotel and stays the night. Finds a pube in the shower. Whinges about towels on the bed. Owners flap about making her breakfast. They argue a bit. She redecorates a room, hangs up a new sign outside and invites “local movers and shakers” to awkwardly hang around eating canapés for a bit. Then she sods off.

But isn't that the same setup as countless other shows, such as Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares etc.? It falls on the host to make the show stand out as much as the content.
CA
Caly123
Horrid Henry - CITV ---> Nicktoons/Nickelodeon
Sadie Sparks - Disney Channel ---> Pop
LazyTown - CBeebies/Nick Jr. ---> Cartoonito
Curious George - CITV/Disney Junior ---> Cartoonito
Hotel Transylvania - Disney XD ---> CITV


LazyTown aired on milkshake from 2013-2016.

I forgot about that.
FL
Flux
Used to love The Hotel Inspector but it became a bit samey. Alex gets to the hotel and stays the night. Finds a pube in the shower. Whinges about towels on the bed. Owners flap about making her breakfast. They argue a bit. She redecorates a room, hangs up a new sign outside and invites “local movers and shakers” to awkwardly hang around eating canapés for a bit. Then she sods off.

But isn't that the same setup as countless other shows, such as Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares etc.? It falls on the host to make the show stand out as much as the content.


The Hotel Inspector was originally more creative though - Alex (and Ruth before her) would be around for a while and make various visits to the hotel, actually looking at the local area and tailoring the "fix" especially to that property. I'm also sure they used to revamp the whole hotel, adapting the use of rooms and entrances etc rather than just giving once room a coat of paint. Then the production got lazy, presumably the budget shrunk, and it fell into the repetitive format as masterfully described by all new Phil above - with added "Darling" and swearing along the way.
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