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Josh1,250 posts since 21 Dec 2014
I see there's been updates to the site and that ITV isn't being identified now. Is there a reason for this?
Fan of the media industry, from the UK.
Asa3,662 posts since 22 Mar 2001 Administrator
Meridian (South East) South East Today
Is there a reason for this?

Laziness. I got a bit fed up setting up the identifications for each week when the site is meant to be a fire-and-forget. Although if they're mostly repeats these days then it shouldn't be difficult to just pick which week it was each Monday (it loops around each video up to five times for that week's theme. I wouldn't be able to get it to do 5x52 weeks)
Neil Jones6,155 posts since 23 Dec 2001
Central (West) Midlands Today
I hope the continuity around the coronavirus programming is being kept and stored somewhere.

I doubt TV will see something like this again.


Why would it need to be kept and stored? What's so special about it? An announcer saying "In a change to the advertised schedule Pointless will now be on BBC Two at 5:15. Here on One, we join a BBC News special" isn't particularly noteworthy in itself. That's been done many times before both for planned and unplanned events.

Or have I misunderstood?
TIGHazard705 posts since 3 Jan 2014
Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
I hope the continuity around the coronavirus programming is being kept and stored somewhere.

I doubt TV will see something like this again.


Why would it need to be kept and stored? What's so special about it? An announcer saying "In a change to the advertised schedule Pointless will now be on BBC Two at 5:15. Here on One, we join a BBC News special" isn't particularly noteworthy in itself. That's been done many times before both for planned and unplanned events.

Or have I misunderstood?


No, the newsflashes themselves are not particularly noteworthy themselves (although when was the last time they were daily?)

I mainly meant around the new programming, like Health Check UK Live. Or the now rationed episodes of EastEnders.

Watching the continuity around events like Dianas death, 9/11, Queen Mother, 7/7 and the ripple effects afterwards gives us a sense into the mood of the nation at that time.
Neil Jones6,155 posts since 23 Dec 2001
Central (West) Midlands Today
But those programmes themselves are recorded and archived anyway. The surrounding parts won't be anything special beyond "in a change to the listings in some magazines, EastEnders is back on Monday, so now we've time for some Would I Lie To You", surely?

To be honest I think the mood of the nation is summed up more perfectly in the pictures of people driving half a warehouse full of toilet roll home rather than whichever Oneness ident was on air when an episode of EastEnders was replaced by Lee Mack.