70's Sitcom's Made Into Films .. Why?
scenes remade from seriesYes - there was the Eady level on cinema admissions, at least a portion of which could be retained by the distributor if it was invested in UK production.
NBC 'Tonight' Show
Jimmy Fallon to replace Jay LenoI think the closest thing we have to a daily programme of that sort is bid - it's clearly controversial (cf. the regular ASA complaints), it's got comedy legend Peter Simon and comedy legend Andy Hodgson on a lot, and is so full of regular exper...
By Gareth E
What's Cooking? Channel 4
Live from Sainsbury's kitchen.That's not the Grand National, it's another race Channel 4 aired last Friday.
ITV Programming Thread
The latest Matthew Hall seriesYour right we would have ended up with single ITV by 2002, but TVAM had plans to rent out space to CPT TV ( frost little project, who woudl have used the newsroom aswell) TVS would have merged with...
Thames Endboard Question I know on all The Bill episodes up until the end of 1992 they were Thames productions for ITV on the endboard. Like I say just seems puzzling to start with showing the new endboard for episodes in Jan 1993 and change in what look to be March/April episodes to the old river ident endboard.
ITV2's New Idents
Second waveRemember those show reels earlier in the year with unseen idents on them? Well the Lilo Run across a swimming pool has now aired at last.
By Andrew Wood
ITV What If?
Waiting their turnThere was a good "what-if" in the Scotsman back in 1989,, in a article covering a television industry conference in Glasgow which debated what was then the Broadcasting Billl (later to become the 1990 Broadcasting Act) and also what was seen as a London bias in the media.
Neighbours: Late Night Edition
Airing now on Channel 5I wonder if that was in part to make sure they filled the hour.
UTV eyes up bid to take over 'debt laden' TV3 One other thing to consider about this potential takeover, as has already been mentioned, is regulation. UTV is covered by OFCOM; TV3 will be covered by the existing Irish regulatior, and crucially, UTV, if it did takeover the brand, would still h...
How do you consume media content? [Survey]
Help needed for a surveyI completed your survey. I look forward to seeing the results. The survey did make me realise that these days I probably watch less than an hour a day on average.
ITV 'considered approach to acquire Channel 5'
Northern and Shell understood to have made contactWas it the three f's approach that ruined the station, or was it the change to 'five', and more arts & documentaries which despite being well made, and repositioning the channel as more sophisticated, I don't think that they ever shook off...