Caroline Aherne 1963-2016 Exactly what it was. But I think that was about the right tone sometimes subtle is better and more tasteful.
It was rebranded and no one noticed.It is very MTV... sadly not the super-creative 80s/90s MTV, more the stupid and annoying "RANDOM LOLZ !!!1" modern MTV look.
Are they in place?As far as I know, the feed was transmitted from a satellite van to Brussels (so, that would most logically be VRT) and even the EVN in Geneva. A reporter that night posted it on Twitter. I have...
BBC One's 3D Week (from 1993)
What Was Shown, If Anything?Huh. I just blithely assumed I would have noticed if they'd done that. Shows what I know!
2016 Paralympic Games
Live on Channel 4Couldn't quite make up my mind on the tennis commentary - went from absolutely hating it to kind of loving how biased it was at times. Was annoying though the singles final fell in the two hours...
Sponsorship of TV programmes The recent BBC rebroadcast of the Euro96 semifinal on the RB had its Goal of the Tournament phone competition intact. The "live" text on the website said "don't ring in".
What could have made On/ITV Digital a success?
Imagining an alternate future for DTT.The initial thought that ITV operating a multichannel platform would help secure its future in a declining advertising market was flawed. Sky's channels were created to support the platform - to...
CITV opt outs
There is two questions to this:Presumably there was a late-ish change? He-Man was pulled but not all regions updated their listings in time? If anyone has copies of the TVTimes, it would be interesting to see if He-Man was listed...
Analogue Cable Memories
From Scientific Atlanta Boxes to CMT pulling out of EuropeI forgot I had this on YouTube, a lot of cable channel hopping from 1999. The picture didn't jump on TV, it's from the VCR. Easy to forget how rubbish the picture quality used to be on The Box.
My5 TV channel to replace Channel 5 +24
From 10th of AugustHaving looked at the channel's content and schedule - it's a far better use of a 24 hour Freeview stream than C5+24 ever was. But the programming however is just a mire of factual content from...
The Sport Thread
For stuff not worthy of a thread of its ownIt's the highlights programme produced by the host broadcaster, Dorna. Previously the highlights broadcaster used a BT Sport production.
Mrs Brown's Boys - Live
BBC One and RTE One nowThey have also had other successful comedies/entertainment shows such as The Panel (which you mentioned) The Podge & Rodge Show, Naked Camera (followed by it's spin off Makin' Jake) and Anonymous...