Muhammed Ali's death - media coverage
Split from The Sport ThreadFrustrating that the excellent BBC tribute to Ali is not on iPlayer. I suspect due to rights issues with clips of his classic bouts.
The best and worst digital TV channels in the UK of all time Both. Even though the channel has had support from a viewers, that doesn't save them from putting their foot in the **** (metaphorically speaking). Have you heard of the saying: "Nothing Kills a Bad...
SD Picture Quality
SD broadcasts on SD channelsBBC Two still don't broadcast their nations in HD. The HD feed is one national feed for the UK.
Harry Hill's Tea Time
Coming to Sky One this Autumn.Not sure what that's got to do this programme. Completely different format, channel and time of day.
Northern Ireland presentation
BBC and UTV (while it exists)Love those. Shame they never made it to air!
Australian Regional TV realignment
9 moves to 5, 10 moves to 8Apparently, WIN is still using "Tar Sequence" as their news theme:
BBC announce 'The Voice' replacement.
'Let it Shine' - Working TitleIt's a different programme. And when Graham was doing the Lloyd Webber things, he wasn't also doing a radio show forty weeks of the year and a chat show thirty weeks of the year. Maybe he wants a...
ITV to shut down for an hour on August 27th This goes down terribly as well. The only people enthusiastic about it is Nickelodeon and it usually results in people just turning over to Cartoon Network.
The 1988 News at Ten titles
How were they made?The BBC did just that a few years later with the CRV + Charisma integration (you probably didn't need to do it in the VM) for the 'Not VR' cut glass news look though, and ITN always had a pretty impressive...
Nick at Nite UK
Launches on 27 JuneWhen Nickelodeon launched, TV ASIA broadcast on the transponder after 7pm but vacated the space after a couple of months to make way for the proposed Nick at Nite. When that didn't happen "Pages from...
Filmic EffectNeighbours switched from 50i to 25p a long time ago - probably when it went HD. (After it left the BBC) They may have changed the lighting look - or moved from multi camera 25p to single camera 25p...