Satellite Wars I'm pretty sure that was part 2 and it was about the Indian cable industry as a whole- hence the lines at the end of part 1 about an even bigger market on 'the other side of the world'. I've a vague...
Shows that people forget or get lost in time
Classic shows you remember, but the public might notYeah, Close to Home was pretty much a transplant of the American show of the same name, even down to the characters, the sets and the scripts were virtually identical too. The same thing happened...
BBC making £34m investment in children's services I'm putting two discussions together here... In the light of 'forgotten' programmes, including those mentioned in the discussion below, do you think that CBBC (and CITV) have taken note of which...
"Grotbags" star Carol Lee Scott dies At least we know where The Crystal Maze's Richard Ayoade's hand idea came from.
50 years of colour television
Split from New look BBC One - Jan 2017Yes, it must be I suppose. The EC is applied at programme stream level with DAB, not (or perhaps additionally to) the transport stream ?
Even Better Than The Real Thing
Split from New look BBC One - Jan 2017Didn't we have a Tributes Acts contest a few years ago?....
Television presentation supporting PrideI was just in front of them in the parade. They received big cheers all the way round.
Channel 5 Milkshake
Rebrand July 24thWell, they're under new management now, remember. Obviously Viacom think that Desmond made a mistake.
Presentation that just never got used. Which is why they made the UK Map a little more obvious in those compared to a lot of other regions!
BBC2 Newsnight Excerpt (10-07-2017)
Artist Marina Amaral's accurate colourization and enhancement of archive materialFor those interested in such things, here's an excerpt from the tail-end of Newsnight 10-07-2017, where some of Brazilian Artist Marina Amaral's work of manually colourizing and enhancing of archive...
BBC Four falls off air - Sun 16 July
Barenboim rendered barrenYou are 100% correct, and I doff my cap to you, sir. *doff*
Martin Landau has died
Rollin Hand/Commander Koenig RIPAnother childhood star gone. Goodbye commander Koenig.
Disney Channel UK Presenters question
A question about the old presenters on the UK version of the Disney ChannelAJ Thank you for replying, you know you get that happy feeling when someone reply's to you, so thanks again. So I guess they didn't have the same presenters all the time, they rotated, for example...
You are The Weakest Link, hello!
Set to return later this year.Can't be as bad as the remake of the crystal maze though
Dave and Home to launch on Freesat - UKTV
Launch date: Tuesday the 1st of August 2017You're deliberatly getting sidetracked. I don't think anyone doesn't want to encourage more British TV production, but that doesn't mean that imports automatically = bad telly. There's still plenty...