ITV Night Time news: recorded or live? Not sure about shouty delivery. More like bland, except for a few. (unless you're referring to ITV2?)
ITV Chief Executive Adam Crozier to step down What the idents lack in creativity they make up for in style, quantity and variety. They're probably the best set ITV have had for a long time, which probably doesn't say much.
New £9m Wales broadcast archive project
To include BBC recordings dating back 80 years
That's Media has its eyes on the Isle of Man
Local television proposalNo one would miss them then. It does come to mind, when their programming is poorly made. That's TV have prioritised rapid expansion across the UK instead of building up their programmes and...
CBBC revive Saturday morning magazine show format
The return of Saturday morning telly - well almostIt was like that before Christmas too, though showed different programmes to the channel and no mash up. Mash up is going from Strength to strength imo. The longer run is much deserved, despite...
Winner - Israel - KAN - Netta Barzilai 'Toy'Prince William's got more hair then ever now.
When Gameshows Go Horribly Wrong
3 Hours of MishapsOn the other hand, the director can give the vision mixer a few minutes off and still have pretty good results:
The Sky EPG: A Time for a tidy up?
or at least a workaroundNot helped that they were also behind a paywall (or other not so legal ways of distribution).
Ill thought Adverts
Advents of mis-guided advertsOr going crazy over how late Good Morning Britain starts the next hour.
New BBC corporate font: BBC Reith
To replace Gill Sans in print and on screenSince I started this thread, the channel I work at has had two graphics refreshes, and is weeks away from a third. But I guess the BBC has one or two more outlets to update, and I know these things...
Trailer/promo voice overs There is a trailer for it, because it's on every week. Sportscene is shown on Sunday teatimes and repeated on Sunday nights, after Match of the Day 2. The complaint seemed to be that there was...
Virgin Media to auction off the best slots on its TV guide Presumably broadcasters can get ratings broken down by platform to see if such moves are worthwhile.
Sir Roger Moore Dies
89 year old loses life after short battle with cancerMy understanding is that the IMAX version is the full frame - 1.90:1 I believe. The 2.35:1 is a crop of this as you can see from the pictures.
BBC TV Centre & elections (off-topic)
Split from ITV to refurb & extend South Bank siteCrumbs... I never know itv 500 had been around that long. I remember Scottish 500 deffo in 97 for numerous reason. Election. ref.etc.It was the only stv gtv border tri production.
3-16 July on the BBC. Qualifying from 26 Jun. Grass season from 12 June- Today at Wimbledon will start late and run to a reduced length Yes, this happened a few times - Today at Wimbledon won't air on TV at all At least once but I've known worse - Rain will stop...
Early Cable/Satellite TV thread Also, in 1990 the Chicago Tribune is merrily encouraging this creative approach – "U.S. fans with satellite dishes need only get the transponder numbers for TSN Canada. The Great White North`s version...