Thames Telethon 1985
How did they get round the network shows?Interesting comments considering this was a month before the first Children in Need which, although different to what we're used to now, ended up doing exactly what Clive describes every year...
Barry Chuckle has died, aged 73
He died peacefully in his sleepAnything on Talking Pictures is by definition in a poor slot.
Interactive services memories Channel 998 is the default, though it seems now for some reason to have recently started broadcasting in HD.
Trouble at Vintage TV?
Pulled from Freeview, Freesat, and temporarily Sky and VirginView TV Group are now planning to relaunch Vintage Music as a TV channel next year, initially launching on Sky, so there was some truth in the previous talk of Vintage TV returning to Sky: The...
The personalities who are or were ubiquitous at one pointI don't think Mark Austin has been mentioned yet - anyone else remember when he used to do both the Evening News and the News at 10:30 every night?
Matt Berry’s Television Themes
Featuring LWT, Thames and Open UniversityYeah that's beautiful, as is Blankety Blank, particularly towards the end with the guitar section.
I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! 2018 Oh yes, you're right, I had it in my head that was the year the Made In Chelsea guy got kicked out abruptly.
Worst ever tv related problem you've ever had? Mine is The Weakest Link.. in the middle of Bob the Builder.
Catch upThe Fire Stick is a strange beast though as it doesn't come with a bunch of preinstalled apps as you'd expect, you have to jump on the Amazon Store to "buy" the ones you want even though they're free....
Split from Childrens TVTo be honest, it's more likely to be a Presentation Scheduling/Media Planning error. Playout (especially for a non-reactive channel like ITVBe) wouldn't 'schedule' these.
Roy walker back on Catchphrase
At the Edinburgh TV festivalI remember Sky One used to show the US Strike it Rich in a morning slot during the early 90s....although I recall they might have changed the name to "Beat the Bandit" or something like that? They...
Could he return to our screens?Not in the States (bear in mind I'm talking about the US original here from 1986 which was called Strike it Rich). Same Apple-II based system that TTD used. Was confirmed by a Kline and Friends staffer...