BT and Sky reach wholesale agreement - Part II
BTTV Viewers to get Now TV with a plus.Isn’t it that technically they are selling the Now TV packages but the channels will be available within the BT TV EPG. The second announcement talked about a ‘deeper’ partnership and that...
The iconic show returns for a one-off 90 minute special on BBC FourI'm talking about the 2002 repeat on BBC4 this weekend!
Scuzz closes 15th November
CSC Media/Sony rock channel will close after 15 years on airProbably the uplink provider (ie Arqiva/Globecast) pulling the plug at a set time rather than Scuzz themselves.
Strictly Come Dancing
Ropey editing in the pre-recorded Results showA 10pm results show wouldn't do that well in the ratings (especially after the news.) and would affect the Sunday schedule much more. I don't think back in the era when they did do it that it ever...
Children In Need 2018
A Night of fundraising again.I remember there was a very large outdoor CIN concert in Stoke-on-Trent one year in the early 00s organised by BBC Midlands that they opted to both on network and midlands.
TV Dxing November 2018
There's a lot of tropo this weekendInteresting website here - It is in Dutch but should be reasonably easy to understand. Also - useful map here:
Split from Blockbusters to be revivedMilkshake led to her big break hosting Channel 5's revival of It's A Knockout with Keith Chegwin.
A theoretical questionI think that's where the beginning of the end starts. Once you make it general taxation and reduce the direct link between payment and the BBC, you doom the BBC to be beholden to politicians at a...
A hard border in the Irish Sea
How will it affect broadcasting?BBC provide their channels to the Irish tv providers via their commercial arm BBC Studios. Carriage deals means BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, CBBC and Cbeebies appear on the Irish Sky EPG, with BBC...
End of End of Part One
(Not the LWT sketch show)You’re not alone. In Broadchurch they used both Lyme Bay and Clevedon as filming locations, that led to inconsistencies with the direction of of sunsets and sunrises
65 minute slot duration - C4 @ 10pm & ITV with IACGMOOH A leap into the great unknown and I hope you aren't seriously suggesting that one of the top priorities in the new world will be to 'change the rules to stop 31 minute programmes appearing on an EPG...
ITV are now eyeing up STV
ITV will not have a easy ride like UTV....Presumably other than news it is a long time since the two STV regions had any local programming of their own.
BBC One Christmas 2018
1st December. Split from Christmas Idents 2018Thanks for that comprehensive explanation. Never could stand the programme so my knowledge of this skit technique was nil.