Latest in the Michael Apted documentary seriesThis is a long but wonderful piece of writing about 63 Up.
Years and years
Split from BBC One-ness - and so it continuesI really enjoyed the whole series, such a shame it only average overall about 1.6million. I wonder if iPlayer hits are bigger for it? Definitely seems like the type of show that would’ve gained...
A wider reach
If Cable TV was more widespread from the 1970'sSo for example: ITV-Yorkshire Television-South Yorkshire. That would have been the obvious way forward.
HD remastering 4:3 programmes
Split from ITV Programming ThreadI believe some elements of the Talons of Weng Chiang were shot on OB VT too.
TV Licence Fee Decision
No Continued universal over 75's exemptionThey may have the same owner now, but they still have their own editorial direction. You'l probably find that the Sun and Times don't always agree with each other either.
TV-related buildings in other media
Broadcasting House appears in new Watch Dogs Legion gameThe image at the top of this article on The Onion looks like a very familiar location...
“in the next couple of years”That's not a Sky issue, it's down to how the receiving equipment handles the format change. I don't have an AV receiver so I'm listening in stereo through the TV, but my Sky Q box is set to feed...
Saturday morning TV memories
What was a typical Saturday morning for you?It's the daring, dazzling, death defyingly dull, devastatingly dangerous, delectable, delicatessen-able, divinely decadent Sandwich Quiz!" There's loads of them on YouTube, here's a compilation...
Sunday morning TV memories
Saturdays more forgotten partner in crimeI don't know, you have to remember people have other things going on, But the Disney club was rather popular during the late 80s and early - mid 90s. Current Sunday brunch seems to have a loyal...
With Paddy, Freddie and ChrisI'm reading a book by a Pixar company director. During preliminary test screenings of The Incredibles, the production team were surprised and troubled by the negative audience reaction to Mr Incredible....
BBC Two breakdown - The Family Brain Games
Split from BBC Two 2018 RevampIt is nice that you wanted to thank Asa, but you could have just sent a PM as opposed to opening up a discussion that has been inactive for the last two months.
Late night ITV changes
Jackpot 247 axed, replaced by repeatsLooks like Ideal World on ITV in HD may be happening soon as the main channel is set to test on DSAT shortly.
William Simons has died
He played Alf Ventress in HeartbeatFunnily enough, that railway line closed in 1965 (re-opening in 1973 as a heritage railway). Heartbeat did run 30 years in parallel for the first few series-- up until the series shown in 1999-- then...
Talking Telephone Numbers
Split from This MorningQuantel seemed to lose their way with Marco. Initially they announced it as a low cost (free?) introduction to their editing ecosystem - then everything went very quiet...