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PA
PATV Scunthorpe Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
Not sure if it was happening on Sky/Virgin but I had Magic on the BoxPlus app on FireTV on the 2nd tv and it went to an ad break but it was stuck in a loop playing the same advert over again, BoXmas was the same but the others seemed fine.

I don't know whether it's any different on Fire TV, but usually other adverts are overlaid for the online feeds, mostly their own promos.
“Nostalgia’s cool, but it won’t help me now, the dream is good, if you don’t wear it out.”
PF
PFMC84 UTV Newsline
Horror Channel currently on a breakdown slide with glitchy graphics and odd music cues playing. It also looks like the resolution of the image keeps changing. Text is getting sharper then blurry as if the picture can’t steady itself.
LN
LondonNewsBites London London
Its still on there.
Its a good show!
CA
Capybara Granada North West Today
Must be some real gremlins in the works on Horror, problems have been persisting for over an hour now with no announcements, just the same looping slide and some whoosh noises.
Aspiring continuity announcer.
JO
Josh


Fan of the media industry, from the UK.
AL
AaronLoySalvador London London
Josh posted:



Looks Like The Horror Channel Twitter had mentioned it!

https://up.metropol247.co.uk/NBK/CBB83F19-35FD-4546-84C4-2E476B49F94E.png : I know this is nonsense but this is the breakdown slide. (Click on the link)
Last edited by AaronLoySalvador on 22 November 2019 11:06pm
CA
Capybara Granada North West Today
Problems spilling over from Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 into Village Of The Damned. No ident, just a continuation of the breakdown loop.
Aspiring continuity announcer.
MI
TheMike Central (East) East Midlands Today
Interesting how when the fault started on Freeview & YouView at 9pm, output continued as normal on Sky, Freesat and Virgin. Two different feeds of the channel then?
CA
Capybara Granada North West Today
Horror has just returned as of 23:03. Crashing straight into Village of the Damned.
Aspiring continuity announcer.

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LE
Lewismpsmith Meridian (South East) South East Today
A new breakdown from January 2002 now where BBC One tries to join Question Time.

Let's play a game, try to notice something that's odd about this particular breakdown Laughing

Breakdown is at 0:58.

We're in this together. Stay alert.
JO
Josh
No breakdown slide, just stayed on the ident?
Fan of the media industry, from the UK.
SP
Steve in Pudsey Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
It looks like a double whammy breakdown, in that the pres director tried to fix a problem that in hindsight didn't need fixing, and made things a whole lot worse by managing to take the next item in the schedule (a trail) rather than styling it out.
Write that down in your copybook now.

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