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bkman19901,374 posts since 29 Jan 2012
UTV Newsline
Prime Time has a new set. It looks very like the RTÉ News studio, using a similar video wall. They are using the same desk as before.


The set has been used once before for a special live debate on a possible No Deal Brexit for Ireland a few weeks ago.

It looks great. The set has plenty of space around it. It looks like a lite version of Studio B for Newsnight.
bkman19901,374 posts since 29 Jan 2012
UTV Newsline
RTÉ have launched their trailers for The Late Late Toy Show & The Late Late Toy Show Unwrapped this week.

There appears to be no change to their Christmas presentation graphics this year.

Although this year's slogan has changed to "Now; You're Home".
JKDerry2,094 posts since 15 Oct 2016
UTV Newsline
RTÉ have launched their trailers for The Late Late Toy Show & The Late Late Toy Show Unwrapped this week.

There appears to be no change to their Christmas presentation graphics this year.

Although this year's slogan has changed to "Now; You're Home".

Do you have any idea how Ryan Tubridy will continue as host? He said a few years back that his tenure will be close in length to Pat Kenny's, but he surpassed Pat's ten year tenure, I wonder how long he will stay there, and how many more Toy Shows he will do?
Kc12325 posts since 5 Apr 2018
UTV Newsline
RTÉ have launched their trailers for The Late Late Toy Show & The Late Late Toy Show Unwrapped this week.

There appears to be no change to their Christmas presentation graphics this year.

Although this year's slogan has changed to "Now; You're Home".

Do you have any idea how Ryan Tubridy will continue as host? He said a few years back that his tenure will be close in length to Pat Kenny's, but he surpassed Pat's ten year tenure, I wonder how long he will stay there, and how many more Toy Shows he will do?

I can see him going for the 15 or maybe even 20 year mark. Then I think he will call it a day. Don't know who could replace him but. Personally I can't stand Ray Darcy and in the current climate its probably likely they will pick a woman so I'm guessing it would be Claire Byrne
TVLand80 posts since 9 Aug 2019
UTV
Karen is presenting Ireland AM solo this morning. She hasn’t said why she’s on her own. Not sure if i’ve ever seen Ireland AM presented by just one member of the team. Normally they’d get some sort of filler in (Simon, Anna, Claire, Laura...).

Update: Ger Treacy has stepped in for this mornings discussion about “Accessibility on Public Transport”.
Last edited by TVLand on 26 November 2019 7:38am
JKDerry2,094 posts since 15 Oct 2016
UTV Newsline
RTÉ have launched their trailers for The Late Late Toy Show & The Late Late Toy Show Unwrapped this week.

There appears to be no change to their Christmas presentation graphics this year.

Although this year's slogan has changed to "Now; You're Home".

Do you have any idea how Ryan Tubridy will continue as host? He said a few years back that his tenure will be close in length to Pat Kenny's, but he surpassed Pat's ten year tenure, I wonder how long he will stay there, and how many more Toy Shows he will do?

I can see him going for the 15 or maybe even 20 year mark. Then I think he will call it a day. Don't know who could replace him but. Personally I can't stand Ray Darcy and in the current climate its probably likely they will pick a woman so I'm guessing it would be Claire Byrne

Isn't Miriam O'Callaghan very popular as a talk show host in Ireland?
Kc12325 posts since 5 Apr 2018
UTV Newsline
Do you have any idea how Ryan Tubridy will continue as host? He said a few years back that his tenure will be close in length to Pat Kenny's, but he surpassed Pat's ten year tenure, I wonder how long he will stay there, and how many more Toy Shows he will do?

I can see him going for the 15 or maybe even 20 year mark. Then I think he will call it a day. Don't know who could replace him but. Personally I can't stand Ray Darcy and in the current climate its probably likely they will pick a woman so I'm guessing it would be Claire Byrne

Isn't Miriam O'Callaghan very popular as a talk show host in Ireland?

She is yeah but she's a bit full of herself. Claire Byrne is a political Commentator and has her own show but she comes across as a really good interviewer. If it was my choice I'd pick her all day over Miriam.
TVLand80 posts since 9 Aug 2019
UTV
I can see him going for the 15 or maybe even 20 year mark. Then I think he will call it a day. Don't know who could replace him but. Personally I can't stand Ray Darcy and in the current climate its probably likely they will pick a woman so I'm guessing it would be Claire Byrne

Isn't Miriam O'Callaghan very popular as a talk show host in Ireland?

She is yeah but she's a bit full of herself. Claire Byrne is a political Commentator and has her own show but she comes across as a really good interviewer. If it was my choice I'd pick her all day over Miriam.

If you watched the Gay Byrne Late Late Special, Miriam spent the night trying her best to be noticed so she’d be asked for her input.
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