The Chase | Beat the Chasers
Beat the Chasers S2 launches Sun 3 JanThis was confirmed a few weeks ago but The Chase Extra is set to start next Monday with an episode released at 6pm on the ITV Hub. It's for 6 weeks initially so I guess each chaser has recorded 5...
Gus Honeybun and Auntie Stella In Ken Bruce's autobiography he talks about being an announcer on Radio 4 Scotland, where the hardest link of the day to do was "And now Woman's Hour with Sue MacGregor" because that was a name that...
ITV's current presentation
Kids Create returns for MarchThese just change unnoticed here now at the beginning of the month. Basically the same as last time but using white rather than black as the backdrop.
Old and newThat's due to Je t'aime, etc... taking a break as Daphne Burki has temporarily moved to present a live evening show on Culturebox, but was a very slow reaction from France Télévisions today.
Top Gear new series from Television Centre
Split from Coronavirus - Impact on live/recorded showsIndeed, they were still at Dunsfold, this season is surely the first since 2002 where links haven’t been recorded there?
Costa & Coop p68: Repeats on ITV3: Are there too many spoilers?Peter Kay will make his cameo appearance as a shopfitter in tomorrow's first ITV3 episode.
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Gordon Ramsay's gameshow in the tardisThe 'KISS' principle - Keep It Simple Stupid. The key to a good gameshow format is, when in an overseas hotel room (remember those?!) with hardly any working grasp of the local language, you find...
Martin Lambie-Nairn has died Interesting. That’s the first time I’ve seen the National Anthem montage in widescreen as it was only ever broadcast in 4:3. This is because it became disused once BBC News 24 started later in...
What you like about this telly stuff... Long before I found the internet I remember being completely obsessed with MLNs 1991 BBC 2 idents. Started very young, probably four or five years old, so obviously had no real idea what they were...
30 years since the start of Operation Desert Storm
History30 years ago today the Gulf War ended with the Liberation of Kuwait, here is how BBC Breakfast reported that day
Premier League Coverage PPV and beyond
All matches televised until end Feb 2021Understandable but taking these dates as set in stone seems as naive as expecting a "significant return to normality" by Christmas was last year, though obviously the vaccines are the key difference.
International Sports Coverage
Rights, Broadcasters et Al beyond the UK.Tricky to find ratings. For tge last few years it's been on a streaming platform anyway - before that on SBS. Is a logic to events which would be live overnight being on a streaming platform rather...
Live Test Cricket returns to C4
India v England seriesA new cricket ident aired into Gogglebox, a spinning cricket ball with the Channel 4 logo on. CA acknowledged it too.
Origins and examplesThe Radio Times listing they show for BBC 2 is for the same date.
Revivals TBF the prequel series being a different style to the original series can work as we’ve seen with Young Sheldon.
Alex Trebek has died
The host of Jeopardy! was 80.Not exactly a ringing endorsement - "he'll get the job unless someone else us really good at it". I guess with it being syndicated they'll be no network interference in the decision.
Challenge - June 2016 onwards
#ChallengeAcceptedAssuming the episode that's just gone out was a repeat of the one mentioned here (where the lady lost the showcase by £100), that's a horrible edit.