Strictly Come Dancing | 2020 I'm afraid I have to agree with Brekkie here. I've said this before, but on the subject of SPOTY abandoning the practice of releasing *its* voting figures, the conspiracy theorist in me...
The American Song Contest
Formats discussedI dont think that music variety is going to be an issue at all. I think actually that might the contests strengths for an American version. Im skeptical if it it will have the same cultural impact...
I’m A Celebrity .... 2020 Although the Aussies laugh at the idea of ours being in a so called "jungle".
ITV postal votes under investigation by Ofcom
New article from The TimesThe rules require it to be at the minimum cost possible so allows a stamp or possibly a local phone call.
Some questions about broadcast terminologies/expressions used as well as the industry itselfYou'd just be getting a higher level of lo-fi talkback! You were beside the telecine machine - not in a cubicle. Keyed talkback would have involved money, need I say more. It was a system, it worked...
Chi Chi DeVayne has died
RuPaul's Drag Race - BBC ThreeIt's OK, don't worry about it. I apologise also for quickly snapping back in reaction. Let's just leave it and move on.
Introduction of the 1987 BBC logo
Split from YouTube GoldThis one's a bit of an unfair comparison*, as it's a transparent GIF that's obviously been made for a dark background. * unless you're viewing this page in dark mode.
Smtv Live reunion In this weeks the sun Ant and Dec spoke about a potential SM:tv spin off. Anybody got that interview?.
Possible BT takeover
BT Group board on alert for £15bn takeover approachOooh that's something I hadn't heard about, or hadn't even occurred to me, but makes sense. So effectively it's just the open access operators that are currently still in totally private hands
The Bridge: Channel 4
Brand New Reality Game ShowGuess this might air in place of Hunted which I assume hasn't been able to proceed this year.
"BBC Must Learn From Mistakes"
Major speech by Lord HallI'm not saying that the BBC should abandon populism for elitism (look at the early history of LWT for how that fared for the firm) but a the same time it should be willing to "stick to their knitting"...
Celebrity Big Brother Canada 2021
French version of the American format will launch in Québec on Noovo 10 Jan 2021Here a brief video tour advert. Looks decent. Better than those horrible stills images. Looking at this video this defintely looks like a private house was converted into the Big Brother house. Overall....
The Big Breakfast is back!
One-off special in 2021 / Split from The Big BreakfastReduced to £4.95m now, so £800k off the original £5.75m. Sadly suspect it's more likely to feature on Location, Location, Location than the revival. Indeed the interior probably isn't quite...
We Love Are You Being Served
Channel 5 not showing the movieI don’t know if anyone else thought this but when Trevor bannister’s wife first appeared on screen I thought it was Kate rabett.