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TV Logos Viewers Don’t Understand

Far be it for me to suggest that some elements of TV production deliberately obfuscate information, but here are three things that appear...

Films, Media, TV

It’s Different This Side of the Pond

Yesterday I saw my first TV ad – at least in quite a few months – for Wonder Woman 1984, the next instalment of the blockbuster...

TV

Why ‘Access’ and ‘FYI Daily’ Exist

The other night I was looking for something to watch mindlessly for a bit and noticed that action film John Wick: Chapter 2 was on Channel...

TV

Eye Level

This Sunday sees ITV launch a reboot of one of their most famous detectives – Van Der Valk. Based on a series of novels by Nicolas...

Photography, TV

Red Moon

I’m currently watching For All Mankind on Apple TV+. The series is one of a handful that Apple has made free for a “limited...

TV

The Nadir of Local TV

Local TV has been a failure since the start. It was started on a fallacy, and has proved uneconomic, with most of the stations licenced...

Internet, Sport, TV

The Premier League in an SVOD World – Running the Numbers

This week, Amazon Prime in the UK has begun the first of its streaming-only games offered to Prime subscribers. You will recall that during...

Media, TV

HBO Max in the UK… Or Not

Yesterday AT&T held an event called WarnerMedia Day that largely detailed the launch plans for their new streaming service HBO Max,...

Media, TV

Further Apple TV+ Thoughts

This Friday Apple TV+ launches globally. In the UK, the PR launch is already well underway. Stars from some of the first tranche of Apple...

Sport, TV

Amazon Prime Premier League Fixtures – Redux

I’ve repeatedly tried to explain why the Premier League was foolish to package rights to every fixture across two of their Match Days...