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Media, Sport, TV

The Olympics on TV in the UK

The 2012 London Olympics were perhaps the high point for UK viewers who wanted to watch the Olympic Games. For a home event, the BBC pulled...

TV

CNN+

It’s interesting to see that CNN is launching a new subscription streaming service which it is imaginatively titling CNN+, because...

Sport, TV

Who Pays For the Super League?

Unless you’ve been asleep, you will know that, at time of writing, 12 named football clubs have agreed to join something called the...

Films, TV

Star on Disney+ is a Shallow Offering

This week Disney began its global rollout of ‘Star’ as part of its Disney+ service. In the US, Disney has a family of packages...

Sport, TV

Super Bowl Technical Shortcomings

While it’s a few hours too early to know how many millions of Americans watched this year’s Super Bowl, it’ll certainly...

TV

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...