Tag: Sky

TV

Das Boot

I first saw the original 1981 Wolfgang Petersen version of Das Boot on TV sometime in the late 80s. But it wasn’t until a 1998...

TV

Sporting Value

The new Premier League season is well under way, and it’s at this time of year that the big sports TV players tend to gather up their...

Sport, TV

Premier League Football Rights – Addendum

Four months after the winners of the main TV packages for the 2019-2022 Premier League domestic football rights were announced, the final...

TV

Bulletproof

Oh dear. Sky One’s big new glossy action drama is pretty awful. Before I explain why, I will admit that I’m not the target...

TV

On Sky Q, Netflix and BARB

Note: This is a subject likely to be of even more niche interest than many of my other blogs here. You have been warned! Yesterday Sky...

Sport

Premier League TV Rights – 2019-2022

The new Premier League TV rights auction for the UK has just got under way, with bids due in at the end of January, and the results...

Internet, Sport, TV

Facebook, Amazon and the Premier League

It’s nearly time for the money-go-round… sorry, merry-go-round, that is the Premier League rights auction for seasons...

Sport, TV

Free to Air Cricket

Today brings some interesting news, with the ECB actually allowing some free-to-air cricket on TV screens in the future. The BBC has done a...

Sport, TV

Sky Sports Revamp

Sky Sports is reportedly getting a bit of a makeover, losing the numbered channels currently known as Sky Sports 1-5, and instead gaining...

Sport, TV

BT/UEFA Rights Deal

Last week, BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson was reported as saying that “rampant inflation in sports rights” had to end....