Tag: TV

TV

Succession

I’ve been keenly awaiting Succession for a while. It comes from Jesse Armstrong who created Peep Show and more recently has done a...

TV

Virgin Media and UKTV (And ITV) – Continuation

On my commute to work this morning, I saw a digital outdoor sign advertising a programme on Yesterday. I can’t recall the programme,...

TV

Virgin Media and UKTV

We seem to be in the middle of a real old-school rights agreement brouhaha at the moment. Virgin Media has just removed all UKTV’s...

Media, TV

Marketing TV

If you’re a TV channel and you’ve got a new show you want to tell people about, it should be relatively simple. You make a...

Sport, TV

Sexist Coverage of the World Cup

No, I am not talking about Patrice Evra’s applauding of fellow ITV pundit and England footballer Eniola Aluko (nor his muttered...

Sport, TV

Televising The World Cup Around the World

Two media stories which have interested me a lot about the World Cup so far. In the UK, we’re fortunate to still have Ofcom’s...

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

Winding Down Local TV

In the dim and distant past of 2011, Jeremy Hunt, then Culture Secretary, kicked off “Local TV.” “For consumers, what...

Internet, Media, TV

Netflix: $8 Billion and 700 NEW Shows?

How much programming is Netflix actually making? The answer is a lot, but I think that the widely reported numbers are a little misleading....

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...