Adam Hills has talked on The Last Leg about how it is not a thing in Australia and he had never seen it before. That was the first time I had heard of it.
The Alternative Christmas Message used to feel so relevant but ever since they moved it from 3pm directly against the Queens Speech as was to air whereever they feel like it’s not really had the same impact. And a robot may be clever and interesting, but it doesn’t feel timely - though I don’t think there is an obvious candidate, other than Meghan Markle, to deliver it this year.
I think ITV will have expected more than that - just proves what a beast Happy Valley is for the BBC.
Or maybe people are sick of these boring interviews. They can watch the highlights in other news programs and that’s enough.
It was somewhat interesting to see how the interviews from ITV and 60 Minutes were handles by YouTube’s copyright checking system. It seemed that ITV did not even mark their interview as copyright - perhaps they were actively seeking others to use it for promo purposes. 60 Minutes marked it as copyright but allowed its use - so not very different.
A slate of quality and consistent drama series could be a way for 10 to move forward, but pretty doubtful under current management.
Now there are reports that ITV is weighing up Jeremy’s future as the host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire.
Mobile phone hidden in studio by prankster emitted loud moaning cries during live broadcast
Channel 5 announced its 2023 slate overnight.