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If TV Advertising Falters So Does the Quality of Programmes We Watch

Ted Mico | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Tech
Ted Mico

TV advertising funds the programmes we watch. Without this revenue, many of our favourite TV programmes would never have been made. As consumers, we know that we must be advertised to, but it's important that advertisers work with the available technology to give us a seamless viewing experience whilst promoting the interests of the brands they represent.

Is Series Eight of Peep Show the Best Ever?

Hilary Wardle | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Hilary Wardle

Any comedy lumbering into its eighth series usually faces accusations of becoming stale and tired, but Peep Show doesn't have to worry about that: it's barely managed to rustle up a single negative review since it initially aired way back in 2003.

Fresh Meat: The Best Comedy Series on TV

Hilary Wardle | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Hilary Wardle

We're five episodes into series two and each one has been funnier than the last. Let's hope this upward trend continues. If not, I'll be so disappointed I'll have to try and recreate student life by drinking a litre of whisky and Lambrini while watching In The Night Garden.

Netflix: 'Please Don't Assume That British People are Interested in British Television'

Garry Lee | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Garry Lee

Netflix, please do not assume that British people are always interested in British television. Giving me a sorting button to access exclusively British content and not a similar sorting button for exclusively accessing American television shows is only really adding insult to injury.

Out with the old, in With the...old?

Julian Benson | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Tech
Julian Benson

We see the old methods being forced onto the new system. 4oD and ITV player insert ad breaks into their online content at quarter hour intervals; video streaming sites put ads at the start of their videos, more and more sites are putting gates between users and what they want to watch.