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ITV - Happy Bunnies In The Scheduling Department!

Discussion in 'TV Show Forum' started by PoochJD, Aug 4, 2005.

  1. PoochJD

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    Yes,

    Not only has Channel 4 got into hot water, but ITV1 has suffered yet ANOTHER ratings disaster, and has dropped another of its Saturday night prime-time shows because of lousy ratings.

    "Rock Around The Block" a trashy entertainment show that turned two chav-tastic families into nothing-like-the-real-thing pop acts, for a karaoke duel, has been dropped after getting an average 1.5 million viewers per episode! :clap:

    ITV said:"It was a highly competitive slot and the show did not deliver the size of audience we hoped to attract." In other words: "We made another lame show, and we've only got ourselves to blame for the cruddy ratings!" :rotfl:

    The final episode will be shown on Saturday night, and then will be replaced with another guaranteed ratings-winner: "It'll Be All Right On The Night.... 97490339"! :suicide:

    Anyone would think that ITV and Channel 4 share the same scheduling muppets! Now if only we could clone the Five schedulers (who - more often than not - do things right) and copy them over to ITV and Channel 4, these two channels might start going back to their quality hey days!

    ... Or maybe not! :D


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  2. GalacticaActual

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    Well with such low ratings, perhaps the backlass against the Reality shows has started. :smashin:
     
  3. Pbryanw

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    They're still be an audience for the "quality" reality shows like Pop Idol and I'm a Celebrity... but hopefully this will persuade TV producers that you can't stick the reality tag on any old dross and hope that the viewing public will swallow it. Watched about 2 minutes of "Rock around the Block" - it really was bad - whoever commissioned it should be fired. It marked a new low for Saturday night viewing and that's saying something.
     
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    People still watch TV on a Saturday?
     
  5. Lex

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    People still watch ITV?
     
  6. lovemunkey187

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    I don't get why all of these reality/pop idle/I'm a.../big brother things are so popular. But then again I don't understand how coronation street and the rest of the soaps draw the viewing figures that they do.

    These progs keep going but the quality ones get canned :suicide:
     
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    Around 50% of my entire weeks TV viewing is on Saturday: Casualty and Doctor Who (when on)!
     

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