To build back its subscriber base, Netflix will have to offer it subscribers the familiar, writes Julian Clover.
Peter York, the design consultant, once produced an analysis of the logos used by British television channels. York observed that the smaller the channel, the more often they would change their logo.
Dancing the Tango, BT and Discovery, but being second on the floor after Sky isn’t easy, writes Julian Clover.
There’s something comforting about tennis coverage. Whichever channel you turn to there’s a reasonable chance that you’ll get the same presenters and commentary team.
The deal that seemed unlikely has been reached as Sky signalled its intention to be a curator of premium content, starting with Netflix, writes Julian Clover
The Sky Sports team from commentary box to board must be pretty pleased with their work. In the bidding for the Premier League rights package from 2019 to 2022 they’ve secured almost everything they might have hoped for and at a discount of 16 per cent a match.
The loophole that allowed viewers of recorded material on the BBC iPlayer to continue viewing without the need for a TV Licence closes today.
Anyone who flies regularly into London’s Heathrow Airport will be familiar with the stacking that takes place at peak times – often off-peak times – before coming into land.
Never let it be said that there isn’t competition in the UK television market. Where else would you have four free-to-air platforms all operated by the same set of broadcasters.
It felt at the beginning of the week as if we were being prepared for bad news. The analysts were suggesting that Sky could be in for a nasty quarter, but Thursday morning came and there seemed to be little to worry about.