Well, what a difference a month makes. Last month’s
Showreel was sent out as we were being battered by blizzards, snow and
rain. Spring appears to have finally arrived and with it, so does the
latest edition of Showreel. As always we welcome any feedback and if you
want to know more contact any of the team and of course you can follow on twitter
For the first time ever on UK
TV, TV cameras will show proceedings in a UK criminal court. Murder Trial will
certainly provide much comment about Channel 4. Whether you agree or not with the principle of
this happening, it is thought provoking stuff from Channel 4, one of the
station’s public service remits.
Some really exiting commissioning coming out of Sky Atlantic. Fans of the Swedish / Danish
thriller, The Bridge should enjoy The Panthers and The Tunnel.
Have twitter users solved the Broadchurch murder? Twitter engagement (click
back to the 15th) with the show peaked during this week’s penultimate episode. More evidence of
‘watercooler’ TV being discussed online as it happens. (For my money it was DC Miller’s son,
covered up by the dad)
Broadcaster’s fight back in the battle for online video. Accenture latest video consumer survey
is an interesting read
Other interesting stuff
Over 4 hours of TV viewed per day, with an additional 52,000 years of TV saved on people’s PVR’s at home, who says there is nothing to watch on TV. More proof that we are in a golden age of TV
programming and that looking back and thinking TV was better is not necessarily
First the Paralympics, now the Grand National really does produce the numbers for Channel 4 with just under 9m viewers. The channel’s growing sporting credentials bodes well as rumours grow
that it will be Channel 4 sales who will look after trading the new BT sport
Back down Devon way, should Broadchurch’s detectives be investigating ITV’s disappearing sponsor ?
Oblivion tops the box office for last weekend with a disappointing £5m at the box office while Scary Movie 5 has a scary start with the lowest opening of the franchise. .
Iron Man beaten by the Iron Lady
Disney announce we will have a new Star Wars every summer from 2015.