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Post by BlackAura » Sat Jul 02, 2005 2:17 am

Interestingly, we seem to get far fewer ads in the F1 coverage. Basically, Ten (the channel that shows it over here) just show the ITV coverage, so they only go for an ad break when ITV do. But Australian TV tends to have short adverts every few minutes (which personally I find much more annoying), so they have ad breaks the same length as normal, coming back a couple of minutes before ITV's commentary guys get back from wherever they've been.

The downside is that we have to put up with the Aussie commentators for a few minutes. And they absolutely suck. And the whole stupid scheduling thing. And the fact that they chop off all the interesting stuff that goes on before the race starts, and replace it with same Aussie commentators gibbering on about nothing particularly interesting.

It was somewhat worse when we had Channel 9 showing it. They are really incompetent.
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Post by Hawq » Sat Jul 02, 2005 11:54 am

The mystifying thing about itv is they use the F1 channel feed & ignore any complaints saying put on the ads before & after the race not during, I really miss the bbc days, the tune there was better there were no ads & they had murray, ok itv had murray till he resigned & it wasnt their fault but I miss him as do countless numbers of fans no doubt. The murrayisms are sadly missed as is the man who spouted them
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Post by Prophet][ » Sun Jul 03, 2005 5:52 am

Every station that shows F1 uses the F1 feed. It part of the deal. ITV probably get better exclusives cos their comentary is shown in the most countries.

Black, do you remember Darrel Eastlake doing F1 :o . "WOOOOH!!!!".
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