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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by Iloveknitting (U15553177) on Saturday, 6th July 2013

    As if it isn't bad enough if you are NOT a sport lover at the moment the rest of the daytime schedule revolves (literally!) around and around and around with the same old repeats.
    As if this wasn't bad enough next week we are to be treated to probably the one hundredth showing of Only Fools and Horses YET AGAIN!
    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
    The controller of the BBC said when interviewed on Points of View recently that he was 'keeping an eye' on repeats as many viewers complained.
    Well, please do something about it as it has got to quite ridiculous proportions of extreme LAZY PROGRAMMING and has to stop!
    We pay for a service and it has to be better than the one we are currently receiving!

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    Posted by bounty-is-back-from-the-dead (U14258254) on Saturday, 6th July 2013

    As if it isn't bad enough if you are NOT a sport lover at the moment the rest of the daytime schedule revolves (literally!) around and around and around with the same old repeats.
    As if this wasn't bad enough next week we are to be treated to probably the one hundredth showing of Only Fools and Horses YET AGAIN!
    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
    The controller of the BBC said when interviewed on Points of View recently that he was 'keeping an eye' on repeats as many viewers complained.
    Well, please do something about it as it has got to quite ridiculous proportions of extreme LAZY PROGRAMMING and has to stop!
    We pay for a service and it has to be better than the one we are currently receiving! 
    Why have you opened this thread when you have already comment on this subject on an exisiting thread?

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    Posted by fourthelephant (U15487252) on Saturday, 6th July 2013

    Serious suggestion, if you're going to show repeats in the daytime why not repeat some of the great programmes on BBC 1 and 2 after 10pm the night before. I personally miss lots of great programmes cus I'm too whacked to stay up to watch them... I know they're on iplayer but I'm not that organisedsmiley - winkeye

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    Posted by puppydogeyes (U14659366) on Saturday, 6th July 2013

    Serious suggestion, if you're going to show repeats in the daytime why not repeat some of the great programmes on BBC 1 and 2 after 10pm the night before. I personally miss lots of great programmes cus I'm too whacked to stay up to watch them... I know they're on iplayer but I'm not that organisedsmiley - winkeye  Content perhaps-in the daytime- little kids -mumsnet watching-poised to complain??

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    Posted by fourthelephant (U15487252) on Saturday, 6th July 2013

    Bleep out the swear words, edit out the nudity... anyway there are some pretty tame factual programmes mixed in with the dodgy dramas

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    Posted by puppydogeyes (U14659366) on Saturday, 6th July 2013

    Bleep out the swear words, edit out the nudity...  
    No fun in that smiley - whistle

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    Posted by fourthelephant (U15487252) on Saturday, 6th July 2013

    ...and while we're at it whatever happened to parental responsibility, and aren't the little beggars meant to be in school anyway? (would have thought during the day in the week was the perfect time to show programmes with adult content, or are we all doomed to watch saccharin tv suitable for five year olds during the day in case the little blighters get corriupted... explains a lot) smiley - steam

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    Posted by susiesar (U10941938) ** on Sunday, 7th July 2013

    It's summer people are outside so all channels run repeats to save money for the autumn schedules. As for adult programmes without the language and nudity it's practicaly impossible I watched a film on holiday shown in the daytime and there were so many bleeps the dialogue was gobbledegook

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    Posted by hollybeau (U13700692) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    I can understand programmes being shelved on a temporary basis for Wimbledon etc but it's finished now so where's Doctors? Instead we have another repeat of Land Girls, Escape to the Country again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Only Fools again!!!!!!!!smiley - steam

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    Posted by Peta (U24) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    www.bbc.co.uk/progra...

    There's no point getting all steamed up holly.

    The Doctor's website says:

    Holiday time:
    Doctors is now on its summer break until Monday 22nd July.

    So this is a scheduled break for the series.

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    Posted by hollybeau (U13700692) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    <quote postid='116710792'>www.bbc.co.uk/progra...

    There's no point getting all steamed up holly.

    The Doctor's website says:

    Holiday time:
    Doctors is now on its summer break until Monday 22nd July.

    So this is a scheduled break for the series.</quote.

    Fair enough Peta, anything on tv will be a disappointment after yesterday.smiley - winkeye smiley - laugh

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    Posted by per8rin (U3434755) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    I can understand programmes being shelved on a temporary basis for Wimbledon etc but it's finished now so where's Doctors? Instead we have another repeat of Land Girls, Escape to the Country again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Only Fools again!!!!!!!!smiley - steam  I came on today to say exactly the same thing.A brilliant show like Only Fools is now becoming irritating as we probably can quote all the lines by now !
    No imagination just shove on some tired old dusty repeats and then collect your enormous salaries paid by us.So don't cite economy as the reason.
    It's downright insulting.

    In reply to an earlier post, people are not nearly all outside.

    There are housebound pensioners and invalids.
    People in hospital
    Nightworkers
    and I'm sure many more who are home for many reasons.

    Whilst we're at it, I'm sure we also don't want to watch some dimwits with 3/4 million to spend, too thick to contact an estate agent or go online unable to find homes in the country for themselves.!

    Had my rant- dusty old programmes on all channels now so telly off.

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  • Message 13

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    Posted by tireecoll (U3120935) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    I can remember people in the 1960s complaining about the number of repeats so this is nothing new.

    In America at this time of year you get loads of repeats also. Traditionally there are larger audiences to be had in autumn and winter so all the networks not just the BBC tend to put their top shows on at that time.

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    Posted by Shaky Fan (U839944) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    The problem for me is that repeats today tend to be of programmes which have only just been shown. For example there seem to be times when ITV's Sunday afternoon schedule is a re-run of Saturday evenings. I have no problem with repeats if it's something that hasn't been shown for a whil but it rarely is! TV has been around for decades, there's thousands of programmes in the archives surely they must be able to find something.....

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    Posted by Peta (U24) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    The problem for me is that repeats today tend to be of programmes which have only just been shown. For example there seem to be times when ITV's Sunday afternoon schedule is a re-run of Saturday evenings. I have no problem with repeats if it's something that hasn't been shown for a whil but it rarely is! TV has been around for decades, there's thousands of programmes in the archives surely they must be able to find something.....  The BBC - and other broadcasters - don't own the broadcast rights outright for programmes in the archive. They can't just pick something off the shelf and show it again.

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    Posted by hollybeau (U13700692) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    Not even a BBC made programme or one made for the BBC Peta ? They seem to be able to take those few programmes I've referred to off the shelves with unashamed regularity.smiley - erm

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    Posted by Onslow The Cat (U13672446) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    Not even a BBC made programme or one made for the BBC Peta ? They seem to be able to take those few programmes I've referred to off the shelves with unashamed regularity.smiley - erm  Only if the BBC own the copyrights to repeat.

    Have a look here before you reply. www.bbc.co.uk/commis...

    smiley - blackcat

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  • Message 18

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    Posted by Shaky Fan (U839944) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    The problem for me is that repeats today tend to be of programmes which have only just been shown. For example there seem to be times when ITV's Sunday afternoon schedule is a re-run of Saturday evenings. I have no problem with repeats if it's something that hasn't been shown for a whil but it rarely is! TV has been around for decades, there's thousands of programmes in the archives surely they must be able to find something.....  The BBC - and other broadcasters - don't own the broadcast rights outright for programmes in the archive. They can't just pick something off the shelf and show it again.  So you keep saying...... But given the huge number of archived programmes you can't possibly expect people to believe that NONE of them can be shown again. To be honest I don't watch much TV these days as there is so much c+ap on it. You can get so many old shows on DVD at rock bottom prices so that's what I tend to do.

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    Posted by Hy Dranger (U14569978) on Monday, 8th July 2013

    ...and while we're at it whatever happened to parental responsibility, and aren't the little beggars meant to be in school anyway? (would have thought during the day in the week was the perfect time to show programmes with adult content, or are we all doomed to watch saccharin tv suitable for five year olds during the day in case the little blighters get corriupted... explains a lot) smiley - steam 
    They only have to go to school after the age of five. More strange I think is that CBBC, which is aimed at 6-12 year olds, broadcasts throughout school day - who is that aimed at, skivers? It's very strange. And if it's an admission that it's not just children who watch children's TV, it once again raises the question as to why such output is ghetto-ised on a kids-only channel instead of being on BBC1 or 2 where it could take the place of endless daytime pap.

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  • Message 20

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    Posted by Iloveknitting (U15553177) on Thursday, 11th July 2013

    I don't think it makes a difference winter or summer its the same programmes repeated on a loop.
    The BBC MUST have something else that they have the rights for and can broadcast. I simply do not believe that from all the thousands of programmes produced over the years that they only have access to a handful.
    They've GOT TO DO BETTER!
    The new Cotrtoller has a chance now to show he is listening to the public.
    If nothing changes then it will show he isn't listening or doesn't care and considering it is public money funding the BBC he jolly well SHOULD!

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    Posted by Peta (U24) on Thursday, 11th July 2013

    Hi iloveknitting

    You've posted about this to the board a number of times, but have you made an official complaint through the complaints site?

    www.bbc.co.uk/compla...

    If you feel strongly about this you really should, rather than just post to the board, that way your complaint will be logged and you'll get an official response.

    When you get that official response, please feel free to come and post it here. smiley - ok

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  • Message 22

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    Posted by Peta (U24) on Thursday, 11th July 2013

    Statutory commitments BBC1

    www.bbc.co.uk/aboutt...

    The following quotas are agreed with Ofcom and are measured across a calendar year (results being published at bbc.co.uk/annualreport):

    A minimum of 25% of qualifying hours are provided by independent producers.
    A minimum of 70% of all hours, and 90% of hours in peak time, to be original productions.
    To maintain the current broad pattern of news programmes throughout the day, with a minimum of 1,380 hours of network news programming, of which at least 275 hours are in peak time.
    A minimum of 3,920 hours of regional news programmes, of which 2,010 hours are in peak time.


    BBC2

    www.bbc.co.uk/aboutt...

    The following quotas are agreed with Ofcom and are measured across a calendar year (results being published at bbc.co.uk/annualreport):

    A minimum of 25% of qualifying hours are provided by independent producers.
    A minimum of 70% of all hours, and 80% of hours in peak time, to be original productions.

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    Posted by Peta (U24) on Thursday, 11th July 2013

    If you look at the above you'll see that for BBC1 a minimum of 70% of all hours, and 90% of hours in peak time, are original productions.

    BBC2 a minimum of 70% of all hours, and 80% of hours in peak time, are original productions.

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  • Message 24

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    Posted by mismatched (U14242423) on Thursday, 11th July 2013

    Hurrah for Radio 4smiley - biggrin

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    Posted by Peta (U24) on Thursday, 11th July 2013

    Well absolutely. There are lots of other choices. We don't all have to sit glued to the telly all day. smiley - ok

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