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#1 Crafty

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 18:59

Why would Jake seriously want to interview Simon?

If serious, seems a bit childish.


Probably so Jake can be all smug and show off to the new boy.

Mod edit - coverage details for 2012 can be found here: http://forums.autosp...w...t&p=5525877

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#2 tifosiMac

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 19:01

Probably so Jake can be all smug and show off to the new boy.

Jake is a far better host presenter and doesn't need to prove anything to us IMO.

I say leave Sky mentions off the BBC thank you!

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 21:10

Brundle has already been on the Forum though since he joined sky, and the beeb guys seem to have no problem acknowledging the sky guys. Lazenby looked like a deer caught in headlights when he was caught in the background of the BBC forum on the Red Bull barge in Monaco.

I think bbc and jake are enjoying not being the new boys, and an interview with lazenby would have been fun. I think they'll try make it happen at some stage this year on the forum. It's definitely a smugness thing alright.

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 22:09

Brundle has already been on the Forum though since he joined sky, and the beeb guys seem to have no problem acknowledging the sky guys. Lazenby looked like a deer caught in headlights when he was caught in the background of the BBC forum on the Red Bull barge in Monaco.

I think bbc and jake are enjoying not being the new boys, and an interview with lazenby would have been fun. I think they'll try make it happen at some stage this year on the forum. It's definitely a smugness thing alright.




He certainly did, a picture that was worth more than a thousand words, I quite like the "Fake Jake" tag, I'm of the opinion that Lazenby has dropped the ball the last couple of races, I dont know if he's trying to hard or is just uncomfortable, but all of the forced and false sounding laughing isn't doing him any favours, Jake does a much better job all round imo.

The "joke" about Grace Kelly didn't rankle me enough to go tweeting about it or write to a newspaper, but it was ill judged and in extremely poor taste, Johnny Herbert has improved quite a lot i think, Davidson is usually worth listening to, though not always, as for the Georgie, she looks like a bandy legged dwarf and contributes very little, I know we all have differing tastes, she's certainly not to my tastes.

I read that because someone was paying for Sky they were more likely to be pleased with it, and up to a point i am, in that it gives me the option not to miss anything, the drivers PC and TP's PC are good ideas, but for me, the BBC are still doing a better job when they cover a race live.

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 03:09

i am just watching monaco now. I have to say i've never been a huge DC fan when he was driving for Mclaren but since Red Bull and now on TV i think he is great. I really enjoyed his gridwalk in Monaco, his dry wit is perfect for TV and I am really enjoying him in the commentary box even without Martin this season

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 05:37

This is a rant. It will be long. Can't promise it will make a whole lot of sense. But my inner keyboard warrior spirit must not be caged...

I Don't know if this has been brought up, but I've wondered from the start why they don't do a shared production, wouldn't change which races are live on the BBC, or that SKY has more comprehensive coverage in general (all practice sessions in HD etc). Surely it's completely unnecessary duplication that is more or less doubling the cost to British taxpayers and BSkyB shareholders (which isn't just News Ltd). This sort of shared production (or one company doing the production, but it being broadcast over a paytv and free to air network) is not without precedent and with F1 being such an expensive sport to produce coverage for, I'm surprised we have two British companies producing live coverage at every race (BBC goes live to several other English speaking countries for every race of the year, even for the races they don't show live in the UK).

From a hardcore fan's (pretty much everyone here) point of view, it would also mean that we get the best people together. Martin and David were amazing together imo, it was great to have a lead commentator who's default reaction to anything remotely interesting is to shout. DC was and still is a great colour commentator. For me, with a sport like this, how it's presented and by who, have a significant impact on my overall enjoyment of the show and current perceptions of the sport.

In my opinion at the moment, Sky have slightly better race commentary, Crofty is less shouty (and seems to be getting better in this area) than Ben Edwards and more knowledgeable (due the years he spent on 5live no doubt), but again I feel that by having to choose one or the other we miss out by not getting the insights from Martin or DC. Nothing against Edwards of Croft, they are both good at what they do, I just feel we had a really good thing going last year. Overall, I think for casual viewers, they are more or less equal.

Taking into consideration the whole show, including pre and post race, the BBC wins hands down in my opinion. Two things in particular really sum up everything I dislike about anything sky/fox/murdoch touches (but have trouble articulating):

The Skypad
Simon Lazenby

The Skypad really feels like I'm being talked down to and generally having my intelligence insulted. I completely understand that the majority of people that tune in to watch races are far more towards the casual end of the F1 fan spectrum than myself or most on this forum. Still, it's possible to explain things to a casual fan without being condescending and pretentious. Why is Ant standing in front of a TV, controlling it himself with gimmicky touch controls, only to go to full screen as soon as he hits play? Just so they can show Georgie in a tight dress? (why is she there?). Plus, I have found him to often have outdated information for the post-race Skypad 'installments' as information has often come to light between the race finishing and them crossing to him that he is unaware of. On top of all of this, the topics they cover are always covered in more detail and in a more natural/genuine way by the other Sky Guys post-race anyway. To summarise, the Skypad is redundant, gimmicky, insulting, but very Sky.

Simon Lazenby comes across as immature and chauvinistic and reinforces the stereotype that Sky is a bit of an old boys club. Now he could be the nicest guy off-camera and this is all very subjective anyway (I'm sure plenty of people have different views on him), but there is something about his mannerisms, facial expressions and lack of confidence (comes across as insecure around the people he's working with and interviewing) that really rubs me the wrong way - feels overly scripted and not very genuine. Jake on the other hand, while not perfect, to me comes across as genuine and confident in himself, his surroundings and being genuinely liked by the people in the F1 paddock he interviews and does segments with (and has from the start). Can you imagine Lazenby doing that segment with Lewis and Jensen in the Monaco pre-show? Combine him with Damon Hill and Johnny Herbert and you have an incredibly stiff and dull pre and post race team. Jake, Eddie and DC on the other hand come across and genuinely passionate and enthusiastic about the sport. This is what rubs off on casual and first time viewers. F1 isn't a sport that most people just 'get' ("It's just cars going around in circles"). It takes exposure to the aspects and layers of the sport that make Formula 1 that make it so compelling once someone does 'get' it. But again, this has to be done with genuine passion and enthusiasm, something Eddie and DC are particularly good at.

Unnecessary duplication of production costs aside, unfortunately the best on-camera people seem to have been reasonably evenly split across the two shows. Ideally I would like to see to following people on the one broadcast:

Commentators:
Martin Brundle
David Coulthard (as well as pre and post show duties)

Pitlane:
Ted Kravitz
Lee McKenzie (also driver interviewer)

Analysts:
Gary Anderson
Eddie Jordan (as well as pre and post show duties)

Pre and Post Race:
Jake Humphries (host)
Eddie Jordan
David Coultard
Martin Brundle (for part of the post-race and the grid walk)

Anyway, like I said - just seems like a waste, when they could either do a joint production, or use one of the existing production crews, but jointly funded and co-branded on air. I think the benefits would outweigh the seeming perceived need to differentiate and compete for ratings, as I don't think someone's decision on which coverage they are going to watch will come down to the presentation/commentators. The vast majority that have paid for Sky will almost certainly choose them for all the race weekends (it's Human nature to perceive a paid service as better AND to justify a purchasing decision after the fact). I know there are exceptions on this forum, but again I would imagine we are statistically insignificant as a percentage of the overall audience :p

Ratings are important and comparisons between BBC numbers and Sky numbers will affect the bidding/negotiation process for the next UK rights deal. But, for the BBC, they have made it clear that F1 is too expensive for exclusive rights and really they don't have the same responsibilities as Sky in terms of trying to market the sport to attract viewers. Their primary responsibility is to deliver content that the public (their stakeholders) want, not to attempt to shape demand for something in order to justify high broadcast rights costs (that are clearly disproportionally high on a per viewer basis).

It is very difficult for the BBC to leverage and benefit from the potentially higher per viewer value of that audience. Sky, on the other hand can. They can directly benefit by selling more subscriptions, directly taking advantage of the per viewer value of the F1 audience. Targeted advertising is the other means of course, again not something the BBC can benefit from. The obvious dilemma for the teams is that they need to share in this by receiving a greater share of the rights sale, as they will lose out on advertising revenue from their own sponsors with less eyes, on average, on their cars at any one time.

Regardless of whether Bernie would like to pay more to the teams, I don't think anyone would expect them to agree to anything else moving forward, when sponsorship money so fundamental. Therefore Bernie needs to charge a pay tv broadcaster more, in order for FOM to maintain their revenue from a given market, while making sure the teams are sufficiently compensated for lost advertising/sponsorship revenue. Hence, Sky's ratings are crucial to the final price they will pay if they bid on the next UK broadcast rights (the higher the better for them).

With all that in mind, what does everything think is more important for Sky in terms of getting more existing Sky subscribers watching F1 regularly and converting more existing F1 viewers into subscribers? Trying to differentiate themselves from the BBC or broadcasting the best F1 show possible? For me it's the latter - the more they can sell and communicate what makes F1 special, the more likely people will want to see every race live, as well as getting access all the other bells and whistles that go along with Sky's dedicated channel. Overall the BBC coverage does this a hell of a lot better in my opinion (especially when it comes to things casual views are more likely to notice and enjoy). Specifically, the pre and post race shows on the BBC really have the potential to allow casual viewers to develop a deeper connection to the sport. Sky just don't have they presenters to do this in my opinion and if anything could even have the opposite effect.

If you've managed to read all of this, I'd love to hear your thoughts :)

Edited by zztopless1, 30 May 2012 - 05:53.


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Posted 30 May 2012 - 09:39

:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

A. He knows his F1. Self explanatory.

B. Stuck on some ideas. Examples:

1. Tyres are to blame for everything, not one stop strategy, not teams expecting rain and correlation between the two. Every lock-up in qualifying, every missed apex - according to Brundle it's lack of mechanical grip The highlight of tyre fear-mongering was Barcelona qualifying where they started predicting that no one would run in Q3. Minute later everyone went for the lap. Awkward.

2. Webber blocking cars behind him as a strategy to help Vettel nonsense. It makes no sense on any level but they kept repeating it as a fact. Later even Kravitz felt embarrassed and chimed in that there was no radio about it. Now I know the source of stupid ideas discussed here. Did the make up the same story in Hungary 2010? I

C. I don't think he works well with his co-commentators, that's all. Too, smug and full of himself. And don't try playing working class hero Martin  ;) with jokes about millionaires burning money to warm themselves, you are not that poor yourself. Coulthard-Edwards are more comfortable and work better together.

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 11:41

Brundle has already been on the Forum though since he joined sky, and the beeb guys seem to have no problem acknowledging the sky guys. Lazenby looked like a deer caught in headlights when he was caught in the background of the BBC forum on the Red Bull barge in Monaco.

I think bbc and jake are enjoying not being the new boys, and an interview with lazenby would have been fun. I think they'll try make it happen at some stage this year on the forum. It's definitely a smugness thing alright.


Well if that is what the BBC are reduced to then it really is a shame because I very much doubt viewers want to see a presenter for another station being interviewed.

Regardless of whether people like Sky or not, the BBC are the ones who made the decision to cut their F1 coverage whilst continuing with nightly rubbish such as the one show, eastenders and plenty of other nothing TV.

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 12:16

Well if that is what the BBC are reduced to then it really is a shame because I very much doubt viewers want to see a presenter for another station being interviewed.

Regardless of whether people like Sky or not, the BBC are the ones who made the decision to cut their F1 coverage whilst continuing with nightly rubbish such as the one show, eastenders and plenty of other nothing TV.



It was an aside at the end of the Forum where they came across MB heading home from the circuit. It came across as not being contrived and a genuine chat about thoughts on how the season was progressing. DC and MB were going to dinner afterwards. I thought it was pretty mature of them all.

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 12:20

It was an aside at the end of the Forum where they came across MB heading home from the circuit. It came across as not being contrived and a genuine chat about thoughts on how the season was progressing. DC and MB were going to dinner afterwards. I thought it was pretty mature of them all.


Sorry, I was referring to Jake looking to interview Simon as opposed to MB and DC running into one another.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 18:49

On The F1 Show in 15 minutes: http://www1.skysport...n-The-F1-Show...

- Ted Kravitz looks at Red Bull's floor
- exclusive interview with Christian Horner
- Steve Nielsen, Max Chilton and James Calado in the studio
- look at the Monaco Fashion Show
- Martin Brundle's Le Mans Diary, Part 2
- Jimmy Carr, James Corden and John Bishop in the Marussia F1 car

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 19:08

Continuation of the discussion of F1 Coverage - 2012 Season (BBC and Sky). Previous thread: http://forums.autosp...w...&start=4000



#13 Crafty

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 09:42

Just watching the F1 Show for this weekend, its a good little show.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 10:41

Commentators:
Martin Brundle
David Coulthard (as well as pre and post show duties)


Brundle has said before that having done the lead commentator role that it basically isn't for him, and he prefers the co-commentator role.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 09:36

For those listening to 5Live, due to football and cricket the only session on the main 5Live channel this coming weekend will be Q3, FP2 & the race will be on 5 live sports extra, all other sessions will be online only.

Due to Euro2012 and Cricket our coverage is moving around quite a bit for Canada...

Canadian GP FP1 1455 on BBC Sport Online, FP2 1855 on 5 Live Sports Extra and BBC Sport Online, FP3 1455 on BBC Sport Online... CONT...

Canadian GP Qualifying 1755 on BBC Sport Online and Q3 on 5 Live, Canadian GP 1845 on 5 Live Sports Extra and BBC Sport


Oh and no James Allen this weekend, so I'm sure people will be overjoyed at the news that Legard is back :p

And we welcome back to 5LiveF1 our good friend @legardj who is standing in for James Allen this weekend.


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Posted 04 June 2012 - 10:46

Highlights at 10:30PM -- I'll need to be in bed early. I'll be watching it Monday morning. :( This is one of my fave races.

#17 pinkypants

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 11:08

When did Jake say he'd like to interview Simon?

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 11:14

Live coverage clashes with Spain v Italy. Football shall be the winner.

#19 D.M.N.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 12:16

When did Jake say he'd like to interview Simon?

Apparently during the gap between the main show and the forum.

Live coverage clashes with Spain v Italy. Football shall be the winner.

Obviously - one's on ITV1 and one is on Sky Sports F1. No brainer.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 12:25

Obviously - one's on ITV1 and one is on Sky Sports F1. No brainer.


I meant for me, and probably most Sky viewers as well. Sky+ shall be my friend.


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Posted 04 June 2012 - 12:31

I meant for me, and probably most Sky viewers as well. Sky+ shall be my friend.


Yep Sky+ is my friend too, so I'll record the match and watch the race live.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 14:44

football wins over F1 , watch football live and then watch the race recorded

#23 jamiegc

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 14:55

Yep Sky+ is my friend too, so I'll record the match and watch the race live.


I cant watch football recorded. It gives me the unstoppable urge to just fast forward and see the goals.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 16:23

football wins over F1 , watch football live and then watch the race recorded


You're on the wrong forum my friend. Football is for the uneducated and great unwashed. Au-revoir!

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 16:56

Football over the Canadian Grand Prix?

Reported!

#26 jrg19

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 16:58

Football over the Canadian Grand Prix?

Reported!


Probably the best GP of the season, id never miss it.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 16:59

I only miss F1 if Sheffield United are playing, which isn't often on a Sunday. Blades always come 1st. Bit annoying its on at the same time though!

#28 Kvothe

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 17:11

Probably the best GP of the season, id never miss it.


Neither would I, even if Arsenal were playing.

#29 Markn93

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 17:13

Football over the Canadian Grand Prix?

Reported!


I was going to go with Blasphemy!

#30 SCUDmissile

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 17:30

You can flick back to the footie, and see nothing much has happened, but you cannot do the same with F1 in my view, as I have had to miss a little of the last 2 races, and while I was away, Alonso was jumped by Maldonado, Hamilton jumped by Alonso, and Vettel, so I can't take any chances.


#31 Kvothe

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 17:36

I was going to go with Blasphemy!


:lol: I think this deserves its own meme.

#32 Clatter

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 17:56

I cant watch football recorded. It gives me the unstoppable urge to just fast forward and see the goals.


Then fast forward and use the rest of the time productively.

#33 D.M.N.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 17:58

It depends what race. I remember watching Valencia 2008 and constantly turning over to the Beijing 2008 Closing Ceremony because the F1 was so dull. But Canada is the most exciting race on the calendar, so Canada wins for me.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 18:33

you watch football live because its very hard to avoid the results , it will be the first thing in any news and all my friends will compete to spoil it for me , but F1 can wait and i can avoid the results easily because none of my friends knows anything about it and no news here on it at all .

Edited by Cavani, 04 June 2012 - 18:35.


#35 Cavani

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 18:35

You're on the wrong forum my friend. Football is for the uneducated and great unwashed. Au-revoir!


dont make me start bashing motorsports :D it will inappropriate here

#36 Markn93

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 18:36

you watch football because its very hard to avoid the results , it will be the first thing in any news and all my friends will compete to spoil it for me , but F1 can wait and i can avoid the results easily because none of my friends knows anything about it and no news here on it at all .


Blasphemy!

(Reminded me of this - from about 0:28)

#37 BullHead

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 18:37

jeez.. football. here.

#38 Fastcake

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 19:43

It depends what race. I remember watching Valencia 2008 and constantly turning over to the Beijing 2008 Closing Ceremony because the F1 was so dull. But Canada is the most exciting race on the calendar, so Canada wins for me.


Well Valencia 2008 was so dull I started skipping the inaction and returning to the TV for the ad breaks...

#39 Longtimefan

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 20:01

you watch football live because its very hard to avoid the results , it will be the first thing in any news and all my friends will compete to spoil it for me , but F1 can wait and i can avoid the results easily because none of my friends knows anything about it and no news here on it at all .


Hmm if the choice is between watching the Canadian GP or watching 22 braindead, overpaid thugs kicking a sphere around a field.

No contest, F1 wins instantly :D



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#40 Cavani

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 20:33

Hmm if the choice is between watching the Canadian GP or watching 22 braindead, overpaid thugs kicking a sphere around a field.

No contest, F1 wins instantly :D


you will make me bash my 2nd favourite sport but here u go : and F1 is just 24 overpaid out of school illiterates who know nothing about life other than going around circles for two hours and dating ugly bitches :D , i never thought i will say that :D

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 05:10

This is a rant. It will be long. Can't promise it will make a whole lot of sense. But my inner keyboard warrior spirit must not be caged...

I Don't know if this has been brought up, but I've wondered from the start why they don't do a shared production, wouldn't change which races are live on the BBC, or that SKY has more comprehensive coverage in general (all practice sessions in HD etc). Surely it's completely unnecessary duplication that is more or less doubling the cost to British taxpayers and BSkyB shareholders (which isn't just News Ltd). This sort of shared production (or one company doing the production, but it being broadcast over a paytv and free to air network) is not without precedent and with F1 being such an expensive sport to produce coverage for, I'm surprised we have two British companies producing live coverage at every race (BBC goes live to several other English speaking countries for every race of the year, even for the races they don't show live in the UK).


Because on the races that both Sky and the BBC broadcast live, it's a ratings war, particularly for Sky. To really justify their investment in F1, Sky need as many people as possible to watch ALL the races on Sky, not just the races that they have exclusively. Therefore, they have to make their coverage 'better' than the BBC's. Whether they have succeeded or not is clearly open for debate, but there is no doubt that they have thrown money at the problem.

Equally for the BBC, for them to justify the shared broadcast arrangement, they want to be hanging on to as many viewers as possible (even those with Sky) for the races they are showing.

If the production was shared, there would be no ratings war, and you would probably find that the BBC kept the lion's share of the audience for the races they were showing live. And that wouldn't do for Sky!


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Posted 05 June 2012 - 17:00

I'm a bit disappointed that historically one of the most exciting races on the calendar gets another puny 1hr programme from the BBC at 10.30pm. I don't know what their contractual obligations are but I don't understand at that time of night why they can't have a 2hr highlights programme like they had earlier in the year. For me it's a total waste of time staying up to watch it so looks like I'll be downloading Sky's effort overnight to watch on Monday.

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 17:04

I'm a bit disappointed that historically one of the most exciting races on the calendar gets another puny 1hr programme from the BBC at 10.30pm. I don't know what their contractual obligations are but I don't understand at that time of night why they can't have a 2hr highlights programme like they had earlier in the year. For me it's a total waste of time staying up to watch it so looks like I'll be downloading Sky's effort overnight to watch on Monday.


It is a two hour show

http://www.bbc.co.uk...rammes/b01jtb2x

#44 Telemetry Man

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 17:17

I'm totally confused now because this link says BBC1 2230- 2330 and BBC3 2hrs at 1.30am.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...rmula1/17238688

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 17:22

The Guide in my Telly says Half Ten until Half Twelve on BBC One. So Two Hour Highlights Show. Excellent

#46 Telemetry Man

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 17:38

Looks like it's 2 hours then. My mistake. Nice :)

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 12:36

F1: diritti tv a Sky dal 2013
(ANSA) - ROMA - Ancora un sorpasso di Sky sul fronte dei diritti tv legati a eventi degli sport motoristici: l'emittente satellitare ha infatti acquisito a partire dal 2013 la F1 (su 20 Gp 11 saranno suoi in esclusiva, 9 li girera' anche a televisioni in chiaro), che si va ad aggiungere alla Motogp. Lo apprende l'ANSA in ambienti dell'automobilismo.

it says that Sky Italia just bought the rights for F1, so in Italy we'll have the same situation you have in UK with RAI only showing 9 GPs free

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 14:21

Because on the races that both Sky and the BBC broadcast live, it's a ratings war, particularly for Sky. To really justify their investment in F1, Sky need as many people as possible to watch ALL the races on Sky, not just the races that they have exclusively. Therefore, they have to make their coverage 'better' than the BBC's. Whether they have succeeded or not is clearly open for debate, but there is no doubt that they have thrown money at the problem.

Equally for the BBC, for them to justify the shared broadcast arrangement, they want to be hanging on to as many viewers as possible (even those with Sky) for the races they are showing.

If the production was shared, there would be no ratings war, and you would probably find that the BBC kept the lion's share of the audience for the races they were showing live. And that wouldn't do for Sky!

And to mention the second part of the issue - if the coverage was not duplicated in any way and was simply exclusive to Sky, they would still not draw anywhere near the audience that would satisfy F1 sponsors.

#49 AdHoc

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 03:54

F1: diritti tv a Sky dal 2013
(ANSA) - ROMA - Ancora un sorpasso di Sky sul fronte dei diritti tv legati a eventi degli sport motoristici: l'emittente satellitare ha infatti acquisito a partire dal 2013 la F1 (su 20 Gp 11 saranno suoi in esclusiva, 9 li girera' anche a televisioni in chiaro), che si va ad aggiungere alla Motogp. Lo apprende l'ANSA in ambienti dell'automobilismo.

it says that Sky Italia just bought the rights for F1, so in Italy we'll have the same situation you have in UK with RAI only showing 9 GPs free


Are you sure it's Sky Italia?

As I understood it, it's for the main branch, so in the UK :confused:

Look here:

http://www.agi.it/en...s_of_march_2013

Edit: ok no, you were right, Sky Italia only.

Edited by AdHoc, 07 June 2012 - 08:05.


#50 D.M.N.

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 14:51

Drivers PC on Sky Sports F1 in 10 minutes. :up: