STV’s big rebrand

Today viewers were given a preview of Scottish and Grampian’s brand new uber-identity, STV — er sorry, I mean stv — which launches next Tuesday. The idents are a bit strange. We’re treated to a variety of gormless people goofing about, sometimes in recognisable locations, with a plastic ‘S’ which resembles the old British Steel […]

Official: Nighttime TV is an error

Well that’s another blog milestone notched up. One of my posts has been linked on Wikipedia — an article on Nighttime TV. Substub which appears to refer to a broadcasting error, the only other reference to which appears to be here. Not notable unless a lot more information emerges. (Emphasis mine.) Just as well STV […]

It had to happen eventually

I completely missed this news yesterday. The first time I heard about it, it was buried in a newspaper review on Radio Scotland this morning. SMG have finally decided to stop pretending that they are running two television stations and just be upfront about it. Grampian Television will be gone forever, and the two SMG […]

ITV1 to be renamed ‘Balls’

That’s according to ITV’s marketing people, who have decided that ITV1 needs a name that reflects its programming better. Not really. Sorry for my third media post in a row (doh), but I’ve just read this article on ITV’s upcoming rebrand, and it is such a pile of absolute minge. Welcome to the world of […]