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Posts made in February, 2015

Total TV viewing falls 4.5% in 2014 with TV sets remaining UK viewers screen of choice

on Feb 28, 2015

By Gillian West TV viewing has fallen by 4.5 per cent according to the latest Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (BARB) figures. Total daily TV viewing in the UK during 2014 averaged at three hours, 44 minutes and 30 seconds per person, a drop of 10 minutes and 30 seconds per day from 2013, with the drop in TV set viewing to blame. The figures revealed that...

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Ad of the Day: McDonald's - Ingredients

on Feb 28, 2015

By Gillian West McDonald’s compared its Big Mac ingredients to iconic films in its Oscars ad spot last weekend. Set to the soundtrack of many a movie – Debussy’s ‘Clair de lune’ – the simple ad likens movies such as King Kong, ET, Jaws and The Silence of the Lambs to the fast food chain’s signature burger. The reminder that ‘Lovin’...

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TFI Friday to return for 20th anniversary special

on Feb 28, 2015

By Gillian West Channel 4 and Chris Evans are to bring 90s entertainment show TFI Friday back to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Reports suggest a plans for a 90-minute show in June are underway. Last year Evans confirmed he had been approached about reviving TFI Friday for a ” 20th anniversary show and/or run”. At the time he said: “I was...

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TalkTalk warns customers to be aware of scammers following data hack

on Feb 28, 2015

By Gillian West TalkTalk has emailed its customers to warn that hackers have managed to steal account numbers and names from the company’s database. The email states that scammers are using the stolen data to trick customers in to handing over bank details. The theft was uncovered following a sudden rise in complaints about scam calls between October and...

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