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I was thinking that Calendar has not got a page for itself so I was wondering if anyone could make one. London UK
What makes the merger a shotgun marriage? garik 13:20, 10 July 2006 (UTC)
- It wasn't by choice of either party, it was forced upon them by the "father", in this case Lord Hill of the ITA. ➨ ЯEDVERS 13:23, 10 July 2006 (UTC)
Why is it not encyclopedic? The phrase 'shotgun wedding', derived from 'shotgun marriage', can be found on this very site. I have encountered the phrase many, many times over the years in the business world in which rival companies have been forced together by a higher authority or equally by circumstances to arrive at a sitaution they would have not normally have gone to, ie they've been forced. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 18:01, 23 August 2008 (UTC)
In the case of YTV if either party had refused the merger proposal the contract may have been offered to the other in its' entirity, or even re-advertised. It was highly unlikely that Yorkshire Independent (YIT) would refuse given that the proposal gave them financing they were previously unable to obtain; Telefusion Limited may have 'kicked-off' but it did give them access to the ITV network they so craved. As it was the new YTV was formed with YIT personnel but with Telefusion cash. YIT's backers got the influence of talent they wanted and Telefusion's shareholders got the financial return they desired. Nobody really complained. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 18:07, 23 August 2008 (UTC)
I added a citation; is it an appropriate one? To be fair the thread I quoted also talks about the alleged BBC bias but it illustrates the points.
I added a link to a 28 year-old clip that I thought was of genuine historical interest that was deleted by Redvers. As far as I am aware copyright is not an issue with such presentation and continuity clips used for non-commercial educational purposes. TV-Ark and other sites contain many such clips which is considered "fair use" and doesn't incur any legal problems.
I will not bother contributing the subject any further if Redvers is going to delete contributions without good reason. :(
(Goldmanuk 21:55, 5 March 2007 (UTC))
- You might like to read Wikipedia:External links. Specifically, TV Ark and the rest are using clips under fair-use provisions. YouTube is not; the material has no fair-use rationale, so is a copyright violation; therefore we cannot link to it. Whilst the argument that it is linked here for "non-commercial educational purposes" is very attractive, you have to remember that Wikipedia is freely licenced, and our material is often re-used in commercial, non-educational formats (see answers.com for a convenient example). I'm sorry you feel personally offended by this removal, but I'm afraid I have Wikipedia rules on my side on this. Nevertheless, don't let that put you off! Happy editing 〈REDVEЯS〉 09:45, 6 March 2007 (UTC)
Picture of Studios
With the expansion of the article to include a section on the studios of YTV couldn't we do with a picture of the entrance to the complex from Kirkstall Road perhaps? --Wrh1973 18:21, 7 May 2007 (UTC)
- Update: I have deleted the image-required template, after adding several photos to the article, uploaded from www.geograph.org.uk.--Storye book (talk) 23:16, 21 June 2009 (UTC)
Startup Tunes - Similar?
Have taken out the description of the second startup tune ("Yorkshire Theme") as "very similar". The first tune is a military-style march, while the second is a much more contemporary (for the time) piece of music, which shares very little musically with its predecessor.
Might also be worth adding that a part of the "Yorkshire Theme" was used as the theme for Calendar for many years?
Stejsmith 21:14, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
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"Yorkshire Television Limited ceased to trade"
As Yorkshire Television Ltd is still the franchise holder for ITV in Yorkshire , isn't the wording "Yorkshire Television Limited ceased to trade" a bit misleading? Would it be better just to end the third paragraph at the word "respectively" Dupont Circle (talk) 20:47, 8 June 2008 (UTC)
- I agree! It still exists, it's just been split and merged with Anglia (the broadcasting licence) and Granada (the production arm). Digifiend (talk) 09:35, 11 July 2008 (UTC)
I have reinstated the original FACT as it is a FACT, quoted from the YTV Annual Report, which if you don't believe me can be obtained via the internet for the princely sum of £1 from Companies House. Just because you think it isn't true or you don't like it, doesn't mean you can delete it. If it is an issue with yourselves, rather than act as a censor, contact ITV Productions. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 18:45, 6 August 2008 (UTC)