Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tag: TV

Southend Pier back on TV in Friday Night Feast

Southend Pier Friday Night Feast
Southend Pier is back on the small screen this month, as Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty return to Channel 4 with their hit cooking series Friday Night Feast.

Online launch completes a Majestic month for leading independent bingo brand

Majestic Bingo Covid-19 challenges
Majestic, one of the industry’s leading independent bingo brands, is responding to the challenges presented by Covid-19 with what Managing Director Mark Jepp is describing as ‘a mixture of vision, investment, creativity and hard work.

Majestic vision:

Majestic Bingo Full House
The bingo industry could be the subject of a national free-to-air tv series following a hugely positive response to a pilot featuring Majestic Bingo that was broadcast on BBC Wales last week.

New advertising codes crack-down on gambling reach, but only on TV?

Revised standards for gambling ads in Britain will take a tougher stance on attempts to appeal to younger players. New advertising regulations for 2019 are to clamp down on any and all perceived attempts at targeting underage gamblers. In a new guidance document released by advertising code reviewers the Committees of Advertising Practice last week, the regulator said that the new...

Industry to self-impose in-match TV commercial ban

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A new agreement between the RGA and its sector equivalents is expected to see betting operators agree to end all pre-watershed live-game television commercials. A meeting of five leading gambling trade associations this week is anticipated to formalise an agreement that will self- enforce a “whistle-to-whistle” ban on all betting commercials during pre-watershed live sports fixtures. The plan, an apparent effort...

GalaBingo to sponsor Aussie soaps on Channel 5

Coinslot - Gala Bingo Channel 5 Aussie has strengthened its relationship with Channel 5, after becoming the new broadcast sponsor of Aussie soaps, Neighbours and Home & Away in a deal brokered by Sky Media and 7 Stars.   GalaBingo claims the new agreement, which expands on the current deal with the British commercial television network, will further extend the brand's visibility as well as heightening its...

Manic media goes for broke in war on FOBTs

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The BBC TV series Broken recently came to a close with residents from a local community smashing all the FOBTs in its area. Dramatic impact aside, the message was not wholly comfortable, suggests Ken Scott.   Sean Bean’s powerful performance as a local priest in the drama series Broken was undoubtedly impressive, especially his rally against the local bookies whose FOBTs...

Clacton tourism to get TV boost with new campaign

Coinslot - Love Clacton TV
A campaign to boost tourism for Clacton will hit national TV screens for the third year running after ITV agreed to screen a promotional video called Love Clacton.   In addition to TV, the effort will also be promoted over social media in a move which will cost tens of thousands to promote and is being backed Tendring Council, Clacton Pier...