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    BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

    This is a discussion on BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights within the Sky news and announcements forums, part of the SkyUser Announcements category; This is the tosh i got after a complaint to the BBC Thanks for contacting us regarding the BBC's rights ...

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      Re: BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

      This is the tosh i got after a complaint to the BBC
      Thanks for contacting us regarding the BBC's rights to broadcast future seasons of 'Formula One'. We understand you are unhappy that the BBC won't be showing all races in future seasons due to the sharing of broadcast rights with Sky. We know that Formula 1 has an extremely passionate following in the UK and that some fans will be disappointed that not all races will be available exclusively live on the BBC from next season. We are operating in a very tough financial climate and in common with all areas of the BBC, BBC Sport is having to make significant cost savings over the next few years in order to operate within the constraints of the licence fee settlement, therefore we have to make some difficult choices. We believe this deal represents good value for money for licence fee payers. We retain live coverage of half of the race weekends and we will have extended highlights of the remaining races so we are pleased that all of the action from Formula 1 for the next seven seasons will remain on BBC television. Online coverage of the race weekends that we broadcast will remain the same, and we will carry all the news and reports from the rest of the season. Radio coverage will not change whilst the most popular races - the British Grand Prix, the Monaco Grand Prix and the final race of the season will continue to be broadcast live on BBC One. We would like to assure you that we’ve registered your complaint on our audience log. This is the internal report of audience feedback which we compile daily for all programme makers and commissioning executives within the BBC, and also their senior management. It ensures that your points, and all other comments we receive, are made available across the BBC. Thanks again for taking the time to contact us with your concerns. BBC Complaints - Hompage NB This is sent from an outgoing account only which is not monitored. You cannot reply to this email address but if necessary please contact us via our webform quoting any case number we provided.


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      Re: BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

      What else could they say? They don't have the money to pay for the full season, so have to be satisfied with what they have got. Remember half a cake is better than no cake at all

      If next season is like this one where 20 odd drivers are fighting for second place behind the German, it will not be of much interest. Like a few years ago when another German was dominating, interest will fade.

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      Re: BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

      Does anyone know whether Sky will be broadcasting Practice sessions on channels or via the red button? Would be a plus to watch them in HD from now on.

      If next season is like this one where 20 odd drivers are fighting for second place behind the German, it will not be of much interest. Like a few years ago when another German was dominating, interest will fade.
      They were some people's favourite years of the sport! Admittedly I'd prefer it to be an era of Hamilton dominance now but I'm still glued to the screen every other weekend.

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      Re: BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

      Quote Originally Posted by JLD_89 View Post
      Does anyone know whether Sky will be broadcasting Practice sessions on channels or via the red button? Would be a plus to watch them in HD from now on.

      They were some people's favourite years of the sport! Admittedly I'd prefer it to be an era of Hamilton dominance now but I'm still glued to the screen every other weekend.
      It was announced quite a while ago that the practice sessions will be on one of their channels in HD along with the other sessions. I don't know whether this has been mentioned earlier in this thread, but their have been rumours on the internet and on the Digital Spy forums that Sky are going to launch a motor sports channel including putting the Formula 1 races on, along with Indy Car racing and domestic Speedway. And some have said on the internet that they may include midweek Speedway from countrys either live or delayed. How true this i don't know.
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      Re: BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

      i dunno why we should pay tv licenses anyway bbc is tripe most times anyway

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      Re: BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

      Quote Originally Posted by deadman1984 View Post
      i dunno why we should pay tv licenses anyway bbc is tripe most times anyway
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      Re: BBC and Sky Partner for Live Formula 1 Rights

      If Sky charge a premium to watch F1 then unfortunately I will give up watching it.

      I remember paying 50 per season last time Sky had it, and it was just not worth it.

      The only people who are going to suffer are the die hard fans, but I am buggered if I am going to pay extra for something. I will watch it time shifted etc to save the money.


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