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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-31-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
Ryan Seacrest’s 'Knock Knock Live' Axed After...

Ryan Seacrest’s 'Knock Knock Live' Axed After Just 2 Episodes (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ryan-seacrest-knock-knock-live-axed_55baf021e4b0b23e3ce23a86?)

The reality series was “one of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 229,849
Posted By DSperber
I know nothing about Tivo Desktop software. I...

I know nothing about Tivo Desktop software. I don't have any Tivo boxes, nor have I ever had any direct experience with the equipment or service.

But I do know about Windows Media Center, and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-04-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 229,849
Posted By DSperber
I note that your cable provider does not deliver...

I note that your cable provider does not deliver TCM as copy-protected, thus enabling you to record/edit/play it from a TS (transcribed via firewire from a DVR recording? edited from WMC and direct...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-23-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 896
Posted By DSperber
Well aside from the fact that in my opinion 720p...

Well aside from the fact that in my opinion 720p will always look "softer" than 1080i, especially when you have essentially a static image or slow-moving image sports event to cover (like golf), I...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-22-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,299
Views: 1,136,318
Posted By DSperber
No idea. But it weighs 200 lbs. not counting the...

No idea. But it weighs 200 lbs. not counting the wood crating and bracing, styrofoam blocks, moving blankets, etc., which it obviously needs to be packed in for safe shipping.

I had an...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-21-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8,299
Views: 1,136,318
Posted By DSperber
Well, that makes driving over to pick up my own...

Well, that makes driving over to pick up my own 960 a bit of an issue (I'm in LA).

Nevertheless, if you're willing to pay for shipping, my set is for sale. Calibrated by D-Nice in May 2013. I've...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-21-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8,299
Views: 1,136,318
Posted By DSperber
Where is "nearby"?? Where are you?

Where is "nearby"?? Where are you?
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-19-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,103
Posted By DSperber
Personally, I think the FS1 coverage is awful. ...

Personally, I think the FS1 coverage is awful. They don't have a score box on the screen showing who the player is that is about to play and what that player's score is, and what hole is being...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-17-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
Well, the LA Audition this week was TERRIFIC! A...

Well, the LA Audition this week was TERRIFIC! A really good and enjoyable show. I thought seeing Lindsay Arnold's 17-year old sister as a partner (with a guaranteed ticket to Vegas next year when...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-13-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,227
Posted By DSperber
I loved it when Amy came to the hearings dressed...

I loved it when Amy came to the hearings dressed in a milk-maid outfit, braids in her hair, just great. Couldn't appear more innocent, and she played it perfectly.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-11-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,681
Posted By DSperber
The use of "audience instant wild laughing and...

The use of "audience instant wild laughing and hysteria, followed by instant silence" sound track after every single joke line (this must be added in post-production, same as the old laugh track) has...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-01-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
No idea, but she was recently the co-host of...

No idea, but she was recently the co-host of "America's Ballroom Challenge" on PBS, along with Tony Meridith.

Whereas in the past this show has been paced properly to focus adequately on all of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-20-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,297
Posted By DSperber
All characters standing up straight, staring...

All characters standing up straight, staring straight ahead and reading cue cards for the words in the next line, then looking away briefly while mouthing the few words you just picked up, and then...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-16-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,297
Posted By DSperber
Force of habit. And sometimes there are guest...

Force of habit. And sometimes there are guest actors who I enjoy in their role, and sometimes that week's story is ok. And I enjoy Pamela Adlon.

Series is already set to record on the DVR, and I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-16-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,297
Posted By DSperber
I have no hope whatsoever. First of all,...

I have no hope whatsoever.

First of all, Louis C.K. belongs in the "overrated" section, in my opinion. I find him generally unfunny, with tiresome, slow and repetitive standup delivery, leading...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-15-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
Assorted items related to the show or its cast,...

Assorted items related to the show or its cast, found in the online news world...

(1) Travis Wall and Stephen "Twitch" Boss to be "mentors" in Season 12...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-10-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 55,018
Posted By DSperber
Thread tools -> subscribe to this thread. ...

Thread tools -> subscribe to this thread.

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Forum: HDTV Programming   05-10-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
From the DVR's "series recording" list. I...

From the DVR's "series recording" list.

I had actually deleted it at the end of last season, when I vowed I'd never watch this show again. For some reason (probably force of habit) I reinstated...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-10-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
Sounds like a clone of me. And I also still...

Sounds like a clone of me.

And I also still own two desktop PCs I could not live without, one laptop, no tablet, no i-Crap, and would much rather watch non-live TV on my own schedule via DVR...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-09-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
Truth be told, I canceled this series about three...

Truth be told, I canceled this series about three weeks ago mostly because I had zero interest in any singer at this point. Didn't even know their names, nor did I care.

I didn't want to hear...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-08-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
Here we go... seeking out the demo viewer, and...

Here we go... seeking out the demo viewer, and changing the heart of the show. Remember trying Carly Rae Jepsen on the "jidges"? How'd that work out?

What about the serious dance critics? No...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-08-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
Speaking of which, I really enjoyed Travis Wall's...

Speaking of which, I really enjoyed Travis Wall's number on DWTS results show this week, which included Allison and Jenna dancing along with his own "Shaping Sound" troupe...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-08-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 901
Posted By DSperber
"So You Think You Can Dance", Season 12 on FOX

Heads up.

New season 12 starts MONDAY June 1 at 8PM eastern.

Looks like Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo are the new set of judges...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21,512
Views: 1,705,057
Posted By DSperber
My recent experience is that BDMV burned to DVD+R...

My recent experience is that BDMV burned to DVD+R blank media (because it was small, and I didn't want to waste the more expensive BluRay blank media) will not play on the 103 if it declares itself...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-03-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 7,297
Posted By DSperber
They're already over-using the Kate McKinnon Ruth...

They're already over-using the Kate McKinnon Ruth Bader Ginsburg bit on WU. It's good, and she's very good in it, but it wears thin with no new novelty. I still enjoy it, and laugh, because of her...
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