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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,156
Posted By DSperber
Not going to happen (but if it does, please post...

Not going to happen (but if it does, please post here so that I can be sure to catch the rerun). This show has lots of f*** in the dialog but bleeps it out, due to "network standards". Ass cheek...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-22-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,156
Posted By DSperber
I'm gone. Got back from vacation and watched the...

I'm gone. Got back from vacation and watched the past two episodes.

Not funny. Not witty. Not clever. Not original. Badly horribly cast. Badly acted. Dialog seems written by a 6th grader...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,156
Posted By DSperber
I'm going to give this one more week to up its...

I'm going to give this one more week to up its level. This is beginning to remind me of an over-verbal Aaron Sorkin mistake. Think the "Studio 60" disaster and how high-speed over-wordy it was, at...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-06-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,064
Posted By DSperber
And how did he create the "clank" of coins...

And how did he create the "clank" of coins dropping onto each other?
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-04-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,785
Posted By DSperber
But to be honest, I will not miss the HYSTERICAL...

But to be honest, I will not miss the HYSTERICAL SQUEALING AND SHRIEKING AND HYPER-VENTILATING post-production "added enhanced audience reaction" sound track that has made its way into this show (and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-03-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,785
Posted By DSperber
Reminds me of how I think about "Seinfeld", after...

Reminds me of how I think about "Seinfeld", after the departure of Larry David as showrunner after season #7 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7) . That show just...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-03-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,785
Posted By DSperber
Truly dreadful. It did not get better, and when...

Truly dreadful. It did not get better, and when it was over I honestly didn't remember anything about what I'd been watching. I don't know why they did this show at all, with the terrible writing...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-31-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,133
Posted By DSperber
Something very tired and unoriginal and...

Something very tired and unoriginal and repetitive about the choreography this season, perhaps because we've seen it all many times before. Novelty has truly worn off, sadly. Somehow, it seems...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-31-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,133
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: 1,912
Views: 230,423
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: 1,912
Views: 230,423
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: 50
Views: 907
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: 8,300
Views: 1,137,031
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: 8,300
Views: 1,137,031
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: 8,300
Views: 1,137,031
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: 123
Views: 1,791
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: 53
Views: 1,133
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: 207
Views: 13,319
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: 86
Views: 2,947
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: 53
Views: 1,133
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: 7,320
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: 7,320
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: 7,320
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: 53
Views: 1,133
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: 1,427
Views: 55,330
Posted By DSperber
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Thread tools -> subscribe to this thread.

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