Originally Posted by Doug Blackburn
I don't know what's wrong with the TV service you have over there, but over here, that's rarely an issue. CSI-Miami and Smallville and a few other shows intentionally over-saturate colors or shift color a little, but that is not too common. And when the TV program is shot that way INTENTIONALLY, it's not our job at home to try to un-do what the people who created the show intended for us to see. AND... fleshtones of all types have different appearances under different kinds of lighting... there are probably 10 or 20 general categories of interior light and an infinite variety of outdoor conditions that all make fleshtones look a little different. So it is 100% normal to perceive fleshtones differently in different programs... because the programs are created that way.
Seemingly different in the USA, but in UK my satellite channels vary in bitrate, compression, sound output, encryption and other source and/or transmission variables.
My Sky STB insists on deinterlacing (badly) SD channels then outputs only RGB for all of its hundreds of channels.
Frankly I marvel at how good the PQ is no matter what channel I view but it is not surprising to see differences between them.
Perhaps dwelling on only skin colours is wrong because general variation in PQ is the real issue.
Now if we were talking about my Oppo Blu Ray output that really is a different thing altogether, and we can then expect a constant output from this player.