Here are the latest trends in the world of terrible broadcasting.
National Geographic has shifted their awful eye bleeding bright yellow logo and spam text to the 4:3 safe area, out of the 16:9 area. As if it couldn't get any worse. Already a 720p network broadcasting at a pathetic bitrate of 9 Mbps MPEG-2, in addition to being one of the worst looking channels NatGeo now has some of the most annoying spammy text and their lineup is becoming less and less documentary-based and more reality show garbage. A sad state of affairs for the once prestigious National Geographic brand. I blame Murdoch.
Americans get shafted again because afaik the European feed of National Geographic is still 12 Mbps 1080i H.264 without the spam logo. It is a world of difference; practically Blu-ray quality across the pond.
Also, A&E? Are you there? We need to talk.
OH HELL NO. What the **** is this? Seriously? SERIOUSLY?! This scrolling **** was plastered on the top of the screen the ENTIRE episode of the season premiere. I expected something like this from Sprout, but a regular adult network? WTF?
That big hashtag to the left of the logo would have been bad enough but this takes it to a whole new level of asinine.
Here's what Sprout thought would be funny to do on New Year's Eve:
Yes. That big ass clock was there the entire time.
Originally Posted by mx6bfast
Good thing they didn't have twitter spam or we would be having arguments about who has the best twitter spam.
This comment was remarkably prescient. With A&E now doing this it's only going to get worse.