Re: Disgusted at Channel 10's V8 coverage! (Or lack of)
Originally Posted by Tim_EF_5.0
This has annoyed me for a while and I am going to get some more views on here first before I write a letter to Channel 10. I am not the only one that feels this way.
Is it only me or is Channel 10's coverage of the V8 Supercars a complete joke? I mean for a whole weekends worth of racing we get a 2.5hour slot in the afternoon with (no exageration) a hours worth of adds. Thats not all, We didnt even get to watch the first race!! Just a poxy 30 second review. Why would that be?
I thought the popularity and growth of this sport would warrant 10 being able to televise race 1? Is it really asking too much to have every race televised?? Its not like the races are on every week. I just laugh whenever I see their "Home of Motorsport" slogan.
I like Crompton and Woods as the commentators though!
Also the times they show the F1 is insane! But I wont get started on that also..
Look forward to hearing your opinions!
ABSOLUTELY! I was PISSED! Especially given the circumstances of the first race! It might be to do with the AFL coverage on 10 on Saturdays.... 10 has AFL on Saturdays and 9 has it on Sundays if I am not mistaken. And the tv stations would probably figure their ratings are better with footy than the SCs... However, that would only work for the AFL states, I dunno if 10 has a similar deal with other codes in other states....
I was really shitty about all the ads in the two races we DID get to see - I mean seriously, a long group of ads took out a good few laps!!!! They dont even do that with footy - you just get one or two ads at a time when a goal is kicked... probably ads up to the same though. But there did seem to be a lot of ads today!!!
And they didnt spend too much time updating us all on the Snozz v Marcos issue either....
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