The Avengers International Fan Forum Forum Index The Avengers International Fan Forum

 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

TV Choice

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Avengers International Fan Forum Forum Index -> The Avengers Spun-Off
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
MikeR
Epic


Joined: 19 Jul 2009
Posts: 1089
Location: UK

PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:23 am    Post subject: TV Choice Reply with quote



This is the fourth issue of the early TV Choice published November 26th 1982, which celebrated the Channel 4 reruns of the colour Diana Rigg episodes. This publication was an early attempt at producing a TV listings magazine to rival the monopoly that the TV Times and Radio Times had at the time. Unfortunately, this was not very successful and the publication closed shortly afterwards. I believe that this TV Choice and the TV Choice that is around today were two completely different magazines. Does anyone have any information as to who published the 1982 TV Choice?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Frankymole
A Touch of Brimstone


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 4019
Location: Carmadoc research establishment

PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent cover painting, now if the comic covers looked like that then I'd love them.
_________________
Last watched: The Man in the Mirror.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Ian Wegg
Little Wonder


Joined: 15 Sep 2011
Posts: 246

PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have read the story of TV Choice on the internet but I can't currently find it again. It was forced out of business by the threat of litigation by the BBC and ITV who at that time claimed the copyright of their schedules and were fiercely protective of their own publications Radio Times and TV Times.

The situation eventually changed when the TV companies were forced to release control of their listings monopoly, but by then it ws too late for TV Choice. You are correct, the current title of the same name has no connection with the original.

If I find the article again I'll post a link. I have a copy of the first issue somewhere but not that Avengers one.

~iw
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
mousemeat
A Touch of Brimstone


Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Posts: 4202
Location: Elvis Central, U.S.A.

PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Frankymole wrote:
Excellent cover painting, now if the comic covers looked like that then I'd love them.


same here...love the graphics, etc
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Alan
Site Admin


Joined: 01 Sep 2008
Posts: 2940
Location: The Edge of Avengerland

PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have that issue in the cupboard. Will dig it out tomorrow and drop you a line, Mike.
_________________
Alan
--
The Avengers Declassified

Hidden Tiger Books - now available: Avengerworld
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    The Avengers International Fan Forum Forum Index -> The Avengers Spun-Off All times are GMT - 9 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group. Hosted by phpBB.BizHat.com

Free Web Hosting | File Hosting | Photo Gallery | Matrimonial


Powered by PhpBB.BizHat.com, setup your forum now!
For Support, visit Forums.BizHat.com