graveyard slot


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graveyard slot

n
(Broadcasting) television the hours from late night until early morning when the number of people watching television is at its lowest
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It turned out the BBC didn't take kindly to a presenter murdering guests (accidentally or otherwise) and Alan soon found himself on the broadcasting naughty step, presenting the graveyard slot at Radio Norwich.
The show was given a graveyard slot and Film 2018 in March had a short run.
The feistiest fixture in Premier League history which usually produces more red cards and goals than any other fixture, was relegated to the graveyard slot.
But EFL bosses are set to announce that Football League highlights will be aired on Quest from the start of the 2018-19 campaign as they look to increase their viewing figures which have significantly dwindled since moving from the previous graveyard slot after Match of the Day to Channel 5, despite the fact the programme goes live at a prime-time slot.
4what RATINGS dipped after the series was moved to a graveyard slot and many of the original cast went on to voice their characters in the 1973 animated Star Trek series.
ITV's notorious graveyard slot where programmes go to die.
The offending jumbo, occupying that coveted 10.45pm midweek graveyard slot, is alleged sitcom SunTrap, the show that makes you wish you were out of the country, which signalled its intentions with this humdinger: "There was me thinking you were jealous of Donald's relationship with his parrot."
The Football League has confirmed a highlights package deal with Channel 5 who will broadcast at 9.00pm on Saturday nights instead of the graveyard slot favoured by the BBC over the past six seasons.
It will be screened from 9.00pm to 10.30pm, a big change from the graveyard slot the Football League Show has had on the BBC , and will feature every goal.
our tip 10pts on both teams to score [SM] key stat The League Cup meeting between these two had 12 goals Liverpool v Aston Villa 3pm Saturday WITH neither side setting the goalscoring charts alight this game is an early candidate for the graveyard slot on Match of the Day.
Speaking about "Community's" pending move to the so-called graveyard slot on Friday nights, the palpably embittered Harmon said that the powers that be were sending a clear message about their plans for the show: "We're going to smother it with a pillow very quietly," Harmon said.