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tenn_ace
Dec 13th, 2006, 07:24 PM
Which one is more interesting/boring?

Which one more expensive to get a standard cable package?

controlfreak
Dec 13th, 2006, 08:35 PM
what channels are you talking about?

is there a place on Earth where you can get a full complement of US and UK channels?

Viktymise
Dec 13th, 2006, 08:47 PM
UK TV is likely to be a bit racier than US TV probably

The Daviator
Dec 13th, 2006, 08:49 PM
A lot of popular US TV Shows originated in the UK, i.e. American Idol, Dancing With The Stars, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, etc.

Also, less commercials on UK TV ;)

Kart
Dec 13th, 2006, 09:25 PM
Less interruptions on UK TV with adverts although I haven't seen US TV for ages.

controlfreak
Dec 13th, 2006, 09:42 PM
yeah, US TV is like "We interrupt this show's title sequence to bring you these commercial messages. Please stay tuned for the second half of the title sequence and possibly the first scene, before the news at 10." :rolleyes:

JUSTICE4ALL
Dec 13th, 2006, 09:55 PM
American televison is broadcast all over the world, the most watched shows in the world are American dramas!

moon
Dec 13th, 2006, 10:19 PM
Brit tv is 20 times better. I was in a tennis coma watching Wimbledon over there this year. I can't wait to go back!

Monica_Rules
Dec 13th, 2006, 10:59 PM
US dramas are more glamourus then british TV. British TV is more gritty.

I prefer british TV but still like loads of US shows like Friends, ER, Chicago hope, Without a trace, Grey's anatomy, Lost, Desperate housewives.

~Cherry*Blossom~
Dec 14th, 2006, 12:24 AM
UK TV is better. Mainly because we get the best US Shows and we still have our own great shows ;)

Plus, less adverts. Although Channel 4 were starting to take the piss earlier this year. An advert straight after the opening credits. I mean WTF :fiery:

decemberlove
Dec 14th, 2006, 03:36 AM
We created HBO. We have better television.

Shows like American Idol are for bitches, anyway.