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Sky to Launch James Bond Channel

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Sky is launching a dedicated James Bond channel throughout October after it picked up the rights to all 22 films.
The Sky Movies 007 HD channel featuring the MGM Studios’ films will be available as part of the Sky Movies package on TV, as well as via IPTV services Sky Go and Now TV.

http://www.filmnav.co.uk/2012/08/08/sky ... d-channel/
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I'm a bit sad really. No more ITV 00 Heaven, sponsored by Martini. :(


And yes, I do have all the films on DVD, but still...
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Is there a special channel where you can watch them in 4: 3 with lots of cuts> :wink:
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carl stromberg wrote:Is there a special channel where you can watch them in 4: 3 with lots of cuts> :wink:
And a commercial break whenever it starts to get exciting.
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Kristatos wrote:
carl stromberg wrote:Is there a special channel where you can watch them in 4: 3 with lots of cuts> :wink:
And a commercial break whenever it starts to get exciting.
With speeded up end credits and an annoying voice-over saying what's coming on next on TV.... :lol:
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Seriously, though, how do they plan to launch a channel with only 48 hours or so of programming? 22 films played in endless rotation would appear to have something of a limited shelf life.
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I'd bet it's only going to be an channel for the month of October. I can't see it being a full time deal.

It'd be like one of those shops specializing in Christmas supplies year round.
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Yeah, even if they show all the documentaries that appear as DVD extras and so forth, I can't see it lasting long as a dedicated channel.
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Maybe the channel will *giggles* Skyfall into an early grave.
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If it is a 24-7 Bond channel yikes! I can't imagine it I can see it turning a lot of people off Bond because of the monotony. It gets bad here where a channel does marathon or a month of movies.
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