Monthly Archive for February, 2009

Tina Fey and Steve Martin at the Oscars.

Tina Fey + Steve Martin at the Oscars.

Ricky Gervais on The 7.30 Report.

Ricky Gervais on The 7.30 Report.

The Simpson’s high definition debut.

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One of televisions most iconic opening sequences got its most dramatic and permanent update today.

The Simpson’s have taken the leap into high definition, and used it as an opportunity to completely recreate the famous race home.

Sticking to the basic premise that debuted back in 1989, the new sequence see’s the addition of countless secondary characters and a few in-jokes from the shows over 400 episode history.

Portugal’s multilayered public broadcaster.

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Portugal’s oldest television network RTP1, got itself a new on-air look last month, inspired by the channels clunky logo, and perhaps just a little by SimTower.

Surprisingly this ident is only a one off, but with such a unique concept, it could’ve so easily been expanded to include any variety of multi levelled environments…

Update: and it looks like they will be, with a new version making its debut this month, see second video above.

More4, quite clever really.

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Tony Robinson, Kevin McCloud, David Starkey and Jon Snow take part in a pub quiz, terrifying their fellow patrons in the process, and backing up More4′s claim of being ‘really quite clever’.