[Tig] TV dramas graded darker than similar movies?

Robert Lovejoy chroma601 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 13:19:09 GMT 2014

So much for the Tiffany Network!  Why not just put the shows on YouTube? 

Really, the main advantage broadcast television has over Internet streaming is the quality of the picture. If you let that go, you do a disservice to your viewers. 

Just my two cents. 

Bob Lovejoy 
Pastured Colorist 

David Keleshian <turnto at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
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>"For some episodes, the images look like low grade video streamed off
>the Internet and not at all like high definition."
> It is not the producers. It is in fact streaming off of the internet.
>For a while now CBS has offered affiliates digital delivery of shows
>via the internet.
> Some affliates do not have the capacity to store large volumes of high
>bitrate files so lower ones are transcoded. Commercials being shorter
>are smaller file size even at higher bit rates. 
>Also on some shows if for some reason they could not download the full
>res in time, there is the option to stream live a lower res version. 
> David Keleshian
> CBS Television City
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