I'm expecting them - BBC - to come back later and tell us that snooker is only watched by old people and that the audience is dropping. What do they expect with those schedules? They will come and dictate formats and schedules on the basis that snooker needs their money, which unfortunately is (still) true, only probably to further reduce their coverage next season.
To attract young people and sponsors , snooker needs to be shown a peak hours. Eurosport coverage, for all its fault, is much better than BBC on this ground. Time for looking closely at contracts and maybe accept some changes in habits? No more finals sessions starting at 8pm UK time (when it's 9pm or 10 pm in Europe) and no more major matches played on "Bank holidays" when mainland Europeans are working in exchange for decent coverage when most people and youngsters are at home and have the opportunity to watch?
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