It drives me crazy that a live TV event that is being covered anyway online and on the red button, has to make way after an hour to show the 1,000th repeat of 1970s sitcom Dad's Army. The running costs wouldn't be any higher would it, as the commentators and presenters are there anyway!? What's the point!
Obviously we have Eurosport sharing the coverage - I think in the years to come, the BBC will want them to share their coverage on a bigger scale, with Eurosport taking more responsbility. Eurosport have been a tremendous servant to snooker (and minority sports in general actually); their coverage is simple and they cover almost every tournament on the calendar worldwide. However, the quality isn't the best and its not exactly the most "fashionable" channel to get maximum exposure.
Its worth noting that snooker isn't the only sport that has frustrating BBC coverage.
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