Commercial Break: A perfect marriage of mediocrity - ITV and England - finally comes good
ITV’s football coverage isn’t generally held in too high regard by anyone who has eyes, ears and as much as a quarter of a brain. Not only do they repeatedly insist on employing Jim Beglin, Gareth Southgate and Andy Townsend, they also have a nasty habit of cutting away from the action just as crucial goals are about to be scored. Not ideal really.
But this, THIS is a bit special actually. It’s an ad for their upcoming coverage of Euro 2012 and imaginifies what it would be like if England had followed up their 1966 World Cup triumph by winning EVERYTHING ELSE AFTERWARDS FOREVER. Of course, in reality, you’ve got more chance of seeing a porn film starring Metal Mickey but it’s nice to dream….