Is it time to revive Top Of The Pops?

TOTP

I rarely post the media industry articles I write, but in my June column for Mediatel Newsline I take a bit of a detour from discussing media measurement and industry politics to argue that the time is right – from both a broadcasting and a music industry perspective –  for the BBC to revive Top Of The Pops as a weekly prime time show.

You can read the column here

For those of you outside the UK, it was a weekly TV chart show running from the 1964 to 2006 that was the heartbeat of the music industry at its peak.

The column which you can read here, got a lot of coverage and precious little disagreement so, BBC, over to you. In the meantime here’s one of my all-time top performances from 1981:

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