1995 - Issue 277: Masters Back On Live TV!
By DW Editorial Staff 27/07/2020
Cunning use of words here. Live TV was an organisation not a general term for TV coverage.
Part of the early wild west of cable/satellite TV. Thus the story here was that there would be any TV coverage even if it was pre-recorded. The efforts of the BDO, in 1995, to reassert itself as the games major promoter can clearly be seen within the pages of Darts World:
As we end 1995 it's still very much 'up in the air' as to who will win 'The Code Wars'.
Perhaps though a clue could be found in the fact that Live TV would bring us the 'News Bunny' as part of their short lived range of programming.
Issue 375 highlights the taylor effect on media coverage of darts