The highlight of this year's LA Screenings, the annual Stateside TV jamboree, was not some dodgy pilot but the first ever footie match between the US studios and the pride of
The highlight of this year's LA Screenings, the annual Stateside TV jamboree, was not some dodgy pilot but the first ever footie match between the US studios and the pride of the UK TV industry. BBC 1 grand fromage Peter Salmon (who scored) and ITV's Prince of Darkness David Bergg were among those who played for the visitors and came away with a creditable 2-2 draw. But they might have won if it hadn't been for the pitch, moaned Channel 5's Jeff Ford.

'It had more holes than a Warner Bros contract,' joked the Fordster, who pleaded that the UK should have won on 'away goals'. Needless to say, a return is planned for Mip this autumn.