Special BBC One ident promoting His Dark Materials

BBC One tonight aired an altered version of one of its idents. Kayakers – filmed in Northern Ireland – had its night sky updated with visuals from His Dark Materials. The new BBC One drama

Sound fault disrupts Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two

A sound fault took this evening’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two off air for a few minutes. The sound dropped out during a live interview midway through the programme. Presenter Zoe Ball

The BBC test card and in-vision teletext

TV Presentation has a cousin – trade test transmissions and in-vision teletext pages. If you grew up in the 70s or 80s and took an interest in what went on between programmes, you may well

BBC News looking a little inconsistent in the nations

In mid-July, BBC regional news programmes in England got the BBC Reith treatment. As well as adopting the same on-screen graphics as national news programmes, a new format for opening titles was also rolled out.

Regional ITV anniversaries: to celebrate or not to celebrate

Anniversaries are a funny time for media organisations. On the one hand, they can be an opportunity to celebrate genuine achievements or indulge in some harmless nostalgia. On the other, no forward-looking organisation wants to

BBC Reporting Scotland presentation update

A minor presentation refresh this evening for BBC Reporting Scotland, coinciding with the debut of Laura Miller as one of the programme’s new anchors. The 39-year-old presenter replaces Jackie Bird, who stepped down earlier in

BBC Two idents: the unwanted pair

After many years in the branding wilderness, BBC Two’s Curve idents were a breath of fresh air when they arrived on our screens in September last year. During their first year, a number of idents

ITV Creates: NEON

NEON was tasked with creating an identity for ITV in week 43 of ITV Creates.

ITV Creates: Noëmi Lakmaier

Week 42 of ITV Creates and Noëmi Lakmaier takes charge of ITV’s channel identity.

Danny Dyer on BBC One continuity duty

Ahead of the launch of his new game show The Wall, at 8.35pm tonight on BBC One, Danny Dyer introduced tonight’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing. Dyer recorded separate announcements for each of the nations.

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