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- MON 28TH FEB (9.30AM): Today’s edition of Newsround gets off to a bad start
- MON 28TH FEB (2PM): This week’s ITV Creates selection: Sharon Walters and Mark Lane
- WED 2ND MAR (4PM): Russia Today vanishes from the UK airwaves
- WED 2ND MAR (8PM): BBC Four announcer acknowledges the channel’s 20th anniversary
- WED 2ND MAR (10.15PM): Test transmissions for TalkTV on digital satellite
- FRI 4TH MAR (11.45PM): Playout glitch at the start of BBC Newsline
- FRI 4TH MAR (11.55PM): BBC News Channel accidentally puts studio output to air
- SAT 5TH MAR (9.30PM): Channel 5 adds ident sporting Ukraine flag colours
- SUN 6TH MAR (10PM): Retro ident for ITV’s The Ipcress File
Monday 28th February
9.30am Today’s edition of Newsround gets off to a bad start
The opening of today’s edition of Newsround was affected by a sound fault. For the first thirty seconds of the programme, studio sound was replaced by GLITS tone.
RELATED ARTICLE: Sound fault affects opening of today’s Newsround.
2pm This week’s ITV Creates selection: Sharon Walters and Mark Lane
As we enter week 9 of 2022, ITV moves on to another batch of ITV Creates idents. This week its the turn of Sharon Walters and Mark Lane, with the first of their idents appearing in the 1.30pm junction today.
There are ten edits of this ident – all of which were first aired in January 2021.
Wednesday 2nd March
4pm Russia Today vanishes from the UK airwaves
EU sanctions prohibiting EU-based satellite operators carrying Russia Today kicked in earlier today. Shortly after 1pm UK time, the process of removing Russia Today’s presence on Eutelsat’s Hot Bird satellite system began.
RELATED ARTICLE: Russia Today disappears from Sky, Freesat and Freeview,
8pm BBC Four announcer acknowledges the channel’s 20th anniversary
Announcer Dean Lydiate mentions the channel’s 20th birthday during the first junction of the evening.
10.15pm Test transmissions for TalkTV on digital satellite
Test transmissions for News UK’s new TV channel, TalkTV, have begun on digital satellite. TalkRadio TV is currently being broadcast on the test channel.
RELATED ARTICLE: TalkTV test transmissions begin on Sky.
Friday 4th March
11.45pm Playout glitch at the start of BBC Newsline
Friday night’s edition of BBC Newsline was interrupted briefly by a BBC One Northern Ireland sting and programme trail.
RELATED ARTICLE: Brief playout glitch affects start of BBC Newsline.
11.55pm BBC News Channel accidentally puts studio output to air
BBC News presenter Shaun Ley was inadvertently put to air and seen walking off set moments after his newspaper review programme finished.
RELATED ARTICLE: BBC news studio put to air inadvertently.
Saturday 5th March
9pm Channel 5 adds ident sporting Ukraine flag colours
Although it bears a close resemblance to the colour scheme of some of the channel’s existing idents, this new sequence – sporting Ukraine flag colours – has been added to Channel 5’s portfolio of idents.
It’s not clear when the ident was introduced but it was first spotted by The Ident Gallery at 6.30pm this evening.
Sunday 6th March
10pm Retro ident for ITV’s The Ipcress File
ITV has produced a special retro ident for its new drama series, The Ipcress File.
RELATED ARTICLE: ITV produces special ident for The Ipcress File.
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