A round-up of the week’s stories and observations.
- WED 30TH AUG (1.50PM)
BBC London lower-thirds on the BBC News at One
- WED 30TH AUG (10.25PM)
Channel 4 News Leeds studio fire alarm
- THU 31ST AUG (10.10PM)
Not that Laura Kuenssberg trail again
- FRI 1ST SEP (3.15PM)
Thirsty work this newsreading business
- FRI 1ST SEP (9.30PM)
The CITV channel has closed
- SAT 2ND SEP (12.05AM)
Newswatch returns with new graphics and updated studio
- SAT 2ND SEP (6.05PM)
Brief loss of feed on Soccer Saturday
Wednesday 30th August
1.50pm BBC London lower-thirds on the BBC News at One
The BBC News at One was using BBC London-branded lower-thirds for much of today’s edition.
The glitch was corrected late in the programme.
10.25pm Channel 4 News Leeds studio fire alarm
A fire alarm at the Channel 4 News Leeds studio prevented live contributions from there during the second half of tonight’s Channel 4 News.
There was no reference to the fire alarm during the programme.
Thursday 31st August
10.10pm Not that Laura Kuenssberg trail again
Having been aired about 21 million times during the last series run, this cringey trail is back.
Start this thing 17 seconds in please and spare us the rest.
Friday 1st September
3.15pm Thirsty work this newsreading business
A lighter moment at the end of the 2pm BBC News programme today, Presenter Maryam was obviously quite thirsty!
“Trying to get my 2 litres a day in ASAP.”@BBCMaryam (X/Twitter)
9.30pm The CITV channel has closed
The CITV TV channel officially closed at 9pm this evening.
With a few final ads and a CITV sting, the channel went straight to a looped trail, pointing viewers to ITV X.
Saturday 2nd September
12.05am Newswatch returns with new graphics and updated studio
The BBC News feedback programme Newswatch returned tonight after its summer break, with a new look.
There are new titles/graphics and its Studio L base has also been updated.
6.05pm Brief loss of feed on Soccer Saturday
A chance to see a rare Sky graphic, as a result of a brief loss of feed during Soccer Saturday: “PCR 3 Sky Feed”.
Thanks to Gareth Joy for the image.
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