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Newsnight launches new look

The final new look for today – Newsnight. Music by George Fenton.

OSP update for 5Star

5Star seems to have launched a new look today. No details yet about the team involved in the refresh. But here’s a snippet from the 6pm junction this evening, showing the new promo style, and

New look for Newsround

CBBC’s Newsround sported a new look from this morning. Graphic design is by James Mobbs and music by Dave Connolly.

ITV Creates: Florence Blanchard

Week 36 of the ITV Creates campaign brings us a piece by Florence Blanchard – a French painter, muralist and screenprinter based in the UK. She began writing graffiti in the early 1990s under the

The mystery of the additional mechanical BBC clocks

Until the early 1980s, BBC One and BBC Two made use of mechanical clock devices as a means of introducing certain programmes, such as the news. The clock was also generally used to lead into

BBC News Channel lower-third fail

We’re really not going out of our way to find fault with the new BBC News on-screen graphics but the number of times that we happen to stumble upon an issue really makes us wonder

ITV Creates: Erin Taylor

The latest ident in the ITV Creates series is by Erin Taylor – a final year Fine Art student at Manchester Metropolitan University. This project for ITV represents Erin’s first commission as an artist.

Look North (Hull) reverts to old graphics in error

The early evening edition of Look North (Hull edition) today reverted to the old Helvetica lower-third design. As reported by a contributor on the TV Forum website, a ‘Live’ bug also accompanied lower-thirds on pre-recorded

Intermittent BBC News graphics glitch strikes again

Since their introduction in mid-July, the new BBC News on-screen graphics have been affected by an intermittent glitch which causes the software to hang. Each time this has happened, the lower-third graphics are removed completely

BBC Wales HQ struck down by power cut

BBC Wales has been affected by a power cut this evening. BBC Wales Today failed to appear at 6.30pm and was quickly replaced by BBC Northern Ireland’s BBC Newsline. BBC One Northern Ireland output went