Category: News

Articles produced in-house, reporting a recent or forthcoming on-air event. We’ll also alert you to pertinent news stories reported on other websites.

ITV announces autumn plans

ITV has announced a big step back towards normality. From the middle of September, Emmerdale and Coronation Street will be shown six times a week as usual. Episodes have been rationed since the start of

Tri-colour ITV logo reappears for one day only

Last updated: Saturday 25th July 2020. Break bumpers featuring the tri-colour ITV channel logo aired throughout Friday. This version of the logo had been replaced by a mono-colour ITV logo on Monday, on break bumpers,

STV launches idents sponsored by Visit Scotland

On Monday 20th July 2020, a number of idents sponsored by Visit Scotland debuted on STV. It’s not yet clear how many idents have been produced.

ITV introduces updated promo endboards and break bumpers

ITV has this morning launched updated versions of its promotion endboards and break bumpers. End credit promotion and menu graphics have also been tweaked.

BBC One playout fault affects start of daytime show

BBC One viewers in England missed the start of today’s edition of Your Money and Your Life due to a playout fault. It was apparent that there was a problem when BBC One failed to

BBC regional lunchtime news fails to appear in London

Today’s lunchtime edition of BBC London & South East News failed to appear in the London area. Instead, viewers there received a simulcast of the BBC News Channel (this is what’s carried on the BBC

New Sky factual channels launched

On 27th May, Sky began a new push into factual programming with the launch of two new channels: Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries. Also on that date, the History channel was rebranded Sky History, as

BBC One reintroduces now/next pointers

As reported earlier on the TV Forum website, BBC One seems to have brought back now/next sequences. A design first seen in January 2016 was used in the junction leading into tonight’s edition of The

RTÉ One updates promo endboard

RTÉ One has been phasing in a new promotion endboard design over the last few days. The previous design – first aired in January 2014 – is still in use but it does look as

UTV continuity will return “as soon as possible”

At the end of yesterday’s 6pm edition of UTV Live, it was announced that UTV on-air branding and associated local continuity announcements were being suspended, due to operationcal changes resulting from the ongoing coronavirus crisis.