Category: News

The latest developments in the areas of on-screen presentation and broadcast graphic design/marketing.

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. Just before 6am this morning

PICTURED: BBC Two Wales ident.

BBC Two Wales off air due to Covid-19?

BBC Two Wales has been showing the network version of BBC Two all day. It’s unclear if this is Covid-19-related.

Coronavirus impacts on TV networks

The BBC and ITV have announced a number of changes as a result of the coronavirus crisis. BBC changes The BBC has announced that filming on contuing dramas has been suspended, following the latest government advice: “In light of the

BBC News announces programme changes

On Tuesday evening, BBC’s director of news, Fran Unsworth announced plans to cut back BBC News services due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis on resourcing. Changes to the presenter line-up are also expected.

BBC News at Ten extended from next week

The latest BBC TV programme listings show that next week’s BBC News at Ten has been extended to thirty minutes, with the regional news and national weather occupying the 10.30pm – 10.45pm slot. The new arrangement is being introduced as

New ident debuts on BBC Two

A series of wooden blocks of various shapes feature in the latest in the ‘Curve’ series of idents on BBC Two. Thought-Provoking 2 aired at 10pm this evening.

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 continues tomorrow night at 8pm.

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 the year, having fronted the

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.