Category: News

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

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 lockdown in March.

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 This version of the logo had been replaced by a mono-colour ITV logo on Monday, on break bumpers, promotion endboards, ECPs and menus.

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.

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 part of a strengthening of

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

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