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.

BBC News Channel Observations

A quick comment about a couple of minor events on the BBC News Channel in the last 24 hours. At 9am, the BBC News at Nine decided to break from the tradition of including a

BBC NI’s The View introduces new virtual set

Updated: 12th September 2019, 10.45pm. A promotion running this evening on BBC One Northern Ireland shows presenter Mark Carruthers in what appears to be a new virtual set for the current affairs programme, The View,

ITV Creates: Russell Bamber

We’re now into week 37 of ITV Creates and it’s the turn of Russell Bamber to have a go at branding ITV for the next 7 days. Based in the Peanut Factory in Hackney Wick,

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

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