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 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

ITV Creates: Ash Kayser

This week’s ITV idents were produced by Ash Kayser.

ITV Creates: Arts University Bournemouth

Led by course leader Richard Waring, for the BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree at the Arts University Bournemouth, this piece is a combined effort from students in his class.

BBC One NI airs Oneness-less ident

Bit of a rarity from BBC One Northern Ireland at lunchtime: a Oneness-less ident. Looks like they’ve created a shorter version of one of the Mountain Rescue idents, for junctions that are particularly tight.

PICTURED: BBC News logo.

Textbook handover to BBC News Channel by BBC NI

It’s not often that the schedule provides the opportunity for a tidy handover to the BBC News Channel at the point where BBC One programmes finish for the day. And frankly, it also depends on

ITV Creates: Brandon Saunders

The latest ident design from ITV Creates is the creation of 18-year-old Brandon Saunders. Although he has spent a lot of time working with digital mediums, he has a great amount of respect for and

PICTURED: presenter Jo Coburn introducing an edition of Politics Live on BBC Two.

Bizarre playout decision by BBC Two

At 11.30am today, BBC Two and the BBC News Channel were showing a special news programme, covering Boris Johnson’s first appearance at the despatch box as Prime Minister.

PICTURED: BBC Newsline set. Presenters: Tara Mills and Barra Best.

BBC Newsline: Reith and new virtual set

Updated: 25th July 2019. Just over a week since the BBC Reith font was rolled out on national and regional BBC TV news programmes, BBC Newsline continues to rebel, sticking with the old Helvetica graphics.

Teleshopping returns to ITV: has overnight linear TV had its day?

The return of a full overnight programme schedule on ITV has proved short-lived. From 1st August, Teleshopping will occupy the early hours up to 3am in all ITVplc regions including UTV and Channel. Some would

PICTURED: ITV Creates ident.

Talent takeover month for ITV Creates

ITV Creative has announced details of a ‘takeover month’, where student and graduate designers and artists will have the opportunity to produce their take on the ITV logo, as part of the year-long ITV Creates