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.

PICTURED: UTV ident.

Why the same old idents on UTV?

ITV launched its year-long ITV Creates campaign on 1st January 2019, where channel idents produced by a different artist/designer are aired each week. The campaign didn’t quite stretch across the Irish Sea though – UTV

PICTURED: ITV Creates ident.

ITV Creates: Katrina Russell Adams

This week it’s the turn of Katrina Russell Adams – a south east London-based printmaker and visual artist, whose practice is deeply informed by the joyful clash of diversity, shapes and people and places in

PICTURED: new look for RTÉ News: Six-One.

RTÉ relaunches television news service

RTÉ launched their new look television news service at 6.01pm tonight.

PICTURED: ITV Creates ident.

ITV Creates: Mark Titchner

Another week and another designer/artist has an opportunity to showcase their skills on ITV. For the next seven days, we’ll be viewing the work of Mark Titchner.

PICTURED: ITV Creates ident.

ITV Creates: Patricia Volk

Week 4 of ITV Creates gets underway just before 6am this morning on ITV. This week it’s the turn of Patricia Volk, who works in painted fired clay and is a Fellow of the Royal

PICTURED: ITV Creates ident.

ITV Creates: James Brunt

At 6am on Monday 14th January 2019, ITV will launch week 3 of ITV Creates. This week’s featured designer/artist is James Brunt. Here’s a preview of what’s to come:

PICTURED: BBC Two ident - Christmas 1978.

Rare footage of 1978 BBC Two Christmas ident released

Last updated: 23rd December 2019. The TV Museum group has today released footage of a 1978 BBC Two junction which includes 7 seconds of the Christmas ident from that year. No copies of the ident

PICTURED: BBC Two ident - Christmas 2018.

Lengthy playout of BBC Two Christmas ident

A small treat for pres enthusiasts from yesterday’s 10am junction on BBC Two. An almost 30-second playout of the Glamorous ident. The announcer is Anthony Lewis. With thanks to Darren Page for drawing our attention

PICTURED: BBC One programme slide - National Lottery Update

BBC One lottery results delayed

BBC One was forced to delay news of last night’s National Lottery results until after The Graham Norton Show. The apology was read out over a slide graphic by announcer Kate Walsh (on BBC One

PICTURED: ITV Creates promotional graphic.

ITV confirms plans to update channel identity

ITV this morning issued a press release confirming plans for a refresh of their main channel’s on-air identity.  The changes will be implemented as part of a year-long project called ITV Creates.   The press