Category: News

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

PICTURED: BBC One promotional trail - Christmas 2018.

BBC One Christmas teaser now airing

A short teaser for BBC One’s Christmas schedule debuted at 7.30pm this evening just before EastEnders.  And it looks like BBC One’s festive idents will be unveiled this Saturday.  It’s customary for BBC Two and BBC Four’s Christmas presentation graphics

PICTURED: a still from the opening titles of BBC Breakfast where live location shots are used.

BBC Breakfast live-scene titles

BBC Breakfast recently introduced live-scene opening titles.  The examples below were broadcast on Friday 16th November 2018 and Monday 26th November 2018 respectively, when a portion of the programme was presented live from London, in the aftermath of the publication of

PICTURED: The TV Room logo graphic.

The TV Room returns

On the morning of Sunday 14th November 1999, The TV Room launched, showcasing channel idents/branding, past and present, from the main UK and Irish television channels.  During the next decade, the site’s coverage and scope would expand and it became

PICTURED: Channel 4 break bumper.

Channel 4 unveils rebrand of digital channels

Channel 4 has revealed details of an image makeover for its portfolio of TV channels.  On Thursday 27th September 2018, E4, More4, 4Seven and Film4 will all launch new on-screen identities.  The Channel 4 corporate logo will also evolve from

PICTURED: BBC One Northern Ireland sting - St Patricks Day.

BBC NI St Patrick’s Day presentation

BBC Northern Ireland marked St Patrick’s Day by introducing special presentation elements on BBC One Northern Ireland and BBC Two Northern Ireland.

PICTURED: RTÉ News: Six-One presentation for St Patrick's Day. Presenter: Aengus MacGrianna.

RTÉ Six-One News gets green makeover for St Patrick’s Day

RTÉ One’s flagship Six-One News made a special effort for its St Patrick’s Day coverage, with lighting changes to the set, large event-specific graphics for the BARCO screens and recoloured titles and lower-thirds. The broadcast also marked the end of