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: BBC One ident - Christmas 2018.

Christmas 2018 PresWatch: Saturday 1st December

Keep up with all the latest developments as the UK and Irish TV networks unveil their Christmas presentation.  If you have updates about any channel, let us know – via our Contact page or by

PICTURED: BBC Two Northern Ireland ident.

BBC Two NI now available in HD

BBC Two Northern Ireland HD launched on DTT and YouView on Thursday 29th November 2018.  The channel has not been made available on DSAT due to capacity issues.  It will be available on cable from

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

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

PICTURED: BBC Two ident - Absorbing.

New ident debuts on BBC Two

Another new ident was added to BBC Two’s mood-themed ident set this evening.  The latest sequence shows what looks like a series of different coloured paints moving backwards and forwards, without mixing together.  The ident

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

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

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