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: RTÉ News temporary studio wide shot.

RTÉ TV News moves to temporary studio

RTÉ TV’s news programmes today moved to a temporary studio set-up ahead of a relaunch of the service in late-January 2019.  The BARCO screens have been replaced by large printed versions of the generic virtual

PICTURED: RTÉ News set and presenters (2018). Presenters: Caitríona Perry and Keelin Shanley.

RTÉ confirms schedule for TV news changes

RTÉ has confirmed that it is about to undertake a “major renovation” of its television news studio (Studio 3).  Speaking to The TV Room earlier today, a spokesperson said that news bulletins and related programming

PICTURED: ITV ident.

ITV presentation refresh coming in January

As reported on our Twitter feed last night, a source on the TV Forum website has stated that ITV is planning to implement a presentation refresh of their main channel in January.  The claims have

PICTURED: BBC Two ident - Christmas 2018.

Third BBC Two Christmas ident debuts

First broadcast at 1pm yesterday on BBC Two Wales, a third Christmas ident has been added to this year’s batch of festive BBC Two idents.  A cat sits on red carpet, near a fire, which

PICTURED: BBC One ident - Christmas 2018.

Christmas 2018 PresWatch: Sunday 2nd 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 Wales ident.

BBC Two Wales goes HD

BBC Two Wales launched an HD service on Thursday 29th November 2018.  On this page we present come continuity examples from Thursday, and also Friday morning.

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