Category: PresWatch

Observations about channel and programme presentation.

PICTURED: BBC News opening titles.

BBC One/BBC News Channel handover

Last Updated: 22nd July 2019. With the BBC News branding/graphics refresh, we were curious about a relatively minor element of BBC presentation – the status of the BBC News Channel sting used for the handover when BBC One programmes finish

PICTURED: BBC One Northern Ireland ident.

A familiar voice returns to BBC NI TV continuity

Kathy Clugston has returned home to Northern Ireland and is once again introducing the programmes on BBC One Northern Ireland. She made her return to the local airwaves earlier this afternoon.

PICTURED: BBC Two ident - Silly.

BBC Two announcer sounding a little different

In an unusual departure for network BBC TV announcers, David Vickery this morning tried out a rather different style of delivery – adjusting to suit the genre – for the programme intros during BBC Two’s early morning kids strand.

PICTURED: BBC Four logo.

New Idents from BBC Four this week

BBC Four has been teasing a batch of new idents that are set to be revealed this week. In a tweet posted earlier today, a video – promising to be “incredibly satisfying” – includes images of colourful cakes being sliced

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 to this junction.

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 network).

PICTURED: BBC One ident - Christmas 2018.

Christmas 2018 OSP developments (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 posting a comment on this

PICTURED: BBC One ident - Christmas 2018.

Christmas 2018 OSP developments (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 posting a comment on this

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 debuted at 8pm, linking into