Tag: BBC

Curious correlation between Dr Who regeneration and BBC One globe changes

Today marks the 57th anniversary of the first episode of Doctor Who. BBC One marked the occasion with a trail teasing the return of John Barrowman as Captain Jack in the festive special.

BBC One airs Captain Jack teaser

On the 57th anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Doctor Who, BBC One dropped a teaser for its latest instalment of the sci-fi show.

How can a pre-recorded programme go so wrong BBC One?

It must be the biggest catastrophe on BBC One for decades. For ten long minutes, the network descended into chaos after Panorama failed to start.

BBC One meltdown disrupts tonight’s schedule

BBC One (England/Scotland) experienced major technical issues at the start of tonight’s Panorama.

Special BBC One ident for Small Axe

BBC One tonight aired a special ident linking into the first of five episodes of Small Axe, written by award-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen.

BBC One next/later pointers make another comeback

Next/later pointers are back on BBC One again, after a short-lived comeback in May.

BBC TV launches new standalone cross-channel promotion graphic

BBC TV has launched a new cross-channel promotion graphic that sits outside programme end credits.

Are broadcasters forgoing key skills in their pursuit of “authentic” channel announcers?

It was the style of speech which defined the BBC for decades. For a long time Received Pronunciation was used by virtually all BBC broadcasters. It was Lord Reith who believed this to be a form of speech which would be

BBC iPlayer branding tweak – BBC logo recoloured

There are indications today that the BBC iPlayer logo has been tweaked.

BBC Films becomes BBC Film – but the dodgy BBC logo remains

Earlier this week following the release of a BBC Two trail featuring short snippets of various new films, we asked a question: