Tag: Breakdowns

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.

BBC One abandons late film due to technical difficulties

It’s 1996 and BBC One has been in its new, state-of-the-art playout area for just over a year. The days of programme breakdowns are a distant memory. Right?

PICTURED: BBC One breakdown graphic.

Technical glitch puts temporary freeze on Wimbledon coverage

BBC One’s Wimbledon 2019 coverage was interrupted by a technical fault for a short time this afternoon. At 2.09pm, the action came to halt when the video/audio froze. BBC One Presentation interjected after 32 seconds, with an apology graphic and

PICTURED: BBC Two breakdown graphic.

Epic fail for BBC Two playout

Tuesday evening (18th June 2019) and if you switched over to BBC Two just in time to catch the start of episode two of The Family Brain Games, you were in for an unwelcome surprise. Just under twenty seconds into

PICTURED: BBC Two breakdown graphic.

Power failure interrupts BBC Two tennis coverage

Just forty minutes into BBC Two’s coverage of the Eastbourne International tennis tournament on Monday 25th June 2018, the broadcast fell off air. Screens initially went blank just before 2.40pm.  Seconds later, BBC Two Presentation intervened and put up an