Tag: On-Screen Presentation

Too much nostalgia can be a bad thing

History is the story of who we are and how we became who we are. Nostalgia is simply the yearning for times gone by.

Tri-colour ITV logo reappears for one day only

Last updated: Saturday 25th July 2020. Break bumpers featuring the tri-colour ITV channel logo aired throughout Friday. This version of the logo had been replaced by a mono-colour ITV logo on Monday, on break bumpers,

STV launches idents sponsored by Visit Scotland

On Monday 20th July 2020, a number of idents sponsored by Visit Scotland debuted on STV. It’s not yet clear how many idents have been produced.

ITV introduces updated promo endboards and break bumpers

ITV has this morning launched updated versions of its promotion endboards and break bumpers. End credit promotion and menu graphics have also been tweaked.

No trade test on Sundays

Occasionally an old clip of what was once unremarkable everyday television provides a gateway into another world. A piece of continuity which has surfaced from a Sunday morning in June 1974 does just that. A

New Sky factual channels launched

On 27th May, Sky began a new push into factual programming with the launch of two new channels: Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries. Also on that date, the History channel was rebranded Sky History, as

Will ITV branding become the norm in NI?

The next few weeks should prove very interesting for those with a concern about UTV’s branding. The channel temporarily started carrying ITV continuity and trails on 2nd April because of the coronavirus crisis.

BBC One Peter Crouch promo issues

Today saw the launch of the full-version promotion for one of BBC One’s highest profile shows in recent weeks: Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer. Hopefully the comedy in the show will be better than the

BBC One reintroduces now/next pointers

As reported earlier on the TV Forum website, BBC One seems to have brought back now/next sequences. A design first seen in January 2016 was used in the junction leading into tonight’s edition of The

RTÉ One updates promo endboard

RTÉ One has been phasing in a new promotion endboard design over the last few days. The previous design – first aired in January 2014 – is still in use but it does look as