Tag: On-Screen Presentation


What’s in a name?

As we wait to see whether the New Year will bring some ITV branding to UTV, it’s worth taking a look at the long process which led to the decline of regional brands elsewhere. The

PICTURED: BBC Two ident - Christmas 1978.

Rare footage of 1978 BBC Two Christmas ident released

Last updated: 23rd December 2019. The TV Museum group has today released footage of a 1978 BBC Two junction which includes 7 seconds of the Christmas ident from that year. No copies of the ident

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

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


New Year changes for UTV?

ITV’s new look is due to appear on 1st January. It’ll be an exciting day for pres fans. A dramatic change to the look of ITV plus the big unanswered question – what, if anything,

PICTURED: ITV Creates promotional graphic.

ITV confirms plans to update channel identity

ITV this morning issued a press release confirming plans for a refresh of their main channel’s on-air identity.  The changes will be implemented as part of a year-long project called ITV Creates.   The press


ITV branding creeping in on UTV

This year all the programmes which don’t have a regular sponsor are being supported by Dreams Beds. The announcement is simple: “Dreams Beds sponsors Christmas on ITV.”


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