Tag: Programme Graphics

All change for BBC News in 1981

For pres fans, the first week of September 1981 was significant. The modification of the BBC One globe was a small tweak by modern standards but quite noticeable at the time. Then channel symbols were things of permanence.

Sky News unveils new Westminster studio

This morning’s Kay Burley show on Sky News saw the on air launch of a new Westminster-based studio.

RTÉ News Now rebranded

RTÉ has this morning rebranded its dedicated TV news channel. For over twelve years (the first two online only), RTÉ News Now has offered simulcasts and repeats of RTÉ One and RTÉ Radio 1 news/current affairs programmes, as well as

A helpful change in the weather

The old joke is that people love nothing more than talking about the weather. And changes to the BBC weather graphics can get people talking too.

Current BBC News branding comes of age

The current BBC News package is a direct evolution of the new look introduced in May 1999. Titles and sets have changed a few times, the music has been tweaked and the main news has shifted to 10pm. But the

BBC News Channel Observations

A quick comment about a couple of minor events on the BBC News Channel in the last 24 hours. At 9am, the BBC News at Nine decided to break from the tradition of including a live shot of the newsroom

BBC NI’s The View introduces new virtual set

Updated: 12th September 2019, 10.45pm. A promotion running this evening on BBC One Northern Ireland shows presenter Mark Carruthers in what appears to be a new virtual set for the current affairs programme, The View, which returns tonight at 10.35pm

Newsnight launches new look

The final new look for today – Newsnight. Music by George Fenton.

New look for Newsround

CBBC’s Newsround sported a new look from this morning. Graphic design is by James Mobbs and music by Dave Connolly.

Look North (Hull) reverts to old graphics in error

The early evening edition of Look North (Hull edition) today reverted to the old Helvetica lower-third design. As reported by a contributor on the TV Forum website, a ‘Live’ bug also accompanied lower-thirds on pre-recorded packages.