Tag: Programme Titles

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.

Extended titles for start of The Late Late Show new season

The 59th season of RTÉ One’s The Late Late Show kicked off last night with an extended title sequence featuring visuals highlighting the ongoing impact of the Covid pandemic on Irish life.

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 looking a little inconsistent in the nations

In mid-July, BBC regional news programmes in England got the BBC Reith treatment. As well as adopting the same on-screen graphics as national news programmes, a new format for opening titles was also rolled out. Although the new sequence provides

Doctor Who-themed title sequence for Newsnight

BBC Two’s Newsnight aired a Doctor Who-themed title sequence last night. The iconic time tunnel visuals from the popular science-fiction series were the basis for the connection with Newsnight‘s lead story: denials from the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier

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.

PICTURED: a still from the Sportsday opening titles.

Sportsday aborted start on BBC News Channel

Tonight’s edition of Sportsday (BBC News Channel, 10.30pm) failed to start on the first attempt. The programme’s gallery output was taken off the air briefly, before a more successful start, just under a minute later.

PICTURED: BBC News opening titles.

BBC One/BBC News Channel handover

Updated: 22nd July 2019. With the BBC News branding/graphics refresh, we were curious about a relatively minor element of BBC presentation – the status of the BBC News Channel sting used for the handover when BBC One programmes finish for

PICTURED: BBC Newsline online logo.

Special Newsline titles for The Open coverage

Although BBC Northern Ireland has somehow dodged the rollout of the new BBC Reith graphics (for now), they have introduced an updated set of titles for their late-evening weekday BBC Newsline programme (temporarily rebranded BBC Newsline at The Open), which