I hope the continuity around the coronavirus programming is being kept and stored somewhere.
I doubt TV will see something like this again.
Why would it need to be kept and stored? What's so special about it? An announcer saying "In a change to the advertised schedule Pointless will now be on BBC Two at 5:15. Here on One, we join a BBC News special" isn't particularly noteworthy in itself. That's been done many times before both for planned and unplanned events.
Or have I misunderstood?
No, the newsflashes themselves are not particularly noteworthy themselves (although when was the last time they were daily?)
I mainly meant around the new programming, like Health Check UK Live. Or the now rationed episodes of EastEnders.
Watching the continuity around events like Dianas death, 9/11, Queen Mother, 7/7 and the ripple effects afterwards gives us a sense into the mood of the nation at that time.
Everything is recorded. The BBC has a system called Redux that save the output of a lot of BBC channels onto server and is then accessible from a webpage. I think it had everything since 2006. A lot of bbc staff have access, as do some who aren't.
Of course that's a bit different to selecting important junctions and permanatly archiving them for posterity, but if needed they are there.
But as Neil says they're not really anything special, nothing the dramatic continuity surrounding the deaths of Diana or JFK