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BBC News | New Countdowns 2020

Small hints. (February 2020)

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Michael
BT Sport have a rolling barker/bumper don't they, for when they re-join US broadcasts post breaks, and for muting out advertising spots during baseball etc.
RK
Rkolsen
Sorry, should have written Join in Progress. It mainly occurs for say breaking news or sports where there’s a rerun of a program right after. Say for the State of the Union coverage and for example the speech is supposed to end at 10:15PM and you plan 15 minutes for post analysis. But the speech runs past 10:25, so coverage would all end at 10:40, networks would typically schedule a 30 minute show at 10:30 which will dead roll. They’ll also typically schedule and dead roll a half hour program at the 10 half hour incase it ends early. Additionally say if a network loses a feed and sounds like it will be a long term loss they’ll have programs designated as floaters so they have something to start from the beginning.
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Blake Connolly Founding member
BT Sport have a rolling barker/bumper don't they, for when they re-join US broadcasts post breaks, and for muting out advertising spots during baseball etc.


Yep, the 'living hold'. Performs a similar sort of function to the previously mentioned looping news countdown.

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JW
JamesWorldNews
I love this. And how the rings “pulsate” with the beat. But the central BBC News logo gets obscured from time to time by the rotating globe when a large continent covers it. That doesn’t happen in the real broadcast version, does it? They always have the logo to the front of all elements.

Nice Asian-esque musical elements.

Rexogamer and welshkid gave kudos
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Bail Moderator
I purposely put the logo "in" the globe for that, no idea why but I thought I'd give it out. And as you say the hoop rings actually have the track waveform running over, quite simple now but took me ages to work out how to do. I re-did it for the Ben Howel / Dua Lipa stuff but his *borrowed* (ah hem) copy of this seemed to get the views so he didn't replace it.
Ian of old, Rexogamer and JamesWorldNews gave kudos
JW
JamesWorldNews
Stunning rendition. Pity they didn't still have Asia Today or Impact Asia as specific programmes. This would have been perfect for it.
JW
JamesWorldNews
One of our Martin’s brilliant creations. Are you sampling elements or extracts from the World News flags era theme in this? I thought I detected snippets of that era. Or possibly it’s a layer of the “sombre” version of the 2001 theme? Either way, it’s excellent.

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