BBC One 2016
Split from BBC One Christmas 2015How strange that they recreated two different styles of BBC News graphics, one set from the era the programme is set, and the other from the present-day!
ITV win horse racing rights from 2017
Ed Chamberlin confirmed as hostBetsafe will be doing sponsorship around some of the August festivals. Ie Goodwood etc
Sky's 'New Year Fireworks Live'
Ditched the BBC for Sky, but came running back after sound issues.To clarify: Sky did broadcast the entire event.
David Bowie Labyrinth is on the Sky Store and it is marked as "Sky will donate all profits from the rental or purchase of this title to charity".
Always wondered this: What's the thing in the corner? I've heard that too and thought it was a sponsor bumper or in-arena audio.
Rare ATV ident I did notice on that repeat run though that the final episode of the first series DID have a Central front & endcap.
Fountain Studios To Close
Home of X Factor may soon be no moreAlthough, every time a new company has taken over the studios they've pretty much gutted them and started from scratch.
Robot Wars is coming back!
Confirmed: Dara O'Briain replaces Craig Charles, Jonathan Pearce to returnYes! I enjoyed the first two series of Robot Wars, when it was half an hour - in a watch-it-while-having-your-tea way - but when it became 45 minutes in series three, as you say they dropped all the...
Battle of Northern ITV V Southern ITV It was 09:30 on Friday mornings, only on the Rowridge (and dependants) version of C4. In all other regions the test card and Oracle in vision pages continued. I don't recall any VT Clocks, just a...
UKTV to launch new channel W
Flagship channel will replace WatchI believe you can atone for each MasterChef USA episode with an episode of Murder She Wrote.
A Place To Call Home
Australia drama series returning to BBC Two weekdays 3pmI'd only ever seen the odd episode, so I'm pleased to see this repeat showing. It's exceptionally well written, acted and produced.
Radio and TV Simulcasts
Split from Eurovision 2016As others have said - think this was a misconception. NICAM will continue to be used to derive the transmitter feeds, and can be carried over IP circuits. The new hardware won't be redundant when...
BBC axe TV channel controllers
Charlotte Moore now controls everything on the BBCJanice Hadlow, former BBC2 Controller and most recently Director of Special Projects & Seasons, is also leaving the BBC: