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Friday 22 November 2013, 10:26
Alix Pryde introduces Doctor Who in 3D
Monday 10 June 2013, 15:48
Alix Pryde details additional coverage of great sporting and musical events this summer on the BBC, including additional HD.
Tuesday 26 March 2013, 00:10
BBC Two Controller, Janice Hadlow introduces BBC Two HD & all it has to offer.
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 12:16
From Tuesday 26 March 2013 there will be a new home for BBC ALBA on Sky - channel 143.
Tuesday 19 March 2013, 14:11
Alix announces the launch of BBC Two HD.
Tuesday 29 January 2013, 13:51
Adrian Davies heralds the arrival of BBC One Wales HD.
Thursday 6 September 2012, 15:44
In the last week of the Proms there have been some particularly noteworthy concerts and celebrations. Kirsty Young talked to BBC news about the Desert Island Discs Prom, celebrating 70 years of the programme. If you missed the opportunity to take part in the Radio 4 live blog, which ran...
Wednesday 9 May 2012, 15:44
2012 is set to be the BBC's greatest year of broadcasting. In BBC Distribution, we are currently making preparations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee followed closely by the London 2012 Olympic Games, not to mention the Euros, Wimbledon, the European Championship Athletics, The Scottish Open ... and...
Tuesday 30 August 2011, 11:00
Earlier in the Summer, I led a team which delivered our first live 3D broadcasts to homes around the UK. We wanted to get this year's Wimbledon finals out to everyone who has so far bought a 3D set (and the glasses that go with it) and so we used the BBC HD channel...
Wednesday 3 November 2010, 21:27
The BBC One HD channel launched with the One Show at 7pm this evening.
There is also a helpful BBC One HD FAQs page.
Laura Murray is Editor of...
Tuesday 2 November 2010, 14:29
"So... many of you have found the test transmissions!
I've also noticed there's been a lot of speculation about what we are up to for the last few days and we thought it would be a good idea to let you know what's been happening and will be happening before BBC One HD launches on Wednesday".
Monday 14 December 2009, 14:29
Over the course of the last week, the debate about BBC HD picture quality which has been running since August has entered a new phase. The Head of Technology for BBC HD, Andy Quested, has serialised an extended review of his response to all the areas that have been covered over the course of the many...
Friday 4 December 2009, 10:07
Editor's note: Over at the BBC Internet blog Andy Quested of BBC HD has published the first in a series of posts addressing issues raised in the ongoing robust debate surrounding the BBC's HD service. To read the full post and to comment visit the Internet blog.Friday It's been sometime since my last...
Monday 2 November 2009, 12:23BBC Internet blog, Danielle Nagler has posted a fascinating piece which not only gives an insight into the daily tasks facing the Head of BBC HD, but also attempts to give a flavour of the range of current issues for the BBC and HD. These include: picture quality; HD programmes and schedule...
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Red Bee creates on-screen 50th birthday party for BBC2 (Design Week)
Kim Shillinglaw: what you need to know (Broadcast)
"a near-BBC lifer, is known to be a straight-talking, confident operator with a penchant for the odd expletive, which one source described as “quite refreshing”
How to tame the BBC behemoth (Daily Telegraph)
"Transferring non-news radio and TV production to the independent sector would save the BBC millions and possibly even the BBC itself"
Marc Warren joins The Musketeers series 2 (Den of Geek)
BBC Radio 1 to count down top 100 downloads of all time (Digital Spy)
"After a decade of legal downloading in the UK, it's time for Radio 1 to celebrate with a countdown revealing the nation's top 100"
Festival to bring UK closer to Middle East (Ariel)
"BBC Arabic is giving Arab cinema, documentaries and journalism a UK showcase."
BBC Worldwide CEO re-joins BBC executive board (Digital TV Europe)
"Davie will replace BBC HR director Lucy Adams"
Sandi Toksvig criticises BBC ban on all-male panel shows (Telegraph)
"recruiting more female hosts would be a more desirable way of correcting the imbalance"
BBC's Peter Horrocks: 'It's not that easy to get advertising in Somalia' (Guardian)
"World Service boss on financial pressure, selling ads, transmitting news via brainwaves, and Newsnight's 'brio'"
BBC Radio 2 Eurovision Pop-up station (Matt Deegan Writes)
"I think this is a great idea and something the BBC should do more of ... it makes use of existing technology ... It’s also a technology that nearly half of UK households have, so lots of people can access it."
BBC iPlayer hits record 10.7m daily requests (Mobile Entertainment)
BBC Radio 1Xtra Live heads to Birmingham (Birmingham Post)
"It’s our aspiration at BBC Birmingham to host more of these big events over the coming years.”
BBC axes The Review Show after 20 years (The Stage)
Roger Wright to leave BBC after 15 years as Radio 3 controller (Guardian)
"Director of the BBC Proms exits corporation to become chief executive of Aldeburgh music festival"
BBC boss Tony Hall could be in line for cameo in W1A mockumentary (Guardian)
"Second series role rumoured for director general after BBC2 premiere of first episode pulled in 1.6 million viewers"
BBC Three announces new shows and recommissions (British Comedy Guide)
"a timely reminder that we're still very much open for comedy business"
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