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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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Peaky Blinders nominated by Royal Television Society for RTS Award (Birmingham Mail)
Eurovision 2014: What we know about Molly Smitten-Downes so far (Independent)
"She thinks Choco Leibniz are the best biscuits in the world, putting her in a strong position with German voters."
Tom Margerison obituary (Guardian)
"Founder of New Scientist, Sunday Times journalist and BBC broadcaster who made complicated subjects easy to understand."
BBC to launch refreshed Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Game (British Comedy Guide)
"The new 30th anniversary version of the game will allow users to play in high definition for the first time"
Amazon, BBC to Revive 'Ripper Street' (Hollywood Reporter)
"Amazon Prime Instant Video on Wednesday unveiled a deal with the BBC to revive crime drama Ripper Street."
BBC Four creates new season on gardens (Televisual)
The BBC’s bestselling shows abroad (Ariel)
"A record 725 buyers are attending BBC Worldwide's annual showcase this week, where programmes such as The Musketeers and Horrible Histories will be sold to foreign broadcasters."
Release Australian journalist Peter Greste: Int'l media (Ahram online)
"Open letter signed by Peter Greste's former employers calls for his release and 19 other detained journalists... The letter was signed by Greste’s former employers at BBC, ITN, Reuters, Sky News, NBC and ABC."
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