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23 posts about Television on this blog
Sunday 1 December 2013, 20:05
BBC History Manager John Escolme salutes the work of Abram Games and wishes the first BBC Television ident a happy 60th birthday.
Tuesday 26 November 2013, 13:19
Head of Programme Acquisition, Sue Deeks, offers fans of Danish drama Borgen hope for when the final series ends later this year.
Friday 22 November 2013, 10:26
Alix Pryde introduces Doctor Who in 3D
Wednesday 20 November 2013, 08:27
A round-up of the BBC awards at the RTS Craft and Design Awards 2013.
Tuesday 19 November 2013, 11:16
Rhodri Talfan Davies explains how the revival of Doctor Who in 2005 revitalised television production in Wales.
Monday 18 November 2013, 15:00
A round-up of the BBC programmes and people awarded at the Scottish BAFTAs 2013.
Wednesday 16 October 2013, 09:45
Controller of World War One Centenary, Adrian Van Klaveren reveals the BBC's plans to commemorate one hundred years since The Great War.
Monday 7 October 2013, 12:33
Peter Salmon celebrates two year in Salford and a myriad of productions in the North.
Friday 27 September 2013, 12:07
BBC Controller of Entertainment and Events Katie Taylor blogs about her role, the work of the department and producing the 11th series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Wednesday 11 September 2013, 15:15
BBC programmes were selected in six TV Choice award categories, as voted for by the public.
Friday 23 August 2013, 16:13
Following his appearance at the Edinburgh TV festival, Zai Bennett reveals what's to come on BBC Three.
Thursday 22 August 2013, 11:28
Janice Hadlow talks at the Edinburgh TV Festival about what we have to look forward to on BBC Two and BBC Four.
Wednesday 3 July 2013, 11:20
About the BBC's Hannah Khalil sneaks into the BBC Writersroom Drama festival & reveals what big names in the industry were talking about.
Monday 24 June 2013, 12:38
Helen Bullough explains how the next Blue Peter presenter will be chosen.
Friday 21 June 2013, 12:57
Jon Jacob speaks to Airport Live Executive Producer, Lisa Ausden.
Tuesday 30 April 2013, 13:36
Director of BBC North Peter Salmon responds to the Guardian Northerner Blog's comment that The Village is "yet another 'grim up North' TV caricature".
Tuesday 19 February 2013, 11:35
Roger Wright talks about the opportunities and partnerships appearing as television moves into an ever more digital sphere
Friday 26 August 2011, 10:00
The Edinburgh Television Festival is a key event in the broadcast calendar; it's an opportunity for media companies to debate the industry's biggest issues and showcase their upcoming content. As Advisory Chair of this year's festival I've pulled together a programme that promises not only to celebrate...
Friday 8 July 2011, 13:57
Chadden Hunter, an Australian wildlife biologist and film-maker who works as a producer in the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, wrote these words in an email about the quite amazing shots of the Arabian Leopard captured using specially-built camera traps for a new BBC2 series called Wild Arabia...
Friday 24 June 2011, 18:08
This week we've launched the new BBC Two Summer and Autumn season highlights online. It's a schedule that has been months, indeed years, in the planning and I hope by seeing all the programming together you will get a sense of the range, breadth...
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BBC Three will close as a TV channel in 2015 (Telegraph)
Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV? (Guardian)
"What results is an unapologetically old-fashioned TV show with a presenter who makes no attempt to disguise when she was born"
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."
Last updated Tuesday 11 March 2014
Selected by the About the BBC Blog team.
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Making Radio Drama - the bad news and the good news [writersroom]
New search results page for mobile in beta [Internet]
"I can’t wait to use Mobile Kunji!" [Media Action]
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