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Thursday 3 January 2013, 09:45
I'm Tom Williams, development editor for Red Button and dual screen in BBC Vision.
Today we launched the Antiques Roadshow play along app for mobiles and tablets.
Saturday 22 December 2012, 06:00
It's the last Red Button blog of the year - but with Christmas and New Year nearly upon us it's also one of the biggest.
We've a bumper line-up to keep you entertained over the next fortnight including a glittering array of sporting highlights from the past year, Karen Hardy's expert analysis of the...
Saturday 15 December 2012, 06:00
We've got lots going on this week, including extensive coverage of the biggest-ever Sports Personality of the Year ceremony, a preview of this year's Christmas Doctor Who episode and festive treats for kids from CBeebies and CBBC. Throw in some top-notch sporting action, including live NFL and World...
Saturday 8 December 2012, 06:00
It's been an exciting week for us here on the Red Button. As well as bringing you a raft of great new specials, we've also taken our first step into the future with the launch of the BBC's Connected Red Button. This reinvented version of our service brings together TV, radio and online with one, simple...
Tuesday 4 December 2012, 12:00
I'm Matt Coulson, Executive Product Manager for Red Button in BBC TV and Mobile Platforms.
Today we are launching the new BBC Connected Red Button on the Virgin TiVo service with plans to roll out the service to a range of connected connected TVs
Saturday 1 December 2012, 06:00
BBC Asian Network's highlights of 2012
We've got special live music performances...
Saturday 24 November 2012, 06:00
David Attenborough - the early years
Saturday 17 November 2012, 06:00
The Rolling Stones
Rock legends The Rolling Stones are 50 this year and we've got some brilliant extras coming up on the Red Button to celebrate. Speaking to Radio 2's Jo Whiley and Huey Morgan just before their 50th anniversary tour, the band reveal the highs and lows of five decades in rock 'n...
Saturday 10 November 2012, 06:00
New Comedy Award Live
Who will be crowned the king, or queen, of comedy at this year's New Comedy Awards? Find out on the Red Button as we host the grand final live from Blackpool. From 800 entrants, six funny hopefuls will battle it out, hoping their killer lines will deliver them the New Comedy...
Saturday 3 November 2012, 06:00
Radio 2 In Concert: Florence + the Machine
Join us live on the Red Button from the beautiful Rivoli Ballroom in South East London for BBC Radio 2 In Concert with Florence + the Machine on Thursday 8th November. Florence and the band will be performing classic...
Sunday 28 October 2012, 06:00
Red Button Changes
On 15th October the video component of BBC Red Button on Sky, FreeSat and Virgin Media will be reduced from five to one stream, bringing it in line with the BBC's Freeview offer.
Saturday 27 October 2012, 07:00
A new series of Autumnwatch returns shortly to BBC Two but launches first on Red Button on Sunday 28th October.
Join the team as they stake out live in the Scottish Highlands, hoping to spot beavers, pine martens, red squirrels and lots of other local wildlife. Between 7am and midnight...
Friday 26 October 2012, 11:23
It's been a while since the last round up on the blog, but some things are too important not to bring to your attention:
1. BBC Trust service review: BBC Online and BBC Red Button
The BBC Trust has launched a public consultation as part of its' review of BBC Online and BBC Red Button.
There's a "commentary...
Saturday 20 October 2012, 07:00
Fresh from the Fringe
Jason Cook (writer and star of BBC Two's new sitcom Hebburn) hosts a showcase of the best new acts from the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe. Featuring stand-up from Nish Kumar, Celia Pacquola and Dan Schreiber, character comedy from Kieran Hodgson and music from Jonny & The Baptists and...
Monday 8 October 2012, 11:30
Antiques Roadshow Play Along
Demonstrate your knowledge of antiques by playing along with Antiques Roadshow. Our new valuation game is simple, fun and free to play. Consider each of the objects featured in the programme, select an option before our experts give their valuation and see how...
Tuesday 2 October 2012, 18:05
Over the next few weeks, there will be some changes made to the BBC's red button service. I'd like to explain briefly what these changes are, why they are taking place and what they mean for viewers. I also want to share our exciting plans for how we are reinventing the red button for the future, bringing...
Saturday 29 September 2012, 07:00
6 Music Live
As part of 6 Music Celebrates... Live Music, we are hosting a week of very special live performances.
From Monday 1st to Friday 5th October 2012, the hallowed BBC Maida Vale studios in London will be home to radio shows from Lauren Laverne featuring live music and chat from some of...
Saturday 22 September 2012, 07:00
Mumford and Sons
Mumford and Sons present the first of Fearne Cotton's Live Lounge specials from the BBC's Studios in Maida Vale, as part of Radio 1's Massive Month of Live Music.
Saturday 15 September 2012, 07:00
BBC Philharmonic Presents: A James Bond Special
Watch Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo on the Red Button presenting not one, but two James Bond specials, featuring the greatest Bond film songs with the help of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and guest vocalists Ren Harvieu,...
Saturday 8 September 2012, 07:00
Last Night of the Proms
Watch Last Night of the Proms concerts from around the UK, live on Red Button. Excerpts from these four concerts will be available to watch from 7.30pm on Saturday 8 September:
. Hyde Park, London. Presented by Terry Wogan and featuring...
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