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What's On Red Button 11th - 18th August

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Tess Foster Tess Foster | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 11 August 2012

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London 2012 Olympics


Britain has been gripped by Olympics fever and until Sunday 12th August you can watch up to 24 streams of Olympics content on Red Button (satellite and cable) and Connected TV.

Full details are available on the Olympics schedule website.

BBC Sport Multiscreen

From Monday 13th August you can also watch the Olympic highlights via the BBC Sport multiscreen and catch up on all the latest in other sports. Headlines are available around the clock with up to five streams available to cover the best that BBC Sport has to offer.

Please note that Red Button sport timings are subject to change at short notice.

For the latest information refer to the BBC Sport website.

Radio 1 at the Edinburgh Fringe

Watch Scott Mills, Nick Grimshaw and Greg James as they broadcast live from this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

If you stay up late enough you can also enjoy some late night frolics with the Fun and Filth Cabaret! Live on the Red Button.

For more details go to Radio 1

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:
Mon 13th August, 1:00pm-4:00pm, 10:00pm-12:00am
Tue 14th August, 1:00pm-4:00pm, 10:00pm-12:00am
Wed 15th August, 1:00pm-4:00pm, 10:00pm-12:00am
Thu 16th August, 1:00pm-7:00pm, 10:00pm-12:00am

BBC Three Comedy Marathon

Comedy At The Fringe is the BBC's all-night comedy marathon, showcasing the best of this year's Edinburgh Festival and featuring some of the biggest names in comedy alongside the most exciting new talent. MCs Chris Ramsey, Andrew Maxwell and Susan Calman will be joined by our presenter Jameela Jamil and over 40 different performers across the night including Carl Donnelly, Marlon Davis, Cariad Lloyd, Tony Law, Daniel Sloss, Jimeoin, Jason Byrne, Phil Kay, Nina Conti, Ellie Taylor and Totally Tom. This is the spirit of the Edinburgh Fringe, brought to you late night, live and on the Red Button.

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:

Fri 17th August, 9:00pm-5:00am
Sat 18th August, 9:20pm-5:20am

Sat 18th August, 9:20pm-5:20am

London Collection

The London Collection is an archive collection that celebrates the people and places of London. Highlights are available on the Red Button and the full archive collection is available online at BBC Four Collections. There will be various programmes on both BBC Two and BBC Four which are supported by this collection.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media
Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 11th August, 7:00pm-4:00am
Sun 12th August, 7:00pm-4:00am

Deadly 60 Quiz

Are you ready to take on the deadliest quiz ever? Steve Backshall is returning with some more deadly round-the-world adventures. Deadly 60 fans can get a whole lot extra by pressing red to play along with the new Deadly 60 Quiz. Finally you can find out if you've got the world's most deadly mind.

Deadly 60 devotees will get a sneak peek at series 3, through a deadly dozen of quality questions, with Steve helping you along the way. Do you know your Hippos from your Hyenas? Your Humpbacks from your Hammerheads? See if you can get a deadly dozen correct! You can even play again and improve your score.

The Deadly 60 Quiz - play it now if you dare!

Available on Sky/Freeview

Sat 18th August, 7:00am-7:00pm

Sat 18th August, 7:00am-10:20am

Secret Fortune - Play Along Quiz

The National Lottery: Secret Fortune - The ultra-tense quiz show with lots of twists returns to BBC One, hosted by Nick Knowles.

Studio contestants compete to win their Secret Fortune, anything from £100 to £100,000. Press the Red Button during the show to play along at home with the contestants. What would your Secret Fortune be?

Available on Sky/Freeview:
Sat 18th August, 8.20pm-9.10pm

CBBC Extra

CBBC Extra is the home of exclusives. Watch funny clips, out-takes, star interviews, pop music, backstage previews and episodes from Children's BBC.

Go on, press red... You know you want to!

CBBC Extra website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 11th August, 7:00am-10:00am
Mon 13th August, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tue 14th August, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Wed 15th August, 7:00am-6:00pm
Thu 16th August, 7:00am-10:20am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 17th August, 7:00am-10:20am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Sat 18th August, 7:00am-10:00am

Wed 15th August, 7:00am-12:50pm, 4:10pm-6:00pm
Thu 16th August, 7:00am-10:20am
Fri 17th August, 7:00am-10:20am

CBeebies Red Button

BBC Red Button welcomes younger viewers and grown-ups with a sense of adventure to the big, bright and fun world of CBeebies interactive!

Your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offerings from one another. This has enabled the Red Button team to offer the best games tailored to each system.

CBeebies Red Button is available on the CBeebies channel, and via page 5900 on other channels.

CBeebies website

Available on Freeview and Sky only

Note all Red Button times are subject to change at short notice


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