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What's on BBC Red Button 8 - 15 December

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Sorcha Clifford Sorcha Clifford | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 8 December 2012

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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 press of a red button. It's the start of the things to come - find out more on this blog from the team behind it.



Muse play for Radio 2 in Concert

We welcome rock stars and Olympic soundtrack creators Muse on to the Red Button this week for highlights of their spectacular gig at the BBC Radio Theatre for Radio 2 In Concert. The ever-energetic band play classic tracks and speak to Jo Whiley backstage.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Thur 13 Dec, 9.30pm - Sat 2.30pm



It's Christmas time and the Casualty characters are celebrating

It's Christmas Eve in Casualty and the nurses from Holby ED are heading out to party. But Fletch dreads all the stress that the big day brings... Join us on the Red Button for this special mini episode of your favourite hospital drama with a festive feel.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 15 Dec, 10pm-1am

Asian Network Rewind 2012


Madhuri Dixit is among the stars to feature in the Asian Network highlights

Relive the biggest acts, key highlights and best performances from the BBC Asian Network coming up on the Red Button this week - watch Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan plus a whole host of stars as BBC Asian Network takes a look back at an action-packed 2012.

Find out what's coming up and when here.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 8 Dec, 6am-2.30pm, 7.55pm-9.55pm, 11pm-1am
Sun 9 Dec, 12pm-5pm, 6pm-7.35pm, 8.40pm-6am
Mon 10 Dec, 6am-1.25am
Tue 11 Dec, 5am-6am
Wed 12 Dec, Midnight-10.15am, 12.30pm-7.30pm, 10pm-6am
Thu 13 Dec, 6am-10.15am, 12.30pm-9.30pm

Antiques Roadshow Play-Along Game

Are you one of the 1.5 million people who've played along with our Antiques Roadshow game? If so, you'll know how much fun it is to join Fiona and the team to guess the value of the items featured in the programme. If you haven't played yet, then don't miss your chance this Sunday and find out if you're a novice, enthusiast, connoisseur or expert - and don't forget to tweet your scores to #antiquesroadshow.

Available on Sky/Freeview:

Sun 9 Dec, 7:35pm-8.40pm

Strictly Come Dancing

It's quarter-finals weekend and Anton du Beke brings you strictly sparkling commentary on the Red Button this Saturday, joined by former contestant Nancy Dell'Olio. Just watch this video for five great reasons to press red.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 8 Dec, 6.50pm-7.55pm
Sat 15 Dec, 6.30pm-8.15pm

BBC Sport

Catch up on all the latest Sport here on the Red Button.

  • NFL: Houston Texans v New England Patriots
  • Football League Show

For the latest information refer to the BBC Sport website.

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

Have your say on BBC Online and BBC Red Button

The BBC Trust carries out an in-depth review of each of the BBC's services at least once every five years. This time the Trust is looking at BBC Online and BBC Red Button Services.

The Trust wants your views and suggestions on these services and how they can be improved. There is also space in the consultation to raise any other points not covered by our questions. The consultation is open until 23rd January 2013.

To find out more about the consultation and how to take part, visit the BBC Trust site: BBC Online and BBC Red Button Service Review

If you would like a paper version sent to you, email onlineandredbutton@bbc.co.uk or call 0800 0680 116.

To request the questions in audio or braille please call 0800 0680 116 or textphone 0800 0153 350.

Large print is also available to download via the BBC Trust site: BBC Online and BBC Red Button Service Review

CBeebies Red Button

CBeebies 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.

Visit the CBeebies website to find out more.

Available on Freeview and Sky only

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