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What's On BBC Red Button: 6th - 19th February

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John Horth | 19:30 UK time, Friday, 5 February 2010

Here's our regular look at what's coming up under the red button...

BBC Sport Multiscreen*

Sport MultiscreenCatch up on all the latest Sport via the BBC Sport multiscreen. Headlines are available around the clock with up to five additional streams available to cover the best that BBC Sport has to offer.

Coming up...

Winter Olympics: Vancouver 2010*
The 2010 Vancouver Olympics is the 14th Winter Olympic Games broadcast by the BBC, a sequence that has run unbroken since the 1960 Games in Squaw Valley, California, USA.
Viewers will be able to access live coverage, the latest news updates and any of those missed magical moments, regardless of the time of day and where they are, through the BBC's extensive TV, radio, online, red button, mobile and BBC iPlayer services.

The competition schedule involves 86 medal events from biathlon to bobsleigh; curling to cross-country; skiing to skeleton; snowboarding to ski jumping and BBC TV will broadcast more than 160 hours on BBC Two and BBC HD (with an additional 13 hours also available on BBC HD), bringing British audiences the global stories of ambition, determination and courage, while capturing the excitement, drama and magical moments that make the Winter Olympics such a unique sporting event.

A packed BBC Red Button schedule will ensure the most extensive Winter Games programme yet with 2000 hours of interactive coverage being made available. Red Button viewers will be able to access up to six additional streams with live action being shown 4pm - 6am daily, while from 6am each day a 30-minute highlights show will also be screened encapsulating all the day's action.

The full Winter Olympics schedule is now available to view here.
Additionally, all Red Button streams will be available to view on the BBC Sport website.

Winter Olympics Preview
Tuesday 9th February, 12pm - Saturday 13th February, 6am
Tuesday 9th February, 7.15pm - 8.45pm
Wednesday 10th - Friday 12th February, 6am - 6.50am & 7.15pm - 8.45pm, daily

Live coverage from Saturday 13th February

Rugby on BBC Red Button...*
- 6 Nations Live: Commentary Choice*
Live coverage of the 6 nations with audio options.
Saturday 6th February:
Ireland v Italy: 1.40pm - 4.30pm
England v Wales: 4.45pm - 7.15pm
(Sky/Virgin/Freesat. Not available on Freeview)

Sunday 7th February:
Scotland v France: 2.30pm - 5pm
(all platforms)

Saturday 13th February:
Wales v Scotland: 1.30pm - 4pm
France v Ireland: 4.15pm - 6.30pm
(Sky/Virgin/Freesat. Not available on Freeview)

Sunday 14th February:
England v Italy: 2pm - 4.30pm
(all platforms)

- 6 Nations Forum
Post match analysis and debate with interviews.
Saturday 6th February, 7.05pm - 7.30pm
Sunday 7th February, 5pm - 5.30pm
Sunday 14th February, 4.30pm - 5pm
(all platforms)

- 6 Nations Highlights*
Saturday 6th February, 8pm - Friday 12th February, 6am
Sunday 7th February, 12pm - 2.30pm & 5.30pm - 8.45pm
Monday 8th February, 6am - 6.50am & 7.15pm - 9.45pm
Tuesday 9th February, 6am - 6.50am & 7.15pm - 9.45pm

Full details of the BBC's 6 Nations coverage available on the Sport website.

- Women's 6 Nations Highlights†
Highlights from the weekend's Women's 6 Nations.
Monday 8th February, 9pm - Saturday 13th February, 6am
(Sky/Virgin/Freesat. Not available on Freeview)

- Rugby League: The Super League Show Repeat†
Highlights from all the weekend's Rugby League action.
Tuesday 9th February, 4am - 9pm
(Sky/Virgin/Freesat. Not available on Freeview)

- Scrum V Live
Wales U20 v Scotland U20. Wales' youngsters play their first home game at their new base - Cardiff Arms Park. Live coverage with audio options.
Friday 12th February, 7pm - 9pm
(all platforms)

- Scrum V†
Friday 19th February, 7pm - 9pm
(Sky/Virgin/Freesat. Not available on Freeview)

Football on BBC Red Button...*
With the 2009/10 season football season in full swing, here at BBC Red Button we won't taking our eyes off the ball with a host of programming to keep fans up to date with the action until the silverware is lifted in May

- Friday Focus†
Join Mark Lawrenson for his Premier League predictions along with pundit interviews.
Saturday 6th February, 6am - 8.30am
(not available on Freeview)

- Final Score
Gaby Logan and guests keep you up to date with all the day's football news and results.
Saturday 6th & 13th February from 2.30pm

- Midweek Score†
Keep up with the evening's football action. Match commentary with live stats, scores and the vidiprinter.
Tuesday 9th February, 7.30pm - 10.30pm (Sky/Virgin/Freesat. Not available on Freeview)
Wednesday 10th February, 7.30pm - 10.30pm (all platforms)

- The Football League Show Repeat*
All the goals, round up and debate from the Football League. Presented by Manish Bhasin.
Sunday 7th February, 1.05am - 12pm (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 4.30am - 12pm (Freeview)

Super Bowl XLIV*
New Orleans Saints v Indianapolis Colts.
Live coverage of the 44th Super Bowl from Florida with audio options. Plus looping highlights.
Sunday 7th February, 10.55pm - 4am (all platforms)
Monday 8th February, 4am - Tuesday 9th February 12pm (Sky/Virgin/Freesat)
Monday 8th February, 7.15pm - 8.45pm (Freeview)

BBC Sport is available 24 hours a day
Sky, Virgin, Freesat & Freeview*
(*limited coverage on Freeview, †unavailable on Freeview)

Please note that Red Button sport timings are subject to change at short notice.
Please check the BBC Sport website for the latest information.

The Virtual Revolution

The Virtual RevolutionTwenty years on from the invention of the world wide web a major new BBC Two series takes stock of its profound impact - how, for better and for worse, the digital revolution is reshaping our lives.

Each of the four episodes is the result of a groundbreaking production process that invited web users to help shape the series on the programme's website.

As part of this initiative, for the first time ever raw uncut video from a BBC documentary was made available online to download allowing users to create their own content and comment based on the original material.

Now, following each episode, the winners of this Virtual Revolution short film competition will be shown on BBC Red Button.

To view more entries and download the digital rushes used in the competition visit the website at bbc.co.uk/virtualrevolution

Available following The Virtual Revolution (BBC Two)
Saturday 6th February, 9.10pm - 4am
Tuesday 9th February, 12.15am - 4am
(not available on Freesat)

Tracy Beaker Quiz

Tracy Beaker Tracy Beaker is back and she's in trouble again!
To celebrate the return of the eponymous heroine to CBBC screens we've put together a special quiz to test your knowledge of previous series.

Are you a big enough fan to remember what happened when Tracy and Dolly hid 'Fang' the dog in their bedroom?
Join Lisa Coleman, aka Cam, behind the red button to take the ultimate Tracy test and prove you're the best!

Monday 8th - Friday 12th February, 7am - 7pm daily
(Sky & Freeview. Not available on Virgin or Freesat)

Bellamy's People*

Bellamy's PeopleContinuing our commitment to comedy, throughout January and February we'll be giving the red button treatment to Bellamy's People, the show that reunites Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson for their first television collaboration in 10 years.

Hapless radio talk show host Gary Bellamy will be taking digital viewers behind the scenes of his complex and ground breaking TV series. Follow Gary and his dedicated crew on a trip around our great nation as we look at the making of Bellamy's People of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. What could be more interesting than that?

Sky & Virgin:
Saturday 6th February, 9.25pm - 4am (not Virgin)
Sunday 7th - Wednesday 10th February, 9pm - 4am each night
Thursday 11th February, 10.25pm - 4am
Friday 12th February, 9pm - 4am
Sunday 14th February, 9pm - 1am
Monday 15th February, 9pm - 12.30am
Tuesday 16th February, 9pm - 4am
Wednesday 17th February, 9pm - 1.30am
Thursday 18th February, 10.25pm - 1.30am
Friday 19th February, 9.30pm - 4am

Sunday 7th February, 9pm - 10.40pm
Monday 8th February, 9pm - 12.05am
Wednesday 10th February, 10.40pm - 4am
Thursday 11th February, 10.25pm - 4am
Friday 12th February, 9.10pm - 1.35am

(not available on Freesat)

The Hairy Bikers: Mums Know Best*

The Hairy BikersSimon King and David Myers, perhaps more familiar to viewers as The Hairy Bikers, rev up for their new series rediscovering long lost family recipes that have been passed down the generations.

Following the show digital viewers can press red to spend some extra cooking time with one of the featured mums as she shares extra tips, recipes and a bit more motherly chat.

Sky & Virgin & Freeview:
Tuesday 9th February, 8.55pm - 4am
(not available on Freesat)

The National Lottery: In It to Win It

The National Lottery: In It to Win ItDale Winton presents the game show where more people compete for a big money jackpot.
Think you can do better? Press red during the show to pit your wits against the studio contestants every Saturday night.
Come the final round will YOU still be in it to win it?

Available during the show
Saturday 6th February
(Sky & Freeview. Not available on Virgin or Freesat)
Saturday 13th February
(Sky only. Not available on Virgin/Freesat/Freeview)

The Danny Baker Show on BBC Radio 5 live

Danny BakerWhen BBC Red Button brought its cameras into the BBC Radio 5 live studios to give viewers a glimpse behind the scenes of the 606 football phone-in show last year, Danny Baker and Tim Lovejoy were among the presenters. Now Danny's back with his Saturday morning show for the 2009/2010 football season and the cameras are continuing to roll!

As well as seeing the man himself (possibly wearing his favourite pirate hat), digital viewers pressing the red button can send in texts and pictures to be shown on screen.
These will be accompanied by all the great content you might expect from 5 live: the weekend's football tables, fixture lists, upcoming commentaries, sports news and details of upcoming Red Button content. Plus, look out for some rather more unexpected content: spoof fixtures and unique animations as Danny sets up audience head-to-heads on the phone.

Brett Spencer, Interactive Editor at 5 live, discusses the visualisation in more depth on the station's blog.

Saturday 6th & 13th February, 9am - 11am
(not available on Freesat)

CBeebies Red Button

New CBeebiesBBC Red Button welcomes younger viewers and grown-ups with a sense of adventure to a big, bright and fun new world. The CBeebies interactive service has relaunched!
Now your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. A big, new and bright carousel now greets visitors providing easy access to games, other children's interactive services such as karaoke or quizzes, birthdays and star of the week messages.

Different Games
Reflecting the popularity of games for the young audience, a new range of activities has been specially created. The updated service brings with it brand new games for some of the most popular shows on CBeebies, including In The Night Garden and The Green Balloon Club. These new games replace the old ones, which had become increasingly outdated.

Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offerings from one another. This has enabled us to offer the best games tailored to each system.

BBC Children's producer Damian Vicary discusses the service on the Press Red blog.

CBeebies Red Button is available now on the CBeebies channel, and via page 5900 on other channels.
Sky & Freeview
(not available on Virgin or Freesat)

Question Time Interactive

Question TimeTake part in the studio debate by sending a text message to the Question Time team.
Each week a selection of viewers' comments will appear during the programme on BBC Red Button page 155 along with details of the panel and the topics under discussion.

Thursday 11th & 18th February, during the show (BBC One)
Sky, Virgin, Freesat & Freeview

News Multiscreen: Video Choice

News Multiscreen - Video ChoiceEach weekday BBC News' On Demand team will be rounding-up the day's best picture stories to bring viewers a two-minute package of highlights. On weekends the tone becomes more conversational when Red Button viewers can watch a topical interview in our 'Five Minutes with...' slot.

Video Choice: Weekdays (available around the clock)
Five Minutes With...: Weekends (around the clock)
Sky & Virgin
(not available on Freeview or Freesat)


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