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The BBC:  Something’s Got to Give

The BBC: Something’s Got to Give

Following the news that the licence fee will be frozen for two years, Robin Parker looks at where the BBC goes from here. It’s rapidly becoming less a tactic than a matter of policy: whenever they’re in for a kicking, this government initiates Operation Bash the Beeb....

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Full details on BBC & ITV’s BritBox

Full details on BBC & ITV’s BritBox

More details have been announced about BritBox, the new streaming service that will see the BBC and ITV join forces. The service will launch in the UK between October and December of this year and will be priced at £5.99 a month for full access to ad-free HD content....

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What were the top shows over Christmas?

What were the top shows over Christmas?

There's a lot made of Christmas listings, some people told me they watched less on TV this Christmas and more on catchup. A new report from the BBC outlines the most watched programmes over the festive period and highlights that Smart TV's that connect to BBC iPlayer...

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The launch of BBC Store

The launch of BBC Store

The BBC have launched a new way to buy and keep your favourite BBC shows BBC Store makes it simpler for audiences to buy, watch and keep the BBC programmes they love. It’s the most comprehensive collection of BBC programmes ever with over 6,000 hours of  recent...

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Iplayer gets upgrade

The BBC have announced a major new upgrade for Iplayer app. The new look app features  a new Home screen with a selection of curated programmes and the most popular programmes available on BBC iPlayer at the moment New Category pages, with a selection of curated...

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Getting On: The US remake gets thumbs up

Getting On: The US remake gets thumbs up

The cover version of BBC2’s Getting On is an entertaining (and even moving) thirty minutes of television filtered through American lenses.  Comedic actresses Alex Borstein and Niecy Nash co-star as Head Ward Nurse Dawn Forchette and Nurse Denise Ortley...

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BBC plans new look iplayer.

BBC plans new look iplayer.

The BBC today unveiled its vision for the next generation BBC iPlayer, evolving its popular video on-demand service for audiences in the future. The new service will see it move from a broadcast TV catch-up service to the BBC’s primary digital entertainment...

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Is Saturday Night Entertainment Dead?

Is Saturday Night Entertainment Dead?

The announcement of BBC1's new Saturday night entertainment comedy puppet show The Puppet Game Show caused me to sigh in sheer despair. I know it's wrong to pre-judge a programme months before it appears on television but seriously, is a celebrity puppet show the best...

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What to Expect from The Lady Vanishes

What to Expect from The Lady Vanishes

Sunday night has long been the home of period drama on BBC One with recent examples being Upstairs Downstairs and Call the Midwife. This Sunday night is no exception as it sees the premiere of The Lady Vanishes. For most The Lady Vanishes will be best known as a 1938...

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