Post Tagged with: "BBC"

Presenters socially distancing on the One Show

TV is getting creative to keep shows on the air under lockdown

The studio of The One Show isn’t a big space – just two green sofas against a window in the BBC’s Broadcasting House. In front of a ring of cameras, wires and equipment, the presenters used to sit on one sofa and guests on the other, shoulder-to-shoulder for the duration of the […]

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Taylor Swift sat behind piano

Delivering One World: Together At Home to a global audience

Global audiences came together last weekend in a show of unity and resilience in support of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and frontline workers. One World: Together at Home, organised by Global Citizen and curated by Lady Gaga, included a line-up of international stars, celebrities and icons who recorded performances and […]

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BBC IPlayer

BBC iPlayer enjoys most popular two days ever

The BBC said that its iPlayer service enjoyed a record day last month as it unveiled a raft of new releases. It said that on Monday March 23rd, the day of Boris Johnson’s lockdown broadcast, drove 20.4 million requests to stream programmes on the service, the first time over 20m […]

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BBC Broadcasting House

How do you solve a problem like the BBC?

British broadcaster the BBC has historically had its ups and downs, but it’s hard to remember a time when it has been at battle with the government to quite the extent it is today. Even if the government does, as now ex-culture secretary Nicky Morgan said, want to have some […]

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BBC News

Ofcom study finds BBC most trusted source of news on Coronavirus

Almost half of UK online adults came across false or misleading information about coronavirus (Covid-19) in the last week, Ofcom has found. Ofcom is conducting weekly research to help understand how people are receiving and acting on information during the current pandemic. Our first results from week one of the ‘lockdown’ show […]

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Piers and Susannah sat at opposite ends of GMB desk

Sofa distancing: How coronavirus has transformed British TV

From a non-toxic Question Time to the broadcasting hub that is Steph McGovern’s living room, the current moment is influencing everything on the airwaves – perhaps for good Coronavirus is changing television. How lucky Susanna Reid is to be able to use social distancing as reason to sit further away […]

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