Category archives for: Catch Up

Quest OD for YouView

Quest, the FTA factual entertainment TV channel, is making its programmes available to watch on YouView for seven days after broadcast. Quest’s top programmes will be made accessible with YouView, effective immediately, via thenew on demand player, Quest OD and YouView’s seven day scroll back function within the programme guide. Quest OD will show new and exclusive series such as […]

France: TV favoured for catch-up content

The TV set has become the screen of choice to watch catch-up TV content in France; 2.2 million viewers now watch replay television each day, whatever the screen is. According to Médiamétrie’s Global TV survey catch-up TV fans grew by 22 per cent over 2014, and the TV set has become the key screen to watch catch up programming. This […]

Quest launches on demand with YouView

Quest, the free-to-air factual entertainment TV channel, is to make its programmes available to watch on YouView for seven days after broadcast. Quest’s top programmes will be made accessible with YouView effective immediately via the new on demand player, Quest OD and YouView’s seven day scroll back function within the programme guide. Quest OD will show new and exclusive series […]

iPlayer availability now 30 days

BBC shows are now to be made available for catch-up viewing on the BBC iPlayer for 30 days rather than seven, after the service was extended by the Corporation. In April, the BBC Trust approved proposals from the BBC Executive to extend the catch-up window for programmes on BBC iPlayer from seven to 30 days, and the move has now […]

‘Bake Off’ fans hit by iPlayer glitch

A problem with the BBC’s iPlayer catch-up service on Thursday October 2 caused frustration for potential viewers of the semi-final stages of the Great British Bake Off. Users attempting to access the service were greeted with a black box reading: “BBC iPlayer is temporarily unavailable due to a technical problem. Please try again later,” it advised. A number of frustrated […]

C4 drops 4oD for All4

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Channel 4 is to make live streaming of its TV networks and on-demand service 4oD available in a new online hub All4, in an attempt to better exploit the growing trend in viewing on portable devices. The new initiative forms the next stage of Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham’s plan to keep connected with the broadcaster’s youth audience, for […]

World Cup brings 230m+ iPlayer requests in July

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BBC’s iPlayer saw 231 million requests in July. As the World Cup drew to a close, all three of the final matches made it into the top 20 most requested programmes, with the Germany v Brazil match generating 1.2 million requests, once again boosting live requests to 15 per cent of the total for TV – on a par with […]

Exclusive Doctor Who Extra on iPlayer

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The BBC has announced Doctor Who Extra – a brand-new series, exclusively on iPlayer. The broadcaster says the programme is much more than a ‘making of’ show, as it follows Peter Capaldi every step of the way throughout the creation of his first season as the Doctor. Over the course of 12 programmes, the BBC traces the highs and lows […]

iPlayer on Xbox One before year-end

The BBC is finally readying an iPlayer app for the Xbox One console. In a post on the BBC’s official blog to announce the roll out of the iPlayer’s new connected TV experience, the broadcaster revealed the Xbox One app will arrive in a few months. “I am happy to announce that we’re aiming to launch new BBC iPlayer on […]

UTV Player launches on iOS, Android

Viewers in Northern Ireland are now able to catch up with their favorite UTV programmes on their phone or tablet following the launch of a new UTV Player. UTV’s new catch up service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and remains completely free of charge. The new UTV Player supports desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile viewing, […]

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