Advanced Television


‘Digital-first’ BBC plan

The BBC has set out the blueprint to build a digital-first public service media organisation, which includes plans to stop broadcasting smaller linear channels, such as CBBC and BBC Four and Radio 4 Extra, within the next few years. In a speech to Corporation staff, Director-General Tim Davie said the BBC must reform to stay […]

May 26, 2022

BBC celebrates 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind

This September, BBC Music will celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the most influential albums of all time – Nirvana’s second studio album, Nevermind – with a range of programming across BBC TV and radio, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds. Programming will explore the music of the album in depth, as well as taking […]

September 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare

BBC to host live life drawing masterclass

Comedian Joe Lycett will present Life Drawing Live! on BBC Two and BBC Four in a ground-breaking, live event this September, bringing the UK nations together for the a life drawing masterclass. After the success of last year’s programmes, where viewers sent in 30,000 artworks from home, this new two-hour special produced by Avanti, is […]

August 24, 2021

BBC Four ‘scrapped’

BBC Four is to stop commissioning new shows and become ‘the home’ of archive content. Stopping just short of shutting down, the channel will continue to broadcast performances such as the BBC Proms, BBC Young Dancer and BBC Young Musician, alongside repeats and archive content. It is the stand-out move in the annual plan for […]

March 30, 2021

BBC Four, Headspace mindfulness series collab

BBC Four has announced a new four part series Mindful Escapes: Breathe, Release, Restore – a collaboration between BBC Studios Natural History Unit and multi-platform content studio Headspace Studios. This series will offer the viewer immersive mindful experiences within the natural world and will be narrated by Headspace co-founder and former Buddhist monk, Andy Puddicombe. […]

August 19, 2020