Advanced Television


Waterloo Road gets all accessibility options on BBC iPlayer

Waterloo Road fans with sight or hearing loss will now be able to enjoy all 13 seasons of the show, as every episode has had subtitles, audio description, and sign language added on BBC iPlayer. Waterloo Road initially ran on the BBC between 2006 and 2015, and was a hit on BBC iPlayer when the […]

May 17, 2024

TNT Sports launching Sign Up – Into Football

TNT Sports has unveiled Sign Up – Into Football, a new TV programme aimed at raising the profile of the deaf community and raising the visibility of British Sign Language (BSL). Airing on the first Friday of each month during the football season, the show will be co-presented by Damaris Cooke and Rolf Choutan, two […]

October 5, 2023

Wiegman interviewed by BT Sport and EE’s deaf presenters

The third episode of a new documentary series charting BT Sport and EE’s New Signing initiative will premiere during half time (3.45pm) of BT Sport Score on May `3th, on BT Sport  3, and is available now on BT Sport’s and EE’s YouTube channels. The series follows the journey of two British Sign Language users as they train with […]

May 12, 2023

BalleBaazi launches Baazi Super League

BalleBaazi, the Fantasy Gaming platform from the house of Baazi Games, has marked the completion of its five-year milestone. On the 5th anniversary, BalleBaazi in line with its motto of ‘Making Sports Gaming Fun’ and being known as the Best Online Sporting Platform in India has launched the ‘Baazi Super League (BSL)’ for its employees […]

January 17, 2023

BT Sport signs BSL presenters

Damaris Cooke and Rolf Choutan are joining BT Sport and EE’s New Signing initiative to provide British Sign Language (BSL) presentation around a range of live televised sport in 2023, including June’s UEFA Champions League Final. Cooke and Choutan were among ten finalists selected from a vast pool of submissions after the opportunity was announced […]

January 12, 2023By Nik Roseveare

BT Sport launches Sign Up deaf initiative

BT Sport is launching Sign Up a new initiative that aims to raise the profile of the deaf community within sport, help make its programming accessible to all, and create new opportunities. Kicking off on December 26th, BT Sport has teamed up with Premier League players and managers to guide viewers through the letters of […]

December 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare