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BBC iPlayer adds 90s boxsets

A number of the BBC’s celebrated shows from the 1990s have been added to iPlayer, and will be broadcast on BBC Four at 10pm on Wednesdays over the coming weeks. The selection includes Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio’s first ever TV show, 1994 medical drama Cardiac Arrest, written under a pseudonym at a time […]

September 15, 2023

BBC Proms draws record audiences

The BBC Proms 2023 came to a close on September 9th, with the celebratory Last Night of the Proms rounding off an eventful season. Audiences flocked to the Royal Albert Hall with well over half the main evening concerts selling out and an average audience attendance across the season at the Hall of 93 per […]

September 12, 2023

New Hey Duggee on BBC throughout September

BBC Studios Kids & Family has announced that new Season 4 episodes of the hit animation Hey Duggee will drop on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer from September 4th. There will be 20 new episodes of the show made by Studio AKA with BBC Studios Kids & Family and CBeebies. This final batch of new Season […]

August 25, 2023By Nik Roseveare

BBC: 25.7m streams for Women’s World Cup

England’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Final defeat to Spain on August 20th was watched by an audience of 12 million on BBC One, alongside an additional 3.9 million streams on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Online. Millions of UK viewers have followed England’s progression to the final of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in […]

August 21, 2023

7.3m watch England vs Australia on BBC One

The BBC has reported that 7.3 million viewers tuned in to watch England vs Australia on BBC One, as the Lionesses make their way to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final. The game, which England won 3-1, was also streamed over 3.8 million times on iPlayer and BBC Sport Online. Following the victory, match highlights […]

August 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

BBC iPlayer improves availability, latency

The BBC has announced ‘under the hood’ updates to its iPlayer service. There are two key improvements: Rapid availability – The BBC has introduced a bit technology they’re calling pseudo VoD – which ensures programmes are now available to watch on demand on iPlayer much more quickly than they were before. Previously, if viewers missed […]

August 11, 2023

BBC: Record numbers for the Ashes

Millions turned to the BBC this summer to follow the Ashes via Test Match Special (TMS), daily television highlights on Today at the Test, social clips and dedicated pages across the BBC Sport website and app. There were 27.3 million listening requests from audiences tuning into TMS on BBC Sounds or the BBC Sport site, […]

August 9, 2023

World Athletics Championships 2023 on BBC

From August 19th to 27th, the BBC is providing live coverage of every event from the World Athletics Championships 2023 in Budapest across TV, radio and online. A top line-up of athletes will be sharing expert insight and analysis, as well as their thoughts on medal hopefuls Dina Asher Smith, Daryll Neita, Keely Hodgkinson and […]

August 3, 2023

BBC Casualty special to feature medical commentary

Casualty, the BBC’s long-running medical drama, will air a special standalone episode highlighting the teamwork and collaboration that goes on across the medical services every day to save lives. The episode, which marks the 75th anniversary of the NHS, will feature commentary from real-life medical professionals. The episode focuses on the story of Amartya, a […]

July 5, 2023

The Traitors Australia on BBC

The BBC has announced that The Traitors will be back on UK screens this summer, and this time the action takes place in Australia. The Traitors Australia has been acquired by the BBC and is another series of the reality game show that will this time see a group of contestants arrive at a historic […]

June 23, 2023