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BBC launches Wonder Chase on Roblox

The BBC has entered the world of Roblox with the launch of BBC Wonder Chase. Players can enter a vibrant world featuring some of the most popular BBC shows like Match of the Day, Doctor Who, EastEnders and The Next Step. They will also meet some of the BBC’s most famous faces – including Gary […]

April 5, 2024

Exploring the best football TV shows from the UK

If football is your passion and your TV remote is your trusted companion, you’re in for a treat. The UK, known for its fervent love affair with the beautiful game, boasts a lineup of football TV shows that are nothing short of sensational. From riveting analysis of match tactics to hilarious banter and insightful documentaries, […]

November 26, 2023

Survey: Most recognised TV theme tunes

A study by electronics retailer Currys has uncovered which TV theme tune is the most recognised, which one is most nostalgic and whether the UK has become a nation of intro skippers. The study surveyed 2,006 people in the UK to find out what TV theme tune springs to mind when first questioned. It turns […]

April 4, 2022

Data: 25% increase in podcast listening on BBC Sounds

In 2021 (January to November) there have been 1.3 billion plays of radio, music and podcast on BBC Sounds, an increase of 8 per cent over a similar period in 2020, as listeners enjoy more brilliant BBC audio on their devices. The latest figures from the BBC also show there were 558 million plays of […]

December 20, 2021

Record Q3 for iPlayer

Viewers flocked to BBC iPlayer between July and September 2021 (Q3), according to data revealed by the Corporation. Programmes were streamed 1.5 billion times – up 20 per cent on the same period last year, and up 49 per cent on the same period in 2019 – making it iPlayer’s best Q3 on record. Highlights […]

October 27, 2021

Research: 76% say tech has positive impact on TV sport

Instant replays, slow motion and the ability to rewind live TV are fans’ favourite innovations in sports broadcast, according to research commissioned by BT Sport. Meanwhile, teletext and waiting for Match of the Day highlights on Saturdays make more fans nostalgic than any other aspect of sports broadcast. A survey of 2,000 sport fans across […]

May 20, 2021

Lineker extends BBC contract, takes pay cut

The BBC has announced that Gary Lineker has signed a new contract that will keep him at the corporation until 2025. The former England football captain will continue as Match Of The Day host, a programme he first presented back in 1999 as well as fronting the BBC’s coverage of the FA Cup, major football […]

September 15, 2020

Record listening figures for BBC Sounds

Grounded with Louis Theroux was the most popular podcast for BBC Sounds during a record period between April-June 2020, which saw 313 million plays of all content across radio, podcasts and music mixes. Other top podcasts include That Peter Crouch Podcast, The Coronavirus Newscast, Match of the Day: Top 10 and Fortunately with… Fi and […]

August 10, 2020