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Northern Ireland

NIFL Premiership to be streamed live on BBC

As part of BBC Sport NI’s coverage of the NIFL Danske Bank Premiership, eight games will be live streamed on BBC iPlayer and on the BBC Sport NI website in the new year. Defending Champions Linfield kick off the coverage as they travel to high-flying Cliftonville on January 10th. Cliftonville are soon in action again, […]

December 20, 2022

Viaplay scores home nations football package in UK

Viaplay and UEFA have entered a four-year partnership in the UK for Viaplay to show at least 40 exclusive live matches featuring the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish men’s national football teams respectively. Starting in 2024, fans will be able to follow all European Qualifiers to the UEFA Euro and FIFA World Cup played by […]

April 27, 2022

Stellify Media recommission with Beauty Queen & Single

Stellify Media, the Sony Pictures Television (SPT)-owned, Belfast-based indie, has been re-commissioned by BBC One Northern Ireland, for another series of Beauty Queen & Single – the unique dating experiment that challenges self-confessed “beauty queens” to ditch their flawless perfection and embrace their natural beauty by going on five dates, with five guys, wearing not a scrap […]

April 6, 2022

Stellify Media scores a recommission and a network premiere

BBC One Northern Ireland has recommissioned the award-winning Belfast-based indie Stellify Media, for a second series of Farm To Feast: Best Menu Wins – the first farm to fork cookery programme.   The series presented by Eamonn Holmes with Michelin star chef Danni Barry and food critic Joris Minne as judges is set to return to […]

February 16, 2022

BBC Sport NI to stream GAA Allianz League

Matches in the GAA Allianz leagues will be live streamed by the BBC for the first time this season. A game each weekend will be featured on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport NI website starting on January 29th with Down’s Division Two football match against Derry at Owenbeg. The football coverage continues with Galway’s […]

January 27, 2022

BBC NI extends NW200 deal

BBC Sport NI has extended its broadcast deal with the fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils North West 200 by a further two years. Due to the pandemic the North West 200 hasn’t been staged since 2019, but the BBC has underlined its long-term commitment to Northern Ireland’s largest outside sporting event by renewing the deal until […]

January 21, 2022

BBC Cymru Wales, BBC NI score rugby rights

Ulster Rugby returns to BBC Northern Ireland this season with live coverage of six of the province’s home matches in the inaugural United Rugby Championship. The new three-year broadcast deal will also see the introduction of a new weekly TV programme – The Ulster Rugby Show – featuring a line-up of special guests and pundits […]

August 31, 2021

BBC Three commissions Stitch, Please! from Waddell Media

BBC Three has commissioned Stitch, Please! a new 4 x 30 factual entertainment series from Waddell Media as a result of the collaborative partnership with BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen. Hosted by Northern Irish drag queen and social media star Blu Hydrangea, who featured in series one of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, Stitch, […]

June 25, 2021

BBC NI launches Rewind online portal

A new website opening up access to footage from BBC Northern Ireland’s archive is now live. Rewind currently hosts a collection of more than 13,000 clips including news reports, documentaries and lifestyle programmes from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Work is also underway to open up more of the archive from the 1980s and 1990s […]

October 19, 2020