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Signpost Entertainment now part of ITV Studios

The network production arm of Signpost Productions, which is behind shows including the BBC’s Robson Green’s Weekend Escapes and TNT Sport’s Deaf Away Days, is joining ITV Studios where it will be housed by production label, MultiStory Media. The new label will be called Signpost Entertainment and will be led by Creative Director Gareth Deighan, […]

May 14, 2024

BBC iPlayer: King’s Coronation in UHD, surround sound

The BBC is preparing for a major weekend of live broadcasts to bring viewers across the nation – and internationally – full coverage of the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort on May 6th and the Coronation Concert on May 7th. Kate Phillips, BBC Director of Unscripted, commented: “We […]

May 5, 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

ITVX launching Sign Language channel

When ITVX officially launches on December 8th, deaf viewers will have access to British Sign Language channel, solely featuring signed programming, which will include a range of shows including Emmerdale and Coronation Street omnibus episodes, Cilla, Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow, Vera, Lewis and The Saint. The channel will be regularly updated and will evolve to […]

December 6, 2022

EE, BT Sport search for British Sign Language commentary duo

EE and BT Sport are teaming up to search for a duo to provide British Sign Language (BSL) commentary around a range of BT Sport programming in 2023, including the UEFA Champions League Final. New Signing will provide two BSL commentators or presenters with a first-of-its-kind opportunity to train up with BT Sport so that […]

October 27, 2022