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  1. kidulysses77

    Sky Q BBC Downloads

    Am I right in thinking that any downloads of BBC material on Sky Q will be full HD as opposed to 720p via iPlayer through my TV for example?
  2. JabbaNut

    BBC Studios output deal with Japan’s U-NEXT

    BBC Studios and U-NEXT, an SVoD platform in Japan, have signed a multi-year output deal. “ Under the agreement, U-NEXT will have access to more than 3,000 episodes of localised titles, including episodes of Luther, Death in Paradise, Father Brown (pictured) and Top Gear, with the potential...
  3. JabbaNut

    Top Gear shifts to BBC One; India deal

    " Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content, has confirmed that the long-running motoring entertainment show is moving to BBC One for its 29th series later this year. The new line up of Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris has been a hit with viewers, and their debut series on...
  4. H

    Spy In The Wild ..... BBC 1

    Despite searching, I did not find thread on this so I started one. Normally I am a sucker for wildlife documentary series, but this one , for me, just does not cut it. Maybe it is the voice-over from David Tennant? He is a fine actor but his voice seems intrusive rather than a background and...
  5. N

    Firestick and BBC iPlayer and YouTube Issues

    I am a UK national living outside of the UK. I am running a Firestick 4K with VPN Express installed on the FS. I typically watch UK TV (BBC, C4, ITV) Netflix, YouTube. After the initial setup YouTube (YT) and iPlayer worked fine. A little while ago some of the video apps stopped working. For...
  6. B

    No BBC text service on LG e9

    Has anybody found away to get the BBC text service working on the. 2019 lg models, there is a button for text where you find the info button, but says service not available,the BBC were going to shut it down, but suspended that to reconsidered whether to or not..
  7. B

    Shutdown BBC Text Service

    Hello, I much enjoy the BBC text service because it as all the News at your fingertips in an instant. The BBC said they were going to shut down the service at the end of January. I checked it today dreading to see a message that the service is no longer available. To my delight it was still...
  8. JabbaNut

    BBC News to cut 450 jobs

    " BBC News has outlined plans to modernise its newsroom to respond to changing audience needs, ensure it is providing a truly universal service, and complete its £80 million (€95m) savings target, suggesting the changes will lead to some 450 job losses. The BBC remains the UK’s most trusted...
  9. G

    Pus6703 bbc i player wont play anything!!!

    Hi i hope some one can help im having trouble with i player in my 6703 when i try to play anything it keeps saying "somthing went wrong playing this programme" yet it work perfectly well on my other tv. All the other catch up services are working just iplayer hasnt worked for over a week now...
  10. JabbaNut

    BBC unveils new indie support

    BBC unveils new indie support " The BBC has unveiled a new package of support for small and emerging indies (with turnovers of less than £10 million per annum) designed to help boost the strength of UK production in the context of global competition and producer...
  11. JabbaNut

    BBC unveils new indie support

    BBC unveils new indie support " The BBC has unveiled a new package of support for small and emerging indies (with turnovers of less than £10 million per annum) designed to help boost the strength of UK production in the context of global competition and producer...
  12. JabbaNut

    USA : BBC Studios Shows Are Coming to The Free Streaming Service CW Seed

    BBC Studios Shows Are Coming to The Free Streaming Service CW Seed " Today BBC Studios and The CW Seed announced a deal to bring BBC content to the free CW Seed streaming services. will bring more than 200 episodes and 150 hours of scripted library content to the platform. CW Seed can be...
  13. MQJ

    BBC Four - Score: Cinemas Greatest Soundtracks

    Hi all, just thought I'd share this here. I watched Score: Cinemas Greatest Soundtracks on BBC four. Really, really enjoyable and in dolby 5.1. It will be gone from iplayer in 11 days so catch it while you can. "What makes a film score unforgettable? Featuring Hans Zimmer, James Cameron, Danny...
  14. I

    Dracula in UHD on BBC I-Player

    I recorded this via Sky Q (in HD) but have not got round to watching it yet. I was browsing through the I-player today and was very surprised to see that it is available in UHD. This raises two questions for me. First, why does the Sky Q box not pick up the best version and second, is this...
  15. JabbaNut

    Survey: Half of Brits favour BBC licence fee end

    A YouGov poll for The Times suggests that half of Britons support a commercial model for the BBC and would like the broadcaster to make its money through advertisements or subscriptions. According to the poll, just one in four favour the current compulsory licence fee system as the way to fund...
  16. DemonAV

    Ring the bells...Davros is LIVE on BBC 1!

    The world ends in 20 minutes!!!
  17. J

    Alexa, Smart TV and BBC iPlayer

    Hi, My elderly mother-in-law currently has a Samsung UE40KU6020 smart TV, but she is finding it difficult to use as she is now having difficulty seeing the remote and on screen menus - she's now partially sighted. She wants a TV that she can control via Alexa. I've looked at using a SmartThings...
  18. Stuart Wright

    BBC notable deaths 2019 page

    Feel this is well done. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/extra/xmE66MrmQT/2019-notable-deaths
  19. When In Rome

    Responsible Child, BBC Two, 16/12/2019

    A quite brilliant, gripping drama. https://inews.co.uk/culture/television/responsible-child-cast-bbc-two-drama-true-story-when-time-tonight-jerome-joshua-ellis-1339815 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-50763713
  20. K

    How to restore deleted BBC iplayer shortcut on Sony AG8?

    I have managed to delete the shortcut to iplayer on the Sony direct line in latest android. How do I get it back please. It vanished whilst trying to lauch the app. Just keeps not doing anything or gives an error of try later. Is this just me or is this the same issue that Samsung users have at...
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