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Allo Allo! is a BBC television British sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC One from 1982 to 1992, comprising 85 episodes.
A Picture of Britain is a 2005 BBC television documentary series presented by David Dimbleby, which describes the British landscape and the art which it has inspired.
Alan Hart (born 17 April 1935) is a former British television executive, who from 1981 to 1984 was the Controller of BBC1.
Alan Yentob (born 11 March 1947) is an English television executive and presenter.
Alexandra Palace is a Grade II listed entertainment and sports venue in London, located between Muswell Hill and Wood Green.
All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot.
Angie Watts is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Anita Dobson from the first episode of the show until 1988 when the actress decided to quit and the character was written out.
Anne Wood, CBE (born 1 December 1937) is an English children’s television producer, responsible for co-creating shows such as Rosie and Jim with Andrew Davenport.
Anna-Lou "Annie" Leibovitz (born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer.
Any Dream Will Do, is a 2007 talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC in the United Kingdom.
Armstrong and Miller - later retitled The Armstrong and Miller Show - is a comedy sketch television show that aired between 1997 and 2001 featuring Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller, known together as Armstrong and Miller.
Associated-Rediffusion, later Rediffusion, London, was the British ITV contractor for London and parts of the surrounding counties, on weekdays between 1954 and 29 July 1968.
Astra 2E is one of the Astra communications satellites owned and operated by SES, launched to the Astra 28.5°E orbital slot on 30 September 2013 after a 10-week delay caused by rocket launcher problems.
Astra 2F is one of the Astra communications satellites owned and operated by SES, launched in September 2012 to the Astra 28.2°E orbital slot.
Audio description, also referred to as a video description, described video, or more precisely called a visual description, is an additional narration track intended primarily for blind and visually impaired consumers of visual media (including television and film, dance, opera, and visual art).
Bargain Hunt is a British television programme in which two pairs of contestants are challenged to buy antiques from shops or a fair and then sell them in an auction for a profit.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Breakfast is a British morning television programme on BBC One and BBC News.
BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.
BBC HD was a high-definition television channel provided by the BBC.
BBC iPlayer is an internet streaming, catchup, television and radio service from the BBC.
BBC London News (referred to onscreen as BBC London) is the BBC's regional television news programme for Greater London.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
BBC News (also known as the BBC News Channel) is the BBC's 24-hour rolling news television network in the United Kingdom.
The BBC News at One is the afternoon/lunchtime news bulletin from the BBC.
The BBC News at Six is the evening news programme bulletin from the BBC.
BBC News at Ten formerly known as the BBC Ten O'Clock News or the Ten O'Clock News is the flagship evening news programme, broadcast six nights a week (Sunday to Friday) for British television channel BBC One and the BBC News channel.
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.
The BBC Nine O'Clock News was the flagship BBC News programme.
The BBC One Balloon idents were a series of idents used on BBC One from 4 October 1997 to 29 March 2002.
The BBC One 'Circle' idents were a set of on-screen channel identities used on BBC One from 7 October 2006 to 31 December 2016.
The BBC One 'Oneness' idents are a set of on-screen channel identities used on BBC One from 1 January 2017 to present.
The BBC One 'Rhythm & Movement' idents were a set of on-screen channel identities designed by Lambie-Nairn and used on BBC One from 29 March 2002 to 7 October 2006.
The "Virtual Globe" was the method of creating the BBC1 symbol that was used between 16 February 1991 and 4 October 1997.
BBC One Scotland is a television channel operated by BBC Scotland.
BBC One Wales is a television channel operated by BBC Cymru Wales.
BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.
BBC Parliament is a British television channel which broadcasts live and recorded coverage of the House of Commons, House of Lords and Select Committees of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the Scottish Parliament, the London Assembly, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Welsh Assembly.
BBC Scotland is a division of the BBC and the main public broadcaster in Scotland.
BBC Three was a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The BBC Trust was the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) between 2007 and 2017.
BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC World News is the BBC's international news and current affairs television channel.
BBC Worldwide Ltd. was the wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC, formed out of a restructuring of its predecessor BBC Enterprises in 1995.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Big Brother is the British version of the international reality television franchise Big Brother created by producer John de Mol in 1997.
Sir William Frederick "Bill" Cotton, CBE (23 April 1928 – 11 August 2008) was a British television producer and executive, and the son of big-band leader Billy Cotton.
Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.
The Board of Governors of the BBC was the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Breakfast television (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and United Kingdom) or morning show (Canada and United States) is a type of infotainment television program, which broadcasts live in the morning (typically scheduled between 6 and 10am, or if it is a local programme, as early as 4am).
Breakfast Time was British television's first national breakfast television programme, broadcast from 17 January 1983 until 29 September 1989 on BBC1 across the United Kingdom.
The British Armed Forces, also known as Her/His Majesty's Armed Forces, are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies.
The British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) provides radio and television programmes for Her Majesty's Armed Forces, and their dependents worldwide.
The Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB) is the organisation that compiles audience measurement and television ratings in the United Kingdom.
The Broadcasting Act 1990 is a law of the British parliament, often regarded by both its supporters and its critics as a quintessential example of Thatcherism.
Broadcasting House is the headquarters of the BBC, in Portland Place and Langham Place, London.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Bryan Cowgill (27 May 1927 – 14 July 2008) was a British television executive.
Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama series that airs weekly on BBC One (sometimes with a short break in the summer between series, but not always).
CBBC (short for Children's BBC) is a British children's television strand owned by the BBC and aimed for children aged from 6 to 12.
CBBC (short for Children's BBC) is a British free-to-air children's television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
CBeebies is a BBC television network for British programming aimed at encouraging "learning through play in a consistently safe environment for children aged 6 or under", and providing "high quality, mostly UK-produced programmes".
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Channel 5 is a British commercial television network.
The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche; French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.
Charlotte Alexandra Moore (born 19 June 1968), Companies in the UK is the BBC's Director of Content.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
CITV (short for Children's ITV) is a British free-to-air children's television channel from ITV Digital Channels Ltd, a division of ITV plc. It broadcasts content from the CITV archive and acquisitions, every day from 6 am to 9 pm which was previously 6 am to 6 pm until 21 February 2016 (although Freeview viewers still close at 6 pm) in an attempt to compete with CBBC. It is also the title of a programming block on the ITV network at weekends. Children's ITV launched on 3 January 1983, as a late afternoon programming block on the ITV network.At this point, there was only one "ITV" channel in any given area- transmitter overlap and split weekday/weekend franchises aside- and "ITV" was solely a generic/collective name for the various regional commercial television stations. It replaced the earlier Watch It! branding and introduced networked in-vision continuity links between programmes. These links were originally pre-recorded from a small London studio, up until 1987 when Central won the contract to produce live links from their Birmingham studios. In 2004, presentation of CITV was relocated to Granada Television in Manchester, which saw the demise of in-vision continuity. Nine years later, the operations moved to ITV Granada's MediaCityUK studios in Salford. In 2006, CITV launched as a channel in its own right. The CITV channel averages around 100,000 viewers between 4pm-6pm every day. The CITV strand on the ITV network airs on weekend mornings from 6 am to 9:25 am, as part of the ITV Breakfast time slot.
The Computer Originated World (COW) was the method of creating the BBC1 symbol that was used between 18 February 1985 and 16 February 1991.
Crimewatch (formerly Crimewatch UK) is a British television programme produced by the BBC, that reconstructs major unsolved crimes in order to gain information from the public which may assist in solving the case.
Crown dependencies are three island territories off the coast of Britain which are self-governing possessions of the Crown.
Current affairs is a genre of broadcast journalism where the emphasis is on detailed analysis and discussion of news stories that have recently occurred or are ongoing at the time of broadcast.
Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991.
Daniel Nicholas "Danny" Cohen (born 15 January 1974) is the President of Access Entertainment which invests in film, television and digital companies and content.
Davina was a British chat show hosted by Davina McCall.
Davina Lucy Pascale McCall (born 16 October 1967) is an English television presenter and model.
Daytime television is a television genre which features television programming traditionally produced and scheduled to air between the hours of 9 a.m. (at the end of morning show-type programming) and 8 p.m. (when local news and the early fringe of primetime begins).
Den Watts is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by actor Leslie Grantham.
Diagnosis: Murder was an American comedy/mystery/medical crime drama television series starring Dick Van Dyke as Dr.
Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals, including the sound channel, using digital encoding, in contrast to the earlier television technology, analog television, in which the video and audio are carried by analog signals.
The Director-General of the British Broadcasting Corporation is chief executive and (from 1994) editor-in-chief of the BBC.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
Doctors is a continuing British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 26 March 2000.
Donald Leighton Baverstock (18 January 1924 – 17 March 1995) was a British television producer and executive, born in Cardiff, Wales.
EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985.
The Edinburgh International Television Festival is an annual media event in the UK each August which brings together all parts of the television and digital world to debate the major issues facing the industry.
Eir Group plc., trading as Eir, is a fixed, mobile and broadband telecommunications company in Ireland, and a former state-owned monopoly, which is currently incorporated in Jersey.
Eldorado was a British soap opera created by Tony Holland from an original idea by John Dark and Verity Lambert that ran for only one year, from 6 July 1992 to 9 July 1993.
Electronic program guides (EPGs) and interactive program guides (IPGs) are menu-based systems that provide users of television, radio and other media applications with continuously updated menus displaying broadcast programming (TV listings in the UK) or scheduling information for current and upcoming programming.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Escape to the Country is a British daytime television reality property-buying/real estate programme, created by Talkback Thames, which premieres on network BBC One, produced by John Comerford and is repeated on BBC Two.
Fame Academy is a British television talent competition to search for and educate new musical talents.
A feature film is a film (also called a motion picture or movie) with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program.
Film 2018 or The Film Show is a British film review television programme, usually broadcast on BBC One.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.
Freesat is a free-to-air digital satellite television service in the United Kingdom, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc.
Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is a British chat show presented by Jonathan Ross and broadcast on BBC One between 2001 and 2010.
Going Live! is a Saturday morning magazine show, broadcast on BBC1 between 1987 and 1993.
Goodnight Sweetheart is a British sitcom that ran for six series on BBC1 from 1993 to 1999.
Grace & Favour (American title: Are You Being Served? Again!) is a British sitcom and a spin-off of Are You Being Served? that aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Gregory Dyke (born 20 May 1947) is a British media executive, football administrator, journalist and broadcaster.
Have I Got News for You is a British television panel show produced by Hat Trick Productions for the BBC.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
Holby City (styled as HOLBY CI+Y) is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One.
Homes Under the Hammer is a British factual renovation and auction television series that originally screened on BBC One as part of the BBC's morning schedule.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? is a British reality television talent show that documented the search for an undiscovered musical theatre performer to play the role of Maria von Trapp in the 2006 Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Ian stage production of The Sound of Music.
Howards' Way is a television drama series produced by BBC Birmingham and transmitted on BBC1 between 1 September 1985 and 25 November 1990.
I'd Do Anything was a 2008 talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC in the United Kingdom and broadcast on BBC One.
Image resolution is the detail an image holds.
Imagine is a wide-ranging arts series first broadcast on BBC One in 2003, hosted and executive produced by Alan Yentob.
In Sickness and in Health is a BBC television sitcom which ran between 1985 and 1992.
The intermediate film system was a television process in which motion picture film was processed almost immediately after it was exposed in a camera, then scanned by a television scanner, and transmitted over the air.
Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
Jane Eyre is a 2006 television adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel of the same name.
Jane Elaine Lush (born 10 August 1952) is the Chairman of BAFTA, and a former BBC executive.
Jane Tranter (born 17 March 1963) is an English television executive who has been the executive vice-president of programming and production at BBC Worldwide's Los Angeles base since January 2009.
Jasmine Lydia Bligh (20 May 1913 – 21 July 1991) was one of the first three BBC Television Service presenters in the 1930s.
Jacqueline Leigh "Jay" Hunt (born 20 January 1967) is an Australian-born British television executive.
Jonathan Leslie Powell (born 25 April 1947 in Sittingbourne, Kent) is a British television producer and executive, and later a professor and head of department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Jonathan Stephen Ross (born 17 November 1960) is an English television and radio presenter, film critic, actor and comedian best known for presenting the BBC One chat show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross during the 2000s.
KPN (in full Koninklijke KPN N.V., also Royal KPN N.V.) is a Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company.
Land Girls is a British television period drama series, first broadcast on BBC One on 7 September 2009.
Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein (Fürstentum Liechtenstein), is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Central Europe.
This is a list of television programmes broadcast by the BBC either currently broadcast or previously broadcast on the BBC in the United Kingdom.
This list of linear television stations in the United Kingdom refers to television in the United Kingdom which is available from digital terrestrial, satellite, cable, and IPTV providers, with an estimated more than 480 channels.
Live & Kicking is a BBC Saturday morning children's magazine programme, running from 1993 to 2001.
Live at the Apollo (formerly titled Jack Dee Live at the Apollo) is a British stand-up comedy programme performed from the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in west London.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is an American television series based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
The London Marathon (currently known through sponsorship as the Virgin Money London Marathon) is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom, part of the World Marathon Majors.
Lorraine Sylvia Heggessey (born 16 November 1956) is a British television producer and executive.
Mark Fowler is a fictional character in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
Match of the Day is the BBC's principal football programme.
Michael Ian Grade, Baron Grade of Yarmouth, (born 8 March 1943) is an English television executive and businessman.
Michael Richard Jackson (born 11 February 1958) is a British television producer and executive.
Sir Michael Thomas Lyons (born 15 September 1949), is the non-executive chairman of the English Cities Fund and Participle Ltd; he is a former Chairman of the BBC Trust.
Michael McIntyre's Big Show (also known as Michael McIntyre's Big Christmas Show) is a BAFTA award-winning British variety and stand-up comedy television series, presented by British comedian, presenter and former Britain's Got Talent judge Michael McIntyre.
Ian Michael Peacock (born 14 September 1929, Christchurch, Hampshire) is a former British television executive, who from 1963 until the spring of 1965 was the first Controller of BBC 2, the Corporation's second television channel.
Michelle Fowler (also Holloway) is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Susan Tully from the first episode in 1985 until the character's departure in 1995.
Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the mascot of The Walt Disney Company.
Miss Great Britain is a female beauty pageant.
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work (also known as A Year with the Queen) is a fly on the wall documentary TV series made by the BBC and RDF Media which follows the British Royal Family over the course of a year.
A monopoly (from Greek μόνος mónos and πωλεῖν pōleîn) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity.
The National Lottery is the state-franchised national lottery in the United Kingdom.
Nationwide is a former BBC News and current affairs television programme which ran from 9 September 1969 until 5 August 1983.
Naxoo is a Swiss cable television company owned by 022 Télégenève.
Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Tricks is a British television procedural drama, first broadcast in 2003.
Newsround (stylized as newsround, originally called John Craven's Newsround before his departure in 1989) is a BBC children's news programme, which has run continuously since 4 April 1972.
Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex (NICAM) is an early form of lossy compression for digital audio.
Noel's House Party is a BBC light entertainment series that was hosted by Noel Edmonds.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
Numericable was a cable operator and telecommunications services company.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
An omnibus (or omnibus edition) is a compilation of daily television or radio episodes that is re-broadcast during the following weekend.
Omnibus is an arts-based British documentary series, broadcast mainly on BBC1 in the United Kingdom.
Only Fools and Horses is a British sitcom created and written by John Sullivan.
Open All Hours is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC.
Outnumbered is a British sitcom starring Hugh Dennis as a father and Claire Skinner as a mother who are outnumbered by their three children (played by Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche and Ramona Marquez).
Phase Alternating Line (PAL) is a color encoding system for analogue television used in broadcast television systems in most countries broadcasting at 625-line / 50 field (25 frame) per second (576i).
Panorama is a BBC Television investigative current affairs documentary programme.
Sir Paul Leonard Fox, CBE (born 27 October 1925) is a British television executive, who spent much of his broadcasting career working for BBC Television, most prominently as the Controller of BBC1 between 1967 and 1973.
Paul Hoggart is a British journalist and novelist.
Pebble Mill at One was a British television magazine programme that was broadcast live weekdays at one o'clock on BBC1, from 2 October 1972 to 23 May 1986 and again from 20 October 1991 to 25 May 1996.
Perfection is a BBC quiz show which was hosted by Nick Knowles.
Peter Arthur Fincham (born 26 July 1956) is a British television producer and executive.
Peter Salmon (born 15 May 1956) is a British television producer and executive.
Petula Clark, CBE (born Sally Olwen Clark, 15 November 1932) is a British singer, actress and composer whose career spans seven decades.
Phillip Bryan Schofield (born 1 April 1962) is an English television presenter currently employed by ITV.
The Pilkington Committee was set up on 13 July 1960 under the chairmanship of British industrialist Sir Harry Pilkington to consider the future of broadcasting, cable and "the possibility of television for public showing".
Planet Earth is a television and film documentary franchise produced and broadcast by the BBC.
Pointless is a British game show.
The term political correctness (adjectivally: politically correct; commonly abbreviated to PC or P.C.) is used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.
The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system.
This is a list of pre-World War 2 television stations of the 1920s and 1930s.
Proximus TV (former Belgacom TV), subsidiary of the Belgacom Group, provides Digital TV (IPTV) services over its own IPTV Platform in Belgium.
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is is a BBC television series that was first shown on BBC One from 10 March 2008 to 18 June 2010, then shown on BBC Two from 14 February 2011 to 13 May 2012 where it aired its Food spin-off from 5 May to 5 June 2009 and then shown back on BBC One since 18 February 2013 where it also aired its Chefs spin-off from 8 April to 26 April 2013.
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
Question Time is a BBC topical debate television programme in the United Kingdom, based on the radio programme Any Questions? The show typically features politicians from at least the three major political parties as well as other public figures who answer pre-selected questions put to them by members of an audience selected on the basis of its political views and demographic.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
River City is a Scottish television soap opera that was first broadcast on BBC One Scotland on 24 September 2002.
Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States.
Roland Francis Kester "Roly" Keating (born 5 August 1961) is Chief Executive of the British Library.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Sharon Mitchell (also Watts and Rickman) is a fictional character from the BBC One soap opera EastEnders, played by Letitia Dean.
Simulcast, a portmanteau of simultaneous broadcast, is the broadcasting of programs or events across more than one medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).
Sixty Minutes was a news and current affairs programme which ran each weekday at 5:40pm between 24 October 1983 to 27 July 1984 on BBC1.
Sky Ireland Limited is a subsidiary of Sky plc and supplies television, internet and telephony services in Ireland.
Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.
Snooker is a cue sport which originated among British Army officers stationed in India in the latter half of the 19th century.
Songs of Praise is a BBC Television religious programme that presents Christian hymns that first aired in October 1961.
Spooks (known as MI-5 in some countries) is a British television drama series that originally aired on BBC One from 13 May 2002 to 23 October 2011, consisting of 10 series.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
Sportscene is the name of a range of Scottish sports television programmes produced by BBC Scotland.
Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.
Station identification (ident, network ID or channel ID) is the practice of radio or television stations or networks identifying themselves on-air, typically by means of a call sign or brand name (sometimes known, particularly in the United States, as a "sounder" or "stinger", more generally as a station or network ID).
Stereophonic sound or, more commonly, stereo, is a method of sound reproduction that creates an illusion of multi-directional audible perspective.
Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest, featuring celebrity contestants, with professional dance partners competing in a ballroom and Latin dance competition.
Subtitles are text derived from either a transcript or screenplay of the dialog or commentary in films, television programs, video games, and the like, usually displayed at the bottom of the screen, but can also be at the top of the screen if there is already text at the bottom of the screen.
Swisscom AG is a major telecommunications provider in Switzerland.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.
Talkback Thames (stylised as talkbackTHAMES) was a British television production company, a division of FremantleMedia (part of the RTL Group, which in turn is owned by Bertelsmann).
Telenet Group is the largest provider of cable broadband services in Belgium.
A television antenna, or TV aerial, is an antenna specifically designed for the reception of over-the-air broadcast television signals, which are transmitted at frequencies from about 41 to 250 MHz in the VHF band, and 470 to 960 MHz in the UHF band in different countries.
Television Centre is a building complex in White City, West London that was the headquarters of BBC Television between 1960 and 2013.
A television channel is a broadcast frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.
Television in the Republic of Ireland is available through a variety of platforms.
A television licence or broadcast receiving licence is a payment required in many countries for the reception of television broadcasts, or the possession of a television set where some broadcasts are funded in full or in part by the licence fee paid.
A television station is a set of equipment managed by a business, organisation or other entity, such as an amateur television (ATV) operator, that transmits video content via radio waves directly from a transmitter on the earth's surface to a receiver on earth.
Telfort B.V. is a Dutch mobile telecommunication company, and a subsidiary of KPN.
The Apprentice is a British business-styled reality game show, created by Mark Burnett, distributed by FremantleMedia and broadcast by the BBC.
The arts refers to the theory and physical expression of creativity found in human societies and cultures.
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious.
The Downing Street Years is a memoir by Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, covering her premiership of 1979 to 1990.
The Graham Norton Show (or simply Graham Norton) is a British comedy chat show presented by Graham Norton.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme.
The Proms is an eight-week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts and other events held annually, predominantly in the Royal Albert Hall in central London.
The Thorn Birds is an American television miniseries broadcast on ABC from March 27 to 30, 1983.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Voice UK is a British television talent show created by John de Mol and based on the concept The Voice of Holland.
The Weakest Link is a British television quiz show, mainly broadcast on BBC Two as well as BBC One.
TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.
This Week is a British current affairs and politics TV programme, screened on Thursday evenings on BBC One.
"Time on Our Hands" is an episode of the BBC sitcom, Only Fools and Horses.
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.
Total Wipeout (also known in other countries as Wipeout UK) is a British game show, hosted by Richard Hammond and Amanda Byram, which first aired on 3 January 2009.
TV-am was a TV company that broadcast the ITV franchise for breakfast television in the United Kingdom from 1 February 1983 until 31 December 1992.
UK Today was a BBC television news programme shown on most digital satellite and digital terrestrial versions of BBC One and BBC Two.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
UPC Switzerland LLC, trading exclusively under the brand name UPC, is the largest broadband cable operator in Switzerland.
Vanessa was a British talk show presented by Vanessa Feltz.
Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.
Virgin Media Ireland is Liberty Global's telecommunications operation in Ireland.
Waking the Dead is a British television police procedural crime drama series, produced by the BBC, that centres on a fictional London-based Cold Case unit composed of CID police officers, a psychological profiler and a forensic scientist.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Wallonia (Wallonie, Wallonie(n), Wallonië, Walonreye, Wallounien) is a region of Belgium.
Watch with Mother is a cycle of children's programmes created by Freda Lingstrom and Maria Bird.
Watchdog is a British consumer investigative journalism programme, created by the BBC on 8 September 1980, and aired on BBC One.
White City is a district in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and forms the northern part of Shepherd's Bush.
WightFibre is the cable network operator on the Isle of Wight.
Wogan was a British television talk show which was broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 until 1992, presented by Terry Wogan.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
XS4ALL (a play on the English pronunciation of access for all) is the third-oldest Internet service provider (ISP) in the Netherlands, after NLnet and SURFnet.
Ziggo is the largest cable operator in the Netherlands, providing digital cable television, Internet, and telephone service to both residential and commercial customers.
1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.
1080p (1920×1080 px; also known as '''Full HD''' or FHD and BT.709) is a set of HDTV high-definition video modes characterized by 1080 horizontal lines of vertical resolution; the p stands for progressive scan, i.e. non-interlaced.
16:9 (1.7:1) (16:9.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
The 405-line monochrome analogue television broadcasting system was the first fully electronic television system to be used in regular broadcasting.
576i is a standard-definition video mode originally used for broadcast television in most countries of the world where the utility frequency for electric power distribution is 50 Hz.
720p (1280×720 px; also called HD Ready or standard HD) is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9, normally known as widescreen HDTV (1.78:1).