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New BBC HD channels are live now

New BBC HD channels are live now

By 10 December 2013

The BBC yesterday announced the launch of five new HD channels and now they’re available for you to enjoy. You'll have to wait for some BBC Three HD and BBC Four HD programmes though, as they won't begin until 7pm. BBC News HD will be delayed until... >>

BBC to launch five new channels tomorrow, Tuesday 10 December, including CBBC HD and BBC Three HD

BBC to launch five new channels tomorrow, Tuesday 10 December, including CBBC HD and BBC Three HD

By 9 December 2013

The BBC will launch five new HDchannels tomorrow, Tuesday 10 December - BBC HD, CBeebies HD, BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD and BBC News HD. There will be seven BBC HD channels in total in time for Christmas. So where can these wonderous new channels be found?... >>

Bye bye BBC HD, hello BBC Two HD

Bye bye BBC HD, hello BBC Two HD

By 26 March 2013

As Brian Cox's Wonders of the Solar System ended last night (25 March), BBC HD finished its five-plus years' run as part of the British TV channel line-up. In its place, having started at 6am this morning, is BBC Two HD, a simulcast station that apes... >>

BBC Two HD arriving on 26 March, replaces BBC HD

BBC Two HD arriving on 26 March, replaces BBC HD

By 19 February 2013

BBC Two HD is to launch on 26 March. As announced way back in 2011, as part of increasing BBC cutbacks, the BBC HD channel has now been canned, to be replaced by BBC Two HD. Programmes such as Top Gear, The Great British Bake Off and QI will remain on... >>

BBC gives green light to Canon EOS C300

BBC gives green light to Canon EOS C300

By 28 March 2012

The BBC has given the go ahead to Canon’s EOS C300 HD camcorder being used for its range of high-definition channels. It means both internal and external BBC production teams can use the camera for their shows, as it is deemed to have met the European... >>

BBC HD canned, returns as BBC Two HD

BBC HD canned, returns as BBC Two HD

By 6 October 2011

The BBC is likely to close the BBC HD channel and replace it with a high definition version of BBC Two.  The BBC HD channel is well known for its pioneering of HD broadcasts in the UK, including things like Planet Earth and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships... >>

BBC One HD tunes in 3 November

BBC One HD tunes in 3 November

By 21 October 2010

BBC One HD will hit your screens at 7pm on 3 November, with The One Show kicking things off. And, the good news is that it will be available on many different TV platforms including Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview and Freesat. On the first night you'll be... >>

BBC improves its HD broadcasts

BBC improves its HD broadcasts

By 18 June 2010

The BBC has revamped its HD offerings after being accused by a lobbying group of providing a poor quality HD service. The BBC HD Campaign Group visited Television Centre earlier this month to meet with Danielle Nagler who heads up BBC HD, as well as principal... >>

BBC HD to simulcast BBC One by autumn

BBC HD to simulcast BBC One by autumn

By 28 May 2010

The Beeb is to simulcast BBC One with a new HD channel launch in autumn 2010. BBC One HD will show high definition programmes in their native resolution, and upscale standard-def ones, much like on rival channels such as ITV1 HD and 4HD. Its existing... >>

Watching the World Cup...in HD

Watching the World Cup...in HD

By 17 May 2010

The good news for football fans is that just about everyone in the UK will be able to watch the World Cup 2010 in HD. But before we get started on the whens, hows and whyfors, there is the small matter of making sure you've got the kit to watch high definition... >>