The BBC has announced the launch of BBC News Channel HD.
The channel, alongside four other subscription-free high definition channels – BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD and CBBC HD – will launch by early 2014.
BBC Director-General, Tony Hall said: “BBC One HD and BBC Two HD have already proved to be highly valued by our audiences and I’m delighted that we’re able to follow this with the launch of five new subscription-free BBC HD channels by early 2014.
“These new channels will allow us to showcase more of our programming at its very best.”
The BBC already broadcast its news bulletins in high definition on BBC One HD, and Newsnight on BBC Two HD.
The BBC today confirm the date and time of its first Conservative leadership debate. ‘Our Next Prime Minister’ will air at 8pm on Tuesday 18th June 2019, where Emily Maitlis puts the future UK Prime Minister to the test as… Read more
BBC News correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones has revealed he has Parkinson’s disease. “A couple of people have noticed my hand shaking in my live 5G broadcast today. So seems a good time to reveal that I’ve recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s,”… Read more
BBC News will host a TV debate between the Conservative leadership candidates. The debate moderated by Emily Maitlis will take place in mid June, and all remaining candidates in the leadership race will be invited to take part in the… Read more