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Extra : 2012 Olympics BBC - General Presentation

Extra : 2012 Olympics BBC - General Presentation

Olympic Programming Trailers

The evolution of Olympic programming trailers across the BBC channels.

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In early September 2011, trailers for Olympic programming started appearing with the BBC Olympic logo in the lower right hand corner of the frame.Trailer / Sport / 2011
Posted on 21st July 2012


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At the beginning of June 2012, a trailer for 'Bert and Dickie' appeared with the incongruous purple 'BBC - The Olympic Broadcaster' badge badly positioned slightly left-of-centre below the BBC ONE logo. This was quickly replaced by the middle of the month with the much improved endboard shown on the right.Trailer / Sport / 2012
Posted on 21st July 2012


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Further examples of BBC ONE Olympic programming endboards from July 2012.Trailer / Sport / 2012
Posted on 21st July 2012


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And from BBC TWO, the endboard for the satirical comedy about the Olympics 'Twenty Twelve'.Trailer / Sport / 2012
Posted on 21st July 2012


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Miscellaneous trailer endboards for radio and television. The Channel 4 'Superhumans' Paralympics Games trailer with the joint BBC Radio 5 Live/Channel 4 endboard was broadcast on BBC ONE during 'The One Show' on 19th July 2012.Trailer / Sport / 2012
Posted on 22nd July 2012


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'Stadium UK'-themed 'Next' slides.Now, Next, Later / Sport / 2012
Posted on 25th July 2012
Updated on 28th July 2012




BBC News

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Countdowns to the top of the hour have for along time been a feature of the BBC News Channel. Now, in the run up to the 2012 London Olympics, two special edits have been created. This one is shown during the day. Countdown / News / 2012
Posted on 22nd July 2012

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The countdown shown late evening and overnight.Countdown / News / 2012
Posted on 22nd July 2012

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BBC News Channel 'fillers' - used when opting into the national news on BBC ONE. The first video is from 2nd August 2012, the second from a few days later on 8th August 2012.Filler / News / 2012
Posted on 8th August 2012

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The final highlights package from BBC News immediately following the London 2012 Closing Ceremony. (Also the last scheduled HD new broadcast - for a while, no doubt.)Filler / News / 2012
Posted on 13th August 2012

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