or


[10/20/08 - 01:28 PM]
BBC Broadcasts Around the World on U.S. Election Night
The night will be anchored by David Dimbleby and Matt Frei with Ted Koppel offering "big picture perspective and global analysis."

[via press release from BBC America]

BBC BROADCASTS AROUND THE WORLD ON U.S. ELECTION NIGHT

- Big picture and global analysis from Ted Koppel-

- A unique perspective and instant reaction from BBC correspondents around the world-

The BBC will air the same global newscast on the night of the U.S. presidential election to more than 200 countries across the world. Broadcast live from the BBC's bureau in Washington D.C., the program will air in the U.S. exclusively on BBC AMERICA and BBC World News, with limited commercial breaks, and will be streamed live throughout the evening on bbc.com.

U.S. Election Night will be anchored by David Dimbleby*, one of the BBC's most experienced and highly respected presenters of news and major live events, with Matt Frei, anchor of BBC World News America. They'l be joined in the studio by veteran newsman Ted Koppel for big picture perspective and global analysis. U.S. Election Night airs from 6:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m PT, Tuesday, November 4 2008.

Bringing together the depth and breadth of the BBC's world-renowned, award-winning reporting, U.S. Election Night, will be broadcast across the world, including the UK, to over 280 million television households. There will be global reaction from the BBC's reporters and contributors as well as the University of Virginia's Professor Larry Sabato in studio. Reporting from the key campaign headquarters will be Washington Correspondent Katty Kay, with the McCain team in Phoenix, and Gavin Hewitt, with the Obama team in Chicago.

The BBC will be gauging reaction from a diverse cross-section of New Yorkers live from the studio in Times Square and Laura Kuenssberg will report news as it breaks in the blogosphere. Philippa Thomas, Richard Lister and Rajesh Mirchandani will be reporting from crucial swing states and Jeremy Vine will analyze results as they come in, using the latest touchscreen graphics to show who is winning the race to the White House.

In addition to streaming U.S. Election Night, bbc.com will carry live blogs from BBC North America Editor Justin Webb throughout the evening as well as reporting results as they happen. The site will also offer full analysis of the U.S. political system, video highlights of the day's events, a running text commentary on the latest developments and a chance to share opinions with other bbc.com users.

*Note to Editors:

DAVID DIMBLEBY

David Dimbleby is one of the BBC's most experienced and highly respected presenters of news and documentary programs. A veteran of anchoring election night newscasts, he presented the BBC's coverage of U.S. presidential elections in 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000 as well as numerous British General Election programs.

Dimbleby has also been the BBC's commentator on a wide-range of major events including the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997, the funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and the BBC's program to mark the Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth in 2002.

BBC World News, the BBC's commercially funded international 24-hour news and information channel, is owned and operated by BBC World News Ltd, a member of the BBC's commercial group of companies. BBC World News attracts 78 million viewers a week, is available in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, and reaches 283 million households and more than 1.6 million hotel rooms. The channel's content is also available on 57 cruise ships, 42 airlines, 36 mobile phone networks and a number of major online platforms including bbc.com/news. For further information on how to receive BBC World News, download schedules or find out more about the channel, visit bbcworldnews.com





  [october 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[04/19/15 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL, UFC Top Demos for NBC, FOX
Coverage of the NHL Playoffs and UFC on FOX lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/19/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Ties for the Nightlong Win in Adults 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/18/15 - 01:32 PM]
Pete Rose Serves FOX Sports as Guest Analyst
In his television role, Rose provides analysis and insight for FOX Sports' pregame and postgame shows as part of its presentation of regular-season MLB games on both FOX and FOX Sports 1.

[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 01:16 PM]
NBC's "The Night Shift" Collaborates with First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Joining Forces
The First Lady and Dr. Biden will also appear in the show's episode airing on Monday, May 4.

[04/17/15 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Announces 2014-2015 Season Finale Storylines, Featuring Dramatic Conclusions, Big Reveals and a Couple of Weddings
The Eye details its May sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/17/15 - 10:20 AM]
Spike TV Partners with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Horizon Television to Develop Family Drama "Harvest"
The project centers on a mild-mannered cemetery caretaker who finds his small town life in jeopardy when his estranged, criminal father tracks him down.

[04/17/15 - 09:04 AM]
The Black Eyed Peas & ESPN Collaborate to Make 2015 NBA Playoffs "Awesome"
The broadcast open stars The Black Eyed Peas members' will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap and features their hit single "Awesome," which they wrote for the NBA Playoffs and to capture the energy and excitement of the action.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:22 AM]
LION BABE Covers Legendary Chicago Artist Curtis Mayfield's "Move on Up" for ESPN's NFL Draft
"Chicago has such a great music tradition and since the draft is here for the first time, we really wanted to use the song of a legendary artist from this city," said Kevin Wilson.