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BBC
BBC
Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man
Isle of Man
and Channel Islands. It covers a wide range of subject matter, but tending towards more "highbrow" programmes than the more mainstream and popular BBC
BBC
One. Like the BBC's other domestic TV and radio channels, it is funded by the television licence, and is therefore free of commercial advertising. It is a comparatively well-funded public-service network, regularly attaining a much higher audience share than most public-service networks worldwide. Originally styled BBC2, it was the third British television station to be launched (starting on 21 April 1964), and from 1 July 1967, Europe's first television channel to broadcast regularly in colour. It was envisaged as a home for less mainstream and more ambitious programming, and while this tendency has continued to date, most special-interest programmes of a kind previously broadcast on BBC
BBC
Two, for example the BBC
BBC
Proms, now tend to appear on BBC
BBC
Four instead. A high-definition version of the channel launched on 26 March 2013, replacing BBC
BBC
HD.[1]

Contents

1 History

1.1 Launch 1.2 Technological advancements

2 Operation 3 Programming 4 Presentation

4.1 Regional variations

5 Availability outside the UK 6 Accessibility 7 BBC
BBC
Two HD 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

History[edit] Launch[edit] British television at the time of BBC2's launch consisted of two channels: the BBC
BBC
Television Service and the ITV network made up of smaller regional companies. Both channels had existed in a state of competition since ITV's launch in 1955, and both had aimed for a populist approach in response. The 1962 Pilkington Report on the future of broadcasting noticed this, and that ITV lacked any serious programming. It therefore decided that Britain's third television station should be awarded to the BBC.[2] Prior to its launch, the new BBC2 was promoted on the BBC
BBC
Television Service: the soon to be renamed BBC1. The animated adverts featured the campaign mascots "Hullabaloo", a mother kangaroo, and "Custard", her joey. Prior to, and several years after, the channel's formal launch, the channel broadcast "Trade Test Transmissions", short films made externally by companies such as Shell and BP, which served to enable engineers to test reception, but became cult viewing. The channel was scheduled to begin at 19:20 on 20 April 1964 and show an evening of light entertainment, starting with the comedy show The Alberts, a performance from Soviet comedian Arkady Raikin, and a production of Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate, culminating with a fireworks display. However, at around 18:45 a huge power failure, originating from a fire at Battersea Power Station, caused Television Centre, and indeed much of west London, to lose all power. BBC1 was able to continue broadcasting via its facilities at Alexandra Palace, but all attempts to show the scheduled programmes on the new channel failed. Associated-Rediffusion, the London weekday ITV franchise-holder, offered to transmit on the BBC's behalf, but their gesture was rejected. At 22:00 programming was officially postponed until the following morning. As the BBC's news centre at Alexandra Palace was unaffected, they did in fact broadcast brief bulletins on BBC2 that evening, beginning with an announcement by the newsreader Gerald Priestland at around 19:25.[3] There was believed to be no recording made of this bulletin, but a videotape was discovered in early 2003.[4] By 11:00 on 21 April, power had been restored to the studios and programming began, thus making Play School the first programme to be shown officially on the channel. The launch schedule, postponed from the night before, was then successfully shown that evening, albeit with minor changes. In reference to the power cut, the transmission opened with a shot of a lit candle which was then sarcastically blown out by presenter Denis Tuohy.[4] To establish the new channel's identity and draw viewers to it, the BBC
BBC
decided that a widely promoted, lavish series would be essential in its earliest days. The production chosen was The Forsyte Saga (1967), a no-expense-spared adaptation of the novels by John Galsworthy, featuring well-established actors Kenneth More
Kenneth More
and Eric Porter. Critically for the future of the fledgling channel, the BBC's gamble was hugely successful, with an average of six million viewers tuning in per episode: a feat made more prominent by the fact that only 9 million were able to receive the channel at the time.[citation needed] Technological advancements[edit] Unlike BBC1 and ITV, BBC2 was broadcast only on the 625 line UHF system, so was not available to viewers still using sets on the 405-line VHF system. This created a market for dual standard receivers which could switch between the two systems. The early technical problems, which included being unable to transmit US-recorded videotapes due to a lack of system conversion from the US NTSC
NTSC
system, were resolved by a committee headed by James Redmond. On 1 July 1967, during the Wimbledon Championships, BBC2 became the first channel in Europe to begin regular broadcasts in colour, using the PAL
PAL
system.[5] The thirteen part series Civilisation
Civilisation
(1969) was created as a celebration of two millennia of western art and culture to showpiece the new colour technology.[6] BBC1 and ITV later joined BBC2 on 625-line UHF band, but continued to simulcast on 405-line VHF until 1985. BBC1 and ITV simultaneously introduced PAL
PAL
colour on UHF on 15 November 1969, although they both had broadcast some programmes in colour "unofficially" since September 1969. In 1979, the station adopted the first computer-generated channel identification (ident) in Britain, with its use of the double striped, orange '2' logo. The ident, created in house by BBC
BBC
engineers, lasted until March 1986 and heralded the start of computer-generated logos. As the switch to digital-only terrestrial transmission progressed, BBC Two was (in each region in turn) the first analogue TV channel to be replaced with the BBC
BBC
multiplex, at first four, then two weeks ahead of the other four channels. This was required for those relay transmitters that had no current Freeview service giving viewers time to purchase the equipment, unless they had already selected a satellite or cable service. The last region for BBC
BBC
Two to end on analogue terrestrial television was Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
on 10 October 2012. It was announced on 19 February 2013 that a HD simulcast of BBC
BBC
Two would commence on 26 March 2013 at 06:00. This is the single UK service without national variations.[7] At the 2012 Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, BBC Two was named "Terrestrial Channel of the Year".[8] Operation[edit] The channel controllers have been:

1964–1965: Michael Peacock 1965–1969: David Attenborough 1969–1974: Robin Scott 1974–1978: Aubrey Singer 1978–1982: Brian Wenham 1982–1987: Graeme MacDonald 1987–1992: Alan Yentob 1992–1996: Michael Jackson 1996–1999: Mark Thompson 1999–2004: Jane Root 2004–2008: Roly Keating 2008–2014: Janice Hadlow 2014–2016: Kim Shillinglaw[9]

Adam Barker served as Acting Controller of the channel, after Janice Hadlow left the channel in March 2014 and until Kim Shillinglaw began as new permanent occupant of the post. Since 2013, the Controller of BBC
BBC
Two has been given the expanded title Controller of BBC
BBC
Two and BBC
BBC
Four, with ultimate oversight of the BBC
BBC
Four service added to their duties (a BBC
BBC
Four "Channel Editor", reporting up to this Controller, has day-to-day operational control of Four). The channel forms part of the BBC
BBC
Television executive group, and is answerable to the head of that department, and to the BBC
BBC
Trust. On 20 January 2016, Kim Shillinglaw announced that she has decided to leave the BBC
BBC
as the Controller of BBC
BBC
Two & BBC
BBC
Four and, as a result of the reorganisation, the posts of Controller of BBC
BBC
Two and Four have been closed.[10] Programming[edit] Main article: List of television programmes broadcast by the BBC

BBC
BBC
Two's remit is to be a mixed-genre channel appealing to a broad adult audience with programmes of depth and substance. It should carry the greatest amount and range of knowledge building programming of any BBC
BBC
television channel, complemented by distinctive comedy, drama and arts programming. —  BBC
BBC
Two remit[11]

BBC
BBC
Two's remit historically was one screening programmes targeting the arts, culture, some comedy and drama, and appealing to audiences not already served by BBC
BBC
One or ITV. Over its first thirty or so years the channel developed a reputation for screening highly praised and prestigious drama series, among these Boys from the Blackstuff (1982) or 1996's, critically acclaimed Our Friends in the North. The channel's "highbrow" profile is also in part attributable to a long history of demanding documentaries of all types, beginning with Civilisation
Civilisation
and The Ascent of Man
The Ascent of Man
in the 1960s. Like the early Channel 4, BBC
BBC
Two also established for itself a reputation as a champion of independent and international cinema, under the Screen 2 brand. The channel has sometimes been judged, increasingly in more recent years, to have moved away from this original role and to have moved closer to the mainstream. Since the launch of the digital-only BBC Four, the BBC
BBC
has been accused in particular of shifting its more highbrow output to the new channel, which, until the end of the UK's digital TV switchover in October 2012,[12] a minority (7.5% in the final quarter of 2010)[13] of viewers did not receive. BBC
BBC
Four's remit is very similar to that of the earlier remit of BBC2, and contains many documentaries and arts programmes. It has been perceived by some that this strategy is to allow BBC
BBC
Two to show more popular programmes and to secure higher ratings.[14] Since 2004 there have been some signs of an attempt to return closer to parts of BBC
BBC
Two's earlier output with the arts strand The Culture Show. Its most popular programme at the moment is Top Gear. Much of BBC
BBC
Two's output has previously or subsequently been shown on other channels. Some of these programmes are repeats of popular or flagship programmes from BBC
BBC
Four in a late night strand, originally called BBC
BBC
Four on Two but now unbranded, for the benefit of audiences without access to BBC
BBC
Four. Other programmes are moved to the channel as a result of their success on BBC
BBC
Three or Four, so that subsequent series are well received. An example of this is the BBC
BBC
Three series Torchwood
Torchwood
that was transferred to the channel following the success of the first series. BBC
BBC
Two is also used as a testing ground for programmes prior to their moving to the flagship BBC
BBC
One: such examples include Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You
and popular comedies Absolutely Fabulous
Absolutely Fabulous
and Miranda, which moved to BBC
BBC
One after success on Two. Also in August 2014 The Great British Bake Off
The Great British Bake Off
moved to BBC One due to its success the previous year on BBC
BBC
Two. Another founding part of BBC
BBC
Two was to provide educational and community programming on the BBC, as part of its public service remit. The educational section of this commitment saw BBC2 broadcast a large amount of programming for the Open University, who co-produced programming with the corporation, and saw the channel broadcast BBC Schools programmes from 1983 until the programmes were transferred to the BBC
BBC
Learning Zone in 2010. As a result of the channel's commitment to community broadcasting, the channel produced the symbolic Open Space series, a strand developed in the early 1970s in which members of the public would be allotted half an hour of television time, and given a level of editorial and technical training in order to produce for themselves a film on an issue most important to them. BBC2's Community Programme Unit kept this aspect of the channel's tradition alive into the 1990s in the form of Video Diaries and later Video Nation. The Community Programmes Unit was disbanded in 2004. BBC
BBC
Two originally showed children's programming in the morning, with two different blocks: C BBC
BBC
and CBeebies. First, at 6 am until 7 am the CBeebies
CBeebies
block was shown (every day), then at 7 am until 8:30 am C BBC
BBC
was shown (weekdays only), then at 8:30 am to 11:30 am it was followed by BBC
BBC
World News, with Daily Politics
Daily Politics
on Wednesday.[citation needed] The CBeebies
CBeebies
block was then shown again (only on weekdays). On BBC
BBC
Two Scotland between 8.30 and 9 am, they would show Gaelic children's programmes under the name CBeebies
CBeebies
Alba. Then at 9 am they would hand over to CBeebies. On Saturdays, the C BBC
BBC
block was shown from 7 am until 12 pm (at 11:40 am a repeat of MOTD Kickabout would be shown.) On Sundays, the C BBC
BBC
block was shown from 7 am until 10 am (except if special events were shown). But in 2013 this was removed as the digital switchover meant that the dedicated C BBC
BBC
and CBeebies
CBeebies
channel were widely available, and replaced by repeats and the Signzone (programmes from across the BBC
BBC
with sign language, audio description etc.). At the same time a new hour-long news programme was created at 11 am called Eleven O'Clock Newshour which is made up of half an hour of BBC
BBC
News and half BBC
BBC
World News. Other News Channel programmes such as HARDtalk
HARDtalk
and Click were added to fill the 10:30 am slot. From 2014 the first UK airing of BBC
BBC
World News's The Travel Show fills the Friday morning slot. On weekday holidays and weekends at 11:30 am feature films are shown instead of programmes such as Ready Steady Cook, The Pink Panther Show, Meerkat Manor
Meerkat Manor
or BBC
BBC
World News. Mainly the films are black and white. On occasional Friday nights when charity telethons, such as Sports Relief or Comic Relief, are shown, a 40-minute section[clarification needed] is shown at 10 pm while the BBC
BBC
News at Ten is being broadcast on BBC
BBC
One. The National Lottery is shown around 11:30 pm. Some BBC
BBC
Two programming was simulcast or repeated in high definition on the separate channel BBC
BBC
HD, until 6:00 am on 26 March 2013, when BBC
BBC
HD ceased operation, being instead replaced by BBC
BBC
Two HD and simulcast with its SD variant.[7] Since January 2013, BBC
BBC
Two stopped showing children's programmes and replaced the weekday morning schedule with repeats of the previous BBC One morning schedule such as Homes Under the Hammer, Don't Get Done, Get Dom, Street Patrol UK, Caught Red Handed, Cowboy Trap, Rip Off Britain and other consumer programmes, shown between 6.05 and 8.20 am. Between 8.20 and 10.35 am they show Sign Zone with sign language. On weekend mornings, they show old black-and-white movies, followed by a double bill of the nature programming of David Attenborough, and occasionally an omnibus of programmes that have been previously shown during the week, including Great Railway Journeys. They also started showing Sign Zone in the early hours after 12:20 am, which BBC
BBC
One used to show before 2013. From October 2013, BBC
BBC
Two has shown classic programmes like Bergerac, Cagney and Lacey, The Rockford Files, 'Allo 'Allo!, and Are You Being Served? on weekday afternoons around 2:15 pm, with the retro logos from 1970s and 1980s, between the current programmes. In October 2014, Russell Howard's Good News
Russell Howard's Good News
and Backchat moved to BBC Two from BBC
BBC
Three. In 2014, BBC
BBC
Two commissioned Britain's first transgender sitcom, Boy Meets Girl, which follows the developing relationship between Leo, a 26-year-old man and Judy, a 40-year-old transgender woman.[15] From 7 April 2015 the morning sign-zone was replaced by Victoria Derbyshire. Presentation[edit] Main article: History of BBC
BBC
television idents

The "Paint" ident from the 1991-2001 set. Several idents from this set were reinstated in July 2014 with the current logo.

As well as programmes, BBC
BBC
Two has also proved memorable for its numerous idents—various short sequences shown between programme junctions that serve as the channel identity. Nearly all of the identity packages used since the channel's launch in 1964 have featured a prominent numeral 2 in the design. Notable designs include the electronic double-striped 2, the white TWO ident (the only ident not to use a numeral 2), and most notably the 1991 2s. The 1991 idents featured a sans-serif numeral 2 at the centre of an initially art-related scene; however the idents moved away from this style as the station's style changed. Although highly praised, this expansive set of idents was ended in November 2001. The BBC
BBC
corporate logo was updated within the idents in October 1997, though the idents moved away from the original viridian colour scheme in these latter years. The subsequent presentation style was introduced on 19 November 2001 and kept the same figure 2, but in a yellow background and given a personality. At the time, BBC
BBC
Two became the first BBC
BBC
channel to feature a box logo. In 2007, BBC
BBC
Two debuted the new theme, a "Window on the World", with the 2 numeral providing that view. Introduced on 18 February 2007, the new look also had the channel adopt a teal-coloured box logo, featuring the BBC
BBC
logo above the word TWO, in the font Avenir. In 2014, some of the 1990s idents were re-introduced, with a white box at the bottom right of the screen with the 2007 logo, which rotates to reveal the words "50 Years" to its left. There was also a special anniversary ident with the same "50 Years" logo variant in the corner. On 1 January 2015, BBC
BBC
Two reintroduced and modified the selection of the 1990s idents used in 2014, implementing the teal box logo, without the "50 Years" logo. However, BBC
BBC
Two Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
opted for a centralised text-only logo and, unlike the other regional variations of BBC
BBC
Two, are currently airing nearly forty idents from the 1991–2001 set. Regional variations[edit] BBC
BBC
Two also has regional variations in the nations: Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These versions of BBC
BBC
Two share the same idents, but with the nation name in the BBC
BBC
Two box. BBC
BBC
Two Scotland shows a lot of specifically Scottish programming on the channel, as well as its sister channel BBC
BBC
One Scotland, and the schedules are often mixed around to match. BBC
BBC
Two Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
and BBC
BBC
Two Wales
Wales
both have the option to opt out of the main network schedule, but generally stick to it, only opting out a couple of times each week. Until December 2008, BBC
BBC
Wales
Wales
broadcast a special, digital-only channel, BBC
BBC
2W, which contained more opt-outs than analogue-only BBC
BBC
Two Wales. BBC
BBC
Scotland occasionally broadcast Gaelic-language programmes under the banner BBC
BBC
Two Alba. In England, many of the BBC
BBC
English regions were combined to form "super-regions", such as the entire North or Midlands. These had the option to opt out of the network programming on the analogue feed, and replace it with local programming. However this was usually only done in exceptional circumstances, as all regular regional programming has been transferred to BBC
BBC
One, and the English regions are not available on digital on BBC
BBC
Two. There is no specific " BBC
BBC
Two England"; this role is fulfilled by the network BBC
BBC
Two. Availability outside the UK[edit] BBC
BBC
Two is widely available in the Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland
on cable and MMDS, as well as being received directly in areas bordering Northern Ireland, or in coastal areas from Wales. It is also available on cable and IPTV
IPTV
in the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland
Switzerland
and Liechtenstein. On 27 March 2013, it began being carried by British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) to members of HM Forces and their families around the world, replacing the BFBS2 TV channel, which already carried a selection of BBC
BBC
Two programmes.[16] It shares a channel with CBBC, which broadcasts from early morning until the early evening.[17] Accessibility[edit] The BBC
BBC
announced in May 2008 that it had achieved its aim for all programming to have subtitles for viewers with hearing difficulties.[18][19] These are available on the BBC
BBC
Red Button, and until 23 October 2012, via the Ceefax
Ceefax
teletext service. The BBC
BBC
also offers audio description on some popular programmes[20] for visually impaired-viewers as well as sign language interpretation on some of its programmes for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers. The percentage of the BBC's total television output with audio description available is 10%, having been increased from 8% in 2008.[21] BBC
BBC
Two HD[edit]

BBC
BBC
Two HD logo

Originally, programmes from BBC
BBC
Two were shown in high definition on the dedicated BBC
BBC
HD channel, alongside programmes from BBC
BBC
Three and BBC
BBC
Four, as well as some select series from C BBC
BBC
and CBeebies. However, in plans outlined by the director general Mark Thompson on 6 October 2011, BBC
BBC
HD would close to be replaced by BBC
BBC
Two HD, a high-definition simulcast of BBC
BBC
Two that would work much the same way as BBC
BBC
One HD.[22] This move allowed the corporation to save £2.1 million, used to count towards its budget deficit following the freezing of the licence fee and the additional financial responsibility of addition services.[23] On 19 February 2013, it was announced that BBC
BBC
Two HD would replace BBC
BBC
HD from 6.05 am on 26 March 2013.[7] Channel numbers for the BBC's HD channels also changed on Sky, to allow BBC
BBC
One HD and BBC
BBC
Two HD to sit side-by-side on channels 141, and 142 respectively on the EPG.[7][24] On 16 July 2013, the BBC
BBC
indicated that it wants to launch Northern Irish, Scottish and Welsh variations of BBC
BBC
Two HD; however, this would require the approval of the BBC
BBC
Trust, with a proposal due to be presented within six months.[25] On 10 December 2013, BBC
BBC
Two HD was swapped with the SD channel in England on Sky's EPG for HD subscribers.[26] See also[edit]

BBC
BBC
portal

Book: BBC
BBC
Channels (UK)

History of BBC
BBC
television idents List of television stations in the United Kingdom

References[edit]

^ " BBC
BBC
Two HD channel goes live, replacing BBC
BBC
HD". What Hi-Fi. 26 March 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013.  ^ "British Television up to the end of the Sixties". Sixtiescity.com. Archived from the original on 24 October 2007. Retrieved 12 September 2007.  ^ " BBC
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DVD Civilisation
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Two wins terrestrial channel of the year". BBC
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Two & BBC
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Four Controller". TVWise.  ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2016/controller-tv-and-iplayer ^ " BBC
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British Academy of Film and Television Arts British Phonographic Industry Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union Clearcast Digital TV Group Digital UK Equity Federation Against Copyright Theft National Union of Journalists The Publishers Association Royal Television Society United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Independent Broadcasting

Other

BBC
BBC
Academy National Film and Television School National Science and Media Museum

Regional and student media

Regional media

Media in England

Birmingham London Manchester

Media in Scotland

Aberdeen Dundee Glasgow

Media in Wales

Cardiff

Student media

Student television

Category

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Freeview

TV channels

4Music 4seven

HD

5Select 5Spike 5Star 5USA Al Jazeera English

HD

Arise News BBC
BBC
One

HD

BBC
BBC
Two

HD

BBC
BBC
Four

HD

BBC
BBC
Alba BBC
BBC
News Channel BBC
BBC
Parliament Blaze CBBC

HD

CBeebies

HD

CBS Action CBS Drama CBS Reality Challenge Channel 4

+1 HD +1 HD

Channel 5

+1 HD

Chart Show TV CITV Clubland TV Create and Craft Dave

ja vu

Drama E4

+1

Film4

+1

Food Network FreeSports Gems TV Home Horror Channel Ideal World ITV

+1 HD

ITV2

+1

ITV3

+1

ITV4

+1

ITVBe

+1

The Jewellery Channel More4 Movies4Men PBS America Pick

+1

POP

+1

Pop Max Quest

+1

Quest Red QVC QVC Beauty QVC Style Really Rocks & Co RT/RT UK RTÉ One RTÉ2 S4C Sky News Sony Crime Channel Sony Movie Channel

+1

Talking Pictures TV TG4 TBN UK The Store Travel Channel Tiny Pop

+1

Together True Entertainment True Movies TruTV

+1

The Vault Vintage TV Yesterday YourTV

Radio stations

Absolute Radio BBC
BBC
Asian Network BBC
BBC
Radio 1 BBC
BBC
Radio 1Xtra BBC
BBC
Radio 2 BBC
BBC
Radio 3 BBC
BBC
Radio 4 BBC
BBC
Radio 4 Extra BBC
BBC
Radio 5 Live BBC
BBC
Radio 5 Live Sports Extra BBC
BBC
Radio 6 Music BBC
BBC
Radio Cymru BBC
BBC
Radio Foyle BBC
BBC
Radio nan Gàidheal BBC
BBC
Radio Scotland BBC
BBC
Radio Ulster BBC
BBC
Radio Wales BBC
BBC
World Service Capital London Classic FM Heart London Heat Radio The Hits Radio Insight Radio Kerrang Radio Kiss KissFresh Kisstory LBC Magic 105.4 FM Premier Christian Radio RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Smooth Radio Talksport U105

Local channels

Bay TV Liverpool Big Centre TV Estuary TV Latest TV London Live Made in Bristol Made in Cardiff Made in Leeds Made in Tyne & Wear Mustard TV Notts TV NVTV Sheffield Live TV STV2 That's Manchester That's Oxfordshire That's Solent

TV platforms

Analogue Analogue terrestrial Cable Digital Digital terrestrial High-definition IPTV Satellite

Miscellaneous

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