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Television broadcasting

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Television broadcasting

  1. 1. Television broadcasting • Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and video content to a dispersed audience via any audio or visual mass communications medium broadcasting it on your TV for audience . • The domestic TV BBC television channels are broadcast without any commercial advertising and collectively they account for more than 30% of all UK viewing. The services are funded by a television licence.
  2. 2. Public service broadcasting • S4C • Although this Welsh language channel is not operated by the Corporation, the BBC contributes programmes funded by the license fee as part of its public service obligation. The BBC used to broadcast Welsh-language programmes on its own channels in Wales, but these were transferred to S4C when it started broadcasting in 1982. • BBC Alba • A part-time Scottish Gaelic digital-only channel. Although it carries the BBC name, it is a partnership between the BBC and MG Alba, with the majority of funding coming from the Scottish Government via MG Alba. Scottish Gaelic programmes are also shown on BBC Two in Scotland – subject to approval from the BBC Trust, they will move to BBC Alba after digital switchover.
  3. 3. How big is BBC TV • The BBC is the oldest national broadcasting arganisation and the largest broadcasting in the world by number of employees with about 23.000 staff.
  4. 4. BBC International TV • BBC World News TV is the BBC's international news and current affairs television channel. • It broadcasts for 24-hours with television programming including BBC News bulletins, documentaries, lifestyle programmes and interviews. It employs more correspondents, reporters, and international bureaus than any other news channel.
  5. 5. What is commercial TV • Commercial television is a channel that’s paid by adverts and not TV license they get all their money by adverts and most companies that are willing to spend money on the channel for the advert are usually allowed to pick a suitable time.
  6. 6. Commercial TV channels • Channel 4- is largely commercially self-funded, it is ultimately publicly owned; originally a subsidiary of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), the station is now owned and operated by Channel Four Television Corporation they also own other channels such as 4music ,smash hits, film 4 • Channel 5- is owned by the RTL Group. Richard Desmond purchased the station from the RTL Groupon 23 July 2010 the also own other tv channles such as 5*, 5USA.
  7. 7. What companies own commercial TV channels • here are some companies that own commercial television stations. • Channel 4 is own by channel four television corporation they also own other television shows. • 4Music • Box Television • Film4 • E4
  8. 8. Links to other industries • Commercial television is linked to advertising and marketing because they have many adverts on their channels since they get money of advertising, also film is linked to this industries as many of these channels have movies on to draw viewers, radio is linked to because they put music on channels like 4music and smash hits.
  9. 9. Effects of relying on advertising revenue? • Commercial broadcasting is primarily based on the practice of hiring television advertisement for profit. This is in to public broadcasting which receives government subsides and eschews most paid advertisement. The negative of relying on adverts are that you always have to attract viewers because if your channel doesn’t have enough viewers the advertisement team wont give you there adverts which means your not making enough money to stay in the business and that means you close down you company because of relying on advertisement.
  10. 10. BBC WORDWIDE • The BBC's wholly owned commercial subsidiary, BBC Worldwide, also operates several international television channels under BBC branding: • BBC America • A US general entertainment channel, co-owned with Discovery Networks, showcasing British television programming. • BBC Canada • A Canadian general entertainment channel, co-owned with Shaw Media. • BBC HD • A high-definition channel, currently available in Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and Turkey. • BBC Kids • A Canadian children's programming channel co-owned with Shaw Media.
  11. 11. BBC Free-Air-In The UK which is also regional • BBC One • The Corporation's primary network, broadcasting mainstream comedy, drama, documentaries, films, news, sport, and some children's programmes. • BBC Two • Home to more specialist programming, including comedy, documentaries, dramas, children's programming and minority interest programmes, as well as imported programmes from other countries, particularly the United States. • BBC Three • Home to mainly youth-oriented programming, particularly new comedy sketch shows and sitcoms. • BBC Four • Niche programming for an intellectual audience, including specialist documentaries, occasional 'serious' dramas, live theatre, foreign language films and television programmes and 'prestige' archive television repeats.
  12. 12. BBC Free-Air-In The UK which is also regional • BBC One HD • A high definition simulcast of BBC One launched on 3 November 2010. • BBC Two HD • A high definition simulcast of BBC Two launched on 26 March 2013. • BBC News • A dedicated news channel. • BBC Parliament • The Corporation's dedicated politics channel, covering both the UK Parliament, Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, Northern Ireland Assembly and international politics. • CBBC • For children aged six and above. • CBeebies • For children under six. • BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBBC HD and CBeebies HD launching in 2014.
  13. 13. What Else does the BBC own ? • They have their own television channels • They have their own radio • They have their on social sites • They have BBC IPLAYER (CATCH UP TV)
  14. 14. Advantages of being funded by the licence fee • We believe that licence fee funding will be a benefit to the World Service, the wider BBC, • and the British people. The BBC’s licence fee funding is based on multi-year settlements, • with the current funding arrangement lasting until 2017. Although the BBC’s income is • itself constrained over this period, this level of certainty in funding provides a relatively • stable environment in which to make decisions about existing and future services. A • combination of a secure funding source, and the clarity of purpose set out in the Operating Licence, will give the World Service a strong footing to plan its activities for the • coming years. • We believe that the rest of the BBC also benefits from funding the World Service through • the licence fee.

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