[20] BBC Alba then started broadcasting First Division games, beginning with the match between Airdrie United and Clyde on 22 February 2009. Breaking news, sport, TV, radio and a whole lot more. It aired the eighth and ninth series episodes. [30] Children's programmes are shown for two hours every weekday, between 17:00 and 19:00. Filmed across a season, Gàrradh Phàdruig, follows newbie gardener Peter MacQueen. Performing on the show will be Peat & Diesel, Glenfinnan Ceilidh Band, the trio Sian and ceilidh band Trail West. The name “Alba” is the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland. Read about our approach to external linking. This lyrical portrait of life in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, past and present, is a Bofa and Tongue Tied Films production, in association with Creative Scotland and BBC ALBA. 4,188 talking about this. BBC ALBA, an t-seanail telebhisean Gàidhlig; co-bhanntachd eadar am BBC agus MG ALBA. To celebrate its 10th birthday on Wednesday 19th September 2018, BBC Alba refreshed its on-screen look and introduced specific presentation for CBeebies and CBBC on Alba on Monday 17th. Most of the adult programming on BBC Alba contains on-screen English subtitles. 4,505 talking about this. BBC ALBA, an t-seanail telebhisean Gàidhlig; co-bhanntachd eadar am BBC agus MG ALBA. The channel was launched on 19 September 2008 and is on-air for up to seven hours a day with BBC Radio nan Gàidheal simulcasts. The channel is financed from the BBC Scotland budget and by MG Alba, which itself is financed by the Scottish Government and UK Government. The stories of shopping lists of stolen QE2 items you could buy, the strikes, the deliberate sabotage to extend the contract. The Gaelic television channel, a partnership between BBC … The channel reached an agreement with the Scottish Football League to broadcast live football games during the 2008–09 season. Official site: See the BBC Alba website. [18] The game selected was always one not covered by either live Sky Sports or on an on-demand basis by BT Vision and was shown three hours after the end of the match. In Europe, these channels' main mission is not commercial, but the promotion of the original languages. For the 2015–16 season, BBC Alba will show 20 live matches (excluding Rangers) from either 2015-16 Scottish Championship (including the play-off final), League 1 or League 2 as well as four matches from the Scottish Challenge Cup. [8] After being subject to a review by the BBC Trust and a recommendation from the Audience Council Scotland in 2009, a plan was announced to broadcast the channel on Freeview, in Scotland only, from the digital switchover (2010) under the proviso that reach of the service extended beyond the core Gaelic audience to 250,000. BBC Alba broadcasts more Scottish sport than any other channel, with over three hours a week of football, rugby and shinty. 2018 Presentation Christmas 2019 and 2020 Christmas 2018. Although BBC Alba is a 21st century creation that works at the cutting edge of digital media, using the latest technology, it is worth thinking about the historical context. It launched on the 19th of September 2008 and the headquarters could be found was Pacific Quay (Glasgow) and Stornoway. The name Alba is the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland. In 2010 BBC Alba bought the rights for Celtic League rugby jointly with public service broadcasters from the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales. BBC Alba combines television, radio and on-line programme content. Children's programmes are not subtitled. BBC Alba News Official Website The information presented on this page has been researched by members of the TVARK team and is offered in good faith, correct to the best of our knowledge. Hogmanay ceilidh craic, with Cathy Macdonald and Niall Iain Macdonald. BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic TV channel, it used to air Thomas & Friends episodes. [6][7] On 28 January 2008, the BBC Trust gave the go-ahead for a Gaelic channel. Starting in 2018, a rebranding initiative has the first hour is presented as CBeebies Alba and the second hour as CBBC Alba. Feedback Have you insider information on upcoming presentation, or maybe you have seen something new? Cathy Macdonald and Niall Iain Macdonald welcome you as they raise a glass at the bells to bid farewell to the old year and welcome in the New Year. [9][28] On 19 May 2011, it was reported that the BBC has backed down on the plans, after the BBC had "managed to reengineer facilities" to allow BBC Radio 1Xtra, 5 Live and 6 Music to continue to broadcast on a 24-hour basis. The decision to introduce 'red button facilities' to allow viewers to switch to English language sports commentary, first announced in August 2014 for rugby and the Guinness Pro12 series, was heavily criticised by the Gaelic community. The horizontal variant above, however, remains in some situations. Home > BBC > BBC Alba > 2018- > BBC Alba : 2018 Presentation. Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations. [24] Writers and authors were reported by the BBC Gaelic news service as setting up a campaign, GAIDHLIG.TV, to increase Gaelic content on BBC Alba. A look at the construction and history of the QE2 from those in Clydebank who lived near or worked at John Brown shipyard. [2][3][4], BBC Alba has an average viewership of 637,000 adults over the age of 16 in Scotland each week.[5]. [25] The criticism resulted in MG Alba announcing publicly in the West Highland Free Press that the 'red button option' for English language commentary would not expand to other sports or areas of the channel.[26]. The launch night was simulcast on BBC Two Scotland between 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm and there was a launch event held at the National Museum of Scotland, which was recorded by the channel's news service An Là. On 19th September 2008, at 9pm, BBC Alba was launched, with a launch video featuring a new rendition of the Runrig song, Alba. BBC Alba is broadcast for up to seven hours a day in the United Kingdom on satellite platforms Sky and Freesat, cable provider Virgin Media and on digital terrestrial provider Freeview in Scotland only. Cinema Gadelica will be celebrating locations used in everything from James Bond and Harry Potter to … During the 2009–10 season, the station broadcast one full Scottish Premier League game every Saturday night. Saturday night features weekly coverage of a selected Scottish Premiership match and matches are regularly shown from the Scottish Women's Premier League and the friendlies and competitive matches involving the Scottish Women's National Team. Output on the channel consists of news, current affairs, sport, drama, documentary, entertainment, education, religion and children's programming, broadcast on most days between 5 pm and 12 am. [19] The matches only included Gaelic commentary along with English subtitles. ), a drama documentary produced by STV Productions, was shown at 10:30 pm before the opening night closed with the second half of the live cèilidh from Skye. Controversially, no English dialogue on the channel is subtitled into Scottish Gaelic. The first ever cinema documentary entirely in Scottish Gaelic called Iorram (Boat Song) will be shown on BBC ALBA on New Year’s Day.. Watch BBC ALBA live on BBC iPlayer. Home > BBC > BBC Alba > 2008-2018 > BBC Alba : 2008 Miscellaneous Presentation. Home > BBC > BBC Alba > 2018- > Christmas 2019 and 2020. Titles such as Baile Mhuilinn, A’ Bhuth, Leugh le Linda, Aithne air Ainmhidhean and Saidheans Sporsail will be screened in the daily CBeebies and CBBC ALBA schedule with all programmes available through iPlayer after transmission. For logistical reasons, live broadcasts (including the news) are not subtitled, although certain events (e.g. Ma tha sibh ag iarraidh deagh chèilidh, gheibh sibh e le ceòl bho leithid Peat & Diesel, an GFC Band, Sian agus Trail West. There are interviews with Dickson - who recounts the transition from folk hero to pop star and the rise to fame that followed - as well as, Eddi Reader, Clare Grogan, Lorraine McIntosh, KT Tunstall, Emma Pollock, Amy Macdonald, Lauren Mayberry, Be Charlotte and newly emerging talent Kitti. The station also altered their coverage of Scottish Premiership highlights, showing one hour highlights of two non-televised matches on a Saturday and Sunday night at 22:00. BBC America1 | BBC Brit (South Africa) | BBC Canada2 | BBC Earth (Australia | Canada | Sony BBC Earth3 | South Africa) | BBC Entertainment | CBeebies (Australia and New Zealand) | BBC First | BBC Lifestyle | BBC Living | BBC … The BBC spent £8 million on the channel, of which £5 million was used for programming, in 2011/12[13] MG Alba applies the majority of its budget (£12.4 million in 2008/09) to the Gaelic Digital Service. BBC ALBA, an t-seanail telebhisean Gàidhlig; co-bhanntachd eadar am BBC agus MG ALBA. The historian Michael Fry has argued that many of its viewers only watch it for the football coverage, because "you don't need Gaelic to watch football", and that in this way the channel is "cheating". The first part of a live cèilidh from Skye, presented by Mary Ann Kennedy, was followed by a specially produced comedy drama entitled Eilbheas (Elvis), starring Greg Hemphill as Elvis Presley, at 9:30 pm. It also airs other shows. BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic language digital television channel jointly owned by the BBC and MG Alba. [31] BBC Radio 4, 4 Extra, 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Asian Network were restored, but as noted in the blog with some technical trade-offs, such as mono audio rather than stereo during the evenings on the radio stations mentioned and the audio bit rate of the TV channels in Scotland on Freeview reduced to 192 kbit/s from 256 kbit/s. The channel was launched on 19 September 2008 and is on-air for up to seven hours a day. The Gaelic television channel, a partnership between BBC … People, culture, news, sport, television shows and radio programmes from BBC Alba. This article is about the BBC's Gaelic-language television channel. [14] BBC Scotland's headquarters at Pacific Quay in Glasgow is used to transmit the programmes.[15]. BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic-language free-to-air television channel jointly owned by the BBC and MG Alba.The channel was launched on 19 September 2008 and is on-air for up to seven hours a day with BBC Radio nan Gàidheal simulcasts. BBC Alba fits squarely into a much more ancient Gaelic tradition, because, in many ways, the channel is the modern equivalent of the sennachie. Across the islands of the Outer Hebrides, voices from the past tell stories of the sea The presentation was created by Design is Central, based in Glasgow. Hogmanay ceilidh craic, with Cathy Macdonald and Niall Iain Macdonald. Between its launch in September 2008 and the beginning of 2010, the BBC Alba channel lost a third of its viewers, but its number of viewers remains five times larger than the size of the Gaelic speech community in Scotland (just over 58,000[27]). Launched on 19th September 2008 on Digital Satellite, Cable and Freeview in Scotland, it features a mix of new and classic shows either produced exclusively in Scottish Gaelic, or redubbed in the language. Following the BBC Trust consultation in November 2007, the Audience Council Scotland recommended their support for the creation of the service on 7 December 2007, stating that the Trust should pursue carriage of the service on digital terrestrial television and that the existing "Gaelic zone" programming on BBC Scotland should remain after the launch. A study carried out for the channel indicated that 650,000 people watched BBC Alba per week in the first two months of broadcasting, in spite of only being available to around a third of Scots. BBC Alba concentrates on four sports: football, rugby, shinty. The name Alba is the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland. The backdrops are formed from images that are common to many elements of BBC Alba's presentation. Most of the channel’s content is produced in Scotland, which is a unique thing in the United Kingdom. [20], BBC Alba also struck a deal with the Scottish rugby authorities to show one live rugby, Scottish Premiership Division One match every weekend.[21]. media.info: For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the media.info BBC Alba page. [16] and curling.[17]. BBC Alba simulcasts the BBC's Gaelic-language radio service BBC Radio nan Gàidheal as well during the day after midnight (1am on Saturday night). This channel is a joint venture between the BBC and MG Alba, and it was launched on September 19, 2008. In 2007, the BBC Trust opened a consultation for a Gaelic digital service in partnership with the Gaelic Media Service. BBC Alba is a Gaelic language channel jointly owned by the BBC and MG Alba. As the home of Scottish women’s sport, BBC ALBA’s schedule will include a broad selection of live sport including international, European club and domestic football, international rugby and domestic shinty and curling. Home Beethoven's links to Gaelic music unearthed in new BBC ALBA documentary BBC ALBA is set to mark the 250th anniversary of the historic German composer … airing. Watch BBC ALBA live, find TV programme listings and schedules, plus enjoy your favourite shows on BBC iPlayer. (Peter Manuel - The End of Evil? In addition, the station also broadcasts a live news programme every day, with the weekend news provision beginning in 2018. [29] The three stations were chosen because they have the highest evening audience ratings on digital television of the seven BBC radio stations unavailable on FM radio. Thèid am prògram a lìbhrigeadh le Cathy NicDhòmhnaill agus Niall Iain Dòmhnallach agus bidh iad a’ guidhe ceud mìle fàilte dhuibh maille ri cèol is craic! 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This was approved on 27 December 2010 by the BBC Trust[9] and the service launched on Freeview on 8 June 2011. This is the 30 second video - other shorter edits are also shown. An array of stunning Gaelic singers and musicians providing ceilidh craic and a sensational playlist to take us through the bells and into 2021! Ceòl agus craic air Oidhche Challainn, le Cathy NicDhòmhnaill agus Niall Iain Dòmhnallach. 4,597 talking about this. See all episodes from Cèilidh na Bliadhn' Ùire. BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic-language free-to-air television channel jointly owned by the BBC and MG Alba. The station is unique in that it is the first channel to be delivered under a BBC licence by a partnership and is also the first multi-genre channel to come entirely from Scotland with almost all of its programmes made in Scotland. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. BBC Alba has visited the sites of numerous past film locations to celebrate the indelible mark that the Highland landscape has left on global cinema. It airs tonight, Friday, at 9pm on BBC ALBA. [citation needed] The model is, however, both common and intentional as it is on comparable channels such as the Irish language channel TG4, the Basque broadcaster EITB or the Welsh channel S4C. BBC Alba Find out what's on BBC Alba tonight at the UK TV Listings Guide Wednesday 06 January 2021 Thursday 07 January 2021 Friday 08 January 2021 Saturday 09 January 2021 Sunday 10 January 2021 Monday 11 January 2021 Tuesday 12 January 2021 Wednesday 13 January 2021 The BBC Trust has today given its approval for Gaelic-language service BBC Alba to be made available to viewers in Scotland on Freeview. The channel's first independent commission, Peter Manuel – Deireadh an Uilc? Some criticism had been levied over the channel's addition to Freeview, primarily due to the BBC's original plan (with acceptance from the BBC Executive) to remove all 13 BBC Radio channels from Freeview for Scottish viewers over the period that BBC Alba will be shown on Freeview (between 5 pm and midnight); however the criticism has not been directed at the BBC's decision to extend BBC ALBA to Freeview in principle. the annual Hogmanay broadcast Bliadhna Mhath Ùr) have scripted elements that are subtitled, while interviews and ad-libbed lines are not. Ceòl agus craic air Oidhche Challainn, le Cathy NicDhòmhnaill agus Niall Iain Dòmhnallach. From Wikipedia: This article is about the BBC's Gaelic-language television channel.The channel was launched on 19 September 2008 and is on-air for up to seven hours a day. BBC Alba - Glasgow, UK - Listen to free internet radio, news, sports, music, and podcasts. The BBC informs, educates and entertains - wherever you are, whatever your age. These include: The Gaelic community, including writers Aonghas MacNeacail,[failed verification] Angus Peter Campbell,[failed verification] Lisa Storey and musician Allan MacDonald,[failed verification] have criticised the non-availability of Gaelic subtitles, and the emphasis on English language interviews and reportage in the channel's content for adults. BBC Alba is a Gaelic-language television channel produced in Scotland. [22], In May 2020, BBC Alba broadcast the last five matches of Women's Bundesliga.[23]. This began with the final of the Challenge Cup, which was also sponsored by MG Alba. Programmes are also available to watch on the Internet live through services including the BBC iPlayer and some programmes are available for seven days after broadcast on this service and on catch up services of some other services. Other football coverage includes all Scotland U21s and Women's matches. 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