These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch five of Dale Winton's funny TV moments TV and radio presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of The former Supermarket Sweep host died at his home earlier on Wednesday, his long-term agent Jan Kennedy said.
It was conceived in response to the plans of the commercial television company TV-am to introduce a breakfast television show.
The atmosphere of the set was intended to encourage a relaxed informality; a set that mimicked a living-room rather than a studio, with red leather sofas, and Bough and Ross wearing jumpers and open-necked shirts.
This allowed for an unconventional mix of authoritative and highbrow news and informative and entertainment features that made the show dominate the new genre and trounce the anticipated threat by the star-name commercial TV rival.
So, a senior government minister might be subjected to intense questioning while sitting on the red sofa, to be then included in the presentation of a food cooking demonstration.
Breakfast Time lasted minutes, initially being transmitted between 6. A bomb detonated at 2: Ron Neil departed from the programme and on 10 November a more conventional news focus was introduced featuring a news desk, presenters in smart dress and a time-reduced programme broadcast that began at 7 am and ended any time between 8.
On 2 Octoberthe programme was renamed Breakfast Newsfollowed a more authoritative tone with a set modelled on the conventional desk style found with main news bulletins, and started at 6.
A considerable portion of the first half-hour was devoted to business news. In Januaryboth programmes moved to the then 6th floor N2 studio with two sets for Business Breakfast and Breakfast Time,and again, composer, George Fenton reworked the theme tune for the Silicon Graphics CGI, where for title sequences were designed in-house by the BBC, with s studio set built by Television Production Design Ltd, the business news coverage extended to an hour-long programme in its own right, beginning at 6: Breakfast News started at 7: The original screen scenes of cirrus clouds on a blue sky were changed as a result of viewer comments that 'it looked too cold'—their replacement was with orange squares of the same design as those appearing in the programme's new title sequence, which were designed to hide any joins or faults between the screens which had previously been obvious.
The screens eventually displayed visuals needed for story content: More importantly, the set had a generic visual style that could be used for other programmes, such as the national news bulletins, without much additional physical change.
The programme celebrated its 20th anniversary on 17 January On 2 MarchBreakfast relaunched with a new set and studio background.
On 12 Decemberthe first of several presenter changes was announced. Carol Kirkwoodon 26 Marchwould remain in London presenting weather. The first Breakfast edition from Salford occurred on Tuesday 10 April The show ended its temporary London return with broadcasting from the BBC News Channel's studio on the morning following the closing ceremonies before rebroadcasting from Salford the next day.
The clock was consequently moved to the lower right side of the screen. On 23 Julythe show went on location again, this time to Glasgow to showcase highlights from the Commonwealth Games. In the hours leading up to the opening ceremony, Carol Kirkwood reported from Celtic Park. For the Summer Olympics the program was again renamed Olympic Breakfast and would be anchored from Salford and Rio.
Format[ edit ] Between During the simulcast, the sports news is at In addition, live sports bulletins are broadcast from sporting locations, such as Royal Ascot and Wimbledonwith the presenter interviewing key sporting figures.
Business updates are presented at The United Kingdom weather forecast is at 15 minutes and 45 minutes past the hour throughout the programme, either from the BBC Weather Centre in Broadcasting Houseor out on location.
Short approximately four minutes regional news, travel and weather bulletins are just before the hour and the half-hour throughout the programme. The show occasionally ends with a musical performance from one of the guests. The show is abbreviated during bank holidays to just three hours but still features regional news updates, and is completely simulcast on the BBC News Channel.
During weekends, there are no updates from regional news bureaus. Interactive[ edit ] Breakfast encourages viewer response and interaction via e-mailFacebook and Twitter. Notable on-air team[ edit ] Presenters[ edit ] Louise Minchin also relief - Currently on leave until after Sunday 13th January due to her triatholon in chile taking place.TV and radio presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of The former Supermarket Sweep host died at his home earlier on Wednesday, his long-term agent Jan Kennedy said.
Winton spent nearly a. O'Riordan split from her husband of 20 years, Don Burton in She and Burton, who is the former tour manager of Duran Duran, have three children together.
TV wildlife presenter Terry Nutkins, famous for his appearances on such BBC nature programmes as Animal Magic and The Really Wild Show, dies at the age of World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.
The British scientist was famed. BBC Breakfast is a British morning television programme on BBC One and BBC srmvision.com simulcast is presented live from MediaCityUK and contains a mixture of breaking news, news, sport, weather, business and feature items.
The programme is broadcast seven days a week, every week of the year, including weekends and public holidays. Adam Bullimore is the editor.
World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said. The British scientist was famed.