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Avengerworld

6 Feb 2016

A new charity anthology of writing about The Avengers is released today

We broke the code

2 Feb 2016

I think we now know ‘what’, but not ‘why’

Less is more

21 Jan 2016

Broadcast and basic cable in the US decides how to fight back against Netflix

33 years ago this morning

17 Jan 2016

BBC Breakfast Time launches

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-haired Men

11 Jan 2016

The late David Bowie makes an early appearance on ‘Tonight’ in 1964

Teletext time travel

7 Jan 2016

Bringing old teletext pages on VHS back to life

Lego Television Centre

4 Jan 2016

A TV studio made out of Lego and awesome

Proto-TVS

3 Jan 2016

Recreating the pre-history of TVS

We’re riding in a wonderland of snow

21 Dec 2015

The latest slow TV production from BBC Four

Quatermass and the pits

20 Dec 2015

When is a live show not a live show?

Sinong Doktor

18 Dec 2015

A man’s lonely crusade to save humanity from possible outer space attacks by Donald Sutherland

Population 51,201

18 Dec 2015

Showtime trails the 2017 return of the 1990 cult classic ‘Twin Peaks’

Networking

18 Dec 2015

Coming from Network Distribution in 2016…

Firing on all cylinders

17 Dec 2015

An open online archive of digitised wax cylinders from the dawn of the 20th century

Behind the scenes at ‘Dangermouse’

16 Dec 2015

A quick glimpse behind the scenes of the original Cosgrove-Hall ‘Dangermouse’.

Kathy Secker has died

16 Dec 2015

TTT chief announcer dies at home

Best possible taste

15 Dec 2015

BBC-4’s biopic gets a repeat showing

Celebrating Redvers

4 Dec 2015

A report from the funeral of Redvers Kyle

Wales in the Eighties

3 Dec 2015

BBC Wales looks at the principality in the 1980s – a decade of unemployment, depression and Superted

The World According to Kenny Everett

2 Dec 2015

ITV offers a look into Ev’s strange world

Andy Pandy To Zebedee

1 Dec 2015

Archive treats from BBC Four this Christmas

Flippin’ tech

30 Nov 2015

How to make dots that flip

12 ads of Christmas

29 Nov 2015

The Guardian’s pick of this year’s Xmas adverts

Looking and Seeing

28 Nov 2015

The Daily Telegraph have an obituary of Redvers Kyle that concentrates on his time as host of ‘Looking and Seeing’

#ThamesDay

23 Nov 2015

It’s #ThamesDay across Transdiffusion’s social media channels

Funeral details for Redvers Kyle

21 Nov 2015

Friday 4 December at 1.40pm at Rawdon Crematorium, Leeds

Transdiffusion Television

21 Oct 2015

Feature length videos from the Transdiffusion archives

In pieces

5 Oct 2015

Channel 4’s new look examined

Just for openers…

22 Sep 2015

Channel 4 celebrates ITV30

For the want of a museum

12 Sep 2015

A British museum of television and radio would be nice

Joy Beverley (1924–2015)

1 Sep 2015

The eldest of the three Beverley Sisters has died

One BBC

25 Aug 2015

There’s only one BBC

Edward Heath night

22 Jul 2015

A treat for archive TV fans on Sunday 26 July

Election night viewing and listening

26 Apr 2015

What’s on TV and radio on 7 and 8 May 2015

Jackie Trent 1940-2015

22 Mar 2015

Songwriter and singer Jackie Trent has died

Central Appreciation Day

20 Mar 2015

Did you enjoy the eclipse? Why not enjoy some more?

Shaw Taylor 1924-2015

18 Mar 2015

Shaw Taylor has died

Necrolog 2014

29 Dec 2014

A tribute to those we have loved and lost in 2014

Comparison confusion

18 Nov 2014

When it was suggested recently that the BBC’s current affairs division could somehow be separated completely and turned into a commercial entity, the mere thought of this certainly produced a…

Genome genius

16 Oct 2014

The BBC’s wonderful new searchable listings archive

Video: Covering the West

13 Sep 2014

From the sales department of Westward Television

The day the Earth stood still

11 Sep 2014

A video of all the main US networks’ output as 9/11 happened in 2001

If you want it… come and get it…

4 Sep 2014

Freeview reorganises again

The success of Hunt’s local TV

9 Aug 2014

The UK’s new local TV network is shaping up well. Honest.

Tap, Tap… Is this thing on?

21 Jun 2014

BLOG: Oh hello. Yes, we’ve had the decorators in thanks.