Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 passes 2 million YouTube followers

BBC Radio 1 now has more than 2 million subscribers to its YouTube channel, and more than 2 million followers on Twitter and Facebook, the BBC Trust revealed as part of a radio service review. The review by the BBC’s governing body, which relates to BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, Radio 2, Radio 3, 6 Music […]

BBC approves Radio 1 iPlayer channel

The BBC’s governing body, the BBC Trust, has approved BBC plans to launch a video channel for Radio 1 on its iPlayer catch-up and on-demand service. Due to launch next week, the new Radio 1 section will broadcast on-demand interviews, recordings of live sessions and other content, which will all be available within the BBC’s […]

BBC to launch Radio 1 video channel on iPlayer this year

The BBC is planning to launch a dedicated space on its iPlayer catch-up service later this year for video created by its youth-oriented radio station, Radio 1. Discussing the plans in a blog post this week, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra controller, Ben Cooper, said: “BBC iPlayer is a natural home for our videos, given […]

BBC’s Radio 1 hits a million YouTube subscribers

The BBC has hit the one million subscriber mark for the YouTube channel associated with its youth-targeted radio station, Radio 1. The BBC Radio 1 YouTube channel hit the milestone this week, after the corporation set an internal target of reaching the figure last March. The channel, which was originally set up in 2006 but […]

BBC to launch Radio 1 video channel on iPlayer

The BBC is set to launch a Radio 1 video channel on its iPlayer catch-up service, it announced in the same week director-general Tony Hall is due to outline his future vision for the corporation. The BBC said the new channel was designed to reach an even bigger audience of young people, with the iPlayer […]