BBC Television

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BBC Television is a service of the BBC. The corporation has operated a public broadcast television service in the United Kingdom, under the terms of a royal charter, since 1927. It produced television programmes from its own studios from 1932, although the start of its regular service of television broadcasts is dated to 2 November 1936.[2]

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BBC Television
HeadquartersBroadcasting House, London
MediaCityUK, Salford
Area served
ServicesTelevision broadcasting
WebsiteBBC iPlayer
The "Television Symbol", known informally as the "Bats Wings", was the first BBC Television Service ident. It was created by Abram Games and was used from 1953 to 1960.[1]

The BBC's domestic television channels have no commercial advertising and collectively they accounted for more than 30% of all UK viewing in 2013.[3] The services are funded by a television licence.

As a result of the 2016 Licence Fee settlement, the BBC Television division was split, with in-house television production being separated into a new division called BBC Studios and the remaining parts of television (channels and genre commissioning, BBC Sport and BBC iPlayer) being renamed BBC Content.[4]