BBC Prime was the BBC's first entertainment channel available via satellite and cable across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 24 Hours a day. It broadcasts the best entertainment programmes from BBC One and Two, plus bought in programmes which may have appeared on Channel 4, such as Super Nanny, today it is known as BBC Entertainment and still a general entertainment channel.


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BBC Prime Launch
1995
BBC Prime was launched simultaneosly with BBC World on Thursday 26th January 1995 as a result of the splitting of BBC World Service Television.

Click for larger image BBC Prime idents
1997
Click for larger image Introduced on the 4th October 1997, bright colours, ripples and a clever reflection - the white ball reflects a black one.

Click for larger image CBBC Prime ident
1997
Click for larger image Following the CBBC ONE and CBBC TWO style, a simple addition to the CBBC ident for BBC Prime's children's strand.

Click for larger image CBBC Prime Christmas Ident
1990s
Click for larger image A nice kaleidoscope here for CBBC Prime, Does anyone know the date broadcast?

Some presentation trail examples...


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1999
Promo - Tomorrow
1999
Promo - Comedy Hour
1999
CBBC Promo - Noddy
1999


BBC Prime was rebranded BBC Entertainment on November 11th 2009


Click for larger image BBC Entertainment Ident
2010
Click for larger image Fountains are the main property of the new BBC Entertainment identity.

Click for larger image BBC Entertainment Ident
2010
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Click for larger image BBC Entertainment Ident
2010
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A few examples of programme promotions...


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2010
BBC Entertainment Promo
2010
BBC Entertainment Promo
2010
BBC Entertainment Promo
2010


Official Website
www.bbcentertainment.com