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2. BBC World news/ An international, commercially funded twenty-four hour news channel, not officially available to the UK viewers but is shown on BBC news/ BBC one/ BBC two/ between 1am-5:30am and two editions 11:30 am-12:00pm on BBC two/ 19:00-19:30 on BBC four. 3. The BBC is the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees, with about 23,000 staff. The BBC revenue is about 5.086 billion. It was founded at 18 October 1922. This is how much percentage they spent on each media platforms they have as you can see they spend half on television. 4. The BBC wholly owned commercial subsidiary, BBC worldwide, also operates several international television channels under BBC branding. BBC America- a general entertainment channel, co-owned with discovery networks. Showcasing British programmes. BBC Canada- a general entertainment channel, co-owned with shaw-media. BBC HD- a high definition channel, currently available in Belguim, Brazil, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and Turkey. BBC Kids- a Canadian childrens programming channel co-owned with shawmedia. BBC Entertainment- showcasing comedy drama, light entertainment and childrens programming by BBC and other UK production houses available in the following regions: Asia, Europe/Middle east, India, Latin, America, Nordic, Poland and South Africa. 5. BBC Knowledge-documentaries and factual programming, currently available in Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Poland, Scandinavia, Singapore and South Africa. BBC UKTV- an entertainment channel in Australia and New Zealand, carrying drama and comedy programmes from the BBC, Talkback Thames, ITV and Channel 4. The BBC also co-owns the following channels in joint ventures with other broadcaster. UKTV- commercial television network in the UK, co-owned with Scripps Networks Interactive. The channels broadcast mainly BBC archive and specially produced programming. BBC Persian-news channel that broadcasts in Persian-speaking countries including Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan in the Perisan/Dari/Tajiki language. 6. These channels are also available outside the UK in the nieghbouring countries e.g. Belgium and the Netherlands. BBC one-the corporations primary network, broadcasting mainstream comedy, drama, documentaries, films, news, sport and some childrens programmes. BBC one is also the home of the BBCs main 30 minutes news bulletins, currently shown at 1:00pm, 6:00pm and 10:00pm and overnight on Monday to Sunday also available in HD. BBC Two-home to more specialist programming, including comedy, documentaries, dramas, childrens programming and minority interest programmes, as well imported programmes from other countries, particularly the United States. An important feature of the schedule is Newsnight 50 miinute news analysis programme shown each weeknight at 22:30 also available in HD. 7. BBC Three-home youth-orientated programming particularly new comedy sketches shows and sitcoms. BBC Four-Niche programming for an intellectual audience, including specialists documentaries, occasional serious dramas, live theatre, foreign language films and television programmes and prestige archives television repeats. BBC News- a dedicated news channel . BBC Parliament- the corporation dedicated politics channel, covering both the UK Parliament, Scottish Parliament, Welsh assembly, Northern Ireland assembly and international politics. CBBC-for children aged six and above. Cbeebies- for under six. 8. *They have their own Television channels *They have their own radios *They have their own interactive sites (web) *BBC iplayer (catch up TV) 9. The BBC gets the money from the TV license as they dont have adverts to pay them, this is an advantage because the money they get goes out to do a wide range of varieties of high quality, interesting and multicultural programming for all the viewers who watch BBC or goes to do all the radios and interactive sites they do for example BBC iplayer and make different ranges of programming for all different type of audiences. In theUnited Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies, any household watching or recording live television transmissions as they are being broadcast (terrestrial, satellite, cable, or internet) is required to hold a television license. Since 1 April 2010 the annual license fee has been 145.50 for colour and 49.00 for black and white. Income from the license is primarily used to fund the television, radio and online services of the BBC. The total income from license fees was 3.6562 billion in 201213 of which 597.3 million or 16.3% was provided by the Government through concessions for those over the age of 75. Thus, the license fee made up the bulk of the BBC's total income of 5.102 billion in 2012-2013. 10. Commercial television is paid by adverts so when you watching a programme thats not paid by TV license they are paid by adverts. 11. The effects on relying on advertisements revenue is, if you have low audiences ratings on your tv channel, you wont be getting advertisers paying for slots on your tv programme as they would be wanting to advertise and to be getting to a large audience so they are more likely to get customers and this means you wouldnt be getting no money to pay for everything like the programmes, presenter, the equipment and the sensual needs. 12. Channel 5-was owned by RTL Group but was purchased in 2010 by Northern & Shell. It broadcast a wide range of variety of programming. It mostly broadcast entertainment programming such as reality television, game shows and imported American drama. Channel 5 (UK) is based there. Broadcast in the UK and its a national programming but can do local news. Viva-Owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe. Is a music video and entertainment in Europe like Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland and Ireland.E4-Its national owned by Channel four corporation. Also owns Channel 4, More 4, 4Music and 4seven and many others. Its headquarters is in London, UK. Also it bought 50%share of Box television LTD which is formally a video jukebox Network International Limited E4 is a mostly Comedy channel. 13. Itv-Owned by three other companys that is ITV plc, STV group plc and UTV media plc. Its a regional television service. It's a regional television service. It does news , regional news, weather, sport, childrens programming and has paid to make some of their own TV programmes. Mtv-Owned by the same company as VIVA Viacom Media networks. It does music videos but it also does reality programmes, aminated programmes scripted also has rebroadcast programmes.Viacom International Media Networks Viacom was previously MTV Networks Europe is a subsidiary of Viacom. It also owns mainly well known companys for example MTV, VH1, VIVA, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Nick jr.