Argentina’s World Cup win was streamed 7.1 million times on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Online, capping a tournament which saw more than 104.7 million streams.
iPlayer set to boost number of archive shows
Media regulator Ofcom has agreed to remove rules limiting the number of shows available after the BBC argued they were restricting its ability to boost the service’s appeal.
iPlayer to host exclusive Word Cup channel
An extra pop-up channel featuring build-up and post-match analysis for handpicked games throughout the World Cup is coming to BBC iPlayer.
New-look iPlayer being rolled out to TV platforms
Users will be moved to the revamped look in the coming weeks, but those wanting to experience it straight away can switch to iPlayer Beta via the settings option.
Torchwood and The Cry boxsets come to BBC iPlayer
Featuring John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Burn Gorman, Naoko Mori and Gareth David-Lloyd, the first series broke viewing records on BBC Three, and it’s back in full with its jam-packed subsequent series to give fans the chance to re-visit the award-winning Doctor Who spin-off.
BBC adds Years and Years and Line of Duty to iPlayer
Years and Years and Line of Duty, two of the BBC’s biggest hits of 2019, are now available to rewatch subscription free on iPlayer.
Luther’s return tops BBC iPlayer with 11 million requests
The return of Idris Elba’s popular detective drama Luther gave BBC iPlayer a dramatic start to the year for BBC iPlayer, generating 3.7 million requests for the first episode and 11 million requests for all four episodes of the new series.
BBC could make shows available to watch on iPlayer for at least a year in major new shake-up
Published today for public consultation, the plans also include proposals to make selected series box sets available and boosting the amount of content from the BBC archive that can be streamed.