The station also broadcasts programmes live through the website, which allows replaying programmes up to a month after the original broadcast. The station broadcasts from in and is a department of the division. The new studios occupy a single floor in Quay House, with two studios large enough for several guests and a separate studio for large groups. Uniquely to the network, it is the only station that is neither purely digital such as , and nor broadcast in analogue. It is also the digital radio home for - the station provides full commentary without the given by the coverage. Among the key editorial staff involved in the design of programme formats and recruitment of staff for the new station were Sara Nathan, later editor of Channel 4 News, and , later editor of The Scotsman newspaper and currently Professor of Journalism at the University of Kent.
The commercial broadcaster is promising over 800 hours of content and all 64 games live across its stations, while 5 live also has commentary rights to every game. It is transmitted via analogue radio in on 693 and 909 kHz and via , and via an Internet stream. The move itself began in September 2011 and took two months. Radio 5 Live was launched in March 1994 as a repositioning of the original , which was launched on 27 August 1990. The audience Appreciation Index figure did not increase, remaining at 79. Five Live carries the first-choice match in such cases. Archived from on 25 August 2010.
Last quarter they were 447,000 and 1. For other stations known as 'Five Live', see. The most popular sport events like football, cricket, rugby, baseball, tennis, or Formula 1 are broadcasted live with commentaries. The station also provides live coverage of the non-final rounds of the other Grand Slam tournaments. Total digital listening hours grew by 5.
Juliette Ferrington introduced the first programme - commentary of a against match. Its main commercial rival for radio sports rights is. Throughout this period, Five Live gained several awards including five in 2005; the single gold award was for its coverage of the in the News Story Award category alongside another four silver awards and six nominations. The first audiences were some four million, with a record audience of six and a quarter million. A year ago those figures were 427,000 and 1.
Magic is in third place 1. It has given coverage of since 2004. The show now attracts 5. In London, Capital is back on top with almost 2,100,000 listeners according to Reach in the London commercial radio battle, as Kiss slips back under the 2m listener mark 1,958,000. The first voice on air, , later went on to co-present the breakfast and shows with. In addition, on 2 February 2002 a companion station, , was launched as a digital-only service to complement the range of sport and to avoid clashes; previously stations and the long-wave frequency of were used. The news of the first day was dominated by the fatal stabbing at in Cleveland, the first of many major incidents which the network covered live as they unfolded.
The station also began to further its boundaries with the publication of the Radio Five Live Sporting Yearbook. Each year during Sports Extra provides extra court commentary for the first week of the tournament. . The station first broadcast at 2. It is not available on normal analogue radio.
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