Why are some shows not on iPlayer?

We can’t always acquire BBC iPlayer rights for every programme we broadcast. This is sometimes due to the cost involved in acquiring licences from third parties or maybe for other legal or contractual reasons. Sometimes we’re only able to acquire the rights to stream a programme, but not to download it.

How do I find a program on BBC iPlayer?

Search. If you know the name of the programme you’re after, you can search for it using the search bar. It’s at the top right of the page on our website, or look for the magnifying glass icon on the left-hand menu of the TV app, or top right corner of our mobile/tablet app.

How can I watch a Programme I missed on bbc1?

You can watch programmes you’ve missed on BBC iPlayer for a set amount of time – usually 30 days – after they’ve been broadcast. You can also download programmes and store them on your computer, mobile or tablet for that same amount of time to watch when you’re offline.

How long does it take for a Programme to go on BBC iPlayer?

Usually pre-recorded programmes (like a dramas, soaps or documentaries) are available just after the broadcast ends, but sometimes it can take a while to process.

Is there problems with BBC iPlayer?

At the moment, we haven’t detected any problems at iPlayer. Are you experiencing issues or an outage? Leave a message in the comments section! The BBC iPlayer is a streaming television and radio service made available by the BBC.

What happened to BBC iPlayer?

The BBC iPlayer is getting a makeover with a TV redesign that makes the catch-up service look a lot like Netflix. The navigation menu is moving to the left hand side of the screen, making it easier for users to browse different programme categories, like comedy, drama, or sport.

How can I watch iPlayer outside UK?

If you want to watch iPlayer outside the UK on an Xbox or PlayStation then you might be able to change your console’s DNS settings to some which will unblock the service. If you head to the network settings and manually enter the DNS addresses you might then find iPlayer will play videos for you.

How can I watch BBC iPlayer in Ireland?

Watching iPlayer in Ireland step-by-step

  1. Sign up to your chosen VPN (we recommend ExpressVPN) and install it on your device.
  2. Open up the VPN app and connect to a UK server.
  3. Open your browser and head to the BBC iPlayer website.
  4. Pick a show to watch.
  5. Enjoy!

Can I watch BBC live on iPlayer?

All our TV channels and S4C are available to watch live through BBC iPlayer, although some programmes may not be available to stream online due to rights.

How long after a program finishes is it on ITV Player?

Many shows, such as the soaps, dramas and documentaries will be available to watch just after they’ve finished on TV. However, live shows like This Morning, The X Factor and sports matches may take a little longer but should be available a couple of hours after they’ve finished, so bear with us.

Why is Have I Got News For You Not available on iPlayer?

We try to keep our programmes available online for as long as our rights allow. In a lot of cases this means they are available for 30 days after broadcast. After this time, episodes won’t be available any more.