From that gay kiss to dragon slaying, festive TV adverts speak volumes about the broadcasters.
In 1966, the BBC drama Cathy Come Home radically changed the way society thinks about homelessness. So how would Cathy fare today?
The Strictly Come Dancing final looks to be somewhat dull – all glitter, no Balls.
There are 16 contenders for the 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award... But who is the best athlete?
Some animals love living in the urban jungle – but they are a small minority, compared to those we risk losing to urbanisation.
The BBC will add 11 new languages in its biggest expansion in 70 years.
The new motoring series will be used to help launch another video on demand service in Australia. But will consumers find away to access the show and avoid paying another fee?
How and why these bizarre stars of Planet Earth II ended up living in icy lakes high in the Andes mountains.
TV audiences cheered on the iguanas' escape, but won't somebody think of the poor snakes?
The programme's move to a different channel has cooked up a storm. But that's the reality of reality television.
Filmmaker's mea culpa is admirable but badly flawed.
The Mayor of Mogadishu tells the story of Somalia with a personal and very human touch without losing sight of complex national and international political dimensions.
New television series chillingly echoes the Jimmy Savile case – and how the public reacted.
The ousting of BBC chair, Rona Fairhead, is a worrying sign of a government power grab over the public broadcaster.
What's happened to Bake Off epitomises the state of British television – it remains obsessed with formulae and beholden to ratings.
Poldark's historical consultant on how she mulled over questions such as what an 18th century Cornish bank might look like and whether women would get drunk in taverns.
The literary hero represents a sea change in the region's history.
The press is giving audiences the wrong idea about Britain's Muslims when it courts with extremists.
How expert opinion can out-trump the artist's own word.
BBC editorial decisions cast Labour voters as onlookers in the referendum campaign.