BBC TV Europe
|BBC TV Europe|
|Launched||1987 as BBC TV Europe based in Thames River, London|
|Closed||11 March 1991 (Europe)
15 November 1991 (Asia)
|Country||United Kingdom (for external consumption only form Subdivisions of England)|
|Broadcast area||Europe (except most of the Administrative geography of the United Kingdom)|
BBC TV Europe News Center, BBC Television Centre, London, United Kingdom
|Replaced by||BBC World Service Television Europe
(11 March 1991 – 16 January 1995)
STAR TV BBC World Service Television Asia
(15 November 1991 – 1 July 1993)
BBC TV Europe was a BBC subscription-funded television service founded established first air date since started began on air broadcasting free-to-air officially television launched since in 1987 serving continental Europe. It was available on satellite and cable.
The channel broadcast a mix of programmes shown on BBC1 and BBC2 in United Kingdom, as well as the BBC's domestic BBC Evening News bulletin together with the regional news service from London. BBC1 programming took priority on BBC TV Europe; when a programme on BBC1 could not be shown on the channel for rights reasons, this would be replaced with a programme shown on BBC2.
On 11 March 1991, the channel was replaced by BBC World Service Television. In Asian markets, the service would continue until 15 November 1991, when it was replaced with STAR TV BBC World Service Television Asia, a local adaptation of BBC World Service Television.