The match will still be played on Friday, 15 March at K-Park for a 7. Due to unforeseen circumstances at K-Park, the host venue, the broadcaster says it can no longer show the match.
Following the BBC Trust consultation in November , the Audience Council Scotland recommended their support for the creation of the service on 7 December , stating that the Trust should pursue carriage of the service on digital terrestrial television and that existing "gaelic zone" programming on BBC Scotland should remain after the launch.
The channel's first independent commission, Peter Manuel — Deireadh an Uilc? Peter Manuel - The End of Evil? A study carried out for the channel indicated that , people watched BBC ALBA per week in the first two months of broadcasting, in spite of only being available to around a third of Scots.
Programmes are also available to watch on the Internet live through services including the BBC iPlayer and some programmes are available for seven days after broadcast on this service and on catch up services of some other services.
In addition, the station also broadcasts a live news programme every day, with the weekend news provision beginning in Children's programmes are shown for two hours every weekday, between and Saturday night features weekly coverage of a selected Scottish Premiership match and matches are regularly shown from the Scottish Women's Premier League and the friendlies and competitive matches involving the Scottish Women's National Team.
For logistical reasons, live broadcasts including the news are not subtitled, although certain events e.
Children's programmes are not subtitled. Controversially, no English dialogue on the channel is subtitled into Gaelic. The channel reached an agreement with the Scottish Football League to broadcast live football games during the —09 season.
The station also altered their coverage of Scottish Premiership highlights, showing one hour highlights of two non-televised matches on a Saturday and Sunday night at Other football coverage includes all Scotland U21s and Women's matches.
As well as the final of the Scottish Junior Cup. The decision to introduce ' red button facilities' to allow viewers to switch to English language sports commentary, first announced in August for rugby and the Guinness Pro12 series, was heavily criticised by the Gaelic community. The historian Michael Fry has argued that many of its viewers only watch it for the football coverage, because "you don't need Gaelic to watch football", and that in this way the channel is "cheating".
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