Super League Show
The Super League Show is the BBC's principal rugby league programme, shown on BBC One in the North of England on Monday evenings, repeated nationally on BBC Two on Tuesday lunchtimes and also on BBC iPlayer. The programme, produced by PDI Media at BBC Yorkshire's studios in Leeds, is presented by Tanya Arnold with match commentary from Dave Woods and Andy Giddings and analysis from a variety of studio guests from Super League.
|The Super League Show|
|Developed by||BBC Sport|
|Presented by||Harry Gration (1999-2011)|
Tanya Arnold (2012-)
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Production location(s)||BBC Yorkshire, Leeds|
|Running time||60 minutes (highlights)|
|Production company(s)||PDI Media|
BBC English Regions
|Original network||BBC One North|
BBC Two (repeat)
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||9 May 1999 –|
|BBC Rugby League|
The programme is broadcast to the North West, Yorkshire & North Midlands, North East & Cumbria, and East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire regions on Monday nights at 11.45 p.m. Since 2008, it has been repeated nationally on BBC Two, originally overnight on Mondays, but currently on Tuesday lunchtimes at 1 p.m.
It can also be viewed over the internet or downloaded using the BBC iPlayer in the UK. End of season play-offs and World Club Challenge highlights are shown across the whole country in a highlights package.
Before being succeeded by Tanya Arnold, Harry Gration presented the programme from 1999 until the latter part of the 2011 season. For the 2012 season, the programme was moved from Sundays to its fixed Monday night timeslot.
The Super League Show picked up the Royal Television Society Sports Awards for best Nations and Regions Sports Actuality Programme in May 2007. It followed this up by winning Best Sports Programme at the Royal Television Society North West awards evening in November 2007.
- "Super League Show to get repeat". BBC Sport. 11 February 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2008.
- Harry Gration, Yorkshire Sporting Heroes, quote: "We took calls of complaint from Maurice Lindsay, the chief executive of the Rugby Football League, who wanted him removed. But he struck a chord at this time with the fans. They loved his no-nonsense approach and honesty, although he had his detractors too."
- Super League
- Royal Television Society Awards honour Wilson, Shameless and roll call of NW TV talent HowDo, 19 November 2007