BBC News at Six news joins SBSs morning World Watch line-up

Monday 29 May, 2017

Media Release

One of the World’s most respected news services, BBC News at Six, will join SBS’s international English language breakfast news line-up (5am – 7.30am), airing within a few hours of its British broadcast every Tuesday to Saturday morning.

BBC News at Six is broadcast nationally in the UK at 6pm weeknights and attracts around four million viewers each evening. Australia will join Japan as the only other region outside Britain to broadcast one of the BBC’s most important news programs.

The half an hour national and international news bulletin is presented by George Alagiah Tuesday to Friday, with Fiona Bruce presenting on Saturdays. Other BBC News presenters including Reeta Chakrabarti, Sophie Raworth and Jane Hill also contribute.

SBS Director of News and Current Affairs, Jim Carroll said:

“SBS World Watch is committed to bringing Australian audiences the World’s best international news services. With over a million UK citizens living in Australia, and a general population hungry for news coverage, we are proud to provide this quality news bulletin five days a week.”

SBS World Watch offers international bulletins from 42 international broadcasters in 35 languages other than English every morning.

BBC News at Six airs Tuesday to Saturday at 7am on SBS from Tuesday 30 May.