Eurovision scoring live from dock10

The BBC has announced UK television coverage of the world’s biggest and most watched song competition – Eurovision - will be produced and broadcast from dock10 in MediaCity.

dock10 building at night

The BBC has announced UK television coverage of the world’s biggest and most watched song competition – Eurovision – will be produced and broadcast from dock10 in MediaCity.

For the first time in the iconic show’s history, the points awarded by the UK professional jury will be announced by the spokesperson situated in the heart of MediaCity. This result will be beamed live to the Eurovision 2022 Grand Final hosts in Turin, Italy and to a huge worldwide audience of more than 180 million viewers, firmly putting Salford on the global map.

Eurovision will be joining a well-established production and broadcast hub in Salford with BBC shows such as Children in Need and Comic Relief announced last year, as well as A Question of Sport, North West Tonight, Dragons’ Den, BBC Radio 5 Live, Football Focus, Match of the Day, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Breakfast and Blue Peter.

Rachel Ashdown, Commissioning Editor at the BBC said: “The North West of England is famously renowned for its unrivalled musical heritage not just in the UK but across the globe, so it is fitting that from now on the region will be part of the biggest music contest on the planet.”

Suzy Lamb, Managing Director BBC Studios Entertainment said: “We are so thrilled to continue building the expertise and skillset of our production hub in the North. It will be so exciting to welcome the global Eurovision audience to the North West with ‘Good Evening From Salford in Greater Manchester’.”

“The North West of England is famously renowned for its unrivalled musical heritage not just in the UK but across the globe, so it is fitting that from now on the region will be part of the biggest music contest on the planet” Rachel Ashdown, Commissioning Editor.

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