BBC iPlayer Channel

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BBC iPlayer Channel
BBC iPlayer Channel.png
Type Downloadable
Developer(s) BBC
Platform(s) Wii Channels
Release date(s) EU November 18, 2009
Genre(s) Utility
Mode(s) Single-player
Input methods Wii Remote
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: BBC iPlayer Channel
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A version of iPlayer was released in late 2009 as the BBC iPlayer Channel for the Nintendo Wii. This shows only low definition videos of BBC shows up to seven days after their release on television.

Emulation Information

UK only

This channel only works inside of the United Kingdom, trying to get outside the UK will result in errors.

Shut Down

This channel's online functionality has been shut down as of February 10, 2015 and works in neither Dolphin or on Wii hardware.


There are no reported problems with this channel.


This channel does not need non-default settings to run properly.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with BBC iPlayer Channel since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-21734 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This channel has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
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Gameplay Videos