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. The decision to introduce 'red button facilities' to allow viewers to switch to English language sports commentary, first announced in August 2014 for rugby and the Guinness Pro12 series, was heavily criticised by the Gaelic community. The launch night was simulcast on BBC Two Scotland between 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm and there was a launch event held at the National Museum of Scotland, which was recorded by the channel's news service An Là. Find all latest fixtures on BBC ALBA below. On 2 December 2013, it was confirmed that more radio stations were made available 24 hours in Scotland, but with some trade-offs. The channel is financed from the BBC Scotland budget and by MG Alba, which itself is financed by the Scottish Government and UK Government. BBC ALBA combines television, radio and on-line programme content. BBC ALBA broadcasts more Scottish sport than any other channel, with over three hours a week of football, rugby and shinty. BBC Alba continuity presentation and channel management is based in Stornoway, while the news services are based in Inverness. BBC ALBA, Hibernian Women take on Celtic Women in the Scottish Women's Premier League live on BBC ALBA on 20 Nov 2020 @ 19:35, Hibernian Women [24] Writers and authors were reported by the BBC Gaelic news service as setting up a campaign, GAIDHLIG.TV, to increase Gaelic content on BBC Alba. Starting in 2018, a rebranding initiative has the first hour is presented as CBeebies Alba and the second hour as CBBC Alba. You can check the history of previous televised matches Live matches guide on BBC ALBA 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". Football on TV Tonight. 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 22:00. The channel reached an agreement with the Scottish Football League to broadcast live football games during the 2008–09 season. A study carried out for the channel indicated that 650,000 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. This was approved on 27 December 2010 by the BBC Trust[9] and the service launched on Freeview on 8 June 2011.