The rolling ticker
Back when the BBC used beeb dot com as a website rather than what would later become a failed shop, I was employed on a freelance basis to create content for their Comedy Zone.
I wrote an "interative sitcom," background material and quizzes for TV programmes and all sorts of other fun stuff.
PROGRAMME SUPPORT MATERIAL
I worked as a writer on the former Comedy Zone website on beeb.com (before it became a shop). I wrote reviews, features and programme support material, humorous articles and copy for quizzes designed to promote upcoming TV programmes.
As new series came to be broadcast, I wrote character profiles, background material and episode guides, as required.
I also wrote fake horoscopes, as well as a weekly online "interactive sitcom," whose plot developed according to suggestions by site visitors.
Was that interactive sitcom: basically, Dallas played by ducks—an over-the-top parody drama. It was uploaded every week and each week I took plot suggestions from the public. Worth it for the theme tune alone—played perfectly on a duck lure, by one of the resident designers.
A news section of the site wrote news pieces and background blurb for DVD releases as they were released for sale in the BBC shop.