Afternoon Live

Sky News with Kay Burley, formerly Afternoon Live, is a three hour weekday news programme in the United Kingdom on Sky News, presented by Kay Burley. It combines rolling-news coverage with reports on various "human interest" stories. Additionally, regular updates are given on headline stories as well as business and sports news.

The show currently airs between 2pm and 5pm. Until October 2007, the programme ran for two hours, and aired between 12pm and 2pm, under the name of Lunchtime Live. Thereafter the programme ran for 4 hours (1300 - 1700) until the launch of The Live Desk in September 2008.

Mark Longhurst, Anna Jones, Lorna Dunkley, Martin Stanford, Steve Dixon, Martin Popplewell, Chris Roberts, Emma Crosby, Anna Botting and Allan King have all presented the show when Burley has been absent. Burley does not present on Mondays and the programme is just called Afternoon Live. On Mondays, Andrew Wilson or Lorna Dunkley normally presents.

Since April 11, 2011, Afternoon Live, along with other programming (except Jeff Randall Live and Boulton and Co), are now announced on air as just 'Sky News' with the presenter now sitting at the desk. Afternoon Live now has the presenter at the news desk inside of standing up.

Until January 2011 the programme included regular headline summaries presented by:

Day Presenter
Monday Gillian Joseph
Tuesday - Friday Samantha Simmonds
Sky News in the United Kingdom
British Sky Broadcasting
  • Sky News Sunrise
  • Sky News Today
  • Boulton & Co
  • Afternoon Live
  • Live at Five
  • Jeff Randall Live
  • News, Sport & Weather
  • Sky News at Ten
  • Sky News Tonight
  • Sky Midnight News
  • CBS Evening News
  • Sky News On The Hour
  • Sky World News
  • Weekend Lunchtime
  • Sky News at Seven
  • Murnaghan
Reporters and presenters
  • Anna Botting
  • Adam Boulton
  • Colin Brazier
  • Lukwesa Burak
  • Kay Burley
  • Stephen Dixon
  • Lorna Dunkley
  • Charlotte Hawkins
  • Eamonn Holmes
  • Sarah Hewson
  • Anna Jones
  • Gillian Joseph
  • Mark Longhurst
  • Dermot Murnaghan
  • Jeff Randall
  • Samantha Simmonds
  • Martin Stanford
  • Jeremy Thompson
  • Andrew Wilson
  • Dharshini David
  • Joel Hills
  • Samantha Washington
  • Jacquie Beltrao
  • Rob Curling
  • Jon Desborough
  • Lisa Knights
  • Sarah-Jane Mee
  • Nick Powell
  • Chris Skudder
  • Matt Teale
  • Charlie Thomas
  • Graeme Winch
  • Nazaneen Ghaffar
  • Isobel Lang
  • Jo Wheeler
  • Philippa Hall
  • Ashish Joshi
  • Lisa Knights
  • Sarah-Jane Mee
  • Paula Middlehurst
  • Tim Marshall
  • Jayne Secker
  • Philippa Tomson

Famous quotes containing the words live and/or afternoon:

    I have no hostility to nature, but a child’s love to it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    If you are one of the hewers of wood and drawers of small weekly paychecks, your letters will have to contain some few items of news or they will be accounted dry stuff.... But if you happen to be of a literary turn of mind, or are, in any way, likely to become famous, you may settle down to an afternoon of letter-writing on nothing more sprightly in the way of news than the shifting of the wind from south to south-east.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)