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BBC iPlayer officially underway for PS3

Beeb "investigating the optimal video profile and browser proposition" for PS3

Wii won't be the only console to have its own BBC iPlayer site, as the BBC looks to support PS3 "in due course".

The head of digital media technology at BBC, Anthony Rose, has admitted he was impressed at the internet wizard that had managed to get the Wii-specific iPlayer working on PS3, but says it's only a matter of time before the BBC does it officially.

"Our aim is to make BBC iPlayer available on a broad range of devices," he said, adding, "we'd love to be on every popular device tomorrow, including the PS3."

This takes time though, apparently. "We're investigating the optimal video profile and browser proposition to enable us to officially make iPlayer available on PS3 in due course," said Rose on an official blog.

For now, PS3 owners will have to keep up with episodes of 'Murder, She Wrote' either on PC, or through the unofficial community-built PS3 iPlayer site.