BBC iPlayer user interface fail

Just thought to post up something that’s really bugging me on the BBC iPlayer site lately.  Why does the search entry box not clear the text string “search” when clicked on, like pretty much any other search function on any other website I’ve ever encountered?  It would save maddening situations like this ever being a problem, however much the user knows about the web:

Confused, much?

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