BBC Three returns

BBC Three returns as a broadcast channel in January 2022

After it stopped being broadcast in 2016, BBC Three returns to linear viewing in January 2022 In an announcement all about success and the future (ie ignoring why BBC Three left our screens), the BBC has outlined its new vision for the channel. First they talk about some recent major successes: …some of our biggest … >

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Killing Eve series 2: the BBC has picked it up

It’s been confirmed that Killing Eve series 2 will air for British audiences via the BBC, just like the first series has. The show is produced by Sid Gentle Films for BBC America, based on the Codename Villanelle book series by Luke Jennings, and the BBC has just acquired the rights to show series 2 in the … >

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BBC Three will expand its output with a new editorial pillar

BBC Three has launched a new editorial pillar, in order to broaden its output and create yet more opportunities for up-and-coming writers. BBC Three Controller Damian Kavanagh describes this as “an exciting creative moment for the channel and the production community as we are broadening the scope of our commissioning. We have received extra investment … >

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BBC orders sitcom about an ex-girl band member

BBC Three has greenlit a new series called Wannabe, that stars Lily Brazier. Brazier headlined a pilot of the show, that wasn’t broadcast. But off the back of it, a four part series has been ordered that will film next year. Brazier wrote the pilot along with Ben Murray (the latter of whom directed), and … >

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Launch date announced for BBC Three’s ‘Queer Britain’ documentary series

BBC Three has revealed details of a new documentary series exploring what it means to be queer in Britain in 2017. Queer Britain will be presented by YouTuber and journalist Riyadh Khalaf and “aims to get under the skin of queer culture and shine a light on the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community.” Khalaf commented: “I’m incredibly excited for … >

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