BBC Three announces linear broadcast return date

After shifting online in 2016, the channel returns to your EPG on February 1st.  After March’s plan and September’s confirmation, BBC Three’s wilderness years are finally over. The BBC’s youth-skewed channel resumes its linear broadcast position next month. Shifted online as part of a cost-cutting exercise, the channel will return to its place timesharing with … >

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Lazy Susan finishes filming

Lazy Susan finishes location filming

Following its debut as a Comedy Short in 2020, the eagerly awaited series of critically-lauded BBC comedy sketch show Lazy Susan is set to premiere on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer in 2022 From the minds of writer-performer Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees Freya Parker (The Mash Report) and Celeste Dring (This Country), Lazy Susan is described … >

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BBC Three is back

BBC Three is back (probably) — Ofcom says ‘Yes… but’

BBC Three is back and will be broadcast again from January 2022. Probably. We explain… Ofcom has agreed (in principle) with the BBC’s plan to bring BBC Three back to broadcast viewers in January 2022. You can follow the Ofcom process on their website, and today the focus is on the latest update: As required … >

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Starstruck — cast announced for new BBC Three comedy

Brand new six-part romcom Starstruck, created, written by and starring Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning comedian, writer and actor Rose Matafeo (Baby Done, Taskmaster) is set to air later this year Starstruck follows Jessie (Rose Matafeo), a millennial living in East London juggling two dead end jobs and navigating the awkward morning-after-the-night-before when she discovers the complications … >

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BBC commerical plans

BBC Commercial plans have been shared — we give them some context

The BBC Commercial plans make for an interesting read (if you’re wondering about the future of TV consumption) but need some context We have already reported on the BBC’s need to consider it’s long-term strategy, and in particular it’s dependency on the licence fee. Today the BBC has released what it describes as “ambitious plans … >

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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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