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BBC Three orderes gay dating show

BBC Three has announced I Kissed a Boy (working title), a new dating show produced by Twofour and hosted by singer and TV star Dannii Minogue. This eight-part reality event follows ten single men as they head to Europe to find their perfect partner – and before they arrive, they will be paired up with […]

May 20, 2022

Conversation with Friends debuts in May on BBC Three, iPlayer

The BBC has has announced that Conversation with Friends will air on May 15th on BBC Three with all episodes additionally available that day through the BBC iPlayer. Conversations with Friends follows Frances (Alison Oliver), a 21 year old college student, as she navigates a series of relationships that force her to confront her own […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC Three acquires HBO Max dating show

BBC Three has acquired hit US reality dating competition, FBoy Island, from Warner Bros International Television production. Hosted by comedian Nikki Glaser, FBoy Island follows the adventures of Sarah, Nakia and CJ – three women all looking to get into a serious relationship with men who really care about them. The good news is they […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC: “Annual Plan delivers greater value”

The BBC says its new Annual Plan reveals creative highlights for the year ahead, and explains how the broadcaster will continue reforming to deliver maximum value to all audiences. The plan is published at a time when record numbers globally are tuning into the BBC for impartial news coverage of the war in Ukraine. During […]

March 30, 2022

A Very British Scandal, It’s A Sin win BPG Awards

Two TV dramas – A Very British Scandal and It’s A Sin – have taken top honours at this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, chosen by critics and journalists who write about TV and radio. It’s a Sin (Channel 4) was named Best Drama Series and its creator, Russell T Davies, won the BPG award […]

March 25, 2022

BBC Three orders Eddie Hall doc

BBC Three has commissioned a new documentary with unique access to British strongman, Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall, and his journey to a climactic showdown with his arch-rival Thor Bjornsson, in what was dubbed ‘The Heaviest Boxing Match in History.’ Hall and Bjornsson used to be friends as they competed on the Strongman circuit. That changed […]

March 23, 2022

BBC Three commissions Young MasterChef

BBC Three has commissioned Young MasterChef (working title) from Shine TV (part of Banijay UK), the producers of the long-running BBC format. The new ten-part series will be dedicated to up-and-coming young food talent between the ages of 18 and 25. Over the competition, the young hopefuls will be put through their paces by a […]

February 11, 2022

Eurovision Semi-Finals on BBC Three

This May, the live Semi-Final television broadcasts of the Eurovision Song Contest in the UK will return to BBC Three for the first time since 2015. Scott Mills and Rylan Clark will be on commentary duty, overseeing proceedings and bringing viewers all the action live from the PalaOlimpico Arena in Turin, Italy. The first Semi-Final […]

February 4, 2022

BBC Studios joins IBCAP anti-piracy coalition

Anti-piracy organisation the International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) has confirmed  that BBC Studios, representing the BBC Group, will join as a member of IBCAP. As part of its membership, IBCAP will play an instrumental role in protecting the BBC’s channels against piracy in the US, including: BBC One; BBC Two; BBC Three; BBC Four; […]

February 2, 2022By Colin Mann

More new commissions as BBC Three readies return

BBC Three has announced two new commissions ahead of the channel’s linear return this week: People Just Do Nothing’s Allan Mustafa will reunite with BBC Three for Peacock, a new gym-based comedy series about toxic masculinity, and new factual-based drama Life and Death in the Warehouse from the makers of Killed By My Debt will […]

January 31, 2022