Friday, 3 July 2015

Guardian: BBC3 set to go online only as trust backs plans to scrap TV channel

Information from Guardian online:

BBC Trust has today back BBC plans to close BBC Three.

  • BBC Three and BBC Three HD is now set to close in January 2016.
  • BBC Trust rejected another proposal to launch a new BBC1+1 channel in place of BBC3 because of its likely impact on commercial rivals including ITV and Channel 5.
  • CBBC and CBBC HD to broadcast up 9pm every day.
All info on this post is to be 100% later this year by The BBC Trust.