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BBC to become ‘hub’ for budget comedy panel shows

Speaking at the Science Museum the Director General, Lord Hall, laid out his plans to turn a proud tradition of ground-breaking television into ‘cheaper, more cost effective and most importantly, cheaper’ game shows; featuring Britain’s top comedians, or whoever happens to have a stand-up tour to plug at the time…

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Posted: Sep 8th, 2015
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BBC Four to target BBC Three viewers with ‘cool image’

Exactly like Gavin and StaceyBBC Four has announced plans to adopt a ‘fresher and cooler approach’ to its current offerings.

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Posted: Mar 6th, 2014
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Jeremy Paxman to present new series of It’s a Knockout

'Here come the Belgians, but what does that actually mean for you?'In a bid to place the BBC’s ailing light entertainment reputation in ‘safer hands’ the corporation has announced that irritable news anchor Jeremy Paxman will front its new It’s a Knockout programme, assisted by humourless war correspondent Orla Guerin.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2013
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