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BBC ‘not throwing away’ BBC Three, says Cohen

BBC director of television, Danny Cohen, has claimed that after years of building up BBC Three the corporation is “not throwing that away” by taking it online only.  In an open letter to Jon Thoday and Jimmy Mulville, who have staged a public attempt to take over the youth-skewing network through their production companies Avalon and […]

BBC3 controller: channel not for sale

BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh has stressed that the network is “not for sale”, a day after Avalon and Hat Trick said they had approached the BBC Trust about buying the youth channel. In a blog post to clarify the BBC’s position relating to the channel, which the BBC plans to take online only, Kavanagh […]

Avalon and Hat Trick launch BBC3 takeover attempt

UK production companies Avalon and Hat Trick have confirmed they are attempting to take over youth-skewing network BBC Three, as the BBC prepares to take the channel online only.  According to a spokesperson for the production companies, which are responsible for BBC Three shows like Russell Howard’s Good News and The Revolution Will Be Televised, […]