2 items from 2015
BBC Three is moving exclusively online in the not-too-distant future, but in truth the channel has been edging that way for some time.
Now in its fourth year, BBC Comedy Feeds has served up regular batches of pilots on the web to give exposure to new talent, with several shows eventually being picked up as full BBC Three series.
First screened at the BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase 2015 in May, Fishbowl is launched on BBC iPlayer this Monday (July 13).
It's been described by its creators as "a warm-hearted comedy about the suffocating joy of hanging out with your parents in a lovely little town where escape is impossible and there's usually chips for tea".
"I absolutely loved playing Hattie. She is fierce, outspoken, yet she »
It’s Saturday night. BBC 1 is showing Doctor Who. It does this a lot, generally speaking, and has done on and off (sometimes very off) for over fifty years. When the show returned in 2005 it brought with it the realisation that there was a huge family audience un-catered for on Saturday nights, and unfortunately Doctor Who was only on air for a quarter of the year, so it couldn’t do it all by itself.
ITV quickly realised it needed to attract that audience too, and while it had gameshows that dominated the schedules it didn’t have anything like Buck Rogers In The 25th Century or The A Team to put up against the BBC this time. And time was of the essence: new shows had »
2 items from 2015
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