This comes across (to me anyway) as "Whoops! Might have been a mistake to shut BBC Three down."
I agree with you. No matter what you think of BBC Three on TV it appealed to a younger and diverse audience. Most of this audience was lost when the channel was axed. They simply failed to get the type of audience that BBC Three once had onto other BBC channels which is crucial to the BBC’s future.
They believed that audiences would stick around on iPlayer, and while Killing Eve and Class (both of which were marketed as BBC3 dramas) both got popular, no one was really going to stick around for content they can find elsewhere else.
BuzzFeed, The Verge and every other news source in the world has literally done what BBC3 creates for it's other short form online content, far succeeding it a lot of the time. There are people who watch some BBC3 shows, but they're not going to stick around for it's other content because they can find other places for that. I think the BBC needs to re-think their strategy of focusing to young teenagers and adults, since everywhere else has done it.
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