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dbl9,199 posts since 11 Jun 2004
London London
Nice to see BBC Three back on linear, albeit a strand. I do like the ident they've created for it - although I do think the Nations should use the Network voiceover, which seems more on-brand.
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kernow1,309 posts since 18 Jan 2006
The amount of regional variations means it might not be practical to have the BBC Three announcer in all the nations.

For example, on BBC One Scotland tonight, they've got Holby City in the middle of the 2 BBC Three programmes, with Northern Ireland and Wales showing the BBC Three strand at a later time because of regional programmes at 10:35pm.
Jon7,951 posts since 11 Apr 2005
Central (West) Midlands Today
Simple. Make sure the announcements don't say what time it is, and say the second programme is on "later", not "next". That way, the same pre-recorded announcements can be used in England, Scotland, NI, and Wales.

Or just pre-record different announcements?
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gottago2,839 posts since 26 Aug 2004
London London
So Broadcast are saying the BBC3 on BBC1 block has actually seen a drop in the share of 16-34s compared to the regular BBC1 repeats that were in the slot last year. IPlayer requests for BBC3 shows are up by 40% however.
JAS844,004 posts since 26 Aug 2010
Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
So Broadcast are saying the BBC3 on BBC1 block has actually seen a drop in the share of 16-34s compared to the regular BBC1 repeats that were in the slot last year. IPlayer requests for BBC3 shows are up by 40% however.

Sounds like it did it's job then - raised awareness that those programmes exist. It's not surprising that people are watching them on iPlayer and not TV. But if you don't see a programme in the TV listings, you won't be looking for it on iPlayer.
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