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Mark lanbert
When is BBC Three Tv Launching ???

And what is going to be showing on BBC Three what
sort of programs , will it be added to the Entertainment
section on the sky digital menu

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thegreenfairy
Sounds ok. It does seem to be a little bit worthier than the original proposal - though whether that's what people want is another matter.

And why do they have to keep going on about the multicultural thing? I mean I know it's important and all but it's also worth remembering that 96% of the UK's population is white and only speaks English. All this talk of looking for new multi-ethnic talent seems a little like positive discrimination.

Speaking of which, does 10% of BBC programming still have to be Scottish or something ridiculous? Actually that's not SO ridiculous, but I never approve of quotas for things like this.

Once you've got the Scottish 10%, The Gay 10%, the Black and Asian 4%, the 50% Women, the 1% who speak Welsh, the 2% from Northern Ireland.....etc. Where will they get the energy to make programmes from?
mark h
What's the big deal about his BBC THREE thing, when you cut back all the blurb it's just BBC Choice renamed with a few extra programmes. The government commision BBC Choice without the current affairs programmes that no-one will watch, why the big deal now?
david163 posts since 8 Jan 2005 new member
Why do the BBC require governmental permision in order to change the name of a channel.

Why couldn't they have just called it BBC3 instead of BBC Choice a long time ago.

(Edited by david16 at 10:29 pm on Jan. 25, 2002)
moss424 posts since 23 Dec 2001
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david16 on 10:28 pm on Jan. 25, 2002
Why do the BBC require goernmantal permision in order to change the name of a channel.

Why couldn't they have just called it BBC3 instead of BBC Choice a long time ago.

Perhaps, but they want to relaunch it with a new 'manifesto'. In other words, they want better viewing figures, and this is an ideal way to increase awareness. Otherwise, everyone would just say 'Oh, it's BBC Choice but renamed'.