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The Wire BBC2 debut is too late for many

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The Wire premiered on BBC2 yesterday… but many couldn’t stay awake to see it. Without securing iPlayer rights for the show, the question of editorial policy must be raised. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by jessewhittock

March 31, 2009 at 9:24 pm

Apprentice record-breaking ratings suggest a good year for BBC

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446apprentice2Upon hearing the news that The Apprentice scored the highest ever BBC1 opening show ratings – a hefty 8.1m viewers, or 13.5% of the entire UK – I thought that now seems like as good a time as any to round-up what we can expect from the Beeb’s four main channels, BBC1, 2, 3 and 4, in the coming months. Read the rest of this entry »

Great news – The Wire is coming to BBC2

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Great news for terrestrial TV viewers in the UK – BBC2 has announced that they are to screen all 60 episodes of the critically-acclaimed crime drama The Wire. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by jessewhittock

March 12, 2009 at 10:36 pm