BBC Three

Youth television programmes from the BBC, online
British television channels

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BBC Three (stylised as 'BBC II!') is a youth-orientated general entertainment television service from the BBC targeting 16-34 year olds.

BBC Three is a video on demand service, available on the BBC Three website. It isn't available as a linear television channel.

BBC Three's move online doesn't actually save any transmission costs, but the absence of a full schedule means the service can be cleverer as to how it spends its budget.

We list BBC Three as a television channel on, pending a review on how we deal with digital publications.

Editorial areaUK
Launched9 February 2003
Former namesBBC Choice
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact BBC Three

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Telephone+44 20 8743 8000
Official website

Social media

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Latest news stories

BBC Three announces brand new property dating show hosted by Yung Filly
BBC Media Centre - published 4 October 2018, 6.04am edt
BBC Three's Fleabag series two cast announced as filming commences
BBC Media Centre - published 23 August 2018, 11.30am edt
BBC Three promises One Hot Summer
BBC Media Centre - published 19 July 2018, 8.00am edt
BBC Three announces new Factual Entertainment commissions
BBC Media Centre - published 5 July 2018, 8.00am edt
Exclusive screening of This Country in Gloucestershire
BBC Media Centre - published 15 January 2018, 3.05am est


Damien Kavanagh Controller

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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