With BBC3 migrating online, a slew of new content has been commissioned .
In a bid to boost their online presence a la Netflix, the BBC has announced a set of new comedies set to launch solely on the recently revamped iPlayer service. There will be 7 one-off shows, and amongst these new comedies is original work from Matt Berry and Stewart Lee.
BBC3's impending move to online-only ties in with the initiative
Other comedians involved in crafting new original content are Micky Flanagan, Morgana Robinson, Bob Mortimer and Meera Syal, not to mention Frankie Boyle.
The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.