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Is BBC3 Facing Closure Despite High Profile Opposition?


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In 2010 BBC 6Music was saved following a vocal campaign from both high profile individuals in the music industry and fans of the show. Fast-forward 4 years and a similarly niche sub-section of the BBC – the television channel BBC3 – is facing extinction, unless a social media campaign and some celebrity backers can save it.

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The news of BBC3’s impending downgrade from fully fledged digital channel to limited online-only content provider came as Tony Hall made a speech last week, in which he said "tough choices" would have to be made if the corporation was to meet its savings target.

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Russell Howard

Date of birth

23rd March, 1980

Occupation

Comedian

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