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News at Ten to be cut by five minutes to make room for BBC Three

News at Ten to be cut by five minutes to make room for BBC Three shows in bid to pull in younger viewers after the channel was axed in 2016

  • Move follows Ofcom’s warning broadcaster not doing enough to attract younger viewers
  • New schedule will see BBC Three programmes run from Monday to Wednesday
  • The regional news and national and regional weather will also be trimmed

The BBC has cut the News at Ten by five minutes – to make room for BBC Three shows three years after axing the channel.

The move follows Ofcom’s warning that the broadcaster is not doing enough to pull in younger viewers.

The BBC has cut the News at Ten by five minutes – to make room for BBC Three shows three years after axing the channel

The new schedule will see BBC Three programmes run from Monday to Wednesday after the News at Ten

The new schedule will see BBC Three programmes run from Monday to Wednesday after the News at Ten

The new schedule on March 4 will see BBC Three programmes run from Monday to Wednesday after the News at Ten ends. 

Regional news and national and regional weather will also be trimmed, meaning the new end time for the news segment will be 10.35pm.

The BBC said ‘more in-depth news and analysis’ is on BBC2’s Newsnight.

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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