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Top Gear Season 25 starts this Sunday

Top Gear Season 25 starts this Sunday

Top Gear is back on our screens, just has the last episode of the second season of The Grand Tour aired last week. The first episode of series 25 is scheduled to air on BBC 2 this Sunday, 25th February. This is now the third season to be produced, following the issues with Jeremy Clarkson, one of the former hosts of the popular motoring show. Top Gear season 22 was ended part […]

BBC launches Alexa skill for live radio

BBC launches Alexa skill for live radio

This week the BBC has launched their second Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo, the current one they offer simply gives news snippets and flash news. The new skill offers support for all BBC Radio stations and BBC Podcasts. Radio and podcasts The new skill for Alexa can play any BBC radio station, over the internet which would make the rise of internet radio much easier to access as you […]

BBC iPlayer app now available for Apple TV

BBC iPlayer app now available for Apple TV

The new Apple TV is great, I can confirm that but one thing that is missing is the addition of the UK’s biggest on demand service, BBC iPlayer. When Apple’s new set-top box was announced back in September alongside the iPhone 6s and iPad Pro, the BBC said that they had “no plans” to release an app for the Apple TV, but after some developers managed to whip up and […]

BBC Three will go online only in February

BBC Three will go online only in February

This week, the BBC has confirmed the inevitable. BBC Three will be moving to the status of online only at the end of February next year, removing the channel entirely from the standard TV, the channel has been a proving ground in recent years for new and fresh comedies, Jack Whitehall’s Bad Education along with others made their debut on the channel. In terms of the current line of shows that air daily, […]

Last Top Gear episode will air on June 28

Last Top Gear episode will air on June 28

  The two words Top Gear must have been mentioned so much over the past few months; the initial news go the fracas with the show’s producer back in March, the possibility of the show coming to Netflix and any other news in between. But now, the last episode of Top Gear with Jeremy Clarkson will be shown on June 28th on BBC 2. The episode is to be a special episode, no […]

BBC Three will become an BBC iPlayer exclusive

BBC Three will become an BBC iPlayer exclusive

Today the BBC announced that BBC Three will become an BBC iPlayer exclusive to aid cutting costs. The cut comes as the BBC tries to meet its cost-saving targets of £100 million, however this isn’t a definite decision and can still be changed. The BBC Trust has to approve the move before it becomes official. Jack Whitehall, Russel Cane and other comedians took to Twitter to express their concern for the removal of […]