Zai Bennett is to take on the new role of Director of Programmes, Sky Entertainment UK and Ireland.
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The star of recent BBC Three comedy series Uncle, Nick Helm, will present a new series for the digital channel, Zai Bennett, controller of BBC Three announced on Thursday. Nick Helm’s Heavy Entertainment, a six-part series, will feature the comedian reel off stand-up, sketches, songs, poetry, jokes and partake in audience interaction.
BBC Three Controller Zai Bennett is leaving the corporation for a new role as Director of Sky Atlantic.
BBC Three will produce “far fewer” shows when it moves online, its controller Zai Bennett has admitted. Earlier this month it was confirmed that the corporation is planning to close the channel next year in a bid to save over £50m. The brand is expected to survive as a “new and innovative online service” with the spectrum freed-up by the broadcast channel being used to extend CBBC’s transmission hours and to
BBC Three is to air a three part series on urban survival in Slum Survivors.
This year’s Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival will feature sessions with the Controllers of BBC One, Two & Four and Three. Full details of all BBC related announcements, including links to press releases and showreels will appear here.
BBC Three has announced the launch of an initiative to find aspiring directors of the future with the creation of Fresh Online – a BBC online space which will showcase the country’s best short-form documentaries.
Doctor Who Confidential and Russell Howard’s Good News have both topped different polls to find viewers best BBC Three show.
The fifth season of BBC Three’s supernatural drama Being Human is to be its last the corporation has revealed.
AXED BBC Three supernatural series The Fades starring Iain deCaestecker and Joe Dempsie has won a BAFTA.