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Formats and Features

Current Formats and Features priorities
Formats and Features on BBC One
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Current Formats and Features priorities

  • Hours at 8pm or 9pm midweek.
  • Big returnable hour long Formats for 8pm. Flexible on shape - closed episodes or narratives building across several weeks.
  • Documentary formats.
  • Ambitious events at 8pm or 9pm.
  • Competitions
  • Friday night
  • Immersive History: what are the new shapes post Wartime Farm etc?

Formats and Features on BBC One

  •  Hours at 8pm or 9pm midweek.


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Formats and Features on BBC Two

Factual Entertainment slots:

  • Midweek 8pm or 9pm, 60 minutes
  • Sunday night 8pm or 9pm, 60 minutes
  • Weeknight 10pm, 30 minutes

Ongoing Formats and Features ideas for 8pm and 9pm midweek:

  • Big returnable hour long Formats for 8pm
  • Documentary formats
  • Ambitious events
  • Competitions
  • Immersive History

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