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Current Affairs priorities on BBC One
Current Affairs priorities on BBC Two
Current Affairs priorities on BBC Three

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Current Affairs priorities on BBC One

  • Panorama: 30 minutes and more rarely 60 minutes to run as specials. Within the Panorama strand there are opportunities in the WoCC and Indie Guarantee for 2014/15 and beyond.


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Current Affairs priorities on BBC Two

  • This World: Pre and post watershed international current affairs, one x 60 minutes
  • Domestic ideas: either Documentary or ambitious Format approaches to core current affairs territories and investigations.
  • Not currently seeking analytical presenter led pieces or feature formats.

Current Affairs priorities on BBC Three

  • Seeking long form launch proposals for BBC Three online. Either landmark in vein of Life on Death Row or presenter led journalistic pieces with Three type talent.
  • Also interested in short form online proposals we can consider for pre online launch development.

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