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BBC Three: Russell Kane on why channel should not be axed

5 March 2014 Last updated at 16:09 GMT

The television channel, BBC Three, is expected to become online-only, as part of the corporation's plans to save £100m.

The channel has an annual budget of around £90m and a weekly audience of around 4m.

The comedian Russell Kane is one of the stars of BBC Three and explained to BBC Radio 5 live's Richard Bacon why it should not be axed.