Monday 26 September 2016

Good news for BBC3 fans – axe now won’t fall on channel until 2016

Published 23/04/2015 | 13:06

Family Guy - Peter, Lois, with Stewie on her lap, Meg, on ground, Chris and dog Brian
Family Guy - Peter, Lois, with Stewie on her lap, Meg, on ground, Chris and dog Brian

FANS of BBC3 have been given more time to say goodbye, as it will now remain on-air until 2016.

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The BBC had planned to move the service online-only from August, however that move has been delayed as the trust continues to discuss the move.

The announcement to axe the station met with widespread disappointment.

The station – which mainly caters for 18-30 years olds – broadcasts from 7pm until early the following morning.

It is understood station bosses wanted more time to build up the social and online following for the station before the move.

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