At an event in London BBC Three unveiled two new platforms; The Best Of - which will bring together original long form programmes and a range of new content, including short form films - and The Daily Drop - home to BBC Three’s new stream of daily content including short form videos, blogs, social media, image galleries, trending stories and daily updates from news and sport. The Daily drop will roll out in Beta over the next few days. The Best Of will launch in February.
On Tuesday 16 February, BBC Three will switch from a linear broadcast channel to an online first destination. The new service will feature brand new original British comedy, contemporary British drama, innovative entertainment, thought provoking documentaries and distinctive current affairs programming all made for BBC Three’s 16-34 target audience.
Switchover night on Tuesday 16 February will see episode one of the new series of Cuckoo, the first film from the new series of BAFTA winning Life And Death Row, and Live From The BBC, featuring some of Britain’s best new comedians, made available exclusively through BBC Three’s new online platform and BBC Three on iPlayer.