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What is BBC?

BBC is the British Broadcasting Corporation

The BBC is a British public service broadcaster. It is headquartered at Broadcasting House in London, and is the worlds oldest national broadcasting organisation. The BBC is also the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees, with over 20,950 staff in total.

The BBC is established under a Royal Charter and operates under its Agreement with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Its work is funded principally by an annual television licence fee which is charged to all British households, companies, and organisations using any type of equipment to receive or record live television broadcasts. The fee is set by the British Government, agreed by Parliament, and used to fund the BBCs extensive radio, TV, and online services covering the nations and regions of the UK. Since 1 April 2014, it has also funded the BBC World Service (launched in 1932 as the BBC Empire Service), which broadcasts in 28 languages and provides comprehensive TV, radio, and online services in Arabic, and Persian.

Around a quarter of BBC revenues come from its commercial arm BBC Worldwide Ltd, which sells BBC programmes and services internationally and also distributes the BBCs international 24-hour English-language news services BBC World News, and from, provided by BBC Global News Ltd.

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What is Miranda?

Miranda is a tv series


Plot: Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she’s around her crush Gary.

Miranda was released in 2009-2015 and Miranda Hart, Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis, Sarah Hadland play the lead parts. The genre of Miranda is comedy.

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What is Let it Shine?

Let it Shine is a BBC talent show with Gary Barlow

Let It Shine is a talent show where Gary Barlow will be searching for five young men to take part in a new Take That musical. Martin Kemp, Dannii Minogue and Gary Barlow will be judging the contestants. And Mel Giedroyc and Graham Norton will host the show. Let it Shine starts on the 7th of January 2017 on BBC One.

Let is Shine will follow the format of XFactor and The Voice and will follow the contestants through three stages, ending with the live shows. The first stage are the auditions, in the second stage the contestants are put into five groups of eight, with each group performing with guest acts. Already confirmed guest acts are: Busted, Kaiser Chiefs, Beverley Knight, Olly Murs and Melanie C.

Five singers from each group will make it through to the live shows. The winners will join the brand new Take That musical The Band, which will begin rehearsals in July 2017 before touring the UK up to June 2018.

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Sherlock - Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch

What is Sherlock?

Sherlock is a tv-series made by BBC


Sherlock is a very popular crime drama television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories. It has been created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss for the BBC and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson.

Until now ten episodes have been produced, and the first episode of the fourth series will air on the 1st of January 2017.

The series is immensely popular and has received very positive reviews. Sherlock has been nominated for numerous awards including: BAFTAs, Emmys, and a Golden Globe, winning several awards across a variety of categories.

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What does The Grand Tour mean?

The Grand Tour is a television program

The Grand Tour is a program of Amazon Video presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. This trio is known from the BBC's Top Gear program. Due to a number of statements and later a hand, Clarkson was dismissed in 2015 (Hammond and May then also went away) and Amazon decided to take the threesome into service. The first broadcast will take place in November 2016. Read More